De Vanna sacking dampens Matildas' win

May 15, 2011
By Pete Smith
Star striker Lisa De Vanna's expulsion from camp overshadowed the Matildas' last home international before next month's World Cup in Germany.

Coach Tom Sermanni indicated the rest of the squad may get a say in whether De Vanna is recalled for the World Cup campaign after his team battled to a 2-1 win over New Zealand in Gosford on Sunday.

It will be a big decision as De Vanna is a proven scorer who starred with four goals when Australia reached the 2007 World Cup quarter-finals ...

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