Socceroos lose duo as coach hunt starts

October 12, 2013
By Steve Larkin and Liam FitzGibbon
Australia's beleaguered soccer team have lost two players to injury as the search steps up for a coach to replace the sacked Holger Osieck.

Luke Wilkshire and Tommy Oar have been released from the under-siege Socceroos' squad to play Canada in London mid-week.

Wilkshire was substituted after playing 70 minutes in Australia's 6-0 loss to France in Paris on Saturday, after which head coach Osieck was sacked.

Wilkshire has been carrying a knee injury and will return ...

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