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22 Jan 9:30 PM
Suncorp Stadium
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China PR
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2 Australia
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23 Jan 5:30 PM
Canberra Stadium
Asian Cup
Iran
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3
3 Iraq
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23 Jan 8:30 PM
ANZ Stadium
Asian Cup
Japan
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1
1 UAE
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26 Jan 8:00 PM
ANZ Stadium
Asian Cup
Korea Republic
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2
0 Iraq
IraqIRQ
27 Jan 8:00 PM
Hunter Stadium
Asian Cup
Australia
AustraliaAUS
2
0 UAE
UAEUAE
30 Jan 8:00 PM
Hunter Stadium
Asian Cup
Iraq
IraqIRQ
2
3 UAE
UAEUAE
31 Jan 8:00 PM
ANZ Stadium
Asian Cup
Korea Republic
Korea RepublicKOR
1
2 Australia
AustraliaAUS

Asian Cup 2015 final

Korea Republic v Australia

Socceroos pre-match press conference

Australia coach, Ange Postecoglou, and captain, Mile Jedinak, discuss...

Wolfsburg v Bayern Munich

Bundesliga: Wolfsburg 4-1 Bayern Munich

Sepp Blatter exclusive

FIFA president Sepp Blatter gave Les Murray his verdict on Australia as host,...

Wenger troubled by recruit's lack of English

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger warned fans not to expect too much of new signing...

Iraq v United Arab Emirates

Asian Cup: Iraq 2-3 United Arab Emirates

Costa handed three-match ban

Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been given a three-match ban by the FA, after a...

Hypnosis could solve Dortmund's ills

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp is keen for the second half of the season...

Marcos Flores interview: Part 1

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

Marcos Flores interview: Part 2

In the second part of Lucy Zelic's in-depth Q&A with Marcos Flores, the...

Editor's Choice

Our pick of the best football news and features from home and overseas.

Melbourne City coach John van't Schip says Sunday's A-League clash with Western Sydney Wanderers will be 'massive' for his club's season.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter encouraged Australia to bid again to host the World Cup in an exclusive interview with Les Murray.
Scott and Alan are back to preview the last game of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup - the final between Australia and Korea Republic.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been banned for three matches by the English Football Association after failing with his appeal against a violent conduct charge...
Ezequiel Lavezzi's first-half goal was enough for Paris Saint-Germain to beat Rennes 1-0 on Saturday (AEDT) and keep the pressure on Ligue 1 pacesetter Lyon.
David Ginola has withdrawn his bid to become FIFA president after failing to earn the required backing from five football associations.
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan has called for a "genuine debate" of football's most pressing issues after officially submitting his candidacy for FIFA...
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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.

Australia captain Mile Jedinak gave a brief insight into what it means to him to play for the Socceroos as he prepared for one of the biggest matches in his career.
Australia's date with destiny is almost here as it prepares to face Korea Republic in the final of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup in Sydney on Saturday.
A capacity crowd will flock to Stadium Australia to watch the Socceroos play Korea Republic in the final of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup.
Defender Ivan Franjic's battle to overcome injury isn't yet occupying the thoughts of Australia coach Ange Postecoglou.
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...
Socceroos talisman Tim Cahill says winning Saturday's Asian Cup final against Korea Republic will cap off his career, but won't disclose whether it will be his...
Where would it rate among the greatest Socceroos achievements if Australia's national team won the AFC Asian Cup final against Korea Republic on Saturday night?

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 assistant coach Shin Tae-yong says Australian football has improved out of sight since he played for Queensland Roar.
Scott and Alan are back to preview the last game of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup - the final between Australia and Korea Republic.
United Arab Emirates coach Mahdi Ali hopes his team will employ the lessons learnt against Australia to claim third place at the Asian Cup.
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...
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A-League

All the latest from the A-League. Remember to watch LIVE Friday night football on SBS ONE this season.

Mullen set to jump aboard for Jets

After a week of exits and upheaval, Newcastle Jets is set to begin the process of replenishing its playing stocks with defender Daniel Mullen bound for the Hunter...
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...
Josh Kennedy is set to miss Melbourne City's match with Western Sydney Wanderers after coach John van't Schip revealed a new injury setback for the Australia...
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...
The Professional Footballers Association (PFA) has threatened legal action over Newcastle Jets' attempts to axe five senior players.
The Asian Cup break has helped defending A-League champion Brisbane Roar restore its trademark swagger, according to marquee man Thomas Broich.
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...
Saturday's Asian Cup final will just be an extension of a long and splendid rivalry between the Socceroos and Korea Republic.
Les's verdict

English Premier League

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

Burnley has dismissed speculation that striker Danny Ings could move to Liverpool and then be loaned back to the Turf Moor club.
Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella confirmed that winger Juan Cuadrado is to join English Premier League side Chelsea, with Mohamed Salah moving the other way on...
Robert Huth has been suspended for two matches by the English Football Association for tweets sent by the Stoke City defender earlier this month.
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick has been ruled out for at least four weeks with a muscle rupture.

Palace confirms Souare capture

Crystal Palace co-chairman Steve Parish has announced the club has completed the signing of defender Pape Souare from Lille.

Aston Villa confirms Sinclair loan

Aston Villa has announced the signing of Manchester City winger Scott Sinclair on loan until the end of the season.

Rodgers laments Sturridge absence

Manager Brendan Rodgers believes Daniel Sturridge would have been the difference between Liverpool's League Cup exit and a place in the Wembley final.

Opinion

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

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 strength...

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.

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...

Why Postecoglou gets an A-plus for Socceroos' Asian Cup

Ange Postecoglou's Socceroos are playing the type of football we want to see and growing in belief with each 2015 Asian Cup outing.
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...
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