It’s an Australia versus England focus as the Socceroos faced the mother country three times in 1983.
It-s an Australia versus England focus as the Socceroos faced the mother country three times in 1983.
In a year when Australia did not have any World Cup Qualifiers, an England team coached by Sir Bobby Robson arrived ‘down under- to play against the Socceroos in a three match series. After a scoreless draw in the opening game at the Sydney Cricket Ground, England prevailed 1-0 in the following fixture thanks to a goal from Paul Walsh.
The final match finished 1-1 with Australia-s solitary goal of the series coming courtesy of an own goal by English defender Phil Neal.
At the upcoming World Cup, England finds itself in Group D alongside Italy, Costa Rica and Uruguay.
Sign up as a member of the Football Family for access to discounted Socceroos tickets as well as a host of other benefits. Click here to sign up today.
Opponent Watch: Denmark star's Socceroos warning
Denmark talisman Christian Eriksen has urged his side to lift their standards ahead of tomorrow evening’s clash with the Socceroos. The Tottenham man has entered the tournament in Russia with giant expectations, but found himself on the fringes of the Danes’ nervy 1-0 win over
Created in the Hyundai A-League: History made in Russia
When Australia took to the Kazan Arena against France on Saturday, it represented a watershed moment for the Hyundai A-League. For the first time ever, all 11 players who started Australia's first match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ had come through the domestic club competition
Van Marwijk's change up that could spark decisive Denmark win
The Socceroos will be desperate for all three points when they take on Denmark in their second match at the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ on Thursday night (AEST). Bert van Marwijk’s men put in a courageous display in going down to heavyweights France on the weekend but will now look t
Poll: Vote for your Socceroos XI to take on Denmark
The Socceroos are set to carry a host of selection questions into their clash with Denmark on Thursday evening. An impressive collective performance first up against France may see coach Bert van Marwijk persist with the same line up that were narrowly beaten by Les Bleus on S