AFC Asian Cup
Asian Football Confederation President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa admits that United Arab Emirates have a huge task in front of them to match the success of January's AFC Asian Cup when they host the 2019 edition.
The UAE was awarded the hosting rights to the 17th edition of the continental championship on Monday, beating off the challenge of Iran.
It will be the second time that the Emiratis have staged the Asian Cup, having hosted the 1996 edition where they made the final, losing...
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has called on Iran to end its "intolerable" ban on women watching football matches.
Iran is bidding against the United Arab Emirates to host the 2019 Asian Cup, but Reuters reports that the ban on women attending men's sporting events in the country will likely damage their chances of being chosen as tournament hosts.
Iran's footballers were threatened with punishment by the Iranian Football Federation for posing for "selfies" with female supporters during the Asian Cup...
Australia's breakthrough Asian Cup victory means that John Aloisi no longer has the honour of being the hero of the nation's most famous football moment. And the former La Liga striker couldn't be happier.
In November 2005, Aloisi converted the decisive penalty kick against two-time world champions, Uruguay, that took the Socceroos through to their first World Cup appearance in 32 years.
At the same venue in Sydney last Saturday, Australia defeated South Korea 2-1 in the 2015 Asian Cup final --...