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News

/ 29 days ago

Betting scandal rocks Australia: A-League ban Ex-Chelsea player

Due to allegations that they manipulated yellow cards, three players from the A-League face a ban because of illegal betting. The New South Wales Police Organized Crime Squad Gaming Unit investigated the suspected gambling-related manipulation of yellow cards. As a result, Macarthur FC captain Ulises Davila, as well as Clayton Lewis, and Kearyn Baccas were […]

Where to find on TV

/ 134 days ago

Where to watch Australia vs South Korea on US TV

Here are all of the details of where you can watch Australia vs South Korea on US television and via legal streaming: WHO Australia vs South Korea WHAT AFC Asian Cup WHEN 10:30am ET / 7:30am PT • Friday, February 2, 2024 WHERE Paramount+ FREE TRIAL WATCH NOW Paramount+ is now offering a 7-day free […]

AFC

/ 135 days ago

Competitive 2023 AFC Asian Cup bringing joy amid the chaos

While Japan still tops the bookmaker’s list as favorites to lift the 2023 AFC Asian Cup trophy, this tournament has shown that the gap that has historically existed between the likes of Japan, South Korea, Australia and the rest of the Confederation, no longer exists. The vast majority of matches have been extremely competitive. The […]

AFC

/ 162 days ago

Asian Cup games to be streamed to viewers in the United States

All of the games from the Asian Cup, the continental competition for teams from the Asian Football Confederation, are fully available to viewers in the United States. The likes of Japan, South Korea, Qatar, and Australia are vying for the title. Qatar enters as the defending champion after reaching its first success in 2019. For […]

FIFA

/ 170 days ago

FIFA exempt from Women's World Cup tax while players pay big

A new report showed that players at the Women's World Cup in Australia, not FIFA, paid taxes on match earnings. FIFA reached an agreement with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) to not pay for earnings during the tournament. However, players in the competition paid up to 32.5% of their match fee income to the ATO. […]

Australia

/ 222 days ago

Australia in running to host 2029 FIFA Club World Cup

Australia is among the candidates to host the second edition of the FIFA Club World Cup. In 2025, the United States will host 32 clubs from across the world. Australia wants to be the second nation to host this tournament that is replacing the annual Club World Cup. Recently, Australia backed out of the bidding […]

FIFA World Cup

/ 228 days ago

Australia Passes on World Cup, Saudi Arabia named for 2034

Football Australia announced today that it would not be bidding to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup. In a statement, Football Australia said, "We have explored the opportunity to bid to host the FIFA World Cup and – having taken all factors into consideration – we have reached a conclusion not to do so for the […]

Australia

/ 246 days ago

England denies all Israel and Palestine flags at Wembley

Police are in full force outside of Wembley Stadium on Friday evening. The England national team is hosting Australia in a friendly at the arena. While friendlies tend to be fairly subdued, tension is building ahead of Friday's matchup. The Football Association (FA) revealed on Thursday that the England players will wear black armbands for […]

Australia

/ 254 days ago

FIFA offers Australia token gesture to bid for 2034 World Cup

FIFA has given Australia just 25 days to decide whether or not they want to host the 2034 World Cup. The move comes on the same day as Saudi Arabia announced their intentions to bid for the tournament. The world's governing body of the sport has allocated the 2034 World Cup to Asia/Oceania. James Johnson, […]

Australia

/ 301 days ago

Sweden beats Australia for Women's World Cup bronze

Sweden defeated co-hosts Australia by two goals on Saturday to take third place at the 2023 Women's World Cup. The victory means Sweden has collected bronze in back-to-back Women's World Cup tournaments. It is also the second consecutive major competition in which Australia finished fourth. The Matildas also ended fourth during the 2020 Olympics in […]

Australia

/ 304 days ago

England reach Women's World Cup final to face Spain

England advanced to the Women's World Cup final by beating co-hosts Australia early Wednesday. In what was a road match, the Lionesses endured a tough atmosphere to qualify for their first-ever final in tournament history. They will now set up a title match with a formidable Spain team that knocked off Sweden on Tuesday. Teams […]

Australia

/ 308 days ago

England, Australia advance to meet in Women's World Cup semis

Australia and England have set up a face off in the semifinals of the 2023 Women's World Cup thanks to victories on Saturday. The co-hosts grabbed their place in the final four by beating powerhouse France in a thrilling penalty shootout. England, on the other hand, completed a second-half comeback to finish off Colombia in […]

Australia

/ 308 days ago

Australia to make surprising Men's World Cup bid decision

Encouraged by FIFA's positive response to its co-hosting of the women's tournament, Australia is considering a candidacy for the 2034 Men's World Cup. Concerns over shady dealings led to just one vote from FIFA officials in a previous effort to award the 2022 men's tournament to Australia. Following a spate of corruption discoveries, FIFA implemented […]

Australia

/ 313 days ago

Australia, England among favorites moving to WWC quarterfinals

Australia and England both won their round of 16 clashes on Monday to advance to the Women's World Cup quarterfinals. England is into the last eight for the fifth-straight tournament, having reached the semifinals in each of the last two. Australia is back in the quarterfinals at the Women's World Cup after losing in the […]

USWNT

/ 316 days ago

7 players to watch in Women's World Cup

Now that the tournament has entered the Round of 16 stage, here are 7 players to watch in the Women's World Cup: 1. Teresa Abelleira (Spain) Never mind the fact that Spain is struggling more than ever with its embarrassing 4-0 loss to Japan. Real Madrid's Teresa Abelleira is tearing up New Zealand with her […]