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Roar Announce ActronAir’s Two-year Deal Uncategorized 

Roar Announce ActronAir’s Two-year Deal

  Brisbane Roar FC have announced the signing of their new two-year-deal with proudly Australian company, ActronAir. The largest locally owned air conditioning manufacturer in Australia, with award winning energy efficiency and performance and have signed with the Roar for the 2018/19 and beyond, to be the club’s new Principal and front-of-shirt partner for the Hyundai A-League team. “As a proudly Australian company that prides ourselves on high quality and consistent performance, the opportunity for ActronAir to partner with one of Queensland’s success stories was too good to pass up,”…

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Bert van Marwijk Disappointed Socceroos Didn’t Take 3 Points Uncategorized 

Bert van Marwijk Disappointed Socceroos Didn’t Take 3 Points

Australia’s World Cup 2018 hopes are still alive after Thursday’s 1-1 draw with Denmark, but the Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk says he’s disappointed the Socceroos didn’t take all three points against Denmark. The Socceroos fell behind in the 7th minute after Christian Eriksen put Denmark ahead with a well taken strike after from Nicolai Jorgensen’s flick from just inside the penalty area. The Danes dominated the early stage of the game but in the 37th minute Australia were handed a lifeline. Matthew Leckie’s header was blocked by the flailing…

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Socceroos Go Down 2-1 To France In Their World Cup Game Uncategorized 

Socceroos Go Down 2-1 To France In Their World Cup Game

The Socceroos have frustratingly failed to bring away any points from their first game of the World Cup at Russia’s Kazan Arena as they went down 2-1 to France. The opening Group C game involved a controversial video assistant referee (VAR) decision, which was used for the first time in World Cup history. The game opened with France’s Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Paul Pogba all having shots on target within the first five minutes. But the first half turned promising for Australia with the first and only real chance,…

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Bert van Marwijk Says Key To Victory Over France Is To Be ‘Very Well-organised’ Uncategorized 

Bert van Marwijk Says Key To Victory Over France Is To Be ‘Very Well-organised’

As the Socceroos prepare to face a talented French side on Saturday in a must watch match for any Australian, Australia coach Bert van Marwijk says the key to victory over France is to be ‘very well-organised.’ The national team face one of the favourites in their opening match on the world’s biggest sporting stage, ranked almost 30 spots higher than themselves and a team that includes Antoine Griezmann and Paul Pogba considered among the best in the world. But it’s reported that it is the French that are concerned…

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Berisha Besart Helps Melbourne Victory Thrash Central Coast Mariners 5-2 Uncategorized 

Berisha Besart Helps Melbourne Victory Thrash Central Coast Mariners 5-2

Melbourne Victory thrashed Central Coast Mariners 5-2 on Sunday at AAMI Park, with Besart Berisha scoring 3 of the 5 goals. Berisha scored his first hat-trick in 15 months to now boast 11 goals in his last eight games against the Mariners. During the week the 32-year-old Kosovo international had attracted criticism over his poor reaction to being subbed off for Kenny Athiu against Kawasaki Frontale in the Asian Champions League. His response was a perfect hat-trick of left, right and headed efforts and afterwards he told reporters, that he…

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Melbourne City Boss Satisfied With Another Clean Sheet News 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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Melbourne City Demolish Newcastle Jets 4-0 Uncategorized 

Melbourne City Demolish Newcastle Jets 4-0

A dominant Melbourne City demolished Newcastle Jets 4-0 at AAMI Park Saturday night, to consolidate third spot of the Hyundai A-League table. City dominated from the start, but the first chance of the game went to the Jets when Andrew Nabbout was playing through on goal but his shot over Thomas Sorensen screwed past the outside of the right post. City striker Tim Cahill opened the scoring with a trademark header in the 12th minute, after Josh Rose whipped in a cross to the six-yard line where the Socceroo legend…

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Danny Vukovic About To Become Hyundai A-League’s Most Capped Player News Uncategorized 

Danny Vukovic About To Become Hyundai A-League’s Most Capped Player

Danny Vukovic is about to become the Hyundai A-League’s most capped player, yet he has admitted he is still learning after his move to Melbourne Victory. The goalkeeper’s Saturday night game in his first Melbourne Derby will mark his 229th match for in the A-League, playing at the Etihad Stadium. This means he will overtake his former team mate John Hutchinson, to stand alone at the top of most games played in the competition. “I think it’s something I’ll look back on (later in my career),” Vukovic said on Wednesday….

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The Sudden Downfall of Australian Soccer Uncategorized 

The Sudden Downfall of Australian Soccer

The game of soccer began some hundred and thirty years ago in Australia. Though the first match on record seems to be the one played between Wanderers and the King’s School, some new evidence begs to differ. Back then, Australian soccer seemed to gain popularity with huge crowds attending matches. And suddenly BOOM! Everything seemed to go for a toss. So, what exactly happened? The downfall of Australian soccer dates back to the Second World war as well as the Great Depression. The Australian authorities at that time seemed to…

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