We're just a matter of days until the Asian Cup kicks off and we've brought you the ULTIMATE guide to the competition.

With Simon Hill's nation by nation guide, boasting scout reports, data stats packs, star player profiles and probable line-ups and formations for EVERY country taking part, the bumper issue is the essential guide to the tournament.

But how will the Socceroos go? We got The Age's Michael Lynch to grill Ange Postecoglou on what lies ahead...and how he's fared over his first year in the job.

Australia go into the competition as hosts and tipped by some as favourites - while others fear the Roos still aren't ready yet. We asked former Socceroos and coaches to give us their 10 things they'd do to fix the Roos.

Key to the Socceroos could be emerging star Massimo Luongo - and we caught up with him in London after a stellar year. Can he kick off 2015 with a winning run in the Socceroos and help them to Asian Cup glory? It's a Luongo way to the top...

So how will it pan out? We asked the Fox Sports panel of experts what they expect from the Asian Cup - you don't want to miss their insight.

Plus you can be the tournament expert with our handy guide to 50 things you need to know about the Asian Cup with REAL ACTUAL FACTUAL FACTS.

Want more? How about some inspiration from the Socceroos' finest moment in Brazil 2014? We've got an extract from Adam Peacock's excellent new World Cup book Beautiful Chaos on the Socceroos' clash with the Netherlands with the key players reliving the game, moment by moment, for a gripping read.

Plus we go one on one with Carlos Queiroz, coach of Asia's second-ranked nation Iran, talk to David Zdrilic, text Paul Izzo, oh and get a few tips from Sergio Aguero. Which is nice.

Get it at newsagents now, delivered to your door (before anyone else if you are a subscriber), and online very soon AT CUT PRICE (with tons of extra international content!) from iTunes, plus Google Play and Zinio too!