Soccer

Sun 17 Jun 2018

Blue murder: Aussies cry foul over Cup controversy

Blue murder: Aussies cry foul over Cup controversy

SOCCEROOS stars have vented over a controversial moment that robbed them of any hope of bagging a point against France.

Sat 16 Jun 2018

World Cup viewing from Australia in limbo

World Cup viewing from Australia in limbo

WORLD Cup fans in Australia fear they will continue to miss tournament matches amid an outcry over streaming issues with Optus Sport — the exclusive broadcaster for...

France wary of ‘quality’ Socceroos

France wary of ‘quality’ Socceroos

France enter their opening World Cup encounter against the Socceroos as the red-hot favourite, but their coach doesn’t like the tag

'I'll cheer loud enough they'll hear me in Russia'

'I'll cheer loud enough they'll hear me in Russia'

The Rose family will be happy to lose sleep cheering on the Socceroos during the FIFA World Cup.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Russian World Cup presents dangers for LGBT fans

Russian World Cup presents dangers for LGBT fans

It’s one of the most positive events in the world, but there’s a sinister side to the World Cup that authorities want to keep quiet

Freak Ronaldo sends World Cup berserk on day two

Freak Ronaldo sends World Cup berserk on day two

Hours after being hit with a $29 million fine, Cristiano Ronaldo bounced back with a stunning powerplay sending Cup fans bananas

Russia stuns with opening assault at the World Cup

Russia stuns with opening assault at the World Cup

Russia gets the World Cup off to a stunning start on home soil with a 5-0 demolition of Saudi Arabia, but may have lost a key playmaker to injury

Kewell’s three-word Socceroos warning

Kewell’s three-word Socceroos warning

HARRY Kewell has exposed a World Cup weakness ahead of the Socceroos’ opener — but he knows we can shock the world.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

FFA backs move to award 2026 World Cup to USA-Canada-Mexico

FFA backs move to award 2026 World Cup to USA-Canada-Mexico

FFA chairman Steven Lowy says confidence in FIFA’s voting procedures has been restored after the success of joint USA-Canada-Mexico bid for the 2026 World Cup

‘Not a real man’s sport’: Pat Cash shredded

‘Not a real man’s sport’: Pat Cash shredded

Aussie tennis legend Pat Cash has been ridiculed for provoking a heated cross-code biff with a bizarre dig at the Socceroos

9 World Cup breakout stars you need to know

9 World Cup breakout stars you need to know

THERE’S no better event to announce yourself to the world than a World Cup. Just ask the star of the 2014 tournament James Rodriguez. Here are 10 budding superstars...

Superstars set to light up the World Cup

Superstars set to light up the World Cup

THERE’S no bigger stage than the World Cup to strut your stuff, so for these ten stars the time has come to show off their talents — once and for all. Here’s the...

15 things you need to know about the Socceroos

15 things you need to know about the Socceroos

FROM the player who left his wife the day after their wedding to the one who secretly dated the coach’s daughter, these are the Aussie stars heading to the World...

Wed 13 Jun 2018

Every World Cup squad named for Russia

Every World Cup squad named for Russia

The final squads of the 32 nations in the World Cup are in. There will be 736 players in Russia for the tournament, but the EPL Young Player of the Year is out

Crazy new age of World Cup TV

Crazy new age of World Cup TV

THE Socceroos will feature in an Australian first in sports broadcasting when SBS launches its World Cup coverage.

Salah rubs shoulders with controversial Chechen leader

Salah rubs shoulders with controversial Chechen leader

Liverpool and Egypt striker Mo Salah has become the centre of a World Cup controversy, pictured shaking hands with Chechnya's controversial leader

Spain sacks its coach hours before World Cup

Spain sacks its coach hours before World Cup

The football world has reacted with shock after one of the World Cup’s top teams, Spain, fired its coach just two days before the team's opening game

Real Madrid’s surprise replacement for Zidane

Real Madrid’s surprise replacement for Zidane

JUST three days before he takes the national team into a World Cup, Julen Lopetegui has been confirmed as the surpise replacement for Real Madrid’s outgoing manager...

Armchair critics play beautiful game

Armchair critics play beautiful game

SBS commentators hope they have the right combination as they prepare to tackle World Cup coverage.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

Captaincy of Socceroos remains up for grabs

Captaincy of Socceroos remains up for grabs

THE Socceroos captaincy is up for grabs, with a former Premier League general and one of Australia’s most consistent talents vying for the honour

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