The ageing Socceroos line-up is finally enjoying a welcome injection of youth, led by Robbie Kruse.
Tim Cahill and Archie Thompson have scored late to hand Australia a much-needed 2-1 win over Iraq in their World Cup qualifier in Doha.
Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has backed Australia's new-look defence to handle Iraq in their World Cup qualifier against Iraq.
Iraq coach Zico says his players have not lost any confidence from the 6-0 belting dished out to them by Brazil in Sweden.
The Socceroos could lose control of their own destiny with a poor result in the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Iraq in Doha.
The Socceroos have brushed aside concerns about the heat in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Iraq in Qatar.
Young defender Matthew Spiranovic has a chance to cement his spot in the Socceroos' World Cup qualifier against Iraq.
The Socceroos will fly back to Australia for Tuesday's match against Japan in Brisbane a little hot under the collar following a 0-0 draw with Oman in Muscat
Harry Kewell says he is close to signing a new deal to stay at Melbourne Victory next season.
Socceroos coach Holger Osieck was content to take a point out of Australia's opening World Cup qualifier against Oman in Muscat.
The Socceroos' J-League player Alex Brosque warns Japanese soccer is entering a golden period ahead of Tuesday's World Cup qualifier in Brisbane.
Lucas Neill says the steamy conditions in Muscat will be no excuse for the Socceroos in Friday's World Cup qualifier against Oman.
Oman captain Ali Al Habsi has warned the Socceroos before Friday's clash that every travelling team to his country receives a "very big punishment".
Mark Schwarzer says the Socceroos must remain patient throughout Friday's testing World Cup qualifier against Oman in Muscat.
Socceroos coach Holger Osieck says his team's focus is entirely on Oman this Friday despite the quick turnaround for the match against Japan.
Tim Cahill says he is content to come off the bench for the Socceroos in Friday's World Cup qualifier in Muscat.