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13 July 2018 7:59 AM Croatia's heroes unite country split by scandal as nation dares to believe

“Malo nas je al' nas ima, nije vazno srusit cemo snove svima.” (There’s a small number of us, but there is us. It’s not important, we’ll smash the dreams of others) Zagreb: In the hours leading up to Croatia’s semi-final match against England on Wednesday night, the chorus of Boris Novkovic’s iconic Croatian rock ballad echoed around Zagreb. Before the match 28

11 July 2018 9:47 AM Canberra triathlete Penny Slater wins under-23 world title in Denmark

Canberra product Penny Slater won the women's under-23s triathlon world championships in Denmark on Wednesday morning, beating her closest rival by almost four minutes to claim the title. Slater, who also finished seventh in the overall results, has shown massive improvements after finishing in the middle of the rankings at the event almost 12 months 23

27 June 2018 1:30 AM Van Marwijk exits with no regrets over Cahill, selection or style

Van Marwijk won't lose any sleep over his reluctance to use Tim Cahill until the final 40 minutes of Australia's World Cup campaign - despite the condemnation and clamour for his inclusion from some of the more fevered elements of the Australian media - nor his failure to use Massimo Luongo, or several others, for a minute in this tournament. He works 15

22 June 2018 7:06 AM All the scenarios: Socceroos' World Cup fate could come down to a raffle

And if France win, Australia win, Australia end up with the same goal difference as Denmark but finish with a lower goal tally, Australia will not progress in that scenario either. If Bert van Marwijk’s men beat Peru, then there are a couple of scenarios that would help them grab second spot and progress past the group stage for the first time since 17

21 June 2018 11:05 PM Australia leave Denmark on the ropes after frustrating draw

Australia's strong finish made up for a meek opening that put them on the back foot after just seven minutes. A weak clearance was intercepted by Denmark's defensive midfielder Lasse Schone, who put Australia back under immediate pressure with a quick through ball to Nicolai Jorgensen. The towering centre forward intelligently held up two challengers 22

21 June 2018 5:12 PM Van Marwijk frustrated Australia did not get all three points

Socceroo boss Bert van Marwijk could only rue his team's inability to convert its second half chances as he contemplated another good Australia performance which did not get the reward it deserved. The 1-1 draw against Denmark means Australia has a point and a chance to progress, depending on other results, but Van Marwijk believes it should be more - and few would 17

21 June 2018 2:20 PM Australian World Cup dreams remain alive after draw with Denmark

Australia lost the ball in midfield and it was played quickly forward where the 184 centimetre striker Nicolai Jorgensen beat his markers to flick on to Eriksen. The Tottenham playmaker was left in far too much space by the Australian defence and he hit the ball sweetly past Mat Ryan to rock Australia back on its heels. The Danes enjoyed their best period 19

20 June 2018 8:44 AM For crown or country? Who will you be cheering on, Mary?

I know, I know. You’ve been tossing and turning in the wee hours of the morning, wondering who to support as the Socceroos take on Denmark on Thursday night. On the one hand, you’re as Australian as Uluru, Vegemite, thongs, burnt snags, and getting a little teary when you hear 'I come from a land Down Under'. Because you do! You were born and raised 22

20 June 2018 6:34 AM How the Socceroos can beat Denmark

Samara, Russia: The Socceroos need to keep their nerve, stick to their game plan and improvise at the right moments if they are to beat Denmark and give themselves a major chance to progress to the World Cup's round of 16, says goalkeeper Mat Ryan. And Glasgow Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic could have a crucial role to play as Australia seek to break down what is sure to be a stubborn 20

19 June 2018 2:55 PM Australia's million-dollar World Cup question: Who will score goals?

''It's the million-dollar question. It's something that a lot of teams struggle with. A lot of the time it's just about finding rhythm. Maybe if we get one goal from open play then it will start flowing after that. Defensive stalwart Trent Sainsbury is focused on shutting down Danish danger man Christian Eriksen. "Obviously they have got Christian Eriksen 13