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Australia's James Troisi (R) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against South Korea during extra time of their Asian Cup final soccer match at the Stadium Australia in Sydney January 31, 2015. Photo: Reuters
Australia's James Troisi (L) fights for the ball with South Korea's Ki Sung-yueng during their Asian Cup final soccer match at the Stadium Australia in Sydney January 31, 2015. Photo: Reuters
Australia's James Troisi (14) scores a goal against South Korea during extra time of their Asian Cup final soccer match at the Stadium Australia in Sydney January 31, 2015. Photo: Reuters

Australia’s place in Asia questioned

Asia’s football chief has admitted there is a groundswell of opinion in the west of the continent that Australia’s membership of the confederation has not worked out and they...

City can make Chelsea blink first

City can make Chelsea blink first

If Chelsea win, the Premier League title will firmly be within their grasp. Defeat to Manchester City, however, could blow the race wide open again. Stamford Bridge plays host...

Gallery: UAE beat Iraq to finish third at Asian Cup

UAE beat Iraq to finish third at Asian Cup

NEWCASTLE — The United Arab Emirates overcame a 10-man Iraq 3-2 in an action-packed Asian Cup third-placed playoff on Friday to complete an impressive tournament for Mahdi Ali’s...

Gallery: Third-place face-off a 
      matter of west Asian pride

Third-place face-off a matter of west Asian pride

MELBOURNE — After falling one game short of an Asian Cup finals appearance, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates will play for Middle Eastern supremacy in the third-place playoff...

Safuwan’s Melbourne stint vital

Safuwan’s Melbourne stint vital

SINGAPORE — It may only be a three-month loan deal to Australian club Melbourne City, but defender Safuwan Baharudin’s move Down Under could prove significant for Singapore...

Safuwan Baharudin signs for Melbourne City FC

Safuwan Baharudin signs for Melbourne City FC

SINGAPORE — Singapore international defender Safuwan Baharudin has signed for Melbourne City FC for the remainder of the Hyundai A-League season, the Australian club announced...

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