It’s been a disappointing week or so for Australian football following the failed bid to host the 2022 World Cup, and problems are also mounting domestically.
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FIFA president Sepp Blatter today announced that Russia and Qatar will host the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments following two days of presentations in Zurich.
Football in Australia has really taken off on the back of two successful World Cup campaigns for the national side, and the Central Coast Mariners look to have unearthed a gem in the form of Mustafa Amini.
It’s time to get down to the real business, the final sixteen of the World Cup. After what was nothing short of a group stage of disappointments in between a few shocks, the deadwood has been put to one side and the cream of the World Cup crop after left to fulfill our summer’s entertainment. […]
A superb battling performance from Australia against Serbia was not enough to progress to the knockout phase of the tournament as Germany and Ghana progressed from Group D.
Australia’s hopes of emulating their 2006 knockout stage appearance hangs by a thread after their 1-1 draw with Ghana in Group D today.
Having had my last accumulator rudely scuppered by a rather dull 0-0 draw between the Ivory Coast and Portugal, the World Cup duly decided to rub it in by allowing the Swiss to beat the favourites Spain and simultaneously splash a further helping of egg on my face. Despite this, I have come back for […]
Australia have to go back to the drawing board following their 4-0 drubbing by Germany last night, and Neil Sherwin believes that the buck stops firmly with the manager on this one. Yesterday’s radiant winter sunshine in Perth has been replaced by a dark and dreary morning that perfectly sums up how the mood of […]
1. Özil Rules The tabloid headlines tomorrow will be full of Oz puns, but they won’t be referring to Australia. Mesut Özil delivered upon the hype that has surrounded him in South Africa following a stellar season for Werder Bremen. Özil plundered his way to a man of the match performance on the right hand […]
Another day closer to the big kick off, and we’re back with the second part of our World Cup predictions. Who will be the biggest let down (country)? Kevin Coleman: Italy. I think they’ll struggle hugely for a side who only four years ago were on top of the world. Neil Sherwin: Portugal. They limped […]