Melbourne City v Glory – 3-3, shit but exiting

This was not a classic, and not for the stuffy nosed puritans. But, this was as an exiting game as I can remember being played in the A-League. Melbourne City took the lead three times, but battling Perth Glory equalised every time. Bruno Fornaroli scored twice for Melbourne, but also missed 2 penalties. Diego Castro … [Read the full story]

Sydney FC – worst song timing, and thickest fans

I know this is old news, but I have to mention the Sydney fans in the FFA Cup final last week – the worst timing for a song in A-League history.Sydney fans were singing to Tim Cahill, ‘Here for the money, You’re only here for the money’ – he then went and scored, what turned … [Read the full story]

Osieck will use A-League players for qualifier

Socceroos coach Holger Osieck is expected to yield to common sense by using a largely A-League-based squad for Australia’s dead rubber World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia in Melbourne on February 29. Despite suggesting late last year during a press conference to announce AAMI Park as the venue for the game that he would play … [Read the full story]

Tim Cahill wants Australian soccer to improve

Tim Cahill insists he’s not the saviour of Australian football but is determined to improve the production line of future talent coming through to the national team. The Socceroos World Cup qualifier against Oman should be relatively easy…but you can never be too over confident. The 31-year-old, who plays in the Barclays Premier League with … [Read the full story]

Brett Emerton is a better signing than Kewell

Much was made of Harry Kewell’s move to Melbourne Victory, but Socceroos star Tim Cahill believes Sydney FC’s Brett Emerton coup is the “biggest catch in the history of Australian football”. However, seeing not one but two of the Socceroos’ biggest names return to the A-League will not make Cahill homesick any time soon. Cahill … [Read the full story]

Do us all a favour Holger, and drop Kewell

Harry Kewell’s international future is up in the air after he was omitted from the Socceroos squad to face Wales in a friendly in Cardiff on August 11. But Socceroos coach Holger Osieck recalled Barclays Premier League player Tim Cahill and Mark Schwarzer to his squad after they missed the June friendlies against New Zealand … [Read the full story]

More and more Ozzies are playing soccer overseas

Tim Cahill, Mark Schwarzer head the list of Australians playing professional football overseas, including seven plying their trade in the Barclays Premier League and seven in the Championship. I would like to see a game played by two Australian teams. One team of players that play abroad and a team of Aussies that play in … [Read the full story]

Rumour not dead about Cahill’s move to Arsenal

Yes, we know that it was just a rumour, but there might be some truth in Tim Cahill possibly going to Arsenal after all. What we can reveal is that Cahill’s agent has been talking to someone in London…and let’s face it…it isn’t going to be West Ham, is it.   The Gunners are planning … [Read the full story]

Socceroos won’t have the experience against the Kiwis and Serbia

Experienced trio Mark Schwarzer, Tim Cahill and Harry Kewell are all out of the Socceroos’ upcoming internationals against New Zealand and Serbia next month. While Cahill’s absence was anticipated, the omission of both Schwarzer and Kewell came as quite a shock. Osieck told reporters in Sydney the absence of some of the biggest Socceroos names … [Read the full story]

Socceroos must stay focused for showdown with Japan

Tim Cahill says excitement is building in the Socceroos’ camp ahead of Sunday morning’s (AEDT) Asian Cup final but insists Australia won’t lose focus in their preparations for the showdown with Japan. Australia stormed into the tournament decider with a stunning 6-0 win over Uzbekistan in Tuesday’s semi-final while Japan overcome fellow heavyweights South Korea … [Read the full story]

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