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Australia is looking to add a fourth and final preparation match before January's Asian Cup - against a Japanese club side.
James Troisi is on a double mission - to help his new Belgium Pro League Club SV Zulte-Waregem kick start its flagging campaign and show Australia boss Ange...
Australia will complete its preparation for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup with an international against its fierce regional rival, Japan, in Osaka on 18 November.
Australia may have snapped a 21-match win-less streak against Japan at all levels with its 4-2 AFC U-16 Championship win, but Joeys coach Tony Vidmar acknowledged...

Oar revels in new Socceroos role

Tommy Oar is ready to embrace a new deeper role for his country as he bids to become a more influential player heading towards January's AFC Asian Cup.
Australia staved off a second-half comeback from Saudi Arabia to grab a 3-2 win at Craven Cottage in London with Tim Cahill, Mile Jedinak and debutant Bailey...
Ange Postecoglou may have picked up his second win in nine matches as Socceroos coach, but he insists "there is much work to be done" after Australia squeeked...

The World Game - 22 September

Football news and match results from home and around the world with Les Murray...

Corinthians v Sao Paulo

Campeonato Brasileiro: Corinthians 3-2 Sao Paulo

Levante v Barcelona

Primera Liga: Levante 0-5 Barcelona

Pellegrini praise for his players

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says he told Frank Lampard to score...

Mourinho returns pot shot at Pellegrini

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says he has no problem with Frank Lampard scoring...

Manchester City v Chelsea

EPL: Manchester City 1-1 Chelsea

Leicester City v Manchester United

EPL: Leicester City 5-3 Manchester United

Everton v Crystal Palace

EPL: Everton 2-3 Crystal Palace

Udinese v Napoli

Serie A: Udinese 1-0 SSC Napoli

Palermo v Inter Milan

Serie A: Palermo 1-1 Inter Milan

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Australia midfielder Massimo Luongo received high praise after his first start for the Socceroos with coach Ange Posecoglou proclaiming that he might just be the...
Tim Cahill hailed the potential of Australia's young brigade after the Socceroos displayed all sides of their game - good and bad - in squeezing home 3-2 against...

Socceroos see off Saudi Arabia

Australia picked up a first win in almost 10 months but it was pushed all the way in a 3-2 victory over fellow 2015 AFC Asian Cup competititor Saudi Arabia at...

Brave Socceroos deserve some tender loving care

The new-look Australia team that is still reeling from three defeats at the 2014 FIFA World Cup needs all the support it can get as it shapes up for the 2015 AFC...
Australia coach Ange Postecoglou is banking on debutant defender Bailey Wright to provide a touch of steel and Massimo Luongo the silk as he continues to...
Australia coach Ange Postecoglou admits he is not "a ray of sunshine" right now as he searches for the heart-warming glow of a much-needed victory over Saudi...
Trent Sainsbury was so wrought with nervous tension before his debut against Belgium last Friday that he spent several hours in bed prior to the game bathed in...
Midfielder Mark Milligan has challenged his Australia team-mates to "buy into" coach Ange Postecoglou's methods as he vies to regenerate and re-energise the...
Midfielder Massimo Luongo is in line to make his first starting appearance for Australia against Saudi Arabia in London on Tuesday (AEST) after drawing plaudits...
Tim Cahill admitted Australia must add a harder physical edge to its game if it is to worry world football's elite nations after being out-muscled and out...
Australia coach Ange Postecoglou insisted that Robbie Kruse will be back for October's internationals against United Arab Emirates and Qatar after the star...
Marc Wilmots hailed the versatility of Belgium's attacking quartet after a 2-0 victory over Australia.
Australia might have suffered a fifth successive loss after a rough night against Belgium but young debutant Brad Smith wore the demeanour of a lottery winner...
Goalkeeper Mat Ryan rated his defiant display against a rampant Belgium as his best in an Australia shirt as Ange Postecoglou’s men left Liege empty handed.

Herd makes his mark on Postecoglou

After being forced to withdraw from four previous Australia squads, debutant Chris Herd didn't disappoint before hobbling off before half-time in the Socceroos' 2...

Belgium two good for Socceroos

Spectacular goals to Dries Mertens and Axel Witsel lifted Belgium to a 2-0 win over Australia in Liege as the Socceroos slumped to their fifth straight loss and...
Australia again come up short against top-class opposition as Belgium inflicted a fifth straight defeat, and sixth defeat in seven games, with a 2-0 international...
Robbie Kruse’s international comeback has been put on hold - at least for now - with Australia’s star forward all but ruled out of Friday’s (AEST) duel with...
Vincent Kompany could play in Belgium's match against Australia after a scan revealed the defender's calf injury is not serious.
Australia striker Mathew Leckie is determined to prove his glowing performances at the FIFA World Cup were no fluke as he prepares to dish out discomfort and...