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

Can Vietnam pull off upset in World Cup qualifiers? Or will Australia win two in a row?

The third round of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup continues on Tuesday. And there will be plenty of interest cast on Hanoi as the My Dinh National Stadium hosts a competitive international since before the COVID-19 pandemic back in November 2019. Having already made history by getting this far in World … Continue reading Can Vietnam pull off upset in World Cup qualifiers? Or will Australia win two in a row?

Games, games and more games: how Harry Souttar became a Socceroos’ regular in his early 20s

Paying your dues, taking your lumps, and putting in the hours isn’t exactly the most novel concept in sports -- even Michael Jordan had to ride the bus. And Socceroo defender Harry Souttar is certainly no exception.  Since being plucked from relative obscurity by Graham Arnold to represent the Olyroos at the 2019 AFC U23 … Continue reading Games, games and more games: how Harry Souttar became a Socceroos’ regular in his early 20s

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

After Toulouse move, Genreau keen to kick on with Socceroos

From becoming Macarthur FC’s first-ever Player of the Year, earning a Socceroos debut, experiencing an Olympics campaign, making a move to France, and receiving another international call-up -- it’s been a whirlwind 2021 for Denis Genreau.  A member of Graham Arnold’s squad for both the Socceroos’ June World Cup qualifiers and the Olyroos Tokyo 2020 … Continue reading After Toulouse move, Genreau keen to kick on with Socceroos

“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

Socceroos call on their Foreign Legion as Mooy, Rogic, Wright, and Arzani all return for World Cup qualifers

Aaron Mooy, Tom Rogic, Bailey Wright, and Daniel Arzani will return to the Socceroos setup for coming World Cup Qualifiers against China and Vietnam, with quarantine requirements restricting coach Graham Arnold to just a single A-League representative in his 27-player squad. Named on Satuday afternoon, Arnold's side will assemble in Doha over the next 48 … Continue reading Socceroos call on their Foreign Legion as Mooy, Rogic, Wright, and Arzani all return for World Cup qualifers

Australia’s World Cup qualifiers will test Socceroos’ squad depth

After an undefeated start on the road to Qatar for the Australia men's national team, the Socceroos will return to 2022 World Cup qualification next month for games against China and Vietnam with significant challenges -- both on and off the field -- to overcome. Full story published for ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australia-aus/story/4453451/australias-world-cup-qualifiers-will-test-socceroos-squad-depth