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Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou is set to make "a couple of changes" for Tuesday's crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier with United Arab Emirates in Sydney.
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In Asia, and especially in the United Arab Emirates, there is no bigger star than Omar Abdulrahman - the man dubbed the 'Arabian Messi'.
Criticising Italian football is a dangerous thing. It stokes the passions of too many, even in Australia, to be on the receiving end of a lazy critique.
Here's everything you need to know ahead of Australia's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against United Arab Emirates in Sydney on Tuesday night.
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Franck Ribery has revealed that he considered leaving Bayern Munich only to reject advances from a number of Europe's elite clubs.
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Ronald Koeman is clearly capable of becoming the next Netherlands boss, according to the KNVB's professional football director Jean Paul Decossaux.
Shane Long's wife has revealed he employed breathing techniques used during her pregnancy to help aid stricken Republic of Ireland team-mate Seamus Coleman.

The Socceroos

The latest from the Australia national team on their road to the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia.

One of the worst drawbacks of the modern game is that national associations and clubs cannot afford to be patient and engage in long-term planning.
Australia left-back Brad Smith doesn't want to leave Premier League home Bournemouth but is ready to drop down a division for crucial game time.
There won't be a change of formation but Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou will be shaking up his team for Tuesday night's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against...
Socceroos icon Tim Cahill met with various Indigenous teenage footballers on Sunday, with the 12-15 year-old's moving 3000 kilometres from their homes, in remote...
Australia utility man Mark Milligan is out to fix the leaks that stymied the Socceroos' hopes of three points in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Iraq.
Socceroos striker Tim Cahill is keen to remind anxious fans the national team has dug itself out of bigger holes than the one they currently find themselves in.
How each Socceroos player fared in Thursday's World Cup qualifier with Iraq in Tehran.
The World Game - March 27

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The LIVE football continues on SBS this week, headlined by the Merseyside derby on Saturday night, with A-League champions Adelaide United also playing host to Perth...
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France star midfielder N'Golo Kante revealed he wanted to join Marseille from Caen instead of heading to the Premier League in 2015 with Leicester City.
Andrea Pirlo believes Gianluigi Buffon is the best goalkeeper of all time, but thinks the Juventus icon is now too old to move to another club.
Sydney FC captain captain Alex Brosque says Sydney FC's latest achievements have made the players acutely aware what a remarkable chance they have at making A...
Arsenal star attacker Mesut Ozil expects to have contract talks "soon", but insists he is happy at the under-fire Premier League club.
Roberto Mancini has been surprised by the issues Pep Guardiola has faced since taking over at Manchester City, adding that the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich...

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England goalkeeper Joe Hart knows "something has got to give" when he addresses his Manchester City future at the end of this season.
Seamus Coleman will be supported on his road back to fitness from a double leg break by the Everton family, says manager Ronald Koeman.
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Beware the Western Sydney Wanderers. They are finding their mojo and building towards a strong push at the business end of the season.
Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold has declared his all-conquering team will continue to ruthlessly chase history in a bid to rewrite the A-League's record books.
Fresh off clinching the Premiers' Plate, after Brisbane Roar's win over Melbourne Victory, Sydney FC enhanced their record-breaking season with a 3-0 win over...
A depleted Wellington Phoenix have found some late-season goal-scoring form with a 5-0 A-League victory over the hapless Newcastle Jets at Westpac Stadium.
Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has hit out at A-League chiefs for jeopardising the integrity of the competition by not shutting it down over the...
Brisbane sharpshooter Jamie Maclaren delivered a timely reminder of his quality to Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou with an A-League wonder-goal to sink Melbourne...
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