Japan vs Socceroos: Pressing stifled Australia, but the Socceroos’ build-up play left much to be desired

The beautiful thing about football is that it can be as simple or as complex as one desires, depending on their analytical view of the game. As the great Johan Cruyff says, ‘playing football is very simple, but playing simple…

Tactical Analysis: Dissecting the big questions ahead of Socceroos WCQs

By Jack George and Thomas Williams The Socceroos will look to extend their record-breaking streak of ten consecutive World Cup Qualifying victories in crucial matches against Oman and familiar foe Japan. Doha’s Khalifa International Stadium will play host to the…

Does Sydney deserve criticism for their transfer window?

Many fans have criticised Sydney FC’s transfer as of late, labelling it as poor when comparing it to their rivals like Melbourne Victory and Western Sydney Wanderers. So far, they have signed James Donachie, who was on loan at FC…

How the Olyroos should line up against Egypt

The Olyroos go into their final group game against Egypt needing a draw or win to progress. Kick360 examines how Arnold should line up his side.

The importance of Luke Brattan in Sydney’s build up play

Sydney are looking to become the first team to win three A-League championships in a row, and Luke Brattan’s role in their success cannot be overstated.

Kisnorbo should continue with Guardiola-esque system for finals

Without Jamie Maclaren in their side, Melbourne City should look towards a Guardiola-esque strikerless system to consolidate.