43dJonathan Selvaraj

Chhetri warns India against Asian Cup complacency

India may have drawn a favourable group in the AFC Asian Cup and be one of the form teams, but the captain Sunil Chhetri is hearing none of it.


Asian Cup 2019 seedings confirmed

Familiar foes and unknown quantities await the Socceroos at next year's Asian Cup after the confirmation of seedings for the tournament.

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83dJohn Duerden

Philippines qualify for first Asian Cup

The Philippines qualifying for their first-ever Asian Cup, boosts football in a country where boxing, basketball and billiards rule the sports scene.

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De Vanna stars as Matildas thrash Thailand

De Vanna scored either side of half-time, with Chloe Logarzo, Alex Chidiac and Larissa Crummer also on the scoresheet in front of 7,549 fans.

156dDebayan Sen

India's bare 2018 calendar a cause of concern

India need to play more matches against tougher opponents in 2018 to better prepare for the AFC Asian Cup next year, writes Debayan Sen.

160dJohn Duerden

Okazaki, Kagawa must make peace with coach

Shinji Okazaki, Shinji Kagawa and Keisuke Honda will make peace with coach Vahid Halilhodzic, as Japan football thrives in 2018, wishes John Duerden.

162dJohn Duerden

Son must replicate Spurs' form for Korea

Son Heung-Min replicating his Spurs' form at national level and a successful World Cup are among John Duerden's 2018 football wishes for South Korea.

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163dMichael Church

Wei moves from Portugal to Beijing Guoan

Beijing Guoan have announced the signing of China international Wei Shihao from Portugal's Leixoes ahead of the 2018 Chinese Super League season.

163dPaul Murphy

Australia beat Thais in AFC U23 friendly

The Socceroos' World Cup draw is a logistical gift according to stand-in coach Ante Milicic - and could even see Australia cheered as a home team.

168dPaul Murphy

Five Thailand football wishes for 2018

Paul Murphy shares five wishes for Thailand football in 2018 as the Southeast Asian champions chase a third consecutive AFF Suzuki Cup title.

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201dPaul Murphy

Sam Kerr targets Asian Cup after AFC gong

Matildas' striker Sam Kerr admits that lifting the 2017 AFC Award for Women's Player of the Year is the icing on the cake of a wonderful 12 months.

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201dPaul Murphy

Singapore wins 2017 AFC grassroots award

Football Association of Singapore were declared Developing Member Association of the Year for grassroots' efforts at the AFC Annual Awards in Bangkok.

202dPaul Murphy

Asian Cup will spark football boom - AFC

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have revealed ambitious plans to use the expanded 2019 Asian Cup to make football Asia's number one sport.

209dPaul Murphy

Thai players, referee charged with fixing

Thai football authorities have revealed the names of 12 people charged with match fixing, including five Thai League players and a referee.

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213dMichael 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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213dPaul Murphy

Thailand boss to 'name and shame' fixers

Thailand boss Somyot Poompanmoung has vowed to name and shame those involved in match-fixing once the findings of a police investigation are complete.

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241dPaul Murphy

Thailand won't pay 'large sums' to Rajevac

Thailand football boss Somyot Poompunmuang insists he wants Milovan Rajevac to stay on as head coach after reports emerged of interest from China.