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David Squires on … Graham Arnold’s Socceroos deal, Vegemite sweat and culture wars
Our cartoonist casts his eye over the Australia coach’s new contract which will see him stay in charge for the 2026 World Cup campaign

David Squires

02, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Graham Arnold signs new deal to remain Socceroos coach until 2026
Graham Arnold will lead the Socceroos through to the conclusion of the 2026 World Cup campaign after the coach was rewarded for overseeing a successful tournament in Qatar

Mike Hytner

30, Jan, 2023 @1:08 AM

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Is Football Australia biased towards hosting international fixtures in NSW? | Joey Lynch
Statistics show a large majority of Matildas and Socceroos games are staged in New South Wales but context is needed to understand why

Joey Lynch

19, Jan, 2023 @3:57 AM

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Graham Arnold likely to sign new Socceroos deal after ‘best coach’ rating at 2022 World Cup
Arnold to meet Football Australia chiefs in early January as L’Equipe puts him in top spot following last-16 achievement

Mike Hytner

21, Dec, 2022 @3:18 AM

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On the rise: seven of the World Cup’s biggest breakout stars
We pick players, including two from Morocco, who enhanced their reputations in Qatar and could become transfer targets

Will Unwin and John Brewin

15, Dec, 2022 @4:03 PM

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Tim Cahill’s silence in Qatar leaves uneasy feeling amid Socceroos World Cup celebrations | Emma Kemp
Australia’s head of delegation was instrumental in the team’s run but his refusal to front up over human rights questions made for an uncomfortable situation

Emma Kemp

07, Dec, 2022 @12:16 AM

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Cheering crowds welcome home Australia’s World Cup Socceroo heroes
Football fans packed Sydney airport on Monday night to welcome home the national team after their valiant performances in Qatar

Mostafa Rachwani

05, Dec, 2022 @1:23 PM

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From Behich to Kuol: five Socceroos World Cup highlights
The Socceroos might be out of World Cup 2022 but there were plenty of moments to savour for Australian fans – and signs of things to come

Mike Hytner

05, Dec, 2022 @4:32 AM

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The Socceroos have woken the public to football but it won’t transform the sport immediately | Emma Kemp
The AFL need not worry yet, but Australia’s progress at the World Cup has engendered hope, which is the first step to grow the game

Emma Kemp in Doha

05, Dec, 2022 @2:20 AM

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How one Socceroos foul brought out ‘the fire’ in Lionel Messi
A brush with Australia defender Aziz Behich sparked ‘La Pulga’ into life as the Albiceleste booked a place in the last eight

Sid Lowe in Doha

04, Dec, 2022 @3:09 PM

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Socceroos wonder boy Garang Kuol makes World Cup history and nearly seizes moment
At 18, Garang Kuol is the youngest player since Pelé in 1958 to play in World Cup knockouts but the Socceroos prodigy will rue a late miss against Argentina

Emma Kemp in Doha

04, Dec, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Sledged Socceroos goalkeeper Mat Ryan vows to learn from World Cup mistake
The Australia captain has been sledged by club teammate over his costly goalkeeping mistake and admits his role in the defeat by Argentina ‘hurts a lot’

Emma Kemp at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium

04, Dec, 2022 @3:00 AM

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