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…

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…

Australia vs Vietnam: Opposition Preview

After a dominant victory against China in their first match of phase three of World Cup qualifying, Australia will look to extend their nine game winning streak with a victory over Vietnam. Fresh off a 3-1 defeat away against Saudi…