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Jamie Maclaren hits hat trick as Socceroos thrash Nepal

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The Socceroos attack is starting to click under coach Graham Arnold after they thrashed Nepal 5-0.

Australia had all the possession and territory, creating countless chances but struggled to finish against the team ranked 161 in the world.

The Socceroos were never challenged and dominated from start to finish against the Group B minnows as Jamie Maclaren scored his first international hat trick.

Maclaren had scored just one goal in 13 appearances leading into the game but showed his class in front...

Legendary coach 'Restless Rudi' dies aged 93

Rudi Gutendorf
Rudi Gutendorf's globe-trotting career, spanning half a century, saw him coach a record 55 teams.

Rudi Gutendorf, the tireless manager who guided a world record 55 teams, including 18 national sides, has died at 93, according to several German media outlets.

Born in Koblenz on the banks of the Rhine, the man dubbed "Restless Rudi" started his football career as a player for hometown club TuS Neuendorf before taking his first management role with Swiss side Blue Stars Zurich in the 1950s.

Coaching proved infectious, and after building an impressive CV with top flight teams in West Germany, Gutendorf...

India vs. Nepal a dress rehearsal for crucial Asian Cup qualifier

Sunil Chhetri talks about his relationship with India coach Stephen Constantine.

India take on Nepal in an international friendly at the Mumbai Football Arena in Andheri on Tuesday, with both teams looking for some vital match practice ahead of crucial 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying matches in a week's time.

Here's everything that you need to know about the game, and what to watch for when the south Asian neighbours come face-to-face.

Match facts

When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Where: Mumbai Football Arena, Mumbai

Start time: 7 PM IST

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Philippines aim to forget AFF woes by qualifying for first Asian Cup

Captain Phil Younghusband says Philippines are determined to put the disappointment of last year's AFF Suzuki Cup behind them to qualify for their first-ever Asian Cup.

Despite co-hosting the tournament for the first time, the Azkals failed to win a game, and weren't able to progress beyond the group stage of November's Southeast Asian showcase.

But they made a triumphant start to their 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifying campaign by beating Nepal 4-1 in their third-round opener on Tuesday night.