I’VE said the Asian Cup would be bigger than the World Cup and Saturday will be one of the best moments in Australian football, Tim Cahill writes.

A SOCCER World Cup Down Under could soon become a reality after FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Australia deserved to host the world’s biggest football tournament.

IN the quaint surrounds of Chatswood Oval, Australia captain Michael Clarke made his return from injury and notched a half-century on a tricky pitch.

TRAINER Peter Morgan hopes to emulate his father Ron and put an Adelaide Cup in the trophy cabinet.

NOVAK Djokovic will need every minute of Saturday’s rest day to be primed for a shot at a fifth Australian Open singles crown.

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Calendar of Events

CWC Warmup: Australia v UAE

CWC Warmup: Australia v UAE

Feb 11, 2015

In its final hitout before the ICC Cricket World Cup, Australia plays United Arab Emirates in a warmup match at the MCG on Wednesday February 11 at 2.30pm.

ICC Cricket World Cup - England v Australia

ICC Cricket World Cup - England v Australia

Feb 14, 2015

England and Australia open the ICC Cricket World Cup on Saturday February 14 at the MCG.

ICC Cricket World Cup - South Africa v India

ICC Cricket World Cup - South Africa v India

Feb 22, 2015

South Africa plays India on Sunday February 22 at the MCG.

ICC Cricket World Cup - Sri Lanka v Bangladesh

ICC Cricket World Cup - Sri Lanka v Bangladesh

Feb 26, 2015

Sri Lanka plays Bangladesh on Thursday February 26 at the MCG.

ICC Cricket World Cup - Quarter Final 2

ICC Cricket World Cup - Quarter Final 2

Mar 19, 2015

The MCG will host the Cricket World Cup's second Quarter Final on Thursday March 19.