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09
May

RYAN KEEN TO PROVE GOALKEEPING TALENTS

Australia senior national team skipper Mat Ryan has said he's eager to prove that he's still the real deal as he continues to play second fiddle to Alex Remiro at Real Sociedad in the Spanish La Liga. In a recent interview conducted as he turned 30 earlier this month, the Australia international said he doesn’t see himself as a number two. The Australia shot stopper is keen not to let the lack of game time at Real Sociedad affect his confidence especially in a World Cup year as he's eager to show his goalkeeping talents.

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26
Apr

TOURE AND D'ARRIGO BECOME LATEST ABSENTEES FOR UNITED ALM

Injury-ravaged Adelaide United will be searching for their first win in five A-League Men outings when they host Macarthur FC on Friday night. It's been a brutal run for the Reds not made any easier by the absence of Mohamed Toure, who could miss the rest of the season after dislocating his shoulder after tangling with Melbourne Victory defenders last time out.

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29
Mar

HOW NOTTINGHAM FOREST STAR IS FARING IN AUSTRALIA

Nottingham Forest outcast Carl Jenkinson signed for Australian A-League side Melbourne City on loan in January. Despite the 30-year-old being told he was free to leave in the summer, Jenkinson had to wait until January before sealing his temporary exit away from the City Ground.

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16
Mar

ABAKRI ACCEPTS FIRST INTERNATIONAL CALL-UP TO AFGHANISTAN

Former Australia U-17 international Rahmat Akbari is about to transition to the country of his birth, with Afghanistan calling up the A-League midfielder for a camp in Turkey later this month. Akbari - who has made 50 A-League Men appearances for Brisbane since his debut in 2018 - has been courted by the world’s 150th-ranked nation for three years. The ex-Joey Rahmat Akbari has accepted a call to join up with Afghanistan's national team later this month.

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01
Mar

FORMER LIVERPOOL STAR SUSTAINS INJURY IN AUSTRALIA

Sturridge had the perfect chance to equalise in the 58th minute, but he scuffed the shot from inside the box with the goal beckoning. There was plenty of late drama in the match after Macarthur defender Aleksandar Susnjar was given his marching orders in the 75th minute for a second bookable of fence. His first yellow card came for bringing down Sturridge.

But Susnjar only had himself to blame for the second yellow, with the 26-year-old penalised for standing directly in front of the ball while a Glory player was trying to take a free kick. Glory midfielder Daniel Stynes almost snatched an equaliser in the 90th minute, only for his strike to clatter off the upright.

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09
Feb

AUSTRALIAN LEAGUE WITNESS MORE CHAOS

The Australian main league which is called the A-League has been rocked with a recent surge of Covid-19 cases since the turn of the New Year. While there have been increased cases since the beginning of the Holidays in December, this recent swell in a number of positive cases has led to many league games being canceled as the league tries to manage the situation.

League organizers gave the green light for Sunday’s game between Western Sydney Wanderers and Adelaide United to be postponed. This would come as a massive news for Adelaide who has been on a bit of a mini-slide after losing back-to-back league games.

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25
Jan

McGREE LEAVES BIRMINGHAM FOR MLS

English Championship outfit Birmingham City were keen to keep Riley McGree at the club beyond this winter transfer window but the player was keen to leave for the MLS (Major League Soccer). In the end, Birmingham City lost the battle to keep the 23-year-old Australia midfielder.

Australia national team player McGree leaves Birmingham City after a 14-month loan spell from MLS side Charlotte FC.McGree signed for Charlotte FC in October 2020 before he was loaned to the Blues in the following month. The Australia player has been at Birmingham City in November 2020. The Blues wanted to keep McGree beyond the end of the loan on January 1, 2022.

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17
Dec

AUSTRALIA: QATAR 2022 QUALIFIERS REVIEWED

Australia started their Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament in the second round as far as the Asian region is concerned and they were one of two teams to win all their eight games alongside Japan. The Australians were in drawn in Group B alongside Chinese Taipei, Jordan, Nepal.

A spot in the third round was secured by Australia thanks to the return of 24 points from eight Group B games.

In the third round, Australia have found things tougher in comparison to the second round. They have also been drawn in Group B for the third round of the Asian qualifiers for next year's World Cup tournament. The Australians are in the same group with Saudi Arabia, Japan, Peoples Republic of China (China PR), Oman and Vietnam.

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25
Nov

ATTACKING TRIO PREPARED FOR SAUDI - NABBOUT

Experienced winger Andrew Nabbout is a confident man ahead of the World Cup 2022 qualifier between Australia and Saudi Arabia. According toNabbout, the Melbourne City trio of himself, Matthew Leckie and Jamie Maclaren are prepared to make a positive impact if they are selected to play together in the Australia attack for the big game against the Saudis.

Ahead of the game with Saudi Arabia, Australia trail their opponents by three points at the top of Group B as far as the third round of the Asian qualifiers for the Qatar 2022 World Cup is concerned. The Australians were level on the same points with leaders Saudi Arabia until they lost to Japan in their last qualifying match. They can move back level on points with the Saudis with a win when the two countries later this week.

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11
Nov

QATAR 2022: AUSTRALIA SUFFER FIRST DEFEAT

Australiasuffered their first defeat in the third round of the Asian qualifiers ahead of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament following the 2-1 loss to Japan. The Australians suffered a first defeat in four qualifying games at the hands of Japan. Australia had a perfect record in Group B before the trip to the Saitama Stadium 2002 in Saitama.

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