Thompson targets South Africa

Archie aiming for Aussie action

November 16, 2008
By Jason Dasey
Seven-and-a-half years after a world record scoring spree guaranteed his place in footballing folklore, Archie Thompson remains on the fringes of the Socceroo scene, behind younger strikers Josh Kennedy and Scott McDonald in the pecking order. The Melbourne Victory marquee player, who's just turned 30, produces goals almost everywhere he goes yet continues to be overlooked for national squads under coach Pim Verbeek. Left out of the World Cup qualifiers against Qatar and Bahrain, Thompson is ...

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