Mark Schwarzer departs from the Socceroos having played 109 times for the national team since making his debut way back in 1993.
Socceroos coach Holger Osieck has not included goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer in a 24-man squad for friendlies against France and Canada.
Angela Habashy Brasilia: Brazil will be without Hulk but the Socceroos will still face a team of superheroes when they take on the five-time world champions in Brasilia on Saturday.
Angela Habashy The Socceroos came looking for a test and were handed an absolute footballing lesson by five-time world champions Brazil, who thumped them 6-0 in Brasilia on Saturday.
Michael Lynch The Socceroos 6-0 thumping at the hands of Brazil should send a strong message to coach Holger Osieck.
Michael Lynch The most positive thing the Socceroos coach will have heard recently is silence.
David Sygall Questions about his future as Socceroos coach have been rebuked by Holger Osieck as ''a little bit out of order'', despite the national team's slide down the international rankings and recent heavy...
Holger Osieck has asked for more from his seasoned campaigners, but it is the Socceroos' young guns who are ready to step up against Iraq in Wednesday morning's World Cup qualifier.
Sebastian Hassett in Doha A pair of late goals to Tim Cahill and Archie Thompson have put Australia on course to qualify for the 2014 World Cup as the Socceroos claimed a dramatic 2-1 win over Iraq in Doha this morning.
Sebastian Hassett But don't put too much pressure on Rogic, says Osieck.
Lee Gaskin Socceroos bolter Tom Rogic is keeping his feet on the ground and refusing to dream of featuring in the 2014 World Cup.
Tom Williams Half-time substitute Javier Hernandez scored twice and made another as Manchester United came from two goals down to win 3-2 at Aston Villa on Saturday and pull four points clear in the Premier...
Liam Fitzgibbon Nikita Rukavytsya and Robert Cornthwaite scored their first international goals as an experimental Socceroos ground out a 2-1 win over South Korea in their friendly match in Hwaseong on Wednesday...
Dominic Bossi CENTRAL COAST Mariners goalkeeper Mat Ryan could be on his way to Britain after Hull City submitted a bid to sign the youngster.
Michael Lynch Necessity is the mother of invention, as Holger Osieck, the Socceroos coach, is fast discovering.
Ian Whittell MANCHESTER: Alex Ferguson predicts a long, hard English Premier League title race with champions Manchester City after his team opened up a seven-point gap over rivals Chelsea.
Sebastian Hassett SOCCEROOS coach Holger Osieck may be using next week's East Asian Cup qualifying tournament to test the up-and-coming generation of young talent but he insists nothing less than winning all four...
Sebastian Hassett THERE are few relationships in Australian football quite as luminous and demoralising as the one shared between Sydney and John Aloisi.
Lee Gaskin The odds of Tom Rogic returning to the A-League are lengthening by the day.
Jason Burt JUST as it looked like Manchester United's title hopes might dim a little - and not just because of a first-half floodlight failure - Wayne Rooney illuminated this occasion to stretch their lead at...