Asia

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Uli Stielike's men edged them out of contention to qualify for the World Cup last summer but their head coach has promised a memorable win in the Asian Cup last eight

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A potential semi-final against Japan awaits the winners of Thursday's clash in Brisbane, with the Chinese having won the last two encounters between the sides

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The Eredivisie-based forward and one of the last survivng members of the golden generation could yet have an important role to play in Australia's quest for silverware

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The club coached by Ernie Merrick are reportedly playing hardball over interest in the 2014-15 A-League's leading scorer

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The former England international is hoping to earn an extension to his current contract but, with the future far from certain, is keeping his options open

Tuesday, 20 January 2015

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The Mexican was impressed by the efforts of his star playmaker, who has struggled for form at club level and endured an international goal drought in the last six months

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Two second-half strikes ensured the middle-eastern nation advanced to the knockout stages of the Asian Cup

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The attacking pair found the back of the net in either half as the Samurai Blue topped Group D ahead of second-placed Iraq

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The energetic defender has backed himself to remain available during the remaining matches of the tournament following the withdrawal of his likely replacement

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The German-based forward has predicted another intense performance from the men in green and gold in their crucial quarter-final clash in Queensland

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We examine the records of the two coaches whose decisions will go a long way to deciding the outcome of the eagerly anticipated quarter-final clash between Australia and China

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We revisit the most recent clashes between the men in green and gold and the sleeping giant of Asian football ahead of their crucial showdown in Queensland

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The in-demand custodian is gratified by reports tipping him with a switch to the Merseyside giants, but insists his priority remains the national team

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After missing out on Tomi Juric, a Chinese Super League side have reportedly turned their attention to a fellow Socceroos forward

Monday, 19 January 2015

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The two sides had already secured their place in the quarter-finals but it was Quieroz's men who sealed top spot in Group C

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Both sides were already out of the tournament but it was Bahrain who at least salvaged some pride thanks to the goalkeeper's embarrassing error

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Keisuke Honda was handed a fine for comments about officials after the 4-0 win over Palestine, with the nation hoping for a more balanced refereeing performance in their next game

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The Frenchman could miss out on the chance to battle Sepp Blatter for the presidency of the world governing body if he fails to gain support from FA heads