Latest news about Australia

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 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.

Cahill: Goal a fitting goodbye

2014-06-19 22:35

Tim Cahill believes his stunning volley in the Australia's defeat to the Netherlands will live long in the memory across the globe.

Dutch delight after Oz fright

2014-06-18 20:18

The Netherlands have all but secured their place in the last 16 of the SWC as they came from behind to beat Australia.

As it happened: Australia v Netherlands

2014-06-18 18:00

A recap of how the action unfolded in the Soccer World Cup match between Australia and Netherlands.

Australia refuse to sit back

2014-06-17 22:37

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has promised the Socceroos won't sit back against a dangerous Dutch side.

Socceroos draw pride in defeat

2014-06-14 10:46

Australia forward Tim Cahill says they can draw positives from their opening loss to Chile at the Soccer World Cup.

Chile too hot for Australia

2014-06-14 02:13

Alexis Sanchez helped Chile pile the pressure on world champions Spain after victory over Australia in their SWC opener in Cuiaba.

Duo cut from final Oz squad

2014-06-03 15:40

Josh Kennedy, who scored the goal that got Australia to the SWC, was one of four players cut from the Socceroos squad.

Aus deny impropriety in 2022 bid

2014-06-03 12:07

The Australian Football Federation has denied any foul play in its failed bid for the 2022 World Cup.