Adam Federici – The “frustrated centre-forward” that became a legend in Berkshire

weekend, bringing an end to a remarkable story of one of Australian football’s most underrated exports.

Socceroos set for homecoming next month against Saudi Arabia

According to various match listings, both on Football Australia’s website as well as the AFC website, the Socceroos are set to take on Saudi Arabia in a vital World Cup Qualifier on the 11th of November at 8:05pm AEST. Following…

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…

Socceroos vs Japan: Biggest test presents colossal opportunity

Despite emerging victorious in 11 consecutive World Cup Qualifiers, a Socceroos victory against Japan on Tuesday night would be sweeter than any in recent memory. Historically, this clash was the ultimate test of quality in Asia – an even battle…

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…

Socceroos vs Oman: Graham Arnold ready for challenge of hard-working Oman

After a strong result for Oman against Japan last month, Socceroos boss Graham Arnold is wary of Friday’s opponents, but insists his team are ready to match their energy. The Socceroos come into the game in fine form, currently on…

Peter Makrillos: La Masia, cold rainy nights in Stoke, and the Socceroos dream

The Australian has been one of Slavia Sofia’s stand-out performers but he had to go through a lot before getting the chance to shine in Bulgaria. Peter was born in Sydney and started his football journey playing for local clubs…

Vital inclusions as Arnold selects 25-man Socceroos squad for WCQs

Socceroos manager Graham Arnold has named a 25-man squad for the Socceroos third round World Cup Qualifiers against Oman and Japan. Headlining the squad is Shanghai Port’s Aaron Mooy and Real Sociedad’s Mat Ryan while Chris Ikonomidis and Fran Karačić…

Aussies Abroad TOTW weekend of 18/9: Four goals in a week for Joey Gibbs in Iceland

A hat-trick inside 33 minutes and a superb free-kick made this a week to remember for Keflavik forward Joey Gibbs. The goals from the former Western Sydney Wanderers forward helped Keflavik first secure a semi-final spot in Iceland’s domestic cup,…

OPINION | The A-League is a development league, and this is a good thing

“I don’t see the A-League as a development league,” were the words uttered by then Sydney FC manager and current Socceroos boss Graham Arnold in 2018 when the league came under scrutiny for its lack of opportunities provided to Australian…