CELTIC retained their Scottish Premier League title with four games to spare on Sunday thanks to a 4-1 win over Inverness at Celtic Park.
HOLDERS Chelsea kept one hand on the FA Cup by overcoming a lacklustre Manchester United 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Monday in their quarter-final replay.
SOCCEROOS striker Tim Cahill has predicted a long, hard road to Brazil after a lacklustre showing by Australia on Tuesday.
MARK Schwarzer said anything less than victory against Oman would be a disaster. For at least 85 minutes he must have felt like he was appearing in a remake of Titanic.
IT'S THE HOME stretch in the race for Brazil - and time for the Socceroos to put the foot down.