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India among five bids to host 2027 Asian Cup

India is one of five nations to have expressed an interest in hosting the 2027 Asian Cup, the Asian Football Confederation said on Wednesday.

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Viduka: Neill 'undermined' me at 2007 Asian Cup

Mark Viduka has broken a 13-year silence on Australia's poor showing at the 2007 Asian Cup, blaming Lucas Neill for the Socceroos' early exit.

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Pim Verbeek quits Oman, calls time on career

Oman coach Pim Verbeek resigned from the post on Wednesday with the former Australia and Korea boss calling time on a 40-year managerial career.

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Japan don't miss Shinji Kagawa at all

The last time Japan became AFC champions, Shinji Kagawa was the toast of Asia. Now, the 29-year-old will be watching the Asian Cup final from home.

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Arnold rejects link to vacant Hibernian job

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold has belatedly knocked back speculation suggesting he was interested in leaving the national team to coach in Scotland.

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AFC to probe sandal throwing at Asian Cup

The Asian Football Confederation has launched an investigation into the throwing of shoes at Qatar players in the Asian Cup semifinal against UAE.

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Asia: Qatar dodge sandals, UAE to reach final

Qatar defied sandal-throwing local fans to storm into the Asian Cup final for the first time with a 4-0 win over hosts United Arab Emirates.