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World Cup: Australia travel with 27-man squad

The Socceroos arrived in South America with a 27-man squad and will play their final pre-tournament match against Croatia in Salvador, Brazil before their opening encounter with Chile in Cuiaba on 13 June. With three on-field players and one goal keeper to be trimmed it is a competition for places for the 23-man official World Cup […]

World Cup sides nearly decided as the European Play-Off spots are drawn

The European Play-Off Draw has been conducted and some power house sides have been draw to one-another. It will be tricky and will mean an exit for a few good sides. Three of the seeded teams will be playing at home in the first leg. Portugal and Sweden will meet each other and due to […]

Neymar’s Brazil – Confeds Final a preview of things to come

Brazil annihilated current world champions Spain 3-0 in the Confederations Cup final and sent out a clear message to the world. The message; “the giant has been awoken!” After only 2 minutes of the game Spain’s game plan was out the window. Fred opened the scoring whilst still planted on the ground scooping the ball […]

Socceroos clinch World Cup berth; Going to Brazil 2014

Australia will be participating in the World Cup in June and July 2014 in Brazil after overcoming a resilient Iraq outfit that kept them out the best part of 83 minutes in rainy Sydney. This win sparks celebrations around the city and country as the Socceroos now go to their third consecutive World Cup finals […]

World Cup: Japan and Australia draw – Frantic finish

A fast paced first half was a prelude to a frantic finish. Tommy Oar took the man-of-the-match and did himself a favour as the eyes and scouts of the world watched on. The World Cup Qualifier contested by experienced coaches Alberto Zaccheroni and Holger Osiek saw the points shared. The point was better for Japan […]

UCL Final: Borussia Dortmund has the tools and head to beat Bayern Munich

Borussia Dortmund will aim to assert their recent dominance over Bayern Munich later when the teams meet at London’s Wembley Stadium.  Prior to this season Dortmund was the leading team in Germany for the last two seasons. They did however finish 25 points behind the Bavarians this season, as the Bundesliga came to a close […]

Chelsea wins the Europa League – Whoever said this trophy meant nothing!

Chelsea overcame a fighting effort from Benfica in Amsterdam to secure the Europa League, their second European trophy in succession. Emotions got the better of Benfica players and fans alike and showed visibly to the viewers and the critics that this trophy actually is meaningful. The Europa League is a second tier European competition effectively […]

Two words, “Robert Lewandowski” – Real’s Tormentor

Two words, “Robert Lewandoski”. Madrid’s visit to Dortmund ended with the reality that they have to be perfect on the return leg or face extinction from this year’s Champions League competition. The night belonged to Lewandowski who scored four goals himself against Real. Tell me the last person to do that in Europe? Is there […]

Murder in Munich – Bayern over Barça

FC Bayern found the net four times to nail FC Barcelona to despair and leave a gigantic mess to clean up when the teams meet again next week in the Champions League Semi second leg. Barça had become roadkill or so it seemed as vultures fed on the carcass of the wounded animal. Was this really happening? […]