Socceroos draw with world champions Germany

Socceroos draw with world champions Germany

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The Socceroos have recorded an impressive 2-2 draw against Germany in an international friendly, with the Aussies coming close to springing a major upset on the world champions in Kaiserslautern on Thursday morning. Marco Reus scored the opener for the hosts, with Asian Cup final hero James Troisi and skipper Mile Jedinak netting either side […]

Socceroos crowned Champions of Asia

Socceroos crowned Champions of Asia

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Australia are the new football Champions of Asia after claiming an enthralling 2-1 extra-time win against Korea Republic in the Asian Cup final on Saturday night. In an epic decider James Troisi was the hero for the Socceroos finding the back of the net in the 105th minute in front of nearly 80,000 fans at […]

Socceroos and South Korea set for Asian Cup final

Socceroos and South Korea set for Asian Cup final

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The Socceroos and South Korea will square off in a dream Asian Cup decider after both sides claimed comfortable 2-0 victories in their respective semi-finals. South Korea advanced after accounting for Iraq in Sydney on Australia Day, while the Aussies scored two early goals to close out victory against the United Arab Emirates. The pair […]

Aussies and South Koreans set for Saturday night spectacular

Aussies and South Koreans set for Saturday night spectacular

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Australia and South Korea have both qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup following their respective wins in Group A on Tuesday night. The Socceroos were convincing 4-0 winners against Oman in front of over 50,000 fans in Sydney, while South Korea scrapped to a 1-0 victory against Kuwait in Canberra. The […]

SSC up for the Asian Cup

SSC up for the Asian Cup

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The wait for the Asian Cup is finally over and we’ll be excited as anyone at Strathfield Sports Club tonight, when the tournament officially gets under way with a glittering Opening Ceremony in Melbourne. The Socceroos will then play host to Kuwait in the opening match of Asia’s continental cup, with Australia also set to […]

Juventus land in Sydney

Juventus land in Sydney

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Italian champions Juventus have touched down in Sydney this morning ahead of Sunday’s exhibition match against the A-League All Stars. The players were swamped by adoring fans of the Turin giants, with the touring squad featuring the likes of international stars Andrea Pirlo, Carlos Tevez and Gianluigi Buffon.   The Bianconeri were greeted by a […]

This weekend at SSC

This weekend at SSC

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The imminent opening of the Commonwealth Games headlines what will no doubt be another exciting fortnight for sports fans at SSC. Of course footy season rolls on, the US hardcourt tennis tour is in full swing and we’ve been loving all the thrills and spills of the Tour de France.   Speaking of cycling, Australia’s […]

Brazil through to quarter-finals

Brazil through to quarter-finals

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FIFA World Cup hosts Brazil were the first country to qualify for the tournament’s quarter-finals after scrapping past Chile in a penalty shootout. Goalkeeper Julio Cesar was the hero for the Selacio, making two crucial spot-kick saves after the sides could not be separated from the 1-1 full-time scoreline. PSG bound defender David Luiz opened […]

This weekend at SSC

This weekend at SSC

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We’ve been staying Mum about our recent sporting happenings but after all the Mums had their day last week we’re back with an insight into this weekend’s highlights. Round 10 of the NRL kicks off tonight with the apprentice once again coming up against his master when Michael McGuire’s Bunnies host Craig Bellamy’s Storm. The […]