Youth finally blooming for Socceroos

October 17, 2012
By Tom Wald
Socceroos coach Holger Osieck is set to really give youth a chance following Australia's much-needed 2-1 victory over Iraq in their World Cup qualifier in Doha.

The familiar names of Tim Cahill and Archie Thompson graced the score sheet at Grand Hamad Stadium but Osieck was particularly heartened by the performance and attitude of the younger players.

Robbie Kruse showed he was fast becoming one of Australia's most valuable players, the Iraq team resorting to hacking down the ...

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