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Bert van Marwijk Disappointed Socceroos Didn’t Take 3 Points Uncategorized 

Bert van Marwijk Disappointed Socceroos Didn’t Take 3 Points

Australia’s World Cup 2018 hopes are still alive after Thursday’s 1-1 draw with Denmark, but the Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk says he’s disappointed the Socceroos didn’t take all three points against Denmark. The Socceroos fell behind in the 7th minute after Christian Eriksen put Denmark ahead with a well taken strike after from Nicolai Jorgensen’s flick from just inside the penalty area. The Danes dominated the early stage of the game but in the 37th minute Australia were handed a lifeline. Matthew Leckie’s header was blocked by the flailing…

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Sydney FC Announce Appointment Of Ufuk Talay News 

Sydney FC Announce Appointment Of Ufuk Talay

Sydney FC have announced the appointment of of Young Socceroos Head Coach Ufuk Talay as their new Assistant coach. The 42-year-old will begin his new role with the Sky Blues immediately, replacing former Assistant Phil Moss who resigned in order to pursue a career outside football. Since his appointment as Young Socceroos Head Coach in 2016 he has guided them to the under 19’s Championship Finals in October, where they will play for a coveted spot at next year’s FIFA Under 20 World Cup. Before taking over Paul Okon for…

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Socceroos Go Down 2-1 To France In Their World Cup Game Uncategorized 

Socceroos Go Down 2-1 To France In Their World Cup Game

The Socceroos have frustratingly failed to bring away any points from their first game of the World Cup at Russia’s Kazan Arena as they went down 2-1 to France. The opening Group C game involved a controversial video assistant referee (VAR) decision, which was used for the first time in World Cup history. The game opened with France’s Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Paul Pogba all having shots on target within the first five minutes. But the first half turned promising for Australia with the first and only real chance,…

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Bert van Marwijk Says Key To Victory Over France Is To Be ‘Very Well-organised’ Uncategorized 

Bert van Marwijk Says Key To Victory Over France Is To Be ‘Very Well-organised’

As the Socceroos prepare to face a talented French side on Saturday in a must watch match for any Australian, Australia coach Bert van Marwijk says the key to victory over France is to be ‘very well-organised.’ The national team face one of the favourites in their opening match on the world’s biggest sporting stage, ranked almost 30 spots higher than themselves and a team that includes Antoine Griezmann and Paul Pogba considered among the best in the world. But it’s reported that it is the French that are concerned…

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Arzani Scores First International Goal Ahead In World Cup Warm-up News 

Arzani Scores First International Goal Ahead In World Cup Warm-up

Daniel Arzani has scored his first international goal to help the Socceroos to their first win in their final World Cup warm-up match. The 19-year-old Melbourne City star came off the bench in 73rd minute and took just 67 seconds to score the opener before setting up another goal as Australia beat Hungary 2-1 in Budapest on Sunday. Arzani cut inside and unleashed a strike that caught everyone off guard, particularly RP Leipzig keeper Peter Gulacsi, who should’ve done better. But then a mix-up led to an own goal and…

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Jean-Paul de Marigny Joins Wanderers News 

Jean-Paul de Marigny Joins Wanderers

A-League title-winning assistant coach Jean-Paul de Marigny has joined Western Sydney Wanderers to work under new coach Markus Babbel. The former Australia international joined Melbourne Victory in 2013 for four seasons and under Kevin Muscat, helped them reach three Grand Finals with two wins, including last months Grand Final. But the 54-year-old made the decision to return to New South Wales to join his wife and family who are based in Sydney “I’m very excited, I spent a lot of time in Western Sydney both coaching and playing so it’s…

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Phoenix Appoint Former Sydney Captain Mark Rudan News 

Phoenix Appoint Former Sydney Captain Mark Rudan

Wellington Phoenix have appointed former Sydney FC captain Mark Rudan as their new head coach, to replace Darije Kalezic. Follow all our latest World Cup Betting Tips here. Kalezic left before the end of disappointing 2017-18 season which saw the team finish ninth, one place above wooden spooners Central Coast Mariners. Rudan has enjoyed a successful playing career including stints in Germany, China, Japan and Switzerland and now signed a two-year-deal in his first coaching job in his first Hyundai A-League. The announcement was made on Wednesday with the 42-year-old…

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Popovics Signing Was Reason Brandon Wilson Resigned To Glory News 

Popovics Signing Was Reason Brandon Wilson Resigned To Glory

Promising Olyroos midfielder Brandon Wilson has said that the signing of Tony Popovic as Perth Glory’s new coach convinced him to re-sign to the club. Despite having had interest from a number of other Hyundai A-League clubs, the 21-year-old has signed a new two-year deal which will keep him with Glory until the end of the Hyundai A-League 2019/20 Season. Wilson was born in Botswana the capital of Gabarone in Southern Africa, before moving to Australia as a 10-years-old. He joined Glory from English club Burnley in 2016 where he…

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James Troisi Sends Message Of Intent For Socceroos News 

James Troisi Sends Message Of Intent For Socceroos

As the Caltex Socceroos continue their buildup to the FIFA World Cup in Russia, Melbourne Victory attacker James Troisi has sent a message of intent. With the odds not appearing to be in Australia’s favour because of their lack of World Cup experience, Bert van Marwijk’s squad are upping their preparations in a pre-tournament squad in Antalya, Turkey. Of the 26-man group, only 7 have experience at the global event those being Tim Cahill, Mile Jedinak, Mark Milligan, Mathew Leckie, Mat Ryan, Massimo Luongo and James Troisi. Troisi has said…

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Tim Cahill Takes Youngster Daniel Azani Under His Wing News 

Tim Cahill Takes Youngster Daniel Azani Under His Wing

As 19 Caltex Socceroos touch down in Antalya, Turkey for their pre World Cup training camp, youngster Daniel Arzani has spoken of his need to prove his worth as Tim Cahill takes him under his wings. The 19-year-old who is the youngest squad member of the national team is relying on his former Melbourne City teammate to help him to adapt to life in Bert van Marwijk’s 23-man FIFA World Cup squad. The talented attacker was named in Marjwiijk’s preliminary squad, with the final 23-man being announced on the 3rd…

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