Tim Cahill has been trying to protect his team-mates from the fallout of the cricket ball-tampering scandal.
Relive all the action from across the globe after a busy night of international friendlies.
Malcolm Turnbull has called on Cricket Australia to act "decisively and emphatically" following the ball-tampering scandal.
From fixtures and fun facts to the key men, all you need to know about Australia ahead of this summer's World Cup.
Graham Arnold will succeed Dutchman Bert van Marwijk as Australia coach after this year’s World Cup in Russia.
President Vladimir Putin enjoyed a kickaround with FIFA boss Gianni Infantino, to mark 100 days until the World Cup.
Bert van Marwijk, who led his native Netherlands to the 2010 World Cup final, will coach Australia at this year's tournament in Russia.
Chelsea will face Australian side Perth Glory in a pre-season friendly ahead of the 2018-19 season, the Premier League club confirmed on Thursday.
Former Brazil, Portugal and Chelsea coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says he has been sounded out over the vacant Australia manager's job.
Millwall have re-signed Tim Cahill 13 years after the Australia international left the club.
Tim Cahill remains focused on playing at the 2018 World Cup after leaving Australian club side Melbourne City.
Dates, kick-off times and stadiums - get the full schedule for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Sydney's two main rectangular stadiums are to be demolished and rebuilt at a cost of around A$2 billion (£1.14 billion).
Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has resigned from the position less than a week after leading them to their fourth consecutive World Cup.
From groups to venues, here's all you need to know about the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Mile Jedinak scored two penalties and forced an own goal as Australia reached next year's World Cup at the expense of Honduras.
Australia will fancy their chances of going to next year's World Cup after drawing the first leg of their play-off clash in Honduras.
FIFA is investigating reports that Tim Cahill was paid for a sponsored goal celebration during Australia's 2-1 win against Syria on Tuesday.
Tim Cahill scored twice, including an extra-time winner, as Australia kept their World Cup hopes alive with a 2-1 victory over Syria.
Omar al-Soma buried a late penalty as war-torn Syria drew 1-1 with Australia to put their two-legged World Cup play-off on a knife-edge on Thursday.
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