Latest news about Australia

Oz wins dramatic Asian Cup final

2015-01-31 15:05

Substitute James Troisi smashed home a dramatic extra-time winner as Australia beat South Korea 2-1 to win their first Asian Cup title.

Cahill dodges retirement talk

2015-01-29 08:00

Tim Cahill brushed off retirement talk before the Asian Cup final and cannily labelled South Korea favourites.

Cahill targets silverware

2015-01-28 12:12

Australia's favourite footballing son Tim Cahill could finally get his hands on some serious silverware in the Asian Cup final.

Iraq get nod to play in semis

2015-01-25 14:14

Iraq have been cleared to take their place in the Asian Cup quarter-final against South Korea after a protest was turned down.

China stun Uzbekistan

2015-01-14 16:16

China have scored twice to come from behind and beat Uzbekistan at the Asian Cup to book themselves a spot in the quarter-finals.

Aussie boss scoffs at ranking

2015-01-13 20:01

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou says his team have made a mockery of the FIFA rankings after the Socceroos pummelled Oman.

Aussies launch Asian Cup bid

2015-01-08 10:40

Australia will launch their attempt to reach new heights by toppling champions Japan and winning the Asian Cup.

Aus denies wrong doing in WC bid

2014-11-14 08:14

Australia says it ran a clean bid for the 2022 World Cup and has rejected assertions to the contrary found in a FIFA report.

Australia end barren run

2014-09-09 08:00

Australia defeated Saudi Arabia 3-2 in a hard-fought friendly on Monday to secure their first victory in almost a year.

Belgium edge Socceroos

2014-09-05 07:29

2014 Soccer World Cup quarter-finalists Belgium have seen off Australia in an international friendly.

The 5 best SWC goals...so far

2014-07-08 18:30

The SWC has produced several goals of outstanding quality, with these five seen as the best of the tournament so far.

'I let the country down' - Australia keeper

2014-07-04 07:39

Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan is still bitterly upset after letting through the goal that dumped the Socceroos out of the World Cup.

Winning farewell for Spain

2014-06-23 20:13

Spain have ended what has been a disappointing 2014 World Cup campaign with a win over Australia in Sao Paulo.

As it happened: Australia v Spain

2014-06-23 20:00

A recap of scoring and commentary from the SWC match between Australia and Spain.

Aussies smell Spanish blood

2014-06-22 11:00

Australia's Tim Cahill believes the Socceroos can take a huge step forward with victory over dethroned world champions Spain.