Asia

Thursday, January 22, 2015

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The Socceroos romped into the last four of the Asian Cup at China's expense and their coach believes it is because of the rotation he had previously been given stick for

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The Samurai Blue or UAE await in the last four after the New York Red Bulls man scored two goals in the second half of Thursday's quarter-final

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The Frenchman has questioned his compatriot's decision to run for Fifa president and believes it's more of a publicity stunt

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The forward believes his nation have set the benchmark for the quality of their performances in the rest of the competition following their 2-0 win on Tuesday

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The Samurai Blue won all three group stage matches to reach the knockout stages, having played the same starting XI in each game

Wednesday, January 21, 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

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

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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

Monday, January 19, 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

Sunday, January 18, 2015

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With a place in the quarter-finals already secured, China made it three wins from three to march into the Asian Cup knockout stages