Zane opens up

Dumped Newcastle Jets assistant coach Clayton Zane talks about the...

Marcos Flores interview: Part 1

Lucy sits down with Marcos Flores for an extensive chat where the one-time...

PFA chief backs Jets players

Professional Footballers Australia CEO Adam Vivian outlined the latest...

Cahill gears up for a big one

Socceroos forward Tim Cahill has made a habit of producing on the biggest stage...

Ryan soaks up Asian Cup spectacle

Socceroos goalkeeper Mathew Ryan is looking forward to the challenge that Korea...

Guinea v Mali

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Atletico Madrid v Barcelona

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Sheffield United v Tottenham Hotspur

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Figo to run for FIFA presidency

Former Portugal star Luis Figo has announced he'll stand in this year's FIFA...

Costa charged with violent conduct

Diego Costa has been charged with violent conduct by the English FA in relation...

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The future of Newcastle Jets hangs in the balance as a deadline for outstanding debt payments - believed to be 31 January - fast approaches. Poor results and rumoured...
The Socceroos are one game away from potentially being crowned Asian Cup champion after booking a spot in the final against Korea Republic, Newcastle Jets enter...
Lucy sits down with Marcos Flores for an extensive chat where the one-time Johnny Warren Medal winner talks about how Newcastle Jets saved his career after his...
Michael Theo makes his long-awaited return from a wrist injury to Brisbane Roar's squad, while Brendan Santalab and new signing Yojiro take their place in the...

Roar 'in sync' again, says Broich

The Asian Cup break has helped defending A-League champion Brisbane Roar restore its trademark swagger, according to marquee man Thomas Broich.
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AFC Asian Cup Interactive
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SOCCEROOS

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

Once more against our biggest rival

The 2015 Asian Cup final will be the latest chapter in a storied and oft overlooked rivalry between the Socceroos and Korea Republic, almost 50 years in the making.
Socceroos goalkeeper Mat Ryan has lauded the scrambling defence of a side that has gone from leaky to stingy.
Australia talisman Tim Cahill says winning Saturday's 2015 AFC Asian Cup final against Korea Republic will cap off his career but remained tight-lipped on whether...
Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan wants to exorcise his country's demons from the 2011 Asian Cup final when the Socceroos take on Korea Republic in the 2015 edition's...
The chances of Ivan Franjic being available for the AFC Asian Cup final on Saturday have improved, with scans clearing Australia's fullback of any significant...

Sainsbury ready to replace Franjic

Australia's Trent Sainsbury is confident team-mate Ivan Franjic will be fit for Saturday's AFC Asian Cup final but is ready to fill-in at right-back if the...
Australia defender Jason Davidson is wary of Korea Republic star Son Heung-Min heading into Saturday's AFC Asian Cup final, a match he rates even bigger than...

AFC ASIAN CUP 2015

The latest from the AFC Asian Cup 2015, as the continent's best teams face off for the title of champion in Australia.

Korea Republic striker Lee Jeong-hyeop struck the blow that shocked Australia during their group clash of the AFC Asian Cup in Brisbane and he is looking to do it...
The World Game continues with the column designed to get to the heart of the Asian Cup, or, failing that, any other part of its anatomy that we can reach....

Australia has a touch of the Dutch

There is something about the mentality and swagger of the current Socceroos side that is reminiscent of the great Dutch teams that could have won two straight...
Korea Republic captain Ki Sung-yueng claimed the 2015 AFC Asian Cup is "a great opportunity to become a champion" as he and his team-mates look to end a 55-year...
Korea Republic's mastery of Iraq in the AFC Asian Cup's first semi-final served notice that Uli Stielike's side is peaking at the right time.
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Western Sydney Wanderers announced it has promoted Japan international Yojiro Takahagi into its A-League squad for the rest of the 2014-2015 season.
Central Coast Mariners skipper John Hutchinson - who is on the verge of becoming the all-time appearance record holder in the A-League - will retire at the end of...
Brisbane Roar's recruiting spree is poised to continue with the signing of former Serbia international striker Andrija Kaludjerovic.
Adelaide United signed exciting winger Bruce Kamau to a one-year contract for the A-League 2015-2016 season, the club annouced.
Melbourne City signed Singapore international defender Safuwan Baharudin for the remainder of the A-League season, the club announced.
Owner Nathan Tinkler says a desire to change the culture at Newcastle Jets is behind the A-League club's decision to sack five players.

Jets cull five senior players

Five senior Newcastle Jets players have been told they are surplus to requirements and could be on the lookout for a new club as early as this week.
Tim Cahill's aerial ability is out of this world and he makes something that is extremely difficult look all so easy.
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English Premier League

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

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Crystal Palace has completed the signing of free agent Shola Ameobi on a deal until the end of the season.
Samuel Eto'o departed Everton earlier this week, but manager Roberto Martinez has no plans to sign a replacement.
Alan Pardew has lifted the mood at Crystal Palace since taking over earlier this month and Jason Puncheon insists that is no coincidence.
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Allardyce not expecting Sakho ban

Diafra Sakho's Africa Cup of Nations absence angered Senegal, but Sam Allardyce insists West Ham has not broken the rules by playing him.
After a testing first season in the Premier League, Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala admits he has not been fully satisfied.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been charged by the Football Association for appearing to stamp on Emre Can during Chelsea's League Cup semi-final win over...
Gabriel Paulista's move from Villarreal to Arsenal has been confirmed, with Joel Campbell set to move in the opposite direction after agreeing a new long-term...

Opinion

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

Socceroos chasing a rare double for Australia

Australian football has a glorious opportunity to rewrite history and usher in a golden era of the game.

Debunking the myth of the 'dangerous two-nil lead'

Rather than entering some fabled danger zone when they went 2-0 up against UAE, the Socceroos showed the fruits of a tournament in which they have gone from...

Cahill's heading ability truly out of this world

Time and again we have seen Tim Cahill step up on the biggest stages in football, and last night’s performance for Australia against China in the Asian Cup...
While the Asian Cup has captured the attention of its host nation, and for good reason, across the other side of the world a junior tournament in Uruguay has...

Socceroos chasing a rare double for Australia

Australian football has a glorious opportunity to rewrite history and usher in a golden era of the game.
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