Mathew Leckie

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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(...)

Referee Bibiana Steinhaus  talks to Bremen’s Robert Bauer (right) while Florian Kainz  reacts   during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Hertha BSC and Werder Bremen at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. Photograph: Carsten Koall/EPA

Bibiana Steinhaus enjoyed a debut free of major incidents as she became the first woman to referee a Bundesliga match in the 1-1 draw between Hertha (...)

Australia’s Tim Cahill celebrates his goal during their Asian Cup quarter-final soccer match against China at the Brisbane Stadium in Brisbane. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

Tim Cahill has taken his international goal tally to 39, the most by any Australian. In an age when many players are torn between the loyalties to the(...)

Australia’s Tim Cahill fires home a left-footed volley in the World Cup Group B clash against the Netherlands at  Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Netherlands 3 Australia 2Louis van Gaal had complained beforehand about his view from the dugout but for much of this extraordinary game the Dutch man(...)