A-League plays its role for Socceroos

June 12, 2013
By Guy Hand
Perhaps there is symbolism in the fact an A-League player has gone past a soon-to-be English Premier League player in the race to control the Socceroos midfield.

The relative strengths of the eight-year-old domestic competition against those elsewhere are hard to quantify.

But it is worth noting that six of the starting 11, and 16 of the 23-man Socceroos squad in action in Melbourne on Tuesday night were either graduates of, or play in, the A-League.

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