Australia

When Australia set an international football scoring record

This day in football history The game got so out of hand that the scorekeepers couldn’t even keep an accurate count On 11 April 2001, Australia set an international football record, beating American Samoa 31–0. The match occurred during the Oceania Football Confederation qualification campaign for the 2002 World Cup, which set the two teams on a …

A-League ball boy tries to spoil Tim Cahill’s goal celebration

The tyranny of ball boys continues… Ball boys: A scourge upon the beautiful game, hellbent on subjugating participants to their will the world over. Eden Hazard knows it, Jose Mourinho knows, and now Tim Cahill knows it. During a New Year’s Eve match between Cahill’s Melbourne City and Central Coast Mariners, there was a plot …

Megan Rapinoe scores twice, mocks referee to help U.S. beat Australia

https://twitter.com/fyeahsoccer17/status/608085006012018688 Megan Rapinoe became the first United States player to score to score two goals in one Women’s World Cup match since 2007, helping her side overcome an ugly first half to beat Australia 3–1 in their Group D opener. She also burned the ref after getting booked in the 64th minute. Rapinoe opened the …