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International
Should the Gold Cup and Copa America merge?
17:00 Tuesday 18th June 2019

Change comes to football slower than catsup travels from the bottle to the burger. VAR is your proof. When change finally arrives, however, it’s still like the catsup in that there tends to be far more of it than anyone intended or desired…

Womens Football
Can the Matildas waltz out of France with the World Cup?
08:00 Friday 7th June 2019

If you liked Roald Dahl as a child or were fond of the WWE's British Bull Dog and the mascot who accompanied him to the ring, you may be confused. We're talking about the Australian national women's team here. These Matildas are…

A League
Can Robbie Fowler resurrect Brisbane Roar?
15:00 Saturday 25th May 2019

When former Australian striker John Aloisi left his position as Brisbane Roar manager in December, it was for a good reason. The Queensland-based side had a poor start to the campaign and there was no sign of improvement. They were placed…

World Cup
Juan Antonio Pizzi follows Bert van Marwijk down the World Cup beach trampling on his sand castles
17:00 Tuesday 26th June 2018

The old maxim that no one remembers who finished second isn’t always true. Thanks to Nigel de Jong’s flying karate kick into Xabi Alonso’s diaphragm, everyone recalls the Netherlands were runners-up to Spain in the 2010 World…

World Cup
World Cup Group C: Desperate Australia take on ousted Peru
09:30 Tuesday 26th June 2018

Australia must win their final group game against already eliminated Peru to have any chance of qualifying for the knockout stages, but if they can pick up the points, they have a great chance at reaching the last sixteen. So with the final…

World Cup
World Cup Group C: All the pressure on Australia against Denmark
08:30 Thursday 21st June 2018

Australia and Denmark face off in a crucial game in Group C on Thursday lunchtime. Two sides from the opposite ends of the world go head-to-head in a fixture that could decide which team makes it through into the knockout phase. The meeting…

World Cup
World Cup Group C: Gut check time for Socceroos against Les Bleus?
08:30 Saturday 16th June 2018

From their four previous meetings, France have won twice, drawn one and lost once against Saturday's opposition. Perhaps the most worrying thing from Australia's perspective is the fact a thumping 6-0 defeat was their most recent meeting,…

Championship
Four Championship players to watch out for at the World Cup
08:00 Thursday 14th June 2018

Four Championship players to watch out for at the World Cup The World Cup is nearly upon us and it will be a great opportunity for Championship players to impress a wide audience and put themselves in the shop window. There are always players…

World Cup
Russia 2018 World Cup Preview: Group C
15:30 Monday 11th June 2018

Group C at Russia 2018 comes with intrigue aplenty. One-time World Cup winners France are the household name; with Didier Deschamps' men amongst the frontrunners to go all the way. Following Les Bleus, who knows what'll happen. Denmark…

World Cup
World Cup: Ranking the 32 nations based on squad strength
08:00 Sunday 10th June 2018

The FIFA World Cup is upon us. All participating nations have revealed their contingents. Squad strength doesn't guarantee success but what if it did? Who would be the world champion. Who would be the first to bow out? Here’s…

World Cup
Who are Asia's World Cup dark horses?
12:00 Tuesday 5th June 2018

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is five teams strong at the 2018 World Cup: Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Iran and Australia. By now, everyone should know the Socceroos ditched Oceania to find some serious competition. The World…

World Cup
5 Australia players to watch out for at the World Cup this summer
12:00 Monday 2nd April 2018

Australia qualified for the World Cup in Russia this summer by beating Syria and Honduras in the qualifying rounds. They finished third in their group behind Japan and Saudi Arabia. Nevertheless, to still get to the tournament is a great achievement…

World Cup
Can Tim Cahill go to Russia?
10:00 Saturday 20th January 2018

Everyone has a soft spot for Tim Cahill. A general character who’s been about for ages, the 38-year-old now finds himself unemployed. Yet he desperately wants to go the World Cup. Is there time for him to find a new club? Millwall. Everton. New…

World Cup
2018 FIFA World Cup: Analysing the draw
19:55 Friday 1st December 2017

The 2018 FIFA World Cup draw is now official and all eight groups have been confirmed. Let's take a quick look to analyse which team had better luck in the first round. Group A: Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay Russia and Uruguay clearly…

Opinion
Japan qualify for Russia 2018: How did Samurai Blue do it?
18:20 Friday 1st September 2017

Japan are the fourth country to book a place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, joining host Russia, Brazil and Iran after a convincing 2-0 victory over Australia.  Takuma Asano beat a Socceroos offside trap to volley home from Yuto Nagatomo's cross…