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Paul Williams

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Paul Williams is an Adelaide-based football writer. Specialising in Asian football, he writes about the beautiful game for a host of publications including FourFourTwo Singapore, FourFourTwo Arabia, FOX Sports Asia and Arab News, and also co-hosts The Asian Game podcast. You can follow him on Twitter @PaulWilliams_85.

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April 2017

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Zlatko Dalic is a beacon of pride for Asia

Zlatko Dalic is a beacon of pride for Asia

6 days ago

Asia’s run at the 2018 FIFA World Cup may have ended with Japan’s crushing loss to Belgium in the Round of 16 last week, but its influence is still being felt as we get towards the business end of the competition.

Japan’s heartbreaking World Cup exit is a case of opportunity lost for the Samurai Blue

Japan's heartbreaking World Cup exit is a case of opportunity lost for the Samurai Blue

4 Jul 2018

Before the World Cup, Hyundai, in their infinite wisdom, invited Australians to “have a fling with football”. A “fling” – no emotion, just four weeks of fun and frivolity.

Honda still firing on all cylinders for Japan

Honda still firing on all cylinders for Japan

26 Jun 2018

Keisuke Honda is a man that divides opinion.

Iran’s win a win for Asia

Iran's win a win for Asia

19 Jun 2018

As far as opening games go, it may not have been as bad (at least where the score is concerned) as their 8-0 loss to Germany in 2002, but Saudi Arabia’s listless opening day performance against an average Russia was about as bad as it got.

Maclaren’s Socceroos omission a step backwards for football in Australia

Maclaren's Socceroos omission a step backwards for football in Australia

15 May 2018

When FFA appointed Dutchman Bert van Marwijk as coach back in January we all knew what we were getting.

Time for A-League clubs to show their cards

Time for A-League clubs to show their cards

20 Feb 2018

The long-anticipated delegation from FIFA and AFC arrives in town this week, as they look the mediate a resolution between the FFA and the club owners regarding the make-up of the FFA Congress – and, ultimately, the future of the game in Australia.