A toe injury has forced defender Bailey Wright out of the Socceroos squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Iraq and the United Arab Emirates.
A massive fortnight beckons as Chinese football must deliver on both the club and country level, to gain respect as Asia's best, writes Chris Atkins.
The 2018 Asian Games could be the perfect lifeline for South Korea and Tottenham forward Son Heung-min, writes Jason Dasey.
China national team boss Gao Hongbo has included injured Guangzhou Evergrande defender Feng Xiaoting in his 25-man preliminary squad.
Midfielder Charyl Chappuis says he's delighted to earn a Thailand recall after almost two years out for September's crucial AFC World Cup qualifiers.
Tim Cahill is the only Australian-based player to feature in the Socceroos squad for two World Cup qualifiers next month.