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Matildas to square off with Brazil in two friendlies

The Matildas will come face to face with the team that controversially booted them out of the Rio Olympics when they host Brazil in two friendlies this September.

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SBS confirm broadcast of Arsenal’s Australian tour

It has been confirmed that SBS will broadcast both of Arsenal’s Australian tour games in July.

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Germany survived a whirlwind assault by Chile and capitalised on an awful mistake by the South Americans to claim a 1-0 win in a pulsating, bad-tempered Confederations Cup final.

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Has Brisbane been abandoned by football in Australia?

Well might Tourism and Events Queensland celebrate Jeff Horn’s historic win at Suncorp Stadium, because they’re not going to be celebrating a Socceroos game any time soon.

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Five things we learned from the Confederations Cup

Australia bowed out after the initial stages of the Confed Cup, losing to Germany and drawing with Cameroon and Chile. Here are five things we learned.

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FFA used ‘improper payments’ in World Cup bid

Australian soccer bosses say they won’t make the same mistakes again after a report detailed evidence of the nation making improper payments in its failed 2022 World Cup bid.

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2017-18 A-League draw revealed: Big Blue to highlight Round 1

The 2017-18 A-League season will kick off on October 6 in Brisbane, with a blockbuster round to get things underway.

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Which Australian sport produces the greatest athletes? Part Five: Football

The final sport in our series is football, easily the most played sport of the five we’ve analysed. But does that have anything to do with the athletic prowess required to perform?

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A disappointing result, but cultural change is the real aim of Ange’s game

Defeat with honour has been the Socceroos’ stock in trade in recent years, so there are some mixed emotions around Australia’s commendable 1-1 draw with Chile overnight.

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Lowy unfazed by dual A-League deadlines

FFA chairman Steven Lowy says the governing body is doing enough to stave off major threats to the sport’s prosperity.

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A close look at the Socceroos deep midfield

The formation Ange Postecoglou is propagating at the national level is a big, complex machine, and one that can only thrum cleanly through its revolutions if the parts are hand-crafted and fitted perfectly.

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Socceroos face up to Chile mountain

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou doesn’t just want to beat Chile in their Confederations Cup clash.

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Cahill set for 100th Socceroos cap

As he prepares for game No.100 in a Socceroos shirt, Tim Cahill says he feels rejuvenated in Ange Postecoglou’s next-gen national team.

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Highlights: Socceroos earn draw with Cameroon

The Socceroos’ Confederations Cup fate is out of their hands after labouring to a 1-1 draw with Cameroon in St Petersburg.

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Danny Vukovic seizes dream European move

At the end of his best ever season, his family now happy and healthy, Danny Vukovic isn’t done yet.

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Postecoglou ready to re-shape Socceroos

Ange Postecoglou has left the door open for a serious selection shake-up as he seeks safe passage for the Socceroos to the Confederations Cup semi-finals.

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Tomas Rogic congratulated by team

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Matthew Leckie Australia Socceroos 2016 Football

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Matthew Leckie Australia Socceroos 2016 Football

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Tommy Oar trains with Socceroos

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Ange Postecoglou and the Socceroos

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Tomas Rogic congratulated by team

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Tomas Rogic congratulated by team

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Problems in Phillipines youth football

By Lerche Njang, 9 Jul 2017

The Philippines, where football is regarded by various people as a game for the rich, has seen enormous growth in recent years as many kids are beginning to embrace the sport all over the country.

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Despite Messi’s contract extension, loyalty is officially dead in football

Football has evolved over the past two decades involving the financial side of the coin, and it continues to do so.

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Manchester United to sign Lukaku in British record transfer

In the last few hours, it has been all but confirmed that Everton and Belgian international striker Romelu Lukaku will shortly be a Manchester United player after a British record transfer.

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It’s wrong to compare past and present Socceroos

There was once a belief that to measure the success of Australian football, one had to look at how many Australians were playing in the English Premier League.

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Tim Cahill, the greatest athlete Australia has ever produced

When Tim Cahill was just a young teenager, he was told he wasn’t good enough to take the step in professional football because he was weak and wasn’t tall enough.

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Have Tasmania’s A-League aspirations just taken a hit?

Until now all talk has been of a single team A-League bid for Tasmania, but now things appear to be up in the air.

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Depth: Time for the fringe Socceroos

By Ben of Phnom Penh, 5 Jul 2017
Depth: Time for the fringe Socceroos

The Germans delighted and wowed an international audience after showing not only their incredible depth but also their brazen willingness to test fringe Mannschaft players in a high-profile tournament.

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How will Arsenal emerge after the summer window?

By Aneesh Chandoke, 4 Jul 2017
How will Arsenal emerge after the summer window?

Just a month has passed after the impressive FA Cup final win over Chelsea, but the disappointments of last season in the Premier League and Champions League outweigh it.

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Five things football needs to achieve in order to take over AFL

Controversy – A prolonged public disagreement or heated discussion. A perfect word to sum up what is about to occur when people are finished reading this article, especially AFL fans.

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England? Spain? Italy? Germany? What really is the best league in the world?

There have been many arguments over the years about which domestic league is the best in the world.

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The ‘chip’ on Australian football’s shoulder

Phrase – A chip on the shoulder. Definition – spoiling for a fight, anger due to a perception of unfair treatment, holding a grudge or grievance.

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New teams and a Sydney-based second division – the future of the A-League?

As the scramble for the next two A-League places and talk of a second division heats up Sydney will be in the thick of it.

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Hillsborough: Holding the police to account

By Binoy Kampmark, 29 Jun 2017
Hillsborough: Holding the police to account

“It is also a story of deceit and lies, of institutional defensiveness defeating truth and justice. It is evidence of a culture of denial within South Yorkshire Police.” Anne Burkett, BBC, Apr 27, 2016.

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The Big Bash: The A-League’s public enemy number one

Being a sports nut and working in the education field, I love summer.

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Australia’s Confederations Cup campaign brings world cup hope

Two draws and a loss does not seem like a fair reflection of the overall performance of our Socceroos at the recent Confederations Cup.

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Opening-round F3 derby sprinkled with extra spice

Newcastle Jets will open their 2017/18 A-League campaign against arch-rivals Central Coast Mariners in a headline Saturday night derby at Central Coast Stadium.

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Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger

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Sydney FC fans Football A-League Grand Final 2017

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Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney

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Mustafa Amini playing for the Young Socceroos

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Nathan Burns Australia Football Socceroos 2016

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David Gallop

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Sydney FC fans Football A-League Grand Final 2017

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Tomas Rogic congratulated by team

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