Thwaite ready to take Socceroos chance

July 22, 2013
By Angela Habashy
Michael Thwaite was sitting on the bench for the Socceroos' historic triumph over Uruguay in 2005.

The dramatic penalty shoot-out victory under coach Guus Hiddink secured Australia's first World Cup berth in 32 years.

But eight years and two World Cups later the 30-year-old defender is yet to make the cut for the showpiece event.

Brazil 2014 represents Thwaite's best chance to secure a World Cup spot and he intends to use every opportunity possible to push for selection ...

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