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

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

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

Arnold to give A-League clubs reprieve ahead of latest Olyroos tournament

Full story first on SBS' The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/arnold-to-give-a-league-clubs-reprieve-ahead-of-latest-olyroos-tournament Graham Arnold has hinted at a potential reprieve for A-League clubs at risk of losing their best players for the finals, indicating that the Olyroos squad for the upcoming Maurice Revello Tournament will be largely foreign-based. The Olyroos are one of twelve sides set to compete … Continue reading Arnold to give A-League clubs reprieve ahead of latest Olyroos tournament

Sermanni still hopeful of New Zealand W-League expansion

Full story first published in SBS' The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/sermanni-still-hopeful-of-new-zealand-w-league-expansion New Zealand women's national team coach Tom Sermanni retains hope that Wellington Phoenix will eventually be represented in the W-League and has revealed some of the challenges the Football Ferns are facing on the road to the Tokyo Olympics. Club owners had given Wellington’s entry … Continue reading Sermanni still hopeful of New Zealand W-League expansion