Japan placed in tough Group B for last qualifying round

Apr 12, 2016

Japan placed in tough Group B for last qualifying round

Japan was handed a tough draw on Tuesday for the Asian final qualifying round for the 2018 World Cup as Vahid Halilhodzic’s side landed in Group B with Australia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Iraq and Thailand. In Group A are Iran, South ...

Spectacular Cahill kicks Australia past China

Jan 22, 2015

Spectacular Cahill kicks Australia past China

Tim Cahill came to Australia’s rescue again on Thursday, scoring two goals, one of them among the most spectacular ever seen at an Asian Cup, to lead the host-nation into the semifinals. With his teammates all blowing their chances in front of goal, Cahill ...

Cahill says Australia to play physical

Jun 2, 2013

Cahill says Australia to play physical

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Australia midfielder Tim Cahill has warned Japan to expect a bruising physical encounter in Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier if the Socceroos find themselves needing a goal to keep their hopes of reaching Brazil alive. Australia heads into the match at Saitama Stadium out of ...