2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
4th in FIFA World Cup
Cahill gets emotional about family (1:10)
Cahill: Socceroos future is bright (0:40)
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5dRob Brooks, Australia writer

The hole that Cahill leaves in Australian football

As defenders and corner flags alike breathe a long-awaited sigh of relief, Tim Cahill exits as the most effective Socceroos player of all time.

Cahill retires from Socceroos (0:30)
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9dESPN

World Cup TV guide: Australia kick-off times

France defeated Croatia 4-2 in the final, but how did they get there? Here's every single result of every single match of the 2018 World Cup.

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11dStephanie Brantz

The joys and frustration inside Camp Socceroo

Charged with covering Australia's World Cup odyssey, Steph Brantz reflects on what has been a whirlwind six months for the Socceroos.

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15dAAP

Jurman joins Saudi side Al-Ittihad

Australian national team defender Matthew Jurman has a new home after signing with Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad.

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15dJohn Duerden

AFC teams exit Russia, look to January's Asian Cup

John Duerden takes a look at lessons all the AFC nations learned from the 2018 World Cup and what needs to be done in the coming weeks and months.

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19dRob Brooks, Australia writer

Five issues Arnold's Australia face

With the tenure of Bert van Marwijk officially over, Graham Arnold is now faced with solving a range of issues confronting the Socceroos.

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27dReuters

Van Marwijk: Australia unlucky in all 3 games

Bert van Marwijk lamented Australia's lack of luck but was still looking on the bright side as his short reign as Socceroos coach came to an end.

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27dRob Brooks

Rogic's 7/10 isn't enough in loss to Peru

Tom Rogic's performance vs. Peru should give Australia hope for the future, but Tuesday's 2-0 defeat brings the Socceroos' World Cup to an end.

Michallik: Bert van Marwijk lost it for Australia (2:16)
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27dESPN staff

Peru win to end Australia's World Cup hopes

Australia's slim hopes of advancing from Group C were extinguished on Tuesday with a 2-0 defeat to Peru, who exited the World Cup on a high note.

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28dAAP

Van Marwijk: Trust the Australian way

Bert van Marwijk has backed Australia to stay the course and overcome Peru as the Socceroos bid to reach the World Cup knockout stage.

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28dAAP

Socceroos ready to emulate 2006 heroes

Twelve years after Australia first emerged from the group stage, a new generation of Socceroos have the chance to write their names in history.

RankingsFIFA World Cup

Goal Difference-3Tied-23rd
Goals Scored2Tied-21st
Assists0Tied-30th
Goals Conceded5Tied-14th