Australia football

2022 Qatar World Cup: Japan, Australia placed in Group B for last round of Asian qualifiers

South Korea, seeking a 10th consecutive World Cup appearance, is the only team from the eastern zone in Group A, which also includes Iran, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon.

published on : 1st July 2021

Australia legend Tim Cahill retires from all forms of football

The former Everton and Millwall attacker, who retired from international football in November, said he is planning a move into coaching.

published on : 29th March 2019

Australia's record goalscorer Tim Cahill retires from national team after FIFA World Cup in Russia

The former Everton striker, one of the finest players to come out of Australia, did not say if he would continue playing club football.

published on : 17th July 2018

Australia's coach Bert van Marwijk says 'last part of puzzle' missing at FIFA World Cup

Australia must beat Peru on Tuesday to have any chance of going further.

published on : 21st June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Mile Jedinak levels but Australia held to a draw by Denmark

With just one point from two games, the Socceroos' chances of advancing in Russia now appear slim.

published on : 21st June 2018

Australia head to FIFA World Cup 'buzzing' after Hungary win

The biggest positive for Australia was 19-year-old Daniel Arzani, who scored just 67 seconds after he was introduced as a substitute in the 73rd minute.

published on : 10th June 2018

Chief coach Bert van Marwijk pays for own coaching team with Australia

His decision came after Football Federation Australia informed him they did not have the budget to hire a large team of new assistants.

published on : 8th June 2018

Australia's Tim Cahill defiant as fourth FIFA World Cup looms

Cahill is the Socceroos' all-time top scorer, with 50 goals, and has 105 caps for Australia, a record for an outfield player.

published on : 5th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Australia coach Bert van Marwijk rates graft over glamour

Van Marwijk's reputation as a tournament specialist was tarnished at Euro 2012, when his Dutch side failed to win a game.

published on : 30th May 2018

'We can do better', says Australia gaffer Bert van Marwijk after 4-1 Norway loss

Australia coach Bert van Marwijk watched his new charges lose 4-1 to Norway on a freezing night in Oslo on Friday.

published on : 24th March 2018

Tim Cahill gets nod in Bert van Marwijk's first Australia squad

Cahill, Australia's most prolific international scorer with 50 goals, left the domestic A-League in January to join Millwall.

published on : 6th March 2018

Five key moments in ex-Australia coach Ange Postecoglou's career

Ange Postecoglou quit on Wednesday as Socceroos coach a week after Australia beat Honduras to qualify for 2018 World Cup.

published on : 22nd November 2017

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou quits ahead of football World Cup

An emotional Postecoglou said he will not take Australia to the World Cup next year after a lengthy qualification campaign.

published on : 22nd November 2017

Australia Tim Cahill sparks exit talk as 'Jedi Master' hailed

Tim Cahill said he had to make some big decisions on the level of where he's playing at and what he's going to do.

published on : 16th November 2017