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Japan’s Hajime Moriyasu unfazed by potential Asian Cup round of 16 clash with Australia

[ad_1] Ritsu Doan added to Yuya Osaka's two goals to ensure Asian Cup favourites Japan kicked off their tournament with a 3-2 win. Tom Rogic's injury-time winner over Syria confirmed Australia's place in the Asia Cup knockout rounds. Son-Heung min set up both goals as South Korea overcame China 2-0, with both teams still booking their place in the Round of 16. After failing to find the all-important winning goal
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Josh Wolff among US Soccer key appointments to Gregg Berhalter set up

[ad_1] Peter Vermes explains to ESPN FC why USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter's system needs to be implemented throughout the U.S. men's youth program. United States head coach Gregg Berhalter talks bigger picture of how he wants the USMNT to play moving forward and the balance in the roster. Tim Howard praises the hire of Gregg Berhalter but says he'll have his work cut out for him to get his squad
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Australia hopeful Andrew Nabbout will be fit for Asian Cup round of 16 clash

[ad_1] Tom Rogic's injury-time winner over Syria confirmed Australia's place in the Asia Cup knockout rounds. After an opening Asia Cup defeat to Jordan, Australia looked much more comfortable in a 3-0 win against Palestine. Jordan beat holders Australia in the opening match of the Asian Cup. Son-Heung min set up both goals as South Korea overcame China 2-0, with both teams still booking their place in the Round of
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Mike Mulvey challenges Central Coast Mariners to win again after drought-breaker

[ad_1] Central Coast Mariners grabbed their first win of the season and broke their 10-match losing streak being Melbourne City at the Central Coast Stadium. Kosta Barbarouses's hat-trick led Melbourne Victory to a comprehensive win over Brisbane Roar. Melbourne Victory forward James Troisi speaks on the team's tough schedule but insists they won't take any team for granted ahead of their match with Brisbane. Central Coast coach Mike Mulvey wants
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Barcelona manager Valverde will be at Camp Nou next season – president

[ad_1] Alejandro Moreno sifts through all the big transfer news surrounding the likes of Isco, Alvaro Morata, Fernando Llorente and more. Check out what you may have missed at the weekend, including another Messi milestone, David De Gea's big night, Coppa Italia action and more. Luis Suarez found the net twice and Lionel Messi scored his 400th La Liga goal, as Barcelona cruised past Eibar at the Camp Nou. Unai
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Ashley Westwood? Albert Roca? David Moyes? Five possible Stephen Constantine replacements to coach India

[ad_1] If you had a magic lamp, and you could pick any coach in the world to be India's next, who would it be and why? Here are five potential candidates who could replace Stephen Constantine, with the possible pros and cons. Ashley Westwood Positives: With an I-League title, a runner-up finish and a Federation Cup in two years at Bengaluru FC - his debut season in India -- Westwood is
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Jose Mourinho gagged by Manchester United ahead of punditry appearance

[ad_1] ESPN FC's La Liga correspondent Sid Lowe explains why Florentino Perez and and Real Madrid might consider bringing back Jose Mourinho. Steve Nicol and Craig Burley discuss the possibility of a shock return to Real Madrid for Jose Mourinho. Jose Mourinho will not be able to lift the lid on his Manchester United sacking when he returns to work as a pundit this week because of a non-disclosure agreement
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Gareth Bale Real Madrid future uncertain in event of no deal Brexit

[ad_1] Alejandro Moreno sifts through all the big transfer news surrounding the likes of Isco, Alvaro Morata, Fernando Llorente and more. Gareth Bale's Real Madrid future would be plunged into doubt in the event of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union in a "no deal" Brexit, ESPN FC has been told. Wales international Bale, 29, is one of an estimated 800,000 British citizens living elsewhere in the EU who