Iran too strong in Australia’s IFCPF World Cup opener

A gallant Pararoos outfit have fallen in their opening game of the 2022 IFCPF World Cup, losing 2-0 to Iran on Thursday afternoon in Spain.

Chris Brown: The aspiring footballer who never was, inspiring others in the UAE

When one door closes, another one opens. Like most English children infatuated with football, Chris Brown always aspired to play the sport he loved most at the highest level. “I was a young footballer like a lot of kids,” said…

Parma’s Alessandro Circati on “great honour” of Italy and Australia call-ups and playing with Gianluigi Buffon

Two hours before Parma Calcio’s Serie B fixture against SPAL, Alessandro Circati was still unaware he would be making his debut. “I didn’t actually know I was going to be playing, there are a couple of other boys who play…

“His heart is with Australia” – Basha lifts lid on Volpato, Socceroos and youth development

In the city where gladiators once entertained the masses, a new hero was born.  Under the beaming lights of Rome’s Stadio Olimpico on a crisp winter’s evening, 18-year-old Australian Cristian Volpato helped rescue José Mourinho’s AS Roma after they trailed…

“He was saving everything” – Ross County’s Ashley Maynard-Brewer on his huge future and Olympic Games experience

You couldn’t be blamed for being sceptical of the claim that the next “best goalie in the world” is playing for mid-table Scottish Premiership side Ross County. However, that is the opinion held by veteran Premier League shot-stopper Rob Elliot,…

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Arnold’s helter-skelter approach illuminated the gulf between Australia and Asia’s elite

Australia’s hopes of automatically qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup were thwarted by Hajime Moriyasu’s Japan outfit as they came away 2-0 victors in front of 41,852 people at Stadium Australia. A match that will be forensically analysed incessantly…

Australia vs Japan: Opposition Preview

After a rocky start to their World Cup qualifying campaign, Japan seem to have struck the right formula under Hajime Moriyasu as the side heads into Thursday night’s huge match against Australia on the back of five successive victories. Despite…

“I’m not sure missing out is something the game can afford” – Casserly on Socceroos vs Japan and more

Having spent six years as the Football Australia Head of Performance, Luke Casserly is more qualified than most to cast his eye over the current happenings in Australian football. Casserly, who also represented the Socceroos as a player back in…

OPINION | In their biggest game in years, the Socceroos must not slip up

World Cup qualifying. Japan. Stadium Australia. It doesn’t get any bigger than this. Looking to claw their way back into the top two spots in Group B, the task remains pretty simple for the Socceroos – beat Japan on March…