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1 hr ago | The Age
Australia received what can be viewed as the worst possible draw for the 2014 World Cup after being pitted in the "group of death" alongside Spain, The Netherlands and Chile but Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou remains upbeat over their chances of causing an upset.
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2 hrs ago | Daily Mail
Nacho Monreal, Santi Cazorla , Fernando Torres, Juan Mata, Cesar Azpilicueata , Jesus Navas Alvaro Negredo, David Silva, Javi Garcia , David De Gea , Roberto Soldado , Michu and also had the highest passes per game average .
6 hrs ago | The Age
In 2005, when he was still a 16-year-old living at home with his parents in Geelong, the then Melbourne Victory coach Ernie Merrick called up the gangling centre-back and played him in Victory's first match.
11 hrs ago | The Age
Football Federation Australia is banking on expert eyes to help it discover a new generation of soccer talent and start building a new style of play for the Socceroos.
In this Oct. 11, 2013 file photo, Australia soccer team poses prior to the start their international soccer friendly match between France and Australia at the Parc Des Princes stadium in Paris, France.
Republic of Ireland's Robbie Keane reacts after scoring a penalty against Kazakhstan during their 2014 World Cup Group C qualifier soccer match at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013.
Adam Taggart made waves with an A-League hat-trick against Melbourne Heart and the young Newcastle Jets striker is definitely one to look out for.
The ex-Everton midfielder puts himself in the shop window with a goal in the Socceroos' 1-0 win against Costa Rica Tim Cahill has proven he is not over the hill by drawing level with the all-time leading goalscorer for Australia.
Lucas Neill said he lashed out at a handful of hecklers in the dying stages of the Socceroos' victory over Costa Rica with an expletive because they'd turned the match - his record-breaking appearance as national captain - into a "pantomime".
"The action of swearing and reacting like that to a section of the crowd was unacceptable": FFA CEO David Gallop.
Cahill left Everton in the summer of 2012 for Major League Soccer side the New York Red Bulls and he claims he was wanted by Premier League teams in January this year.
Costa Rica's Christian Gamboa, left, and Australia's Dario Vidosic compete for the ball during their soccer friendly match in Sydney, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.