Australia Features

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Tim Cahill makes return ahead of World Cup

ESPN staff | April, 17 2014

Tim Cahill has handed Australia a fitness boost ahead of the World Cup after making his first appearance for New York Red Bulls following three weeks out with a hamstring injury. • Ultimate XI: Brazil 2014 • Macintosh: How to pick Ca...

Group B: Predictions and Preview

John Brewin | December, 6 2013

Group A | Group C | Group D | Group E | Group F | Group G | Group H Overview Winning this group is a necessity for any team with designs on reaching the latter stages. Second place almost certainly will mean having to play Brazil in the seco...

Del Bosque: No Spain complacency

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | December, 6 2013

Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque said it could have been worse after La Roja were drawn against Holland, Chile and Australia in the group phase of next summer’s World Cup. • Brewin: Group B predictions and preview The reigning champ...

Australia Kit: Through the years

Chris Atkins | December, 4 2013

Design: Green and Gold are Australia's national colours when it comes to sports teams and football is no exception. At present, a yellow shirt is offset with a vertical green stripe running through the federation logo, with green shorts and yellow ...

FIFA rankings: Portugal up 9 spots, England fall Video

ESPN staff | November, 28 2013

Portugal have moved up to fifth in the monthly FIFA rankings after Cristiano Ronaldo's goals helped the country beat Sweden in the World Cup playoffs. • World Cup draw simulator Portugal jumped nine places in the standings following their...

Del Piero defends Lucas Neill for crowd outburst

ESPN staff | November, 20 2013

Alessandro Del Piero says the recent actions of Australia captain Lucas Neill are understandable given the pressure on him at the moment. Neill came in for criticism after swearing and yelling at a portion of the crowd during the Socceroos' 1-...

Kruse named Australian Footballer of the Year

ESPN staff | November, 13 2013

Bayer Leverkusen forward Robbie Kruse has been named Australian Footballer of the Year. Kruse, 25, becomes the youngest player to win the award, recognised for a strong debut season in the Bundesliga which saw him move from Dusseldorf to Lever...

Schwarzer quits Socceroos

ESPN staff | November, 6 2013

Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has announced his retirement from international football, seven months out from the 2014 World Cup. #INSERT type:image caption:Mark Schwarzer has departed the international scene. END# Schwarzer, 41, wo...

Postecoglou appointed Australia boss

ESPN staff | October, 23 2013

Football Federation Australia have named Ange Postecoglou as the new Socceroos coach. #INSERT type:image caption:Postecoglou will see Australia through to the 2018 World Cup. END# • Brooks: Postecoglou's challenge The Mel...

Brooks: Postecoglou's challenge

Rob Brooks | October, 23 2013

Rob Brooks: New Australia boss Ange Postecoglou faces a number of challenges in taking on the national team role.

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