Football's bushfire appeal match has been rescheduled and relocated amid the coronavirus pandemic, with organisers confident a number of their big-name players will still travel to Australia for the game.
The #FootballForFires game was originally scheduled for May 23 at ANZ Stadium but has been moved to Oct. 3 at Bankwest Stadium, with this year's planned renovation of ANZ Stadium forcing a change of venue.
ZAGREB, Croatia -- Twenty minutes out of Croatia's capital, nestled upon a hill called Sestine, sits a cafe called Non Plus Ultra, or "No Higher Point."
It's a busy establishment. The smell of coffee fills the air as businessmen, politicians and mother's groups sit rugged up, chatting inside, underneath the heaters or braving it in the frosty conditions.
Mark Viduka has broken a 13-year silence on Australia's dismal showing at the 2007 Asian Cup, pointing the finger at teammate Lucas Neill for the Socceroos' disappointing quarterfinal exit.
Fresh off the nation's best-ever finish at World Cup, where the Socceroos were only just edged by eventual champions Italy in the round of 16, Australia were expected to do well in their first Asian Cup bow.