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Aussies Abroad: Clinton Southorn – Agronomist

Aussies Abroad: Clinton Southorn – Agronomist

Clinton Southorn grew up in Hobart before moving to the UAE and is now the Cluster Director of Agronomy at Abu Dhabi Golf Club. We caught up with the Tasmanian to learn more about his life and profession ... 18 May 2020
Zac Anderson: life as a foreign signing in UAE, Malaysia

Zac Anderson: life as a foreign signing in UAE, Malaysia

Zac Anderson remembers well his Dubai debut in 2016, a brutal reminder the Aussie defender was no longer in the A-League “bubble” as he puts it.  6 Jun 2019
Ugly scenes as Qatar thrash UAE to reach Asian Cup final

Ugly scenes as Qatar thrash UAE to reach Asian Cup final

Qatar produced an emphatic 4-0 win to end the campaign of host nation United Arab Emirates in front of 38,646 in a packed Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi to reach their first AFC Asian Cup Final where they will take on Japan on Saturday morning. 30 Jan 2019
Degenek: 'I cost our country'

Degenek: 'I cost our country'

Milos Degenek has launched a remarkable mea culpa across television interviews and social media this morning, taking full responsibility for costing his "brothers a chance to live the dream." 26 Jan 2019
'Can Stajcic take the Socceroos?': Fan reaction

'Can Stajcic take the Socceroos?': Fan reaction

While Australian football fans aren't renowned for their cool heads under pressure, there is a growing swell of momentum on social media for Graham Arnold to relinquish the Socceroos role, less than a year after succeeding Bert van Marwijk. 26 Jan 2019
Socceroos vs UAE Player Ratings

Socceroos vs UAE Player Ratings

FTBL dissects the action as the Socceroos exit stage left, succumbing to a 1-0 loss to hosts United Arab Emirates in the Asian Cup. 26 Jan 2019
Giannou: Let's play two upfront

Giannou: Let's play two upfront

Apostolos Giannou has thrown his support behind a possible formation change that would see the Socceroos start with two strikers against the UAE. 23 Jan 2019
Zaccheroni: I don't know anything about Australia

Zaccheroni: I don't know anything about Australia

UAE coach Alberto Zaccheroni admits he does not “know anything” about Australia ahead of their quarter-final clash at the Asian Cup. 23 Jan 2019
Ibini makes Korean switch

Ibini makes Korean switch

Fringe Socceroo Bernie Ibini has been signed by K-League side Jeonbuk Hyundai after a year wth Emirates club in the UAE. 20 Jan 2019
Thailand, UAE go through to last 16

Thailand, UAE go through to last 16

The final round of group matches in the AFC Asian Cup began in Group A where all four teams were in with a chance of qualifying for the last 16. 15 Jan 2019
Bahrain silence home crowd in Asian Cup opener

Bahrain silence home crowd in Asian Cup opener

The opening match of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup came to life in the final fifteen minutes with United Arab Emirates (UAE) equalising with a controversially awarded penalty (88') after Mohamed Alromaihi had put Bahrain ahead (78’). 6 Jan 2019
Asian Cup 2019 Preview: All you need to know about Group A

Asian Cup 2019 Preview: All you need to know about Group A

Click above to see our two minute guide to Group A. 5 Jan 2019
Arnold: Asian Cup Failure is not an Option

Arnold: Asian Cup Failure is not an Option

Heading in to January’s Asian Cup, Socceroos coach Graham Arnold expects Australia to defend and retain their 2015 title. 8 Nov 2018
Five new faces in Australia Test squad

Five new faces in Australia Test squad

Australia's Test cricket squad has been overhauled with a string of debutants in the wake of Sandpapergate which saw skipper Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and Cameron Bancroft suspended, 11 Sep 2018
Bernie Ibini makes UAE move

Bernie Ibini makes UAE move

Australian winger Bernie Ibini has left MLS club Vancouver Whitecaps to join UAE outfit Emirates Club. 9 Aug 2018
UAE club sign the wrong McGowan brother

UAE club sign the wrong McGowan brother

It appears UAE outfit Al-Sharjah has gotten confused as to which McGowan brother they've actually signed. 21 Aug 2017
Jets land experienced defender

Jets land experienced defender

Newcastle Jets' off-season recruitment crusade has continued with the signing of experienced defender Nikolai Topor-Stanley on a two-year deal. 14 Jun 2017
Clubless Milligan: No rush, no preference

Clubless Milligan: No rush, no preference

Australian free agent Mark Milligan says he has no preference about the location of his next club with getting regular football ahead of the 2018 World Cup his main concern. 11 Jun 2017
Milligan's UAE relegation confirmed

Milligan's UAE relegation confirmed

Mark Milligan’s relegation with Bani Yas in the UAE Pro League was confirmed overnight after a 4-4 draw with Emirates. 4 May 2017
Ange: It's not just about qualifying

Ange: It's not just about qualifying

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou was defiant the morning after Australia's World Cup dream-saving 2-0 win over United Arab Emirates and insisted: It's not just about qualifying. 29 Mar 2017
Ange: If it was a foreign coach we’d say what a genius

Ange: If it was a foreign coach we’d say what a genius

Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou says if a foreign coach had introduced the 3-4-3 system during a World Cup qualification campaign they would have called him a genius. 29 Mar 2017