Author Archives: Leslie Steeves

Key Facts Ahead of Australia vs. UAE in the Quarterfinal of the Asian Cup

The last quarterfinal fixture of the 2019 Asian Cup on Thursday will see Australia, who are currently the defending champions, take on the United Arab Emirates, who is playing host for the Asian Cup this year. Despite advancing to the quarterfinals, the Socceroos haven’t displayed any skills or abilities to showcase that they are indeed […]

Australia Advance to Knockout Stage in the Asian Cup

Tom Rogic, who managed to score during injury time, earned the Socceroos a sensational 3-2 victory against Syria as well as a place in the AFC Asian Cup knockout stages during their match last week Tuesday at the Khalifa bin Zayed Stadium. The Celtic midfielder managed to strike the ball from 25 yards away to […]

Australia Defeats Palestine in Asian Cup

Even though there are tougher challenges that lie ahead, Australia managed to answer a few burning questions regarding their quality in the Asian Cup when they produced a glorious performance against Palestine to defeat them 3-0 in Dubai in front of 12,000 fans. Australia’s Match Against Palestine Australia did the bulk of the damage during […]

The Best Australian Football Players of All Time

The first official soccer match that was played in Australia occurred in 1880. Although the country was introduced to the sport relatively early, they didn’t take to soccer like other countries as Rugby League, Rugby Union, Cricket, and Aussie Rules enjoyed more popularity in the last century. However, Australia does have a vibrant soccer scene […]

Australia Search for Asian Consolation After Failure in Russia

A brand-new Australia will look for consolation during the Asian Cup following their devastating group round exit at the Russian World Cup earlier this year. Under Bert van Marwijk, their former Dutch coach, the Socceroos made an exit out of Russia without any wins and only managed to score two goals due to penalties which […]

Socceroos Ready for Asian Cup Success

Rhyan Grant, the Socceroos defender, insists that his side will make their way to UAE for the Asian Cup next month and is certain that they possess both the game plan and the players to claim continental titles back-to-back. Grant, while speaking to the media commented that “You will always be confident once you become […]

FFA Confirm Two Brand-New Clubs for the A-League in 2019

The FFA (Football Federation Australia) has recently confirmed that the Macarthur South West Sydney and the Western Melbourne Group will join an expanded A-League in 2019 and 2021. The Western Melbourne Group is going to join the A-League during the 2019/20 season, while the MacArthur South West Sydney will enter the campaign after the 2020/21 […]

Can the Australian Matilda’s Be the First National Soccer Champs

The women’s football team in Australia has long since captured the hearts and minds of its legion of soccer fans. However, for Coach Alen Stajcic, who went to France this weekend for next year’s World Cup draw, it’s his player’s minds with which he is concerned about the most. “In terms of preparation, this is […]

How to Become a Professional Soccer Player in Australia

Have you ever dreamed about becoming a world-class soccer player at the FIFA World Cup while playing for the Socceroo’s? Well, the path to becoming a professional football star is definitely not easy, but it can be achieved. You merely need financial support, sacrifice, dedication, and loads of commitment. Below, we will address what you’ll […]

The Best Soccer Academies Situated in Sydney

There’s no doubt that Sydney has a marvellous selection for potential football stars to attend world-class soccer academies at both junior and youth levels. Most of the current professionals in Australia that are playing in the A-League have spent a considerable amount of time at one of Sydney’s soccer academies, and therefore we decided to […]