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16 October 2018 9:00 AM Goodwin out to prove Adelaide was the right call against Sydney FC

Craig Goodwin's time is now. After turning down an offer from Sydney FC in the off-season to return to Adelaide United, the lanky left-footer knows he has to dominate the A-League to cement himself as one of the country's best attacking players and realise his burning Socceroos ambitions. Sky Blues fans will be seeing a lot of Goodwin over the next couple 5

15 October 2018 11:14 PM Sudanese refugees share special Socceroo debuts

Nine years ago, Thomas Deng and Awer Mabil began to bond over football in Adelaide’s northern suburbs. They were two South Sudanese refugees who attended the same school, played for the same local club and their families were linked together through their community. On Tuesday morning, Deng and Mabil made their international debuts for Australia together 6

15 October 2018 9:36 PM Bright start for Socceroos, but Arnold says there's more work to do

Goals were all that mattered for Graham Arnold but after Australia put four past Kuwait in his first game in charge, the new Socceroos coach says there is still a lot more to come. Arnold’s return to international soccer began brightly, with the Socceroos cruising to a 4-0 win away to Kuwait in a friendly match that showed plenty of promise for a successful 6

14 October 2018 4:20 AM Socceroos scapegoat Kruse focused on teammates and goals

It was never the criticism on social media that Robbie Kruse cared about, it was that of his teammates and coaches. The Socceroos winger was the target of abuse by online trolls during Australia's 2018 World Cup campaign but has received nothing but support from his peers for his performances. Speaking for the first time since the tournament, Kruse says he paid little 14

12 October 2018 3:57 AM Forward ho: Arnie's attacking outlook keeps Milligan on board

The direction of the Socceroos under Graham Arnold has convinced Mark Milligan to postpone his international retirement and remain with the national team at least up until the 2019 Asian Cup. The veteran defender was weighing up whether to call time on his decorated international career following the 2018 World Cup in Russia but was convinced not to after 10

11 October 2018 7:31 AM How half hour with Arnold made Boyle switch national allegiance

He has never been to Australia before, doesn't yet know the national anthem but Scottish-born winger Martin Boyle says he is committed to the "great honour" of playing international football for the Socceroos. The 25-year-old former Scotland youth international will turn down any future chance of representing his home country and has pledged his future 12

5 October 2018 2:01 AM Victory's Deng gets first Socceroo call-up

But it also marks the returns of forwards Tom Rogic and Matthew Leckie, who had a break after the World Cup and didn't take part in the Turkey gathering. Scots-born Boyle – who is a teammate of Socceroos Mark Milligan and Jamie Maclaren at Hibernian in Scotland – is yet to receive clearance to play for Australia. But he has expressed his desire to do so with Australia 8

4 October 2018 6:58 AM Scottish winger set to pledge international allegiance to Australia

The new Socceroos coach is on a whirlwind tour of Europe meeting with players and coaches, strengthening the relationships between Football Federation Australia and overseas clubs that house Australian players. It's understood Arnold spent a considerable amount of time in Edinburgh, where he scouted Boyle and sought to secure his services for the Socceroos 8

27 September 2018 7:26 AM Former Socceroo aiming high with dive into cannabis industry

Former Socceroos winger Mark Bresciano may have lost his passion for football but he's found a new lease of life as an investor in a company that will grow medicinal cannabis. Let's be blunt; it's a move that has left him open to a few puns, with stories comparing him to Walter White from Breaking Bad, while British tabloid The Sun was quick to suggest 7

7 September 2018 8:19 AM ACT club presidents meet to discuss 'rogue' Capital Football chairman

If the vote fails, it means FIFA could dissolve the FFA and even boot the Socceroos and Matildas from international competition. The FFA tried bridge the governance impasse through a teleconference with the federations and Capital Football was the only member not to dial in on Thursday. Canberra club presidents met earlier this week and are concerned 21