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Another off-field incident has left a cloud hanging over the Brisbane Roar coaching and football operations staff’s culture, in direct contrast to the exceptional team culture maintained by the players and their leaders.
One imagines that stepping out onto the pitch at the Shahid Dastergdi Stadium on Thursday was rather what it might be like to walk across the surface of a pot of jam.
Perth Glory coach Kenny Lowe says it would be a feather in his team’s cap if they can beat Sydney FC on Sunday, describing the Sky Blues as possibly the best team ever seen in the A-League. Sydney have put together an unbelievable season, losing once in 17 games to be on the cusp of […]
Mitch Langerak is unsure if he’s unseated Mat Ryan as Australia’s first-choice goalkeeper but admits his call-up to face Iraq came as a surprise.
Record-setting veteran striker Brendon Santalab has praised Western Sydney’s coaching and medical team for helping him to produce the most prolific form of his A-League career.
If the Socceroos can’t beat Iraq on neutral territory on the road to Russia, perhaps they don’t deserve to qualify for the World Cup at all.
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The Socceroos have again had to settle for a draw in their World Cup qualifying campaign, this time against Iraq in Tehran.
Australia have notched up their fourth draw in a row after conceding late in the second half against Iraq, taking a 1-1 draw in their World Cup qualifying campaign.
Mile Jedinak admits the Socceroos lost the physical battle against Iraq in their tense 1-1 World Cup qualifying draw in Tehran.
The Socceroos will be hoping to improve their case for World Cup qualification when they go head to head with Iraq.
Australia’s Socceroos will continue their campaign for World Cup Qualification when they go up against Iraq on Thursday night (AEDT). If you’re looking to watch the match you’re in the right place – this is The Roar’s ultimate guide to live streaming the match online or watching on TV.
As the farcical sight of Thomas Kristensen, gloved up and awaiting an ill-fitting goalkeepers jersey, perfumed the late-game air of what had been a pedestrian contest, chaos was brewing.
So, after a split round which saw the A-League lose anything that resembled momentum, the football is back for good, the race to the finals is back, and we’re back with another round of expert tips and predictions.
Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has warned Iraq’s poor World Cup qualifying record belies their true ability ahead of Thursday night’s crunch clash in Tehran.
The Socceroos are bracing for a scrapfest on one of the worst pitches they will encounter during their World Cup qualification campaign against Iraq in Tehran on Thursday night.
His body might be finally starting to catch up with his age but Tim Cahill says the burning desire that has made him a Socceroos legend has not left him.
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The Central Coast Mariners are looking to avoid the wooden spoon position when they host last-placed Adelaide United. Join The Roar from 5:35pm (AEDT) for live scores and commentary.
The Western Sydney Wanderers welcome Melbourne City to Spotless Stadium as Round 24 of the A-League gets underway. Join The Roar from 7:50pm (AEDT) for live scores.
In what will come as no surprise to football fans across the nation, a recent study by Roy Morgan has found that the world game boasts the most regular participants of any sport in Australia.
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Match result: Australia have notched up their fourth draw in a row after conceding late in the second half against Iraq, taking a 1-1 draw in their World Cup qualifying campaign.
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Tonight the Socceroos play Iraq in the next chapter of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. Iraq can’t play it’s home games in Iraq because… well, just pick whatever geopolitical reason that suits you.
In my last article, I said Arsenla were in a mess. Three weeks on, it has become a crisis.
If your juices aren’t flowing for the next two World Cup qualifiers, I’m not sure what will get them going. In around ten days’ time the Socceroos’ campaign could be as good as over.
Two weekends ago, I had the pleasure of joining some of my football (of the round-ball variety) mates for a six-a-side tournament held in Forster-Tuncurry, The Viking Challenge, organised by Great Lakes United Football Club.
With the winter codes now launched into their seasons, puffing out their chests to put the A-League on notice, the inevitable code wars have begun.
New stadiums are critical to A-League expansion and promotion-relegation. Without a good stadium you can’t host a team.
Arsene Wenger is once again under increasing pressure after Arsenal have suffered 3-1 loss to West Bromich Albion at the Baggies home ground.
Manchester City will be looking to reduce the gap between them and league leaders Chelsea when they host Liverpool. Join The Roar from 3:30am AEDT for live scores.
Match result: The Wanderers have built on their Champions League triumph in midweek with an impressive home victory against the Wellington Phoenix.
Match result: After a fairly tame first half, it was one of the craziest finishes to an A-League fixture ever seen as Adelaide snatched their fourth victory of the season amidst absolute carnage.
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Match result: Melbourne City have recorded a dominant win over the Newcastle Jets on Saturday night, victorious four goals to none.
It’s March. That means it is time for the annual hand-wringing and teeth-gnashing on the state of stadium playing surfaces now that the rugby codes have commenced their seasons and football’s run with good surfaces has come to another end.