Having been co-hosts in 2007, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam will all feature at the AFC Asian Cup again next year -- this time on merit.
Ajdin Hrustic stepped up for Australia, but the Socceroos must play better if they are to win the intercontinental playoff for a World Cup spot.
Australia will take on Peru next week for a place at the World Cup finals after beating the United Arab Emirates 2-1 in Asia's final eliminator.
Australia suffered a blow to their hopes of reaching the World Cup finals when Tom Rogic withdrew from the squad for their playoff against UAE.
Back from injury, Socceroos striker Adam Taggart is on a mission to fire Australia into this year's World Cup.
Jason Cummings says he's still not had any contact from Socceroos coach Graham Arnold ahead of crunch World Cup qualifiers for Australia next month.
FIFA fined Senegal's football federation $180,000 on Monday for fan disorder during the World Cup playoff game with Egypt.
Despite everything, Australia can still qualify for this year's World Cup.
Graham Arnold will remain at the helm for the remainder of Australia's World Cup campaign, Football Australia confirmed on Thursday.
Asia will have at least five contenders at the year-end FIFA World Cup but what are the issues they each have to solve before Qatar 2022?
Tuesday's 1-0 loss to Saudi Arabia managed to be a perfect allegory for the Socceroos' ill-fated quest to secure automatic qualification to Qatar.
Australia lost 1-0 to Saudi Arabia as the third stage of Asian World Cup qualifying came to a disappointing end for the Socceroos.
United Arab Emirates, Iraq and Lebanon can still keep alive their hopes of qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, but who is likely to prevail?
Forget about qualifying for the World Cup, the ceiling for how high Graham Arnold can take the Socceroos has become unbearable.
Japan, South Korea, Iran and Saudi Arabia will once again represent Asia at this year's FIFA World Cup but can they do better than they did in 2018?
The prospect of a one-off elimination game for Australia to reach Qatar has felt inevitable for a while due to a poor run from Graham Arnold's side.
Australia's hopes of automatic qualification for the World Cup are over after suffering a late 2-0 defeat at the hands of Japan in Sydney.
Saudi Arabia, Japan and Australia are all gunning for two automatic berths at the 2022 FIFA World Cup, but who are the likeliest to secure progress?
Australia have been handed a further blow ahead of key World Cup qualifiers against Japan and Saudi Arabia with Tom Rogic ruled out of both games.
Thursday's match vs. Japan looms as one of Australia's most crucial in years. So why have the Socceroos turned to an uncapped, 34-year-old striker?
Socceroos coach Graham Arnold has been fined by Football Australia after breaching NSW self-isolation protocols.
COVID-19 has caused more havoc for Australia's World Cup qualifiers vs. Japan and Saudi Arabia with Jackson Irvine and Craig Goodwin both ruled out.
Bruno Fornaroli is one of five uncapped players picked for the Socceroos' must-win World Cup qualifiers against Japan and Saudi Arabia.
Richard Garcia says Bruno Fornaroli will be an asset for the Socceroos after the Uruguayan earned a surprise call-up for Australia.