Posts Tagged "Football"

The Socceroos will be heavy favourites to qualify for their fourth straight FIFA World Cup when they host Honduras in the second leg of their inter-confederation play-off at Homebush.

9 Have your say

A ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup is just one win away, as the Socceroos host Honduras in the second leg of their World Cup qualifying series. The match is set to start at 8pm (AEDT) on Wednesday, November 15.

0 Have your say

Australia competed excellently in the tricky away leg of their World Cup qualifying playoff against Honduras, creating many good chances from which they could have won the match, albeit returning to Sydney with a respectable 0-0 draw.

53 Have your say

In the drawn-out procedure that has been Australia’s World Cup qualification campaign, there is some satisfaction to be gained from the fact that it will end, for better or worse, in the one place that the relatively young football nation has grown accustomed.

43 Have your say

Ask American fans how they feel about qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and they won’t know whether to laugh or cry.

119 Have your say

After a holiday in Iran in 2012, my wife had a conference in Dubai, leaving me with three days on my own that I decided to fill by watching some football.

19 Have your say

When it comes to World Cup qualifying home comforts, Honduras might have boasted ‘La Tumba’ but Australia have the stats on their side.

1 Have your say

Despite all the media hype and fan emotion around the occasion, the reality is that there is a football game to be won on Wednesday – and all the passion, exuberance and vocalisation of support counts for nothing if the team fails to execute a tactically superior game to their opponents.

76 Have your say

Despite plenty of chances, Italy has been sent packing from the FIFA World Cup, unable to secure the goal they needed in the second leg of their play-off against Sweden.

125 Have your say

Wariness quickly morphed into confidence when the final whistle blew in San Pedro Sula. The Socceroos played cohesively, moved the ball out of defence untroubled and executed the maligned Ange Postecoglou plan to perfection – albeit without the crucial goal.

1 Have your say

Under Ernie Merrick, Ivan Vujica, Ben Kantarovski, and leading goal-scorer Roy O’Donovan have all impressed for the resurgent Newcastle Jets. However, Dimitri Petratos has been the real stand out.

6 Have your say

Okay, I’m going to start this piece off by saying that I am a diehard Newcastle Jets fan.

3 Have your say

Last week, we took a gander at the lower half of Division 1 American college football as it hit the two-weeks-to-go mark before the playoff selection.

2 Have your say

Sydney FC have hosted many big name players over the years including Dwight Yorke, Juninho Paulista, and most notably Alessandro Del Piero, but there’s a case to be made that their biggest ever player is their current captain Alex Brosque.

5 Have your say

Their journey was longer but the Honduras team didn’t appear unduly weary when they arrived in Sydney for Wednesday’s do-or-die World Cup playoff second leg clash with the Socceroos.

0 Have your say

Socceroos icon Tim Cahill made a stunning comment yesterday – “If I had played in Honduras, I would have contributed”.

85 Have your say

The Socceroos have had plenty of experience with World Cup playoffs, but one is looming larger than the others ahead of Wednesday night’s decider with Honduras.

44 Have your say

Perhaps there wouldn’t be so many cultural misunderstandings around football if we didn’t get our news delivered to us by comedians in the first place.

170 Have your say

It has been 50 years since the Australian government decided to send the national football team to Saigon for the annual South Vietnam National Day Tournament during the Vietnam War in 1967.

14 Have your say

There is no longer any debate that women’s sport has started its long overdue rise, both in Australia and overseas, and what a great thing it is to see.

0 Have your say