Australia Features

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Duke named in Socceroos squad to face Brazil

ESPN staff | August, 28 2013

Striker Mitchell Duke has been rewarded with a call up to a powerful Socceroos squad to take on World Cup hosts Brazil in next week's friendly international in Brasilia. Central Coast Mariners star Duke impressed coach Holger Osieck on debut a...

France and Australia to meet in October friendly

ESPN Staff | August, 19 2013

France and Australia will meet in an international for the first time since 2001 when they play a friendly in Paris later this year, the French Football Federation has said. The match -- the fourth ever to be played between the nations -- will b...

Time for Australia to fully embrace Asia

John Duerden | April, 14 2013

With Australia struggling to assert themselves on World Cup qualifying, John Duerden assesses the Socceroos' Asian adventure.

Brooks: Australia's defence exposed by Oman

Rob Brooks, ANZ Stadium | March, 26 2013

Rob Brooks watched Australia's defensive frailties become exposed at home to Oman in their World Cup qualifier.

Duerden: Asia's dwindling interest in Serie A

John Duerden | January, 27 2013

A lack of big names, creativity and European success has made the Serie A less appealing in Asia, writes John Duerden.

Duerden: Raising the sights of Asia's youth

John Duerden | January, 20 2013

John Duerden questions the wisdom of players moving from leagues in Asia to Scotland or the Championship.

Answering Lovecalls from the West

John Duerden | January, 4 2013

John Duerden picks out some of the Asian players tipped to move on in the January transfer window.

Duerden: Young Aussies signal bright future

John Duerden | November, 15 2012

John Duerden reviews a positive night in Australian football as youngsters pass South Korea test.

Duerden: Stumbling Australia in need of inspiration

John Duerden | September, 12 2012

With two points from three games, Holger Osieck's men must watch their step in Asia's World Cup qualifying, writes John Duerden.

Socceroos struggle in Scotland

John Duerden | August, 18 2012

John Duerden on the Socceroos' struggles against Scotland and their hopes for 2014.

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