In the eyes of the media, Graham Arnold supposedly took aim yesterday at Adelaide United's 'Barca-lite' style of play. But is this really the case?
The Socceroos used the March international break to play two very different friendlies - one against the reigning world champions, Germany, and another against European minnows Macedonia.
Germany's World Cup triumph can be attributed to their youth development overhaul - and contains many important messages for Australian football
The combination of Andrew Hoole and Lee Ki-Je down Newcastle's left proved too much for Daniel Alessi and the Wanderers to handle
Wellington Phoenix have soared to the top of the A-League, lead by their false nine lynchpin Michael McGlinchey
Sydney FC regularly exposed the gaps between Newcastle's midfield and defence to dominate proceedings in a narrow 1-0 win
Paradoxically, the Western Sydney Wanderers have done very poorly in the A-League this season because they did so well in the Asian Champions League.
Australia recovered from South Korea's 90th minute equaliser to win the Asian Cup in extra time.
Australia and South Korea meet for the second time in the 2015 Asian Cup, this time with the trophy at stake.
Two goals from two defenders saw Australia cruise through to the final of the Asian Cup.