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Tim Cahill of Australia celebrates his goal during the International Friendly match between Australia and Ecuador at The Den on March 5, 2014
FIFA investigating 'sponsored' Tim Cahill celebration
A FIFA spokesman confirms that Tim Cahill's celebration after scoring an extra-time winner for Australia against Syria is being investigated.
Oct 12, 17:46
Tim Cahill of Australia celebrates his goal during the International Friendly match between Australia and Ecuador at The Den on March 5, 2014
Tim Cahill wins 100th cap for Australia
Versatile forward Tim Cahill wins his 100th cap for Australia after starting their Confederations Cup group match against Chile.
Jun 25, 16:38
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Saudi Arabia escape punishment over minute's silence snub
FIFA rules that Saudi Arabia will face no disciplinary action for declining to take part in a minute's silence for the victims of the London terrorist attack.
Jun 9, 22:42
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Saudi Arabia fail to take part in minute's silence for London terror attack
The Saudi Arabia football team fail to line up and take part in a minute's silence for the victims of the London Bridge terror attack prior to their match with Australia.
Jun 8, 14:36
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Everton's Gethin Jones considering Australia switch
A report claims that Australia want to poach Everton defender Gethin Jones from under the nose of Wales.
Dec 1, 21:00
Marcus Rashford in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Aston Villa on April 16, 2016
Mile Jedinak wary of Marcus Rashford threat
Australia captain Mile Jedinak admits that he is wary of the threat posed by England new boy Marcus Rashford ahead of their friendly at the Stadium of Light.
May 26, 22:10
Marcus Rashford is all smiles during an England training session on May 25, 2016
Marcus Rashford to start against Australia
England manager Roy Hodgson confirms that 18-year-old striker Marcus Rashford is likely to be handed his full international debut against Australia.
May 26, 19:21
Roy Hodgson manager of England looks on prior to the UEFA EURO 2016 Group E qualifying match between England and Estonia at Wembley on October 9, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
England to host Australia in friendly?
England will reportedly warm up for this summer's European Championships with a friendly against Australia in the North-East.
Feb 2, 11:33
The England slips celebrate as Australia captain Michael Clarke reacts after being caught during day four of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 11, 2015
Australia declare on 254-2
Australia declare on 254-2 on the fourth day of the second Ashes Test at Lord's, leaving England with a target of 509 to win.
Jul 19, 12:59
Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger celebrates with the World Cup trophy on July 13, 2014.
Bastian Schweinsteiger: 'We must play like World Cup winners'
Bastian Schweinsteiger urges Germany to produce a performance worthy of their status as World Cup winners against Australia.
Mar 24, 22:10
Mathew Leckie of Australia in action during the Asian Cup Semi Final match between the Australian Socceroos and the United Arab Emirates at Hunter Stadium on January 27, 2015
Mathew Leckie eyes Germany upset
Australia striker Mathew Leckie says that his country are no longer seen as pushovers ahead of their meeting with World Cup holders Germany.
Mar 23, 22:50
Australia coach Ange Postecoglou stands on the touchline during his side's match against South Africa on May 26, 2014.
Australia boss Ange Postecoglou eyes World Cup impact
Australia boss Ange Postecoglou eyes further glory following his side's triumph in the Asian Cup.
Jan 31, 15:19
Tim Cahill of Australia celebrates his goal during the International Friendly match between Australia and Ecuador at The Den on March 5, 2014
Tim Cahill: 'South Korea favourites to lift Asian Cup'
Tim Cahill acknowledges that Australia face one of their "most difficult games" when they come up against South Korea in the Asian Cup final on Saturday.
Jan 29, 06:15
Australia coach Ange Postecoglou stands on the touchline during his side's match against South Africa on May 26, 2014.
Ange Postecoglou ready for 'biggest game ever'
Australia manager Ange Postecoglou says that it will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for his country to win the Asian Cup.
Jan 27, 20:55
Tim Cahill of Australia celebrates his goal during the International Friendly match between Australia and Ecuador at The Den on March 5, 2014
Tim Cahill remains positive despite defeat in Asian Cup
Australia skipper Tim Cahill remains positive despite being beaten by South Korea in their final group game of the Asian Cup.
Jan 18, 06:02
Mark Schwarzer of Chelsea during the Capital One Cup third round match between Swindon Town and Chelsea at the County Ground on September 24, 2013
Mark Schwarzer claims A-League is an 'easy way out' for players
Mark Schwarzer believes that the A-League is a "way out" and is not helping the Australia national team improve.
Jan 12, 06:31
Mile Jedinak in action for Crystal Palace on October 25, 2014
Mile Jedinak ruled out of Oman Asia Cup clash
Australia manager Ange Postecoglou reveals that captain Crystal Palace's Mile Jedinak will sit out their Asia Cup clash against Oman after picking up an ankle injury.
Jan 11, 07:19
Australia captain Michael Clarke leaves the field after being dismissed by Stuart Broad of England during day one of the First Ashes Test match on November 21, 2013
Alex Kountouris: 'Michael Clarke could return for India Test'
Michael Clarke's injury is 'not as dramatic' as initially feared, and the Australia skipper could make his return to the side against India next month.
Nov 20, 07:21
Mile Jedinak of Crystal Palace levels the scores at 1-1 as he scores from the penalty spotduring the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on September 21, 2014
Neil Warnock: Crystal Palace "will miss" Mile Jedinak
Crystal Palace "will miss" Mile Jedinak when he leaves for the Asian Cup in January, according to manager Neil Warnock.
Sep 30, 14:55
Chris Herd of Australia is challenged by Steven Defour during International friendly match between Belgium and Australia at Stade de Sclessin on September 4, 2014
Brad Smith: 'Australia debut was a dream come true'
Liverpool prospect Brad Smith reveals his delight after making his "dream" debut for Australia.
Sep 6, 17:51
Belgium's team line-up for the game with Argentina on July 5, 2014
Belgium, Australia exchange pre-match Twitter banter
Belgium and Australia exchange pre-match banter through their official Twitter accounts ahead of their friendly in Liege.
Sep 4, 11:59
Australia forward Tim Cahill volleys home the equaliser against the Netherlands during their World Cup Group B game in Porto Alegre on June 18, 2014
Ronaldo: 'Tim Cahill strike was best'
Former Brazil international Ronaldo believes that Tim Cahill's volley against the Netherlands has been the best goal of the World Cup so far.
Jul 6, 14:00
Head coach Vicente Del Bosque of Spain faces the media during a press conference ahead of their international friendly match against Bolivia at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium on May 29, 2014
Vicente del Bosque 'puzzled by Spain World Cup exit'
Spain's World Cup exit is difficult to explain, according to head coach Vicente del Bosque.
Jun 22, 22:55
Head coach Vicente Del Bosque of Spain faces the media during a press conference ahead of their international friendly match against Bolivia at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium on May 29, 2014
Vicente del Bosque: 'Australia game important'
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque wants his side to end their disappointing 2014 World Cup on a positive note.
Jun 22, 16:19
Fulham manager Felix Magath reacts as his side are relegated following their defeat in the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Fulham at the Britannia Stadium on May 3, 201
Report: Fulham to sign Jason Davidson
A report claims that Fulham have won the race to sign Australia left-back Jason Davidson.
Jun 22, 14:46
Mark Bresciano in action for Australia against Italy on June 26, 2006.
Mark Bresciano doubtful for Australia
Australia midfielder Mark Bresciano reveals that he is likely to miss Monday's World Cup clash with Spain through injury.
Jun 22, 13:34
Barcelona's defender Gerard Pique celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Levante UD vs FC Barcelona at the Ciutat de Valencia Stadium in Valencia on January 19, 2014
Gerard Pique forced to depart Spain training
An abductor injury could see Barcelona centre-back Gerard Pique miss Spain's World Cup Group B clash with Australia on Monday.
Jun 22, 13:14
Australia forward Tim Cahill volleys home the equaliser against the Netherlands during their World Cup Group B game in Porto Alegre on June 18, 2014
Australia's Tim Cahill "proud" of wonder goal
Australia's former Everton attacker Tim Cahill admits that his spectacular volley in the World Cup defeat to Netherlands is among the best goals of his career.
Jun 20, 09:36
Netherlands winger Arjen Robben scores the first goal of the World Cup Group B match against Australia in Porto Alegre on June 18, 2014
Arjen Robben: 'We were sloppy against Australia'
Arjen Robben of the Netherlands says that his side did not play well enough, particularly in the first half, against Australia.
Jun 19, 14:00
Australia forward Tim Cahill volleys home the equaliser against the Netherlands during their World Cup Group B game in Porto Alegre on June 18, 2014
Tim Cahill: "It was an amazing performance"
Australia forward Tim Cahill believes that his side will have earned a lot of respect following their narrow defeat to the Netherlands in their World Cup clash.
Jun 19, 00:10
Australia forward Tim Cahill volleys home the equaliser against the Netherlands during their World Cup Group B game in Porto Alegre on June 18, 2014
Tim Cahill: 'Volley felt right to hit'
Tim Cahill says that his wonder goal for Australia against the Netherlands today "just felt so right to hit".
Jun 18, 23:10
Netherlands' forward Memphis Depay is congratulated after scoring during a Group B football match between Australia and the Netherlands at the Beira-Rio Stadium in Porto Alegre during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 18, 2014
Ange Postecoglou laments "heartbreaking" defeat
Ange Postecoglou describes Australia's 3-2 defeat to the Netherlands as "heartbreaking".
Jun 18, 22:24
Netherlands winger Arjen Robben scores the first goal of the World Cup Group B match against Australia in Porto Alegre on June 18, 2014
Arjen Robben: Netherlands took a "big step" to last 16
Arjen Robben says that the Netherlands took a "big step" into the second round of the World Cup by beating Australia.
Jun 18, 20:24
Tim Cahill of Australia celebrates scoring his teams first goal with teammate Mark Milligan during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Chile and Australia at Arena Pantanal on June 13, 2014
Mark Milligan ruled out for Australia
Australia midfielder Mark Milligan is ruled out of his side's World Cup match with the Netherlands with a hamstring injury.
Jun 18, 06:31
Australia coach Ange Postecoglou stands on the touchline during his side's match against South Africa on May 26, 2014.
Ange Postecoglou: 'Australia won't sit back against Netherlands'
Ange Postecoglou insists that Australia will not sit back and defend in their World Cup encounter with Spain tomorrow.
Jun 17, 21:15
Mark Bresciano in action for Australia against Italy on June 26, 2006.
Mark Bresciano: 'Australia won't be overawed against the Netherlands'
Australia's Mark Bresciano insists that the team will not be overawed when they take on the Netherlands at the World Cup on Wednesday.
Jun 17, 12:46



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