Croatia's Romeo Jozak on a friendly mission in Australia
Romeo Jozak at the Sydney United Sports Centre where he will be conducting technical lessons for players and coaches.
Plenty the A-League learn from Romeo Jozak's checkered career
No sooner had Romeo Jozak taken his seat in the lobby of Sydney's Shangri-la Hotel before he made one thing clear: he's not here to pinch Australia's best young players for Croatia.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The moments when ... soccer set tongues wagging around the country
What makes a sport mainstream? Is it the number of people who go to grounds to watch it? The number who play it? Is it big TV ratings and lucrative broadcast rights earnings? The intensity of conversation it generates in social settings, whether that be at the water cooler, in social media or on talkback radio? Have they become part of the broader ... (more)
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Lucas Neill in talks to settle club future within weeks
Lucas Neil delivers a present to five-year-old Riley Nixon, who was admitted to Sydney Children's Hospital at Randwick two months ago after being kicked by a horse.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Muscat, Milligan excited about Socceroos' challenge
On paper it's a daunting task, but Melbourne Victory's captain, Mark Milligan, a key part of the Socceroos midfield, and its coach, former international Kevin Muscat, are both excited at the prospect of the underdogs giving some of the world game's best teams a bloody nose.
Ex-Socceroos skipper warns Rogic and Valeri
Former Socceroos captain Craig Moore has warned Canberra duo Tom Rogic and Carl Valeri that a lack of game time could jeopardise their World Cup selection and they need to prove they deserve a spot for the tournament in Brazil.
Undesired outcome: Australia were drawn in what could be described as the group of death.
Australia received what can be viewed as the worst possible draw for the 2014 World Cup after being pitted in the "group of death" alongside Spain, The Netherlands and Chile but Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou remains upbeat over their chances of causing an upset.
World Cup 2014: Your guide to Group B with Spain, Holland, Chile and Australia
Nacho Monreal, Santi Cazorla , Fernando Torres, Juan Mata, Cesar Azpilicueata , Jesus Navas Alvaro Negredo, David Silva, Javi Garcia , David De Gea , Roberto Soldado , Michu and also had the highest passes per game average .
In 2005, when he was still a 16-year-old living at home with his parents in Geelong, the then Melbourne Victory coach Ernie Merrick called up the gangling centre-back and played him in Victory's first match.
Football Federation Australia is all eyes for young talent
Football Federation Australia is banking on expert eyes to help it discover a new generation of soccer talent and start building a new style of play for the Socceroos.
Australia's defender Lucas Neill
If Socceroos skipper Lucas Neill is without a club come March, he'll be risking his World Cup spot warns coach Ange Postecoglou.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
CAS to judge Mark Bresciano's FIFA ban appeal
In this Oct. 11, 2013 file photo, Australia soccer team poses prior to the start their international soccer friendly match between France and Australia at the Parc Des Princes stadium in Paris, France.
Tim Cahill celebrates his goal against Costa Rica last month.
The cliche is there are no easy groups at the World Cup - but the wicked truth is that some draws are easier than others.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Straits Times
Football: Irishman Keane, Aussie Cahill among MLS Top 11
Republic of Ireland's Robbie Keane reacts after scoring a penalty against Kazakhstan during their 2014 World Cup Group C qualifier soccer match at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013.
Will the next star Socceroo please stand up?
Adam Taggart made waves with an A-League hat-trick against Melbourne Heart and the young Newcastle Jets striker is definitely one to look out for.
Lucas Neill cites 'family reasons' for heading home from Japan club
Australian captain and J-League defender Lucas Neill flew home on Tuesday from Japan due to ''family reasons,'' his club Omiya Ardija said.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
There is a gulf in class, but Socceroos and England are at the same crossroad
Amid all the talk of groups of death and potential match-ups at next year's World Cup, there is a big elephant in the room - for Socceroos fans at least - and that's England.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Australian captain Michael Clarke fined over on-field abuse in first Ashes Test
Australian captain Michael Clarke has been fined 20 percent of his match fee over his sledging of England bowler Jimmy Anderson in the first Ashes Test at the Cabba in Brisbane, local media reported on Monday.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
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Lucas Neill don't get cranky, take a leaf from Sachin Tendulkar
Crankiness in elite level sports people as they get to the end of their careers is like Kryptonite to Superman.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Watch Tim Cahill score a trademark header to become Australia's joint-top scorer
The ex-Everton midfielder puts himself in the shop window with a goal in the Socceroos' 1-0 win against Costa Rica Tim Cahill has proven he is not over the hill by drawing level with the all-time leading goalscorer for Australia.