Wilkshire axed, Schwarzer quits Socceroos

November 6, 2013
The axing of defenders Luke Wilkshire and Sasa Ognenovski, and the retirement of Mark Schwarzer, send warnings to an ageing core in the first Socceroos' squad picked by new coach Ange Postecoglou.

Schwarzer, Australia's most-capped player, quit international soccer hours before Postecoglou on Wednesday announced a 22-man squad for a friendly against Costa Rica on November 19.

Schwarzer was set to be included in the squad but decided to end his decorated 109-game international ...

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