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Blog Entry: Thailand (pictured) have never reached the world football's major eventUnited Arab Emirates and Iraq have made just one tournament each, while Thailand has never reached world football's major event.But the three Middle Eastern sides will pose logistical challenges for the Socceroos, largely based in Europe. East Asia and the A-League.Australia play each side home and away in a qualifying schedule that begins on September 1 with a home tie against Iraq.They are highly unlikely to play in Iraq, with the war-torn country playing their matches on neutral soil.A third-place finish in the group would send Australia to a repechage round. A lower finish would end their hopes. It has been seven years since Australia have defeated the Blue Samurai (Japan) Sepp Blatter will defend FIFA in corruption trial as 39 executives and officials face charges by American prosecutors | Daily Mail Online. Disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said he will defend football's governing body at the trial into corruption held in the United States.A total of 39 people, executives and officials, are charged over bribery allegations but setting a date for a trial pencilled in for