How inspirational Mile revved-up shattered Roos

IT was the inspiring speech that showed why Bert van Marwijk entrusted Mile Jedinak to lead the Socceroos into battle against France in Kazan. When the referee blew full-time in Kazan, crestfallen Australia players were left wondering what might have been, quite literally millimetres away from earning a priceless point against the Group C heavyweights. MATCH REPORT: Brave Socceroos fall ...

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France deny Australia amid VAR controversy – in pictures

The best images from Kazan Arena as Les Bleus beat the Socceroos 2-1 after technology was decisively used for the first time at the tournament Australian fans under the sun inside Kazan Arena as the Socceroos begin their fourth successive World Cup campaign against the might of France. Photograph: Sergey Dolzhenko/EPA <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> France and Australia ...

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World Cup 2018: Technical issues leave soccer fans angry at Optus

Optus suffered an embarrassing own goal on the world’s biggest sporting stage, when a major glitch in its streaming service left furious football fans unable to watch the match between Uruguay and Egypt. Optus was savaged on social media on Friday night when sports fans were faced with frozen screens, service interruptions and error messages. The second game of the ...

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World Cup 2018: Gutsy Socceroos downed 2-1 by France

The Socceroos have suffered World Cup heartbreak in Kazan, defeated 2-1 by France and twice the victims of football’s use of technology. Going a goal behind after the intervention of the video referee earned France a penalty, Australia fought their way back to level the scores through a spotkick of their own, converted by Mile Jedinak. Just as it seemed ...

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Watch: Dramatic VAR controversy hands French first goal vs Socceroos

Max SherryFOX SPORTS Saturday, 16 June 2018 8:41PM France’s controversial VAR goal Video France was awarded a penalty against Australia after a controversial video review decision. Video: Twitter / TheWorldGame Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Email Icon Link Icon WHEN a Josh Risdon challenge brought down French striker Antoine Griezmann in the penalty box, the Socceroos and their fans held their ...

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Ireland beat Wallabies in second Test

The Wallabies’ hopes of a Test series win over Ireland will go down to the wire after the visitors showed their true colours in Melbourne. Back at full-strength Ireland showed why they are Six Nations champions and world No.2 with a 26-21 victory at Melbourne’s AAMI Park. And Australia will be up against it at Allianz Stadium with halfback Will ...

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Flu season: a common sense guide to staying healthy during winter

At this time of the year social media goes into overdrive spruiking the latest superfood or dietary supplement to ward off winter bugs. But staying healthy and keeping your immune system in top shape does not come down to eating kilos of kale or downing handfuls of vitamin C pills. It is about using the benefits of credible scientific research, ...

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Westpac could face fines of up to $1 million over actions of Perth-based financial adviser Sudhir Kumar Sinha

The corporate regulator has launched a fresh salvo against the nation’s big banks, starting legal action against Westpac which faces fines of up to $1 million for the actions of a Perth-based financial adviser. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission yesterday revealed it was taking action against the bank over the actions of Sudhir Kumar Sinha who is alleged to ...

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WA supermarket workers being trained to deal with unhappy customers ahead of plastic bag ban

WA supermarket workers are being trained to deal with potentially unhappy customers ahead of the looming plastic bag ban. With Woolworths stores to embrace the ban on single-use plastic bags from Wednesday and Coles and IGA to follow on July 1, some supermarkets are preparing behind the scenes for customers who may be unhappy at having to pay for a ...

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World Cup 2018: Passionate Perth fans watch Socceroos against France at Crown Casino

PASSIONATE, chaotic, emotional — however you want to describe it, the vibe at the packed Crown Perth Sports Bar was electrifying. Fans — largely dressed in green and gold, but a few sported red and blue war paint — were cheering loudly as the whistle blew to start the match between Australia and France in Kazan. After more than 50 ...

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