Osieck makes winning call for Socceroos

June 18, 2013
By Guy Hand
Holger Osieck risked being the Socceroos coach who shot Bambi.

Instead, he can reflect with pride after his brave substitution of national hero Tim Cahill with the game in the balance swung it - and World Cup qualification - for the Socceroos.

Cahill's replacement Josh Kennedy netted the 83rd minute winner at ANZ Stadium on Tuesday night which saw off plucky Iraq to book Australia a place at a third successive World Cup finals.

Cahill was clearly unhappy at the substitution, ...

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