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Manchester City Confirmed For 2015 International Champions Cup In Australia

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Reigning Premier League champions Manchester City have been confirmed as the second of three teams who will compete in the International Champions Cup, which will be held in July in Melbourne, Australia. Manchester City joins European champions Real Madrid as … Continue reading

Real Madrid To Participate In 2015 International Champions Cup In Australia

Posted on by Peter Quinn

Victoria sports minister Damien Drum has confirmed that Real Madrid will take part in next summer’s edition of the International Champions Cup (ICC) which will be held in Melbourne, Australia from July 18-24. The Spanish giants will be making their debut … Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Asian Soccer is on the Decline

Posted on by Gary O'Toole

After several years of hard work, grueling traveling schedules and thorough preparations, Asia produced four World Cup qualifiers – Japan, Australia, South Korea and Iran. The fact that none of these four sides picked up a victory in a combined … Continue reading

Australia 0-3 Spain: Match Highlights (VIDEO)

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The reigning World Champions Spain ended their meek title defense on a winning note with a 3-0 victory over Australia on Monday.

Spain vs Australia, Starting Lineups and World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

Today’s match between Australia and Spain gives the teams a chance to leave the tournament with pride. SEE MORE — Read the Australia against Spain World Cup preview. Where to watch – The game kicks off at 12 PM EST/9 … Continue reading

Australia vs. Spain Preview: Both Teams Playing For Pride

Posted on by Matt Walsh

Monday afternoon at Noon ET/9am PT and Tuesday morning at 2am (AEST), the Soccerroos, ranked third in their group, will face off against last-placed Spain in what will be both teams’ final match at the 2014 World Cup after being … Continue reading

A Bright Future Awaits for Valiant Socceroos

Posted on by Cronan Yu

The pride of a nation. Australia’s 2-3 defeat at the hands of the Netherlands was arguably their greatest result on the international stage, so much so that, for many fans, regardless of what the score line suggested, it felt like … Continue reading

Australia 2-3 Netherlands: Energetic Socceroos Put in Heroic Performance

Posted on by Ahmed Yussuf

Australia stunned the Dutch with their energetic start putting in the clichéd “heroic” performance. With expectation so low any semblance of direction would be seen as a positive. However, in the end the Netherlands prevailed by a 3-2 scoreline. The … Continue reading

Netherlands 3-2 Australia: Official Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

In one of the most entertaining games of the 2014 FIFA World Cup thus far, Australia shocked everyone by coming so close to victory against a spirited Netherlands side. After a sensational Tim Cahill goal (one of the best of … Continue reading

WATCH Tim Cahill Score A Sensational Goal For Australia Against Holland [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

Australia and New York Red Bulls striker Tim Cahill scored one of the goals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup so far with a perfectly taken volley that he hit with his first touch. The ball rocketed towards the net, … Continue reading

Netherlands vs Australia, Starting Lineups and World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller

For viewers in the United States, here’s where you can watch the game between Australia vs Netherlands (Noon ET/9am PT kickoff time). • English language: ESPN and WatchESPN • Spanish language: Univision, Univision Deportes Network and Univision online • Portuguese language: ESPN Deportes Starting line-ups: Holland: Cillessen; … Continue reading

Predicted Lineups for Netherlands vs Australia World Cup Game

Posted on by Gary O'Toole

The Netherlands and Australia will play their second game in the World Cup today. Both teams had very contrasting opening results thus far. While Australia were dispatched 3-1 by Chile, the Netherlands gave the performance of the tournament so far … Continue reading

Australia v Netherlands Preview: Socceroos Look to Continue Mastery of Dutch

Posted on by Matt Walsh
Netherlands' midfielder Wesley Sneijder

DETAILS Wednesday afternoon at 1pm (local time) and Thursday morning at 2am (AEST), the Socceroos will face off against the extremely confident Netherlands in what will be both teams’ second group match at the 2014 World Cup. The match will … Continue reading

Australia Contemplate Suing FIFA Due To Alleged Corrupt World Cup 2022 Bid Process

Posted on by Ben Weich

The Australian government are weighing up possible legal action to reclaim more than $38 million (USD) spent on the country’s unsuccessful bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, according to a report. Allegations are emerging that Qatar, who won … Continue reading

Chile 3-1 Australia: Socceroos Spirited Comeback Falls Short; Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Matthew Walsh

Chile have beaten Australia 3-1 despite a valiant effort from the Socceroos. Australia dominated possession and created more chances in the second half. Two very early goals through Sanchez and Valdivia were responsible for putting Chile in front to stay. … Continue reading

Chile vs Australia, World Cup Group Stage: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris

For readers in the United States, what a treat this is to watch a World Cup match during primetime instead of early morning hours. After a brilliant day of soccer, here we go. Chile against Australia. Everyone is convinced the … Continue reading

Predicted Line-Ups For Chile Against Socceroos

Posted on by Andrew Jones

The saying “When it rains, it pours” must be reverberating in the mind of Australian manager, Ange Postecoglou, at the moment. Already beset with the worst draw imaginable in Group B, the 48-year-old manager has witnessed the loss of two … Continue reading

Australia and Chile Preview: Socceroos and La Roja Face Off in Group B Clash

Posted on by Matt Walsh

Friday evening at 6pm ET and Saturday morning at 8am (AEST), the Socceroos face off against South American speedsters Chile in what will be both teams’ opening group match at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The match will be … Continue reading