Socceroos keep World Cup hopes alive, despite worryingly slow start vs. UAE

The dream of a fifth-straight World Cup remains alive for the Socceroos. Despite the foibles that have come to define the team in recent years resurfacing across a frustrating opening hour, Australia downed the United Arab Emirates by 2-1 in an AFC playoff on Wednesday morning. Now, Australia's hopes of joining France, Denmark, and Tunisia … Continue reading Socceroos keep World Cup hopes alive, despite worryingly slow start vs. UAE

Davidson: Consistency is key in ALM finals race

As the race for the A-League Men’s finals steps into overdrive, Melbourne Victory defender Jason Davidson admits the tumultuous circumstances of the 2021-22 campaign mean that “anyone can beat anyone”. Chaos ruled the ALM across the past week, with sides seemingly able to go from the outhouse to the penthouse, and vice versa, in an … Continue reading Davidson: Consistency is key in ALM finals race

The truth behind Australian football’s ‘lazy excuse’ for change

The introduction of 34-year-old and recently naturalised Bruno Fornaroli to the Socceroos set up was indicative of years and years of not addressing the biggest problem with Australian football right now: the demand for international players is far outweighing the supply. JOEY LYNCH finds out why. Full story for Optus Sport: https://sport.optus.com.au/articles/os41087/socceroos-news-2022-australia-football-young-players-next-generation

Pressure builds on Graham Arnold as Socceroos slump to Saudi Arabia defeat

In the end, it really should have surprised no one that Graham Arnold constructed his own reality in the build-up to the Socceroos 1-0 loss to Saudi Arabia. “I’ve been around the national team now for 40 years and I’ve never known a game to be a dead rubber,” he declared. “It’s more about going … Continue reading Pressure builds on Graham Arnold as Socceroos slump to Saudi Arabia defeat