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5-0-0, 1st in FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC
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3yPaul Murphy

Vietnam join Malaysia in AFC U23 quarters

Vietnam survived a late onslaught from Syria to claim a 0-0 draw and join Malaysia in the AFC U23 quarterfinals in China, with Thailand eliminated.

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3yMichael Church

Khrbin, Son win prizes at 2017 AFC awards

Syria's Omar Khrbin was named the AFC Player of the Year at the AFC's annual awards, with Tottenham's Son Heung-Min scooping the international award.

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3yMichael Church

Aussie Sam Kerr finalist for top Asian award

After being snubbed by FIFA, Ausralia and Perth Glory star Sam Kerr is on the three-player shortlist for the Asian Women's Player of the Year.

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3yJason Dasey

Rogic 'good to play with' for Aussies - Mooy

Aaron Mooy says he enjoys playing with Tom Rogic and hopes that the British-based pair can inspire the Socceroos to victory over Honduras next month.

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3yRob Brooks

Cahill advances Australia, ousts Syria

Syria's World Cup dream has come to a heartbreaking end. Tim Cahill's double, including one in extra time, ensured the Aussies advanced ... just.

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3yMichael Church

Cahill leads Australia past 10-man Syria

Two goals from Tim Cahill saw Australia edge past 10-man Syria after extra time to move one step closer to the 2018 World Cup.

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3yMichael Church

Socceroos playoff squads, now and then

They make as many excuses as they want, but the 2017 Socceroos pale in comparison to past playoff squads, writes Michael Church.

3yJohn Duerden

Al-Khatib could hold World Cup key for Syria

Returning veteran Firas Al-Khatib, an ex-favourite of Shanghai Shenhua, could hold key for Syria against Australia in Tuesday's World Cup playoff.

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3yRob Brooks

Socceroos must play smart in second leg

Australia must avoid slipping up against the counter-attacking Syrians at home in Sydney to take the next step towards Russia 2018, writes Rob Brooks.


Socceroos slam penalty decision vs. Syria

Australia players slammed the penalty decision that allowed Syria to secure a 1-1 draw in Thursday's key World Cup qualifying playoff.

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3yJason Dasey

Syria's World Cup dream still on

Australia's World Cup hopes hang in the balance while Syria continue to dream following their AFC playoff first leg draw on Thursday night.

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Aussies won't park bus in WC playoff - Ange

The Socceroos won't park the bus in the first leg of their World Cup playoff against Syria in Malaysia on Thursday says coach Ange Postecoglou.

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3yJohn Duerden

Syria can learn from Iraq to upset Aussies

Syria can learn from the heroics of 2007 Asian champions Iraq to upset the Socceroos in Thursday's 2018 AFC World Cup playoff in Malacca, Malaysia.

3yJohn Duerden

Khribin is Syria talisman vs. Socceroos

After scoring a hat trick in last week's AFC Champions League semifinal, Omar Khribin looms as Syria's World Cup playoff danger man vs. Australia.

3yPaul Murphy

Socceroos 'believe in Postecoglou' - Troisi

Midfielder James Troisi has come to the defence of Australia head coach Ange Postecoglou ahead of the Socceroos AFC World Cup playoff against Syria.

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Socceroos vow to 'go hard' in Syria playoff

Head coach Ange Postecoglou has vowed a full-blooded performance from Australia against Syria in next week's World Cup playoff in Malacca, Malaysia.

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3yESPN Staff

Jedinak cut from Socceroos to face Syria

Captain Mile Jedinak was the most notable absentee as the Socceroos finalised their 23-man squad for next month's AFC World Cup playoff against Syria.

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3yESPN Staff

Kruse pushes for start in Aussie WC playoff

Robbie Kruse sent a message to Australia boss Ange Postecoglou to start next week's World Cup playoff with a third goal in three games in Germany.

RankingsFIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC

Goal Difference10
Goals Scored14
Goals Conceded4