Soccer

Sun 17 Jun 2018

Danes make wasteful Peru pay heavy price

Danes make wasteful Peru pay heavy price

DENMARK have put the pressure on the Socceroos to come up with wins in their remaining group games after Yussuf Poulsen scored winner against Peru.

Socceroos coach: ‘He didn’t know’

Socceroos coach: ‘He didn’t know’

BERT van Marwijk has remarkably accused the referee of being unsure about the penalty that cost Australia victory against France.

Blue murder: Aussies cry foul over Cup controversy

Blue murder: Aussies cry foul over Cup controversy

SOCCEROOS stars have vented over a controversial moment that robbed them of any hope of bagging a point against France.

Sat 16 Jun 2018

Socceroo digs deep to get family and friends to Russia

premium_icon Socceroo digs deep to get family and friends to Russia

A 26-strong group of Mat Ryan's family and friends have arrived in Kazan to watch the Socceroos — and most of them are there thanks to Ryan’s generosity

World Cup viewing from Australia in limbo

World Cup viewing from Australia in limbo

WORLD Cup fans in Australia fear they will continue to miss tournament matches amid an outcry over streaming issues with Optus Sport — the exclusive broadcaster for...

France wary of ‘quality’ Socceroos

France wary of ‘quality’ Socceroos

France enter their opening World Cup encounter against the Socceroos as the red-hot favourite, but their coach doesn’t like the tag

'I'll cheer loud enough they'll hear me in Russia'

'I'll cheer loud enough they'll hear me in Russia'

The Rose family will be happy to lose sleep cheering on the Socceroos during the FIFA World Cup.

Thompson: Looking for a star to shine at World Cup

premium_icon Thompson: Looking for a star to shine at World Cup

Fox Sports' Archie Thompson hoping for Socceroo to take centre stage.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Russian World Cup presents dangers for LGBT fans

Russian World Cup presents dangers for LGBT fans

It’s one of the most positive events in the world, but there’s a sinister side to the World Cup that authorities want to keep quiet

Advance Australia: Moore gives Socceroos a fighting chance

premium_icon Advance Australia: Moore gives Socceroos a fighting chance

Socceroos can reach last 16, says ex-Socceroos defender Craig Moore.

Freak Ronaldo sends World Cup berserk on day two

Freak Ronaldo sends World Cup berserk on day two

Hours after being hit with a $29 million fine, Cristiano Ronaldo bounced back with a stunning powerplay sending Cup fans bananas

Russia stuns with opening assault at the World Cup

Russia stuns with opening assault at the World Cup

Russia gets the World Cup off to a stunning start on home soil with a 5-0 demolition of Saudi Arabia, but may have lost a key playmaker to injury

BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Can the Aussies survive the group?

premium_icon BEHIND THE SPORTS DESK: Can the Aussies survive the group?

CUP FEVER: Will the Socceroos make it out of the World Cup group stage in Russia? Or is it just another year of underperforming for the Aussies?

Risdon’s remarkable journey on the road to Russia

premium_icon Risdon’s remarkable journey on the road to Russia

A DECISION at age 14 to leave the family home set Josh Risdon on a remarkable path to a Socceroos career, a World Cup berth and a battle with the world’s most...

Bert’s Battlers: Rejects driving Socceroos’ Cup dream

premium_icon Bert’s Battlers: Rejects driving Socceroos’ Cup dream

FOR everyone who has been told they’re not good enough — your inspiration at this World Cup is the Socceroos and their rag-tag bunch of rejects carrying the hopes...

Putin basks in glory after Russia's incredible start to Cup

premium_icon Putin basks in glory after Russia's incredible start to Cup

VLADIMIR Putin welcomed the world to Russia on Friday morning (EST) for the first game in the 2018 World Cup. And the hosts got into the spirit of things with a...

Kewell’s three-word Socceroos warning

Kewell’s three-word Socceroos warning

HARRY Kewell has exposed a World Cup weakness ahead of the Socceroos’ opener — but he knows we can shock the world.

How Roo Ryan learned to stand tall

premium_icon How Roo Ryan learned to stand tall

PEOPLE often told Mat Ryan that he was too small to be a goalkeeper. But two of the world’s finest shotstoppers showed him the way to becoming Australia’s No.1.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

No Russian into sex please

No Russian into sex please

AS MILLIONS are expected to visit Russia for the World Cup, one politician is warning that nothing good will come out of the inappropriate behaviour of Russian...

FFA backs move to award 2026 World Cup to USA-Canada-Mexico

FFA backs move to award 2026 World Cup to USA-Canada-Mexico

FFA chairman Steven Lowy says confidence in FIFA’s voting procedures has been restored after the success of joint USA-Canada-Mexico bid for the 2026 World Cup

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