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Socceroos 2026 World Cup Qualifying Saga Unveiled

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Discover the thrilling journey of the Aussie Socceroos as they battle it out for a spot in the 2026 FIFA World Cup!

The Subway Socceroos are currently ranked fourth in the AFC and face the challenge of qualification for the 2026 World Cup alongside tough opponents like Japan and Iraq. Despite landing in the Group of Death, coach Graham Arnold remains confident in the team's abilities. The road to the World Cup is no cakewalk, with Australia facing familiar foes and tough competition along the way. With just 3.35 FIFA ranking points making the journey harder, the Socceroos are gearing up for an intense qualifying campaign.

Australia's national team, the Socceroos, have learned their fate in the 2026 World Cup qualifying, facing formidable opponents like Japan in a bid for their sixth consecutive World Cup appearance. The team must build around key players to navigate through the challenges ahead. The Socceroos are resolute in securing a direct path to the World Cup, undeterred by the presence of soccer powerhouse Japan in the qualifiers. Despite formidable opposition, Australia stands firm in their quest for World Cup glory.

The Socceroos have been drawn into a tough group for the next stage of FIFA World Cup qualifying, facing repeated challenges from familiar adversaries. With two tough cycles behind them, the team is prepared for the battle ahead. Just 18 nations remain in contention for the coveted qualification spots, with Australia aiming to secure their place among the top teams in the AFC.

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Subway Socceroos' qualification path to FIFA World Cup 2026 ... (Socceroos)

Currently ranked fourth in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), the Subway Socceroos were drawn from Pot 2 alongside Qatar and Iraq in a seeded draw format ...

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Socceroos to face Japan as they learn 2026 World Cup qualifying fate (ABC News)

Australia will face the likes of Japan in the third Asian qualifying round for the 2026 men's World Cup as they chase a sixth straight appearance at the ...

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The three players the Socceroos have to build their team around (FTBL Australia)

The Socceroos have landed in the Group of Death for Asian qualifying for USA 2026.

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Socceroos firm on World Cup direct path despite Japan (FTBL Australia)

The Socceroos must do battle with Asian powerhouse Japan for a 2026 World Cup spot, but coach Graham Arnold is not losing any sleep over it.

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Despite World Cup expansion, this will be no cakewalk for Socceroos (The Sydney Morning Herald)

But for a total of 3.35 FIFA ranking points, Australia could have had a much easier road to the 2026 World Cup. Instead, they are facing a familiar, ...

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Not again! Socceroos cop brutal repeat group for next stage of World ... (Fox Sports)

Australia has copped a brutal group for the next stage of 2026 World Cup qualifying. The Socceroos will need to finish above at least one of Japan or Saudi ...

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Football news 2024: Australia Socceroos, FIFA World Cup 2026 ... (Nine)

T๏ปฟhe Socceroos have drawn a tough group for the next stage of FIFA World Cup qualifying with two familiar foes cropping up for the third cycle in a row.

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Socceroos learn five group opponents for Round 3 of 2026 FIFA ... (Hyundai A-League)

Just 18 nations remain in hunt for up to nine qualification spots up for grabs for AFC nations in the 48-team World Cup to be hosted in the United States, ...

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Socceroos handed brutal World Cup qualifying group as familiar ... (Optus Sport)

It's deja vu for the green and gold as they head into a decisive stage of qualification.

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WATCH: Socceroos Sideline - Australia vs Palestine (Socceroos)

Five goals, one debut, a clean sheet, a touching Dylan Tombides tribute, and a Nestory Irankunda backflip.The Subway Socceroos' final FIFA World Cup 2026โ„ข ...

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