Socceroos stalwart Tim Cahill is out to break the all-time goal-scoring record after equalling it in Tuesday night's 1-0 win over Costa Rica.
Wellington Phoenix playmaker Carlos Hernandez is ready to prove himself against Australia after being recalled to the Coast Rican national side.
Jo has bagged a goalscoring double in Brazil's 6-0 trouncing of the Socceroos in their international friendly in Brasilia.
Iraq are out of World Cup contention and without their best players but they're just as motivated to get a result against the Socceroos on Tuesday.
Australia have kept alive their hopes of qualifying for the East Asian Cup with a 9-0 drubbing of Guam in Hong Kong.
They may be ranked 181 in the world but Guam aren't scared to take on the Socceroos at the East Asian Cup qualifying campaign.
Frank Farina's appointment as the new head coach of Sydney FC has been met with mixed reactions.
Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop says the interest is genuine, but David Beckham's management say he's not keen on the A-League.
Sydney's star recruit Alessandro Del Piero feels he has already changed people's view of soccer but admits there's still a lot of work to be done.
Sydney FC have been told to revel in the hype surrounding their blockbuster A-League encounter against Newcastle.
Sydney FC's new boss Dirk Melton, the man behind changing the public's perception of NRL club the Bulldogs, thinks he can do the same for the Sky Blues.
Soccer superstar David Beckham says continued expansion is the key to the A-League's success.
Sydney FC striker Alex Brosque will play his 100th game for the club when they meet Perth Glory on Sunday.