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Postecoglou confirms contact over Australia job

ESPN staff | October, 16 2013

Socceroos coaching hopeful Ange Postecoglou indicated Football Federation Australia [FFA] have made contact with his club Melbourne Victory over the vacant national team position. Postecoglou is understood to be a favourite for the role along ...

Fergie backed for Australia job

ESPN staff | October, 15 2013

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Mark Bosnich has backed Sir Alex Ferguson to come out of retirement and coach Australia after Holger Osieck was sacked on Friday. #INSERT type:image caption:Bosnich had a number of disagreements with Fergu...

Socceroos to consider foreign coach

PA Sport | October, 13 2013

Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop has left the door open for another foreign manager to coach the Socceroos at the 2014 World Cup. Australia's 6-0 loss to France on Friday resulted in the dismissal of German Holger Osi...

Australia coach Holger Osieck sacked after loss Video

ESPN staff | October, 12 2013

Australia coach Holger Osieck has been sacked after the Socceroos slumped to an embarrassing 6-0 friendly defeat in France on Friday night. #INSERT type:image caption:Osieck has come under much criticism as Socceroos boss. END# The drubbi...

FIFA reject FFA calls for WC compensation

ESPN staff | September, 18 2013

FIFA have dismissed Football Federation Australia's attempts to claim compensation for their unsuccessful 2022 World Cup bid, insisting Australian representatives were aware that the timing of the tournament was subject to change. #INSERT typ...

Australia request compensation for failed WC bid

ESPN staff | September, 17 2013

Football Federation Australia have asked FIFA to provide "just and fair compensation" for Australia's unsuccessful 2022 World Cup bid, according to reports. With speculation rife that the 2022 tournament in Qatar could be changed to ...

Osieck: Brazil taught Australia a lesson in 6-0 thrashing

ESPN staff | September, 7 2013

Australia coach Holger Osieck says his side’s 6-0 thrashing at the hands of Brazil provides the Socceroos with an indication of how much work they must do in the lead-up to the 2014 World Cup. A brace from Jo, along with goals to Neymar,...

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...

Australia looks to youth for East Asian Cup

ESPN staff | July, 16 2013

Australia boss Holger Osieck has named a provisional 24-man squad for the upcoming EAFF East Asian Cup, which includes eight uncapped players.

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