Focus on Australia

Simply winning should be good enough

May 7, 2010
By John Iannantuono
Ever since Socceroos coach Pim Verbeek announced his decision to vacate his post at the end of the 2010 World Cup, there's been no shortage of opinions as to who should take over from the Dutchman. The vacancy is seen as an opportunity (by some) to rid the Socceroos of its 'grinding out' results mentality and adopt a more cavalier approach.

There's a belief held by some that in this results-driven industry, winning alone is not enough - coaches have a responsibility to ensure their teams ...

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