Suicide and leukaemia put Socceroos' crunch clash in perspective

Australia draw inspiration for today's 'final' with Germany

Cahill refuses to rise to bait after Australians are branded 'boring'

Germany v Australia: Tomorrow, 7.30pm, ITV1

The warm-ups are finished – so what exactly did we learn along the way?

Tim Rich on who shone brightest and which teams slipped up in the friendlies

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As agents from Liverpool to Los Angeles look for new acquisitions, Tim Rich dips into the secretive world of scouting

Milito ends wait in double quick time

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Malta game is 'important' for German squad, says Low

Germany coach Joachim Low insists today's friendly against Malta is an important part of his World Cup preparations.

Low sticks to guns over six shooters

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Injuries or not, we're going to be very German about this, Van Gaal warns Lyons

Louis Van Gaal has never been one to shy away from a challenge and his characteristically bullish response to a growing defensive injury crisis is to put the emphasis on attack as Bayern Munich seek to maintain their narrow advantage over Lyons in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final at the Stade Gerland tonight.

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Adriano open to Italy return

Former Internazionale and Parma striker Adriano has stated that he would welcome a return to Italy, with Roma his favoured destination.

Klose escapes red card and off-side flag to stun Fiorentina

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Bayern dismiss Babel transfer reports

Bayern Munich director of sport Christian Nerlinger has rubbished rumours linking his club with a bid for Liverpool forward Ryan Babel.

Germany ride luck after Klose tips balance

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