Jacob Italiano and Lachlan Brook highlight Olyroos squad for AFC U23 Asian Cup qualification

Borussia Monchengladbach’s Jacob Italiano and Brentford’s Lachlan Brook highlight a 21-player Olyroos squad set to take part in AFC U23 Asian Cup qualification next week.  Currently in camp in Dubai, the squad is will transit to Tajikistan in the coming days, where they are scheduled to play Indonesia in a two-match series in Dushanbe for … Continue reading Jacob Italiano and Lachlan Brook highlight Olyroos squad for AFC U23 Asian Cup qualification

Spain’s class too much for Australia but Olyroos’ Olympic hopes are high

Spain has moved top of Group C and put themselves in the box seat to advance to the quarterfinals of the Olympic men's football at the Tokyo Games after grinding down Australia to seal a 1-0 win at the Sapporo Dome. Full story: https://www.espn.com.au/football/mens-olympic-tournament/story/4436600/spains-class-too-much-for-australia-but-olyroos-olympic-hopes-are-high

Australia’s fearless approach wins Olympic opener vs. Argentina

Australia marked their return to the Olympic stage with an upset 2-0 win over South American power Argentina on Thursday, moving top of what could well be the toughest group of the men's football tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Games. Full story published for ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/mens-olympic-tournament/story/4436562/australias-fearless-approach-wins-olympic-opener-vs-argentina

Graham Arnold wants to put new Olyroo Daniel Arzani back on the world’s map

Graham Arnold has proclaimed he wants to "help resurrect" Daniel Arzani’s career following the announcement that the dynamic attacker was part of his 18-player squad for the Tokyo Olympics. Following his emergence as the best prospect Australian football had seen in many a year back in 2018, a rotten run with injuries, as well as … Continue reading Graham Arnold wants to put new Olyroo Daniel Arzani back on the world’s map

City’s Nathaniel Atkinson chasing titles and Tasmanian Olympic history

After getting back to his roots, Nathaniel Atkinson not only has a maiden Melbourne City A-League title in his sights but also becoming just the second Tasmanian and first Launcestian to ever represent the Olyroos at an Olympic Games. Back in early April, in the 18th minute of his side’s 3-2 win over Wellington Phoenix, … Continue reading City’s Nathaniel Atkinson chasing titles and Tasmanian Olympic history

Graham Arnold set to hit the phones to secure Olyroos Tokyo 2020 squad

Dual Socceroo and Olyroo boss Graham Arnold is set to hit the phones over the coming weeks in an attempt to convince clubs to release the players that he needs to fill his squad for Tokyo 2020. Recently touching down in Dubai after guiding his Socceroos to eight wins from eight games in the second … Continue reading Graham Arnold set to hit the phones to secure Olyroos Tokyo 2020 squad

Last chance for Olyroos as Olympic dreams come down to the wire

Full story first published for SBS' The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/last-chance-for-olyroos-as-olympic-dreams-come-down-to-the-wire With Olympic dreams coming down to the wire, National Technical Director Trevor Morgan and Young Socceroos boss Gary van Egmond are eager to see the Olyroos match up against Romania and Mexico in the coming days. While the eyes of Australian football may be glued … Continue reading Last chance for Olyroos as Olympic dreams come down to the wire

Socceroos looking to A-League Golden Boot winner Jamie Maclaren for goals

What do Australia's best and brightest need to do to go to Tokyo? To week off or not week off? Why aren't A-League clubs heading to Asia? For all that, and more, it's the ESPN Australia and New Zealand Football Wrap. Full story published in ESPN Australia and New Zealand: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australia-aus/story/4401683/socceroos-looking-to-a-league-golden-boot-winner-jamie-maclaren-for-goals