In a significant development for Australian football, the Socceroos are set to embark on their quest for a spot in the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
This journey begins with a crucial match against Bangladesh tonight.
The game, a pivotal moment in the team’s campaign, will be broadcast live from 7.30pm AEDT in Sydney and Melbourne on 10, 10 Play, and Paramount+. Viewers in Adelaide can catch the action live from 7.30pm ACDT, while Brisbane audiences will have the game aired from 6.30pm AEST. For Perth football enthusiasts, the match will be live from 4.30pm AWST.
The Socceroos’ schedule includes a noteworthy match against Palestine, set for next Wednesday. This match represents a critical step in the team’s path to World Cup qualification. Fans across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth can watch the game live from 12.30am AEDT on 10, and in Adelaide from 12.30am ACDT, along with coverage on 10 Play and Paramount+.
In preparation for these qualifying matches, a special Socceroos Magazine Show is scheduled to air this Wednesday at 10.30pm AEDT. The show, which will be broadcast on 10 Bold and 10 Play, promises to provide comprehensive insights and analysis on all things related to the Socceroos, ensuring fans are fully updated.
Turning to the domestic front, the Liberty A-League Women’s matches continue to garner attention, with exclusive live coverage on 10 Play and Paramount+. This week’s fixtures include the Wellington Phoenix aiming for their fourth consecutive win against the Central Coast Mariners this Saturday, live from 5.55pm AEDT. In another anticipated clash, the undefeated Perth Glory hosts Melbourne Victory this Saturday, following Victory’s impressive 4-0 triumph, with the match broadcast live from 9.55pm AEDT.
Additionally, Australian football fans can indulge in international action with the Emirates FA Cup First Round Replay. The match between Cray Valley and Charlton Athletic is slated for Thursday morning and will be available live from 6.35am AEDT, exclusively on Paramount+.
The A-League also presents a packed schedule for the weekend, starting with Western Sydney Wanderers facing off against Canberra United on Saturday from 3.55pm AEDT. The day continues with matches involving teams like Adelaide United, Sydney FC, Brisbane Roar, and Western United, culminating with a Dubzone segment at 10.30pm AEDT on Sunday, accessible on 10 Play.