Australia’s loss to Japan in World Cup qualifying a missed opportunity for Socceroos

On the battle that played out on the park during #JPNvAUS, what the result means in the context of the race for automatic qualification, and asking the question of where and how November’s crucial game against Saudi Arabia will be played. Full story in ESPN: https://www.espn.com/soccer/blog-the-match/story/4496005/australias-loss-to-japan-in-world-cup-qualifying-a-missed-opportunity-for-socceroos

Australia extending winning streak has Socceroos’ qualifying campaign far surpassing expectations

Australia has extended its unbeaten run in 2022 World Cup Qualification to 11 -- a new world record for wins in a single campaign -- after downing Oman 3-1 in Qatar. Full story published in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australia-aus/story/4493218/australia-extending-winning-streak-has-socceroos-qualifying-campaign-far-surpassing-expectations

A ‘crazy adventure’: Why Denis Genreau is a Socceroo with a journey Arnie wants you to know about

In less than 12 months, Denis Genreau has gone from putting his faith in an expansion side to revive his career to a regular part of Australia’s national team setup and starting week in and week out for Ligue 2’s promotion favourites. It’s a journey that serves as a model for the benefits Australian football … Continue reading A ‘crazy adventure’: Why Denis Genreau is a Socceroo with a journey Arnie wants you to know about

Socceroos forced into coaching reshuffle ahead of World Cup qualifiers

Graham Arnold has been forced to re-jig his technical staff just days out from the resumption of the Socceroos’ World Cup qualification campaign after assistant coach Rene Meulensteen tested positive for asymptomatic COVID and Tony Vidmar was forced into 28-days of post-Olympic quarantine.  Set to re-commence their 2022 World Cup qualification campaign against China on … Continue reading Socceroos forced into coaching reshuffle ahead of World Cup qualifiers

Socceroos forced into balancing act for coming World Cup qualifers

Australia’s border restrictions continuing to play havoc with the Socceroos' attempts to qualify for the 2022 World Cup, Graham Arnold’s squad for coming fixtures against China and Vietnam serves to reinforce one of sport's great truisms: the best ability is availability.  Much to the chagrin of clubs still involved in finals football, Arnold brought a … Continue reading Socceroos forced into balancing act for coming World Cup qualifers

“He thoroughly deserves his selection” – Daniel Arzani continues national team comeback

Daniel Arzani’s 2021 renaissance has continued after being named in Graham Arnold’s 27-player squad for coming World Cup Qualifiers against China and Vietnam -- putting him in line for a first senior international cap since 2018. Fresh off debuting with new side Lommel SK, Arzani will fly into Doha in the next 48 hours, where … Continue reading “He thoroughly deserves his selection” – Daniel Arzani continues national team comeback