Latest World Cup Qualifying - AFC News

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AFC WCQ: Australia, South Korea close on finals

June, 11 2013

Australia are 90 minutes from at place at the World Cup finals after thrashing Jordan 4-0 in Melbourne.

Australia's Neill wary of Jordan in WCQ

ESPN staff | June, 10 2013

Australia captain Lucas Neill insists his side cannot take Jordan lightly in their World Cup qualifier in Melbourne on Tuesday evening.

WCQ AFC: Japan first to qualify for Brazil 2014

June, 4 2013

Japan became the first nation to book their place at next year's World Cup finals on Tuesday thanks to Keisuke Honda's injury time penalty.

Honda, Nagatomo back for crunch Australia clash

ESPN staff | May, 23 2013

Yuto Nagatomo and Keisuke Honda have returned to the Japan squad to face Australia on June 4 after recovering from injury.

Kennedy back for Socceroos

ESPN staff | May, 23 2013

Socceroos coach Holger Osieck has recalled towering forward Josh Kennedy for the crunch June World Cup qualifiers against Japan, Jordan and Iraq.

Miyatomo: Japan can reach 2014 WC quarters

ESPN staff | April, 24 2013

Former Japan captain Tsuneyasu Miyatomo believes his nation can win the World Cup within the next 20 years, and predicts the Samurai Blue will qualify for the quarter-finals of next year's tournament in Brazil.

Bahrain FA chief responds to allegations

ESPN staff | April, 19 2013

A candidate running for the role as president of the Asian Football Confederation has hit out at claims that he colluded in a crackdown on human rights abuses in Bahrain.

FFA chief: Pressure is on Socceroos coach

ESPN staff | March, 28 2013

Australia coach Holger Osieck is a man under pressure, the chief of the country's Football Federation (FFA) has said.

FFA: Socceroos boss Osieck under review

March, 28 2013

David Gallop says Holgier Osieck understands that he's under immense pressure to guide Australia to the 2014 World Cup.

AFC WCQ: Holman strike saves Australia

ESPN staff | March, 26 2013

Australia and Oman played out a 2-2 draw in Sydney on Tuesday evening, with Aston Villa striker Brett Holman salvaging a point for the home side five minutes from time.

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