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Bayern's nerve faces acid test

7 April 2014

Bayern Munich's attempt to become the first team in 24 years to win back-to-back UCL titles is on shaky ground.

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Liverpool, Juventus back in business

31 March 2014

Big guns Liverpool and Juventus have overcome a dark period and are ready to mount a challenge for Champions League honours.

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Defining moment of Australia's Asian liaison

24 March 2014

The 2015 AFC Asian Cup will provide Australia with a golden opportunity to show its northern neighbours that it feels part of the continental football family.

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Aussies seek right balance in Asia

17 March 2014

Matchday Two of the ACL has shown A-League clubs that there are rewards for retaining the physical side of their game.

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Socceroos' collapse causes concern

10 March 2014

Australia's extraordinary match against Ecuador provided plenty of food for thought as the FIFA World Cup draws closer.

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Philip Micallef

Philip Micallef is a football writer with almost 40 years of experience. He has worked for News Limited and now SBS. He is a long-time follower of AC Milan.
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Philip Micallef

Philip Micallef is a football writer with almost 40 years of experience. He has worked for News Limited and now SBS. He is a long-time follower of AC Milan.

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Socceroos jersey over the years

Socceroos jersey over the years

FFA unveiled the strip the Socceroos will play in at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, so TWG thinks it's a perfect time to take a look at the history of the green and gold jersey over the years.

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Australian FourFourTwo, The World Game Magazine

Australian FourFourTwo, The World Game Magazine

If it’s in The World Game, it’s in FourFourTwo. At newsagents and online.

4WD Australia: 50 Short Getaways (Book)

4WD Australia: 50 Short Getaways (Book)

Take the trip of a lifetime with this handy full colour book of 4WD trail information. Regional journeys highlight the top 50 tracks around Australia!

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