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Iran vs. Iraq, S Korea vs. N Korea in WC draw

South Korea will face North Korea in qualifying for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asia Cup as the draw for the second round was made on Wednesday.


Asia holds World Cup draw despite '22 doubts

The draw for the first of Asia's World Cup qualifiers was made on Wednesday, even though FIFA has yet to decide how many teams will play in 2022.

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Al-Araibi slams FFA's support of Sheikh Salman

Hakeem al-Araibi has joined the PFA in condemning the FFA's support for the re-election of AFC president Sheikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa.

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Sources: Yoshida closing in on Singapore job

Former J-League manager Tatsuma Yoshida is in line to be appointed as next coach of the Singapore national team, sources have told ESPN.

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Son must replicate Spurs' form for Korea

Son Heung-Min replicating his Spurs' form at national level and a successful World Cup are among John Duerden's 2018 football wishes for South Korea.

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Van Marwijk turns down return to Saudis

Bert Van Marwijk has rejected a dramatic return to Saudi Arabia after the firing of Argentina's Edgardo Bauza, two months after quitting as coach.

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Chappuis denies rumours of move to JDT

Swiss-born midfielder Charyl Chappuis has denied reports linking him to a move from Thailand's Muang Thong United to Malaysian giants JDT.

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Honduras vs. Australia: The breakdown

Australia travel to Honduras for the first leg of their Intercontinental World Cup playoff, for a place at Russia 2018. Here is everything you need to

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Rogic eyes ex-Celtic teammate in WC playoff

Tim Cahill may not get on the pitch as Australia travel to Honduras for Friday's World Cup playoff but his presence will undoubtedly lift team morale.


Australia gets mental boost from FIFA ruling

Ahead of the biggest matches of his life, Socceroos defender Milos Degenek has hailed the mental boost from FIFA's disciplinary ruling.

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652dJohn Duerden

Son: I'm still not as good as Park Ji-Sung

Spurs star Son Heung-Min says he still isn't as good as Park Ji-Sung, despite overtaking the Korean legend in terms of Premier League goals scored.

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Socceroos 'mentally prepared' for Honduras

"We do it a lot [of travel] and our mentality towards it is never negative", said Australia's Mark Milligan ahead of Friday's WC playoff in Honduras.

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Cahill's morale support for fragile Socceroos

Tim Cahill may not get on the pitch as Australia travel to Honduras for Friday's World Cup playoff but his presence will undoubtedly lift team morale.

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Cahill 'outside chance' for Aussies playoff

Tim Cahill says he's only an 'outside chance' of featuring in Friday's first leg of Australia's 2018 World Cup playoff away to Honduras due to injury.

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'Global Nations League' proposed with FIFA

More worldwide football tournaments involving potentially all national teams could be coming to every odd-numbered year, under a new proposal.

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Tim Cahill in doubt for Australia WC playoff

The Socceroos have been dealt a blow before their World Cup playoffs with Honduras, with Tim Cahill limping off while playing for Melbourne City.

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Kagawa vows to fight hard for Japan recall

Borussia Dortmund attacker Shinji Kagawa has vowed to secure his place in the Japan World Cup squad after being dropped for two November friendlies.

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Honda, Kagawa, Okazaki dropped by Japan

Veterans Shinji Okazaki, Shinji Kagawa and Keisuke Honda have been dropped from Japan's squad for two upcoming friendlies.

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Prem flop Lee dreams of 2018 World Cup

From Premier League flop to South Korean record-breaker, the career of Lee Dong-Gook, 38, has been full of ups and downs, writes John Duerden.

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Australia squad versus Honduras confirmed

Ange Postecoglou has named a 25-man squad that will seal Australia's World Cup qualifying fate, and with it his legacy as Socceroos coach.