The view from Australia

Schwarzer takes a gamble on Chelsea

July 10, 2013
By Rob Brooks
Mark Schwarzer is the latest in a long line of footballers to be wooed by Jose Mourinho. The veteran goalkeeper has been unveiled as Chelsea's newest signing, but will his decision to join the Stamford Bridge ranks cost him a place in the record books?

The 40-year-old will become the oldest goalkeeper to ever appear at a World Cup - and the second oldest player overall behind Cameroon's Roger Milla - if he is taken to Brazil by Australia coach Holger Osieck next year. Until a matter of ...

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