Friday, 17 October 2014
The ex-national team coach says the pressure will be on Australia but there are no guarantees Ange Postecoglou's team can get the job done on home soil
Thursday, 16 October 2014
The Melbourne Victory boss has thrown his support behind the national team coach after two disappointing results
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
The talisman believes two underwhelming friendlies against Gulf nations is a wake-up call ahead of January's tournament
One of the old heads in the national team set-up knows performances have to improve with a tournament on home soil coming up
After a string of mixed results, the knives are being sharpened as Ange Postecoglou approaches his one-year anniversary
The boss of the national team says it's his fault the men in green and gold have not been performing to the best of their ability
The men in green and gold struggled again in their second Gulf friendly, failing to threaten and conceding a soft goal
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Tim Cahill and Mark Bresciano are both in line for a return to the starting XI, as the coach prepares to shake things up
Monday, 13 October 2014
The A-League's match review panel has not looked kindly on McKay's rant at Ben Williams in the Roar's game against Adelaide on Sunday.
The Wanderers have bolstered their forward line with the capture of the speedster, who will return to the A-League after several seasons overseas.
The men in green and gold struggled in vain to hit the back of the net last time out, raising further concerns about the prospect of life after Tim Cahill
The experienced defender believes settling on a regular back four will help the national team shut out opponents far more often as the Asian Cup approaches
The German-based forward knows he needs to add firepower to his industrious displays in the national team front line
Saturday, 11 October 2014
A strong crowd at Allianz Stadium witnessed footballing royalty as David Villa earned City a point against an impressive Sydney outfit.
A late Mitchell Duke strike got the Mariners over the line against rivals Newcastle, and the Central Coast boss was full of praise for his side's ability to play the full 90 min...
The Newcastle coach admitted his side's inability to produce any real quality in the final third was their biggest downfall in their loss to the Mariners.
Shutting out the opposition was only of mild satisfaction to the national team coach, who felt his attack suffered from a lack of familiarity
Attacking intent and a natural finisher were conspicuous through their absence as the Socceroos laboured to a sweaty stalemate
There was no way through for Ange Postecoglou's men in a friendly played in tough conditions as valuable Asian Cup preparation
Thursday, 9 October 2014
Ange Postecoglou will hope to see his team run out relatively comfortable victors as they embark on a sequence of two winnable games