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Postecoglou Names 30 Man Squad For World Cup Qualifiers News 

Postecoglou Names 30 Man Squad For World Cup Qualifiers

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has named his initial 30 man squad for Australia’s do-or-die World Cup qualifiers against Syria next month, which includes 22 of the 23 players originally named for the team’s most recent 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers with a wildcard thrown in. With a week of club football matches yet to be played, Postecoglou still has time to finalise his 23-player squad that he will take with him to the crucial and ultimately four stressful play off matches. One wild card is forgotten forward Nikita Rukavytsya…

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Sydney FC Book Spot In Westfield FFA Cup Semi News 

Sydney FC Book Spot In Westfield FFA Cup Semi

Sydney FC have booked their spot in the Westfield FFA Cup semi finals after a comfortable 2-0 victory over Melbourne City on Wednesday night at Leichhardt Oval. The win takes Sydney nearer to the prospect of holding all three A-League trophies simultaneously, however an ankle injury to Sydney captain Alex Brosque during the match could cast a cloud over the start of the A-League. Follow our betting tips here. During this rematch of last year’s final between the heavyweights, Sydney FC largely dominated the contest in front of a pre-season…

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Belconnen Utd Win 2017 Playstation4 NPL Capital Football Grand Final News 

Belconnen Utd Win 2017 Playstation4 NPL Capital Football Grand Final

Belconnen United stunned Canberra Olympic 2-1 to clinch the 2017 Playstation4 NPL Capital Football grand final at McKellar Park on Saturday in front of a raucous home crowd. Olympic who went into the game the favourite having finished 11 points clear in the league and chasing their third straight championship, started the match strong. However it was Olympic that dominated from start to finish with arguably their best performance of the season. Just after the half hour mark Jason Ugrinic cut a cross to Dustin Wells who calmly fired home…

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Socceroos To Face Playoffs News 

Socceroos To Face Playoffs

The Socceroos found out overnight that to qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals, they will have to go through the playoffs, after Ange Postecoglou’s men ended third in Group B. With the final automatic qualification spots and third places now finalised in Group A and B in the AFC, their fate was sealed when Saudi Arabia finished second, after Fahad al-Muwallad’s right-foot shot after 62 minutes secured their 1-0 win over Japan in Jeddah. This now leaves Australia with a dreaded two-leg home-and-away qualifying route through Asia and North…

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Socceroos Await Fate After 2-1 Victory Over Thailand News 

Socceroos Await Fate After 2-1 Victory Over Thailand

The Socceroos have come away from their final World Cup group stage match against Thailand, with a 2-1 victory at AAMI park on Tuesday. But their World Cup qualifying hopes hang in the balance for a further five hours, as they await the result of the Saudi Arabia v Japan match in Jeddah, requiring Japan to draw or beat the Saudis in order to go through, otherwise Australia has to go through a series of playoffs. Ange Postecoglou’s side dominated possession in Melbourne, racking up an astonishing 45 shots, with…

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Socceroos Need More Than A Win In Russia World Cup Qualifier News 

Socceroos Need More Than A Win In Russia World Cup Qualifier

As the Socceroos face Thailand Tuesday night in Melbourne, they know they need more than a win to stand any chance of qualifying for the Russia World Cup 2018. Even if they leave AAMI Park with a win they will be forced to wait until 5.30am AEST to find out the outcome of the tie between Saudi Arabia and Japan and subsequently their fate. Currently locked with the Green Falcons on 16 points, but trailing on goal difference, Australia will need to score at least 3 goals to put the…

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Victory Cruise Past Roar In Westfield FFA Cup Round of 32 News 

Victory Cruise Past Roar In Westfield FFA Cup Round of 32

Melbourne Victory cruised past Brisbane Roar 5-1 in the Westfield FFA Cup Round of 32 at Perry Park on Wednesday night on a bumpy pitch. It was yet another embarrassing defeat for the Roar who have only progressed past the round of 32 once in the four years of the competition, losing to Perth Glory in 2016 and Wanderers the previous year. Victory won the cup back in 2015 before losing to cross-town rivals Melbourne City 2-0 last year, but going by their performance thus far, could be set for…

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Melbourne City Boss Satisfied With Another Clean Sheet Uncategorized 

Melbourne City Boss Satisfied With Another Clean Sheet

New Melbourne City boss Warren Joyce has spoke of his satisfaction after his men registered another clean sheet, after beating Brisbane Premier League club Peninsula Power 2-0 in their Westfield FFA Cup match. This was the cup holders second clean sheet and sees them make their way into the last 16 after their victory over the side that plays three tiers below them. Peninsula Power could have gone ahead as early as the 16th minute when striker Charles Mendy got the better of a dozing City defence. But it was…

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Berejiklian Announces Les Murray To be Honoured With State Funeral News 

Berejiklian Announces Les Murray To be Honoured With State Funeral

Tributes have been flooding in from across the world after iconic football presenter Les Murray passed away on Monday at the age of 71, with NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announcing on Tuesday the football legend will be honoured with a State Funeral. There had been calls for a state funeral from Murray’s former colleagues and the federal Labor party for Murray dubbed ‘Mr Football.’ The Hungarian-born presenter who was born Laszlo Urge, but changed his name after it was frequently mispronounced, dedicated 35 years to football in Australia, beginning his…

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Adelaide Start Preseason With Comfortable 5-0 Victory News 

Adelaide Start Preseason With Comfortable 5-0 Victory

Adelaide United have started their pre-season off on a promising note, with a comfortable 5-0 win over White City, much to the delight of their new German coach Marco Kurz. The match at Marden Sports Complex on Wednesday night was mainly a one sided display against the State League 1 side, something that impressed the new manager who only took over the A-League side last month. Star recruits Ersan Gulum, Senegalese striker Baba Diawara and Johan Absalonsen were missing, the former two having only just arrived on Sunday before undergoing…

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