Peru fans celebrate after their win over Australia in their 2018 World Cup Group C meeting. Photo: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

Australia 0 Peru 2 It would, if we are honest, have been a remarkable achievement if Bert van Marwijk had steered Australia through the group stage s(...)

Mile Jedinak celebrates Australia’s equaliser against Denmark. Photograph Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

Denmark 1 Australia 1 Australia’s hopes of advancing to the World Cup knockout stage were hanging by a thread after they drew with Denmark in another(...)

Antonie Griezmann is tackled by Australia’s Josh Risdon - the video referee later concluded it was a foul. Photograph: Benjamin Cremel/AFP/Getty

France 2 Australia 1 France benefited from a controversial first use of video assistant referee technology at a World Cup as they laboured to a 2-1 w(...)

Australia’s new head coach Bert van Marwijk. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty

Australia (300-1) Who are they? Two weeks after making it to Russia on the back of a mammoth qualification campaign, Australia boss Ange Postecoglou(...)

Nigel De Jong’s tackle against Xabi Alonso in the 2010 World Cup final, he was in the spotlight again against Bayern Munich on Tuesday night. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

AC Milan coach Sinisa Mihajlovic has dismissed complaints about a Nigel de Jong tackle during Tuesday’s friendly match against Bayern Munich by sayin(...)

Louis van Gaal belieaves his experience at top European clubs in Spain and Germany will help him reshape Manchester United. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA

Louis van Gaal says he is ‘very satisfied’ with progress of his reshaping of Manchester United on their pre-season US tour You stated that you joined (...)

On this particular occasion at least Louis van Gaal brings something other than his renowned tactical know-how and relentless faith in youth to the party.

The headline writers had Wesley Sneiijder and his Dutch team-mates plotting a revenge mission against Spain in Salvador tonight which might well have (...)