The Socceroos' 2018 FIFA World Cup™ ends in Sochi
Australia's 2018 FIFA World Cup? dream is over with the Socceroos falling 2-0 to Peru in their final Group C game. Elsewhere, Denmark and France played out a scoreless draw as both sides progressed through to the Round of 16. Two Peru goals against the run of play in either
Socceroos can repeat 2006 glory: Sterjovski
Mile Sterjovski knows what it takes to get to the knockout stages of a FIFA World Cup?. The 39-year-old was there in Germany, 2006 - alongside current squad members Tim Cahill and Mark Milligan - when Guus Hiddink's side prepared to face Croatia in the final match of Group F.
Opponent Watch: Group C prepares for final showdown
The final Match Day in Group C is nearly here. The Socceroos take on Peru tomorrow morning in a do-or-die contest in Sochi, with kick off at 12AM (AEST), with France taking on Denmark at the same time. DAY 37 WRAP: Socceroos prepare for Peru READ: Juric backs front line
Two unseen advantages that could decide Socceroos’ FIFA World Cup™ fate
Only a win will do for the Socceroos against Peru in Sochi if they are any chance of making the knockout phase of the 2018 FIFA World Cup?. Bert van Marwijk's men were unlucky not to get all three points against Denmark in their last match but will need to take their chances c
Results: Two changes fans voted for to face Peru
The Socceroos' FIFA World Cup? campaign goes on the line at 12am AEST when Australia take on Peru live on SBS and Optus Sport. A win ? coupled with a loss for Denmark against France ? would see the Socceroos progress to the knockout stage for the first time since 2006. READ
Skoko: 'Peru will be the Socceroos’ toughest opponent'
Former Socceroos midfielder Josip Skoko believes Australia have the quality to beat Peru in their crucial FIFA World Cup? at 12am Wednesday AEST. Bert van Marwijk's men need a win against the South Americans in Sochi to have any chance of progressing from Group C. GROUP C E
Russia Wrap: Thrilling Group B finale
The final standings in Groups A and B have been decided after a thrilling round of overnight FIFA World Cup? matches. There were stoppage time twists and turns in Group B as Spain and Portugal played out draws with Morocco and Iran. DAY 37 WRAP: Socceroos prepare for Peru
How to watch, follow Socceroos v Peru
It's win or bust for the Socceroos tonight when they take on Peru in their final Group C clash at the 2018 FIFA World Cup? dream alive. And even a win might not be enough for Bert van Marwijk's troops, who will also have one eye on the other game, needing France to also beat D
Opinion: The anguish and ecstasy of following the Socceroos' great journey
Contemplation can be so dangerous if you don't have your wits about you, and there's a lot of time for contemplation at a World Cup. Players, team staff, families, friends, fans, referees, officials ? all have more time than they really want.
Day 37 Wrap: Socceroos greeted in incredible scenes
The Socceroos have completed their final preparations for tomorrow's do-or-die clash against Peru. Bert van Marwijk's side will take on the South Americans in their final Group C contest at the Fisht Stadium, Sochi with kick off Wednesday morning 12AM (AEST)... Here's a w
Juric backs front line to fire against Peru
Tomi Juric has forged a career out of taking chances. An AFC Champions League match-winner for Western Sydney Wanderers in 2014, difference-maker for the national side in the 2015 Asian Cup. On the eve of the Socceroos' biggest match in recent memory, the 26-year-old is on
Opponent Watch: Tournament dark horses, France to settle score
Who can call a 2018 FIFA World Cup? winner at this stage? With upsets, late goals and unpredictability abound in Russia, Dejan Lovren is talking up the championship credentials of Croatia ahead of Group D's climax on Wednesday morning. Croatia sealed their ticket to the rou
Russia Wrap: Eight eliminated, six confirmed for Round of 16
The FIFA World Cup? is down to the final round of group games to determine who will make it through to the Round of 16. With Group A and B kicking off their final round of games on Tuesday morning AEST, a total of six teams have already booked their spot in the next stage.
Jedinak's rallying cry ahead of Peru clash
Socceroos' captain Mile Jedinak says the team will not be focusing on Group C permutations in Wednesday morning's do-or-die clash with Peru. With Denmark and France also facing off at 12AM (AEST), Australia need to beat Peru and hope the Danes go down to Les Bleus to progress.
The FIFA World Cup™ rule that could decide five groups
Four groups have teams locked on the same points, the same amount of goals scored AND identical goal difference as the race for the Round of 16 goes down to the wire. Group B, Group F, Group G and Group H all have two teams neck-and-neck to reach the Round of 16, with little-k