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ARU says no thanks to IRB

Thankfully, the ARU have seen sense and withdrawn their bids for the next two World Cups (2015 and 2019). The absolutely ridiculous amount of money being sought as a guarantee by the international body – £80 million for 2015 rising … Continue reading

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Australia knock off Qatar again

Nicely done, Aussies! I expected a decent win, but they really blew the Qataris away last night, 4-0 was probably a little flattering to the away side with the amazing amount of possession the Socceroos had. It was also one … Continue reading

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Australia squad trimmed for Qatar WCQ

Quite the diverse squad, I’d hate to be the poor bugger organizing flights for everyone. The squad will be further cut to 18 for the match — it will certainly be interesting to see the final mix Verbeek puts together; … Continue reading

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Australia’s WCQ draw finalized

Australia’s draw for the final stage of World Cup 2010 Qualification has been revealed. The Socceroos will play in Group A along with Japan, Uzbekistan, Qatar and Bahrain.  2008-09-10: Uzbekistan (Away)  2008-10-15: Qatar (Home)  2008-11-19: Bahrain (Away)  2009-02-11: Japan (Away) … Continue reading

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Australia safely through to next round

Australia are safely through to the next round of World Cup 2010 Qualifying after defeating Qatar 3-1 in Doha overnight. The result leaves Australia 3 points clear on top of the table in Group 1 with one game left to … Continue reading

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