OZ exit Confederations Cup

SYDNEY (27 June 2017) โ€“ Australia exited the FIFA Confederations Cup on Sunday despite securing an impressive 1-1 draw with South American champions Chile. Knowing that only a win by two goals or more would secure their passage through the semi-finals, Australia went ahead on 42 minutes at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow when Robbie…

Milligan earns draw for Australia

SYDNEY (23 June 2017) – Mark Milliganโ€™s second half penalty earned Australia a 1-1 draw with Cameroon on Thursday to keep alive their feint hopes of progressing to the FIFA Confederations Cup semi-finals. ustralia began the game brightly, but it was Cameroon who, after eventually establishing a foothold in the game, went ahead after Andre-Frank…

Brazil blast OZ in Melbourne

MELBOURNE (14 June 2017) – The world’s number one team Brazil demolished Australia 4-0 fired by a Diego Souza goal after just 12 seconds in their international friendly in Melbourne on Tuesday. The Socceroos held the five-times World Cup champions to 1-0 at half-time but the dazzling Brazilians ripped apart the home defence with three…

Argentina edge Brazil in Melbourne

MELBOURNE (9 June 2017) – Argentina gained a confidence-boosting 1-0 win over Brazil in their Superclasico in Melbourne Friday ahead of their make-or-break World Cup qualifiers later in the year. A goal from Sevilla defender Gabriel Mercado right on half-time proved the eventual winner as Argentina matched the world’s number one ranked Brazilians before 95,000…

OZ win five-goal thriller

ADELAIDE (9 June 2017) โ€“ Australia edged a five-goal thriller against Saudi Arabia on Thursday as Ange Postecoglouโ€™s Socceroos pulled themselves back into contention for an automatic berth at the FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next year. Tom Rogic fired a blistering effort into the top corner 64 minutes into the second-half to give…