Top 100 World Cup Moments (From the Aussie P.O.V.): 3-Eight Minutes Worth Waiting 32 Years For (2006)

With World Cup anticipation bubbling away, we look back at this post from Dennis Gedling on the first match of the 2006 Finals for the Socceroos, a breathaking come-from-behind win against Japan.

After waiting 32 years to play at a World Cup again, the Socceroos started their 2006 campaign against Japan. Dennis Gedling reports on a game that saw the Socceroos come back from a goal down to win 3-1.

Almanac Soccer: Let’s Look Back at the Euros – Euro ’96 (England)

Euro 16 starts this week and Denis Gedling is bringing Almanac readers up to date with past Championships. This edition is Euro 96 in England with Gazza, Guus and Germany.

Revisiting November 16 2005

On the ten year anniversary of the night Australia qualified for its second appearance, relive Dennis Gedling’s #1 from his Top 100 World Cup Moments.

November 16th 2005 Why was it a great night?

In three days it will be 10 years since Australia qualified for the 2006 World Cup and Vaughan Menlove reflects on that night in Sydney, a night which he saw as a pivotal night for not just Australian football but Australian sport.

Top 100 World Cup Moments (From the Aussie P.O.V.): 32-Guus Hiddink and the Fighting South Koreans (2002)

Dennis Gedling recalls South Korea’s euphoric 2002 tournament, under the tutelage of a guy called GUUUUUUSSSSS