Australia manager Holger Osieck has told kicker that the lack of fresh talent in the country is partially down to the A-League's current structure.
Australia captain Lucas Neill insists the team are calm despite their chance to qualify for the 2014 World Cup on Tuesday evening if they defeat an understrength Iraq side at home.
Australia head coach Holger Osieck has apologised for a sexist remark he made to the press following his side's 4-0 World Cup qualifying win over Jordan.
Australia captain Lucas Neill insists his side cannot take Jordan lightly in their World Cup qualifier in Melbourne on Tuesday evening.
Yuto Nagatomo and Keisuke Honda have returned to the Japan squad to face Australia on June 4 after recovering from injury.
Australia coach Holger Osieck is a man under pressure, the chief of the country's Football Federation (FFA) has said.
David Gallop says Holgier Osieck understands that he's under immense pressure to guide Australia to the 2014 World Cup.
Australia and Oman played out a 2-2 draw in Sydney on Tuesday evening, with Aston Villa striker Brett Holman salvaging a point for the home side five minutes from time.
The Socceroos have no excuses going into their home World Cup qualifier against Oman with coach Holger Osieck boasting a wealth of options.
Mark Schwarzer says Australia must defeat Oman next Tuesday to avoid "a disaster" in qualifying for the 2014 World Cup, as he prepares to take the captain's armband from the suspended Lucas Neill.