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Coach Ange Postecoglou was more phlegmatic than furious after Australia's shock loss to Jordan, insisting after its first defeat on the road to Russia 2018 that...
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Second-half goals from Eduardo Vargas and Alexis Sanchez saw Chile to a 2-0 win over Brazil in its 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier.
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Massimo Luongo believes Australia might have to rein in its attacking instincts, at least on the road, after the Socceroos were undone by a counter-attacking Jordan.
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Two goals in barely a minute stunned Argentina as Ecuador claimed a remarkable 2-0 victory in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying.
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Klopp named new Liverpool boss

Jurgen Klopp has been named as Liverpool's new manager.
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Republic of Ireland is guaranteed at least a place in the EURO 2016 qualification play-offs after Shane Long's second-half strike sealed a famous 1-0 win over...
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After enduring the most frustrating season of his career due to injury, Brisbane Roar goalkeeper Michael Theo is back and determined to extend his career into his...

Ramos cools controversy

Serigo Ramos has played down the controversy between him and Madrid coach Rafa...

Chile v Brazil

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier CONMEBOL Zone: Chile v Brazil

Bolivia v Uruguay

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier CONMEBOL Zone: Bolivia v Uruguay

Platini 'rejects all allegations'

UEFA president Michel Platini has 'rejected all allegations' against him after...

Northern Ireland v Greece

EURO 2016 Qualifier: Northern Ireland v Greece

Portugal v Denmark

EURO 2016 Qualifier: Portugal v Denmark

Republic of Ireland v Germany

EURO 2016 Qualifier: Republic of Ireland v Germany

Jordan v Australia

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier AFC Zone: Jordan v Australia

Klopp's best bits (Part 1)

A selection of Jurgen Klopp's hilarious press conference antics.

Klopp's best bits (Part 2)

Jurgen Klopp gives the best news conferences in football - here are some of the...
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Australia has suffered its first defeat of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualification campaign, going down 2-0 to an impressive Jordan side in Amman on Friday (AEDT).

Blatter and Platini banned by FIFA

FIFA's Ethics Committee has provisionally suspended Sepp Blatter, Michel Platini and Jerome Valcke for 90 days, with Chung Mong-joon banned for six years.
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Northern Ireland made sure of its place at EURO 2016 with a 3-1 win over Greece at Windsor Park to end a 30-year wait for a major tournament appearance.
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Joao Moutinho fired Portugal to a 1-0 win over Denmark in Braga to help his side seal qualification for EURO 2016.
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Karim Benzema scored twice and set up another as France continued to build momentum ahead the European championship on home soil next year with a comprehensive 4...
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Koo Ja-cheol helped Korea Republic to a vital 1-0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying win over Kuwait, a victory which opened up a three-point lead over its host.
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Group A leader Saudi Arabia came from a goal down to earn a 2-1 victory over United Arab Emirates in the AFC's second round of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, the...


All the latest from the A-League, including news, fixtures, results, tables and much more.

After another lengthy off-season the A-League is poised to return and The World Game has sorted through all the transfer moves and pre-season form to give you the...
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It's not all doom and gloom at Western Sydney Wanderers after its 3-1 loss to Brisbane Roar, with a belief in the camp that had things been just slightly...
Brisbane Roar has kicked its A-League campaign off in style, steamrolling Western Sydney Wanderers 3-1 in an entertaining but error-ridden season opener.
Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold said it would be interesting to see how Melbourne City players handle the pressure of playing for mega-rich owners this season.
A 'very, very aggressive' Melbourne Victory will kick off its A-League title defence with a huge clash against Adelaide United on Friday night.
Central Coast Mariners captain Nick Montgomery said the critics can write off the club all they like going into this season, but he knows better.
Sydney FC captain Alex Brosque is confident his team can go one better than last season's A-League grand final loss if it can improve its home record.

The Socceroos

The latest from the Australia national team as it gears up for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup camp on home soil in January.

Australians have been warned by an Amman-based Socceroos fan to wear green and gold at their peril when the national team faces Jordan on Friday morning (AEDT) after a...
Australia coach Ange Postecoglou believes his penchant for keeping his players guessing on team selections has been one of the keys to the flying start to its...
Australia’s newest recruit James Meredith knows he probably won't any game time in Friday’s morning's (AEDT) 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Jordan, but he...
He has started four of Australia’s five matches since winning the AFC Asian Cup - but Australia attacker Nathan Burns has insisted that retaining a Socceroos spot...
Australia defender Matthew Spiranovic believes his team's recent road trips will hold it in good stead for Friday morning's (AEDT) 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier...

English Premier League

The latest from the English Premier League, including news, fixtures, results, tables and much more.

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Jamie Carragher thinks Jurgen Klopp may have to wait until the close season before he has the money needed to land major transfer targets as he edges closer to...
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English Premier League champion Chelsea has completed the signing of free agent goalkeeper Marco Amelia on a contract until the end of the season.
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Chelsea and Arsenal have received fines from the Football Association (FA) after the ill-tempered clash between the teams at Stamford Bridge last month.
Manchester United star Juan Mata feels his former club Chelsea should still be considered a contender for the Premier League title.
Memphis Depay says criticism does not distract him as he is focused on improving his own game for Manchester United and Netherlands.
David Beckham is confident Manchester United are on the verge of returning to their trophy-winning ways.
Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler says he would jump at the chance to work as a coach under Jurgen Klopp or Carlo Ancelotti at Anfield.


Comment and analysis from The World Game's stable of experts, from Les Murray to Craig Foster and more.

Recently the Western Sydney Wanderers issued a CEO statement to confirm that a simmering dispute between the club and the police over the match behavior of active fans...
Football has the chance to do all its talking on the field of play when the A-League kicks off amid a maelstrom of controversy, suspicion and doubt.
Bravo to the Western Sydney Wanderers club, management, fans and Professional Footballers Australia because football must stand its ground to ensure our wishes...
With the announcement that Ronaldinho has left Fluminense, surely there is an A-League club that has the gumption to get the Brazilian great.

It's almost Cech mate for Arsenal

He won't believe it but Arsene Wenger's stubborn decision to choose David Ospina over Petr Cech has cruelled Arsenal's European ambitions for another season.
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