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Socceroo Star Edges Out Cycling Great For Pole In The Mazda3 Celebrity Challenge
Former Socceroo World Cup star, Brett Emerton, has scored pole position for the first race of the Mazda3 Celebrity Challenge at the 2014 Formula 1A Rolex Australian Grand Prix.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Santalab set to play against Adelaide FC
Western Sydney coach Tony Popovic says striker Brendon Santalab is likely to play in Saturday's high-stakes A-League clash against Adelaide amid a racial vilification furore.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Travel plans?: Osama Malik and James Troisi could be Brazil bound.
Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has sounded the starkest warning yet to veteran Socceroos and any World Cup hopefuls nearing the end of their career who might be hoping for a memorable sendoff.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
John Aloisi urges Ali Abbas to make official complaint about racist taunts
Sasa Ognenovski of Sydney FC tries to calm down his team-mate Ali Abbas, who claims he was the victim of racist abuse.
Lucas Neill primed for grind of English Championship with Watford
Lucas Neill is ready to throw himself into the grinder that is the England's Championship, a league renowned as one that can - and does - crush players, to start his journey to represent Australia at the World Cup later this year.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Ecuador's change of tactics provides strategic clue for Cup
By the end of the first half, you might have thought the exercise a positive one but it was actually the second half that stretched Australia's capabilities and challenged the match plan to World Cup level.
MLS hopes to ride World Cup wave this summer
Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber hopes the excitement surrounding this summer's World Cup tournament will pay dividends for his outfit since several players, including Australia's Tim Cahill, above, will be taking part in the global spectacle.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Barbs flying ahead of heated Sydney derby
Sydney FC and Western Sydney are preparing for battle ahead of Saturday's heated derby clash and the barbs are already flying between the fierce A-League rivals.
International Friendly Team of the Week: Neymar, Ronaldo and Iniesta Star
A round of midweek international friendlies was given extra significance by the prospect of the World Cup looming just over the horizon.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
(Football) Impressive Ecuador humble Aussies
Ecuador completed an impressive comeback from three goals down to beat Australia 4-3 in a friendly match between the two World Cup teams last night in London.
Socceroos concede last-minute winner
Australia's preparations for the 2014 World Cup have been dealt a blow after slumping to a morale sapping 4-3 loss to Ecuador following a 92nd minute winner by Edison Mendez.
Curtis Good to debut for Socceroos
Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has named probably his strongest starting line-up available for the clash against Ecuador with the youngest player in the 23-man squad, Curtis Good, debuting in defence.
Countdown to 2014 World Cup in Brazil: 99 Days
Reporters and editors for The Times will count down to the start of the tournament each day with a short capsule of news and interesting tidbits.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Australia's Soccerroos on track, says Ryan
Mat Ryan insists Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has got the Socceroos moving in the right direction ahead of Wednesday's international friendly with Ecuador at the New Den, the home of Millwall, in London.
Ange Postecoglou has to take chances with youngsters
You might, as British television pundit and former Liverpool captain Alan Hansen famously observed, never win anything with kids.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Socceroos want win by design not accident
But he'll be able to cope with defeat so long as his young charges play to his style and game plan.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Craig Moore appointed Socceroos adviser
Socceroo great Craig Moore has been appointed as football adviser and team ambassador for Australia's World Cup campaign as coach Ange postecoglou's overhaul continues.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Lucas Neill 'confident' of Brazil berth
Lucas Neill still believes he will represent Australia at the World Cup in Brazil, despite being left out of the Socceroos squad to play Ecuador in an upcoming friendly.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Brett Holman gets Socceroos recall
Socceroos veteran Brett Holman has been recalled to the national side for next week's friendly against Ecuador in London.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
COMMENT: Neill acquisition was a gamble worth taking
Lucas Neill's age and the fact the 35-year-old has played in the Japanese, UAE and Australian leagues for the last three years has been highlighted as a potential criticism.