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Remembering when a Charlie Yankos free-kick put Oz football on the map

Continuing our countdown of the best moments in Socceroos history, we look back at a player who helped put Australian football on the map.

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Sainsbury feels World Cup run in his bones

The Socceroos’ lack of World Cup experience will be put to the test in Russia, though defender Trent Sainsbury prefers to think of the squad having “untapped potential.”

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Unlocking the doors of footballing parlance

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup all but upon us, let’s indulge in some footballing idioms.

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Arsenal have named Spaniard Unai Emery as their first new manager for 22 years following Arsene Wenger’s departure at the end of the last campaign.

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Ronaldo: I have a biological age of 23

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has declared he has no plans to slow down and feels a decade younger than his 33 years.

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Former Grand Prix CEO set to be tasked with solving the FFA’s governance gridlock

The former CEO of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation is set to lead the working group tasked with resolving Football Federation Australia’s governance gridlock.

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Ange urges Bert to take Arzani and Cahill

Former Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou says it’s a no-brainer for his successor Bert van Marwijk to take both Daniel Arzani and Tim Cahill to the World Cup.

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A look back at how Australia almost qualified for USA 94

It took until 2006 for the Socceroos to reach football’s biggest stage a second time, but an equally talented national team helped lay the platform way back in 1993.

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Harry Kane named England captain for World Cup

Striker Harry Kane will wear the captain’s armband for England at next month’s World Cup, ending speculation about who would lead Gareth Southgate’s squad in Russia.

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The Socceroos draw the World Cup ‘group of death’ again

Australia are the unluckiest football team on the planet; they always draw the ‘group of death’.

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Why three defeats in Brazil should be included in the pantheon of Australia’s greatest footballing moments

With the clock ticking steadily towards Russia, we’re counting down a list of the ten best moments in Socceroos history.

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How much more will our Congress impasse cost football?

The FFA must feel like they’ve dodged a bullet with the World Cup just around the corner, since FIFA seems to have forgotten about our deadlocked Congress.

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How to watch the FA Cup final online or on TV in Australia: Chelsea vs Manchester United live stream

England’s biggest domestic cup goes on the line when Chelsea and Manchester United clash at Wembley Stadium in the FA Cup final. This is The Roar‘s guide to streaming the match online and watching it on TV.

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FA Cup final start time: When does Chelsea vs Manchester United start in Australia? Date, venue, squads, key information

Two of England’s most successful football clubs – Manchester United and Chelsea will square off on Sunday, May 20 at 2:15am (AEST) with the prize of being called FA Cup champions on the line.

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Download your free PDF of the 2018 FIFA World Cup schedule – with all the fixtures in Australian time

If you’re looking for the best possible way to keep track of the 2018 FIFA World Cup fixture then look no further.

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Steve Corica: A battle he can’t win or absolutely nothing to lose?

Stephen Christopher Corica just landed one of the most highly pressurised gigs in Australian football.

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Tim Cahill happy

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Roy O'Donovan

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Sergio Aguero, Lionel Messia and other Argentinian teammates celebrate

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Bert van Marwijk

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Mile Jedinak

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Jesse Lingard controls the ball for England

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Florian Thauvin

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Graham Arnold

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The Roar of the crowd

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Trent Sainsbury: Our key, hook and bolt for Russia 2018

In Italy, deep lying playmakers are called they are called the regista (director). In Brazil – where playmakers are more likely in the forward third – they are the meia-armador. In Australia, we call this player Trent Sainsbury.

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Five players to watch at Russia 2018

By Tom Conway, 22 May 2018
Five players to watch at Russia 2018

While he mightn’t have been officially recognised with the Golden Ball for the tournament’s best player, Colombia’s James Rodriguez was undoubtedly the golden boy of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

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Ambitious Babbel a gamble for the Wanderers

By Andre Leslie, 22 May 2018
Ambitious Babbel a gamble for the Wanderers

Former German international Markus Babbel had plenty of success as a player, but as a coach he’s yet to realise his lofty goals.

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Chelsea vs Manchester United: FA Cup final player ratings

Was it all one-way traffic in the FA Cup final? Let’s rate each player from the match to find out.

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Promotion and relegation in the A-League

By Midfielder, 22 May 2018
Promotion and relegation in the A-League

Out in the football world there is a belief among some folk that a second division with promotion and relegation will fix all our ills.

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Chelsea second time lucky in FA Cup final

By That A-League Fan, 20 May 2018
Chelsea second time lucky in FA Cup final

After Chelsea came second in the FA Cup final last year, the history of 11 years ago repeated itself. Chelsea was crowned FA Cup Champions for the first time in seven years and the scoreline was a repeat of the 2007 FA Cup final, which was also held at the same venue.

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Chelsea vs Manchester United: FA Cup final live scores, blog, highlights

Chelsea will be out to right the wrongs from 12 months ago when they take on an out-of-sorts Manchester United. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of the FA Cup final from 2:15am (AEST).

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Every Premier League team’s top player from 2017-18 (Part 2)

After selecting ten top performers from the top ten teams in the first part; here, I will select ten players from the bottom halved teams. Again there were a few obvious choices combined with some tough ones.

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Marcelo will win or lose Real Madrid the Champion’s League final

As a young Liverpool fan, I am relishing the opportunity to watch my side potentially win a Champions League trophy.

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Why Germany will win the World Cup, again

By Andre Leslie, 18 May 2018
Why Germany will win the World Cup, again

The 2014 World Cup champions nominated their preliminary squad for Russia this week and while some big names are missing, the Germans are still my tip to win football’s most important trophy once more.

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Every Premier League team’s top player from 2017-18 (Part 1)

The recently concluded Premier League season saw Manchester City break all type of records on route to their third title this decade.

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Olympique de Marseille vs Atletico Madrid: Europa League final live scores, blog, highlights

Match result: Atletico Madrid have won the 2018 Europa League with a dominant performance over Marseille.

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The A-League’s promotion-relegation solution needs to be as unique as Australia

With so many bids coming in for the two A-League licences on offer for the 2019-20 season, it is worth considering accepting all that are financially sound and then creating a second tier.

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This England squad can end decades of World Cup misery

Recent news that the experienced duo of Joe Hart and Jack Wilshere will not be in the England national team’s 23-man squad for the World Cup is a sign manager Gareth Southgate is looking to the future.

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On the outside looking in: How football has helped shape Australia

To choose football in this country is to choose the life of the outsider.

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KNOW YOUR LAWS: Ireland goalkeeper sent off in penalty shootout

Nine years after the Thierry Henry handball ruined Ireland’s chances at qualifying for the 2010 World Cup another referee decision has robbed Ireland again of progressing in a major tournament.

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Jamie Maclaren Brisbane Roar portrait

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Mark Schwarzer and Tim Cahill after beating Iraq. (Photo: Paul Barkley / LookPro)

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Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger

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Pep Guardiola

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Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger

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Besart Berisha of the Melbourne Victory

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Glenn Murray Brighton

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Matt Simon

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