Alex Brosque

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Alex Brosque signs with Sydney FC on two-year deal

Tom Decent One of Sydney FC's favourite sons, Alex Brosque, has signed a two year deal with his former club after a three year stint overseas but says he has no desire to represent Australia again.

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Tim Cahill's price tag on the rise: Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold

Tim Cahill

Adrian Warren Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold ruefully acknowledges mooted target Tim Cahill's price tag has gone up and his stocks continue to soar following the Socceroos superstar's latest award.

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Sydney FC using games against EPL clubs Newcastle United and West Ham United as selection trials

New Sky Blue: Sydney FC's new signing Shane Smeltz.

Tom Decent Incoming Sydney FC head coach Graham Arnold says he will use "novelty" matches against Newcastle United and West Ham United in New Zealand next week as mini selection trials to formulate his new...

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Watford signing not enough for Lucas Neill to return for Ecuador friendly

Lucas Neill.

Sebastian Hassett Lucas Neill's signing with Watford is unlikely to be enough for him to force his way into the Socceroos' squad for next month's friendly against Ecuador.

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Lucas Neill, Mark Bresciano overlooked in Socceroos squad

Lucas Neill.

Sebastian Hassett Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has followed through on his promise to experiment with new faces in the friendly match against Ecuador in London on March 5.

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Ange Postecoglou gets down to picking Australia's FIFA World Cup side

Ange Postecoglou is busy putting red lines through fringe candidates.

Sebastian Hassett Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has already begun pruning his shortlist for this year's World Cup, saying he's now monitoring between 40 and 45 players on a daily basis.

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Robbie Kruse World Cup hopes in doubt after serious knee injury

Robbie Kruse

Sebastian Hassett The World Cup hopes of arguably the Socceroos' most important player, Robbie Kruse, appear doomed after the forward tore his anterior cruciate ligament.

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Robbie Kruse's World Cup dream crashes after knee injury

Sidelined: Robbie Kruse was hurt in training.

Sebastian Hassett Man who is arguably Socceroos' most important player has torn his anterior cruciate ligament.

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Old guard gets new boot

Ange Postecoglou.

Sebastian Hassett New coach's message: the days of picking players on reputation over form are finished.

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Reputations to count for little, says Ange

Ange Postecoglou.

Sebastian Hassett The key message from Ange Postecoglou's first squad announcement as Socceroos coach was crystal clear: the days of picking players on reputation over form are finished.

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Mat Ryan follows great tradition … in Belgium

Sebastian Hassett When Mathew Ryan left the Mariners, many wondered why he would buck the trend of going Dutch.

Goalkeeper Mathew Ryan eyes berth to Brazil World Cup

Mathew Ryan

Sebastian Hassett When Mathew Ryan finally made his much publicised departure from the Central Coast Mariners, many wondered why the goalkeeper would buck the trend of going Dutch or chasing a deal in England or...

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Osieck resists talk of fresh faces

Holger Osieck.

Michael Lynch Socceroos boss makes it clear he will not be pressured into picking a host of fresh faces for international friendlies.

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Bresciano blast fails to get Socceroos firing

Scotland defeats Socceroos

Loss to Scots leaves Australians searching for momentum going into crucial World Cup qualifiers.

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Socceroos need win against Jordan

Robbie Kruse

Sebastian Hassett Pressure on Socceroos to win as Japan set to move eight points ahead.

Socceroos back on track for World Cup as late goals sink Iraq

Tim Cahill

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.

Socceroos back on track for World Cup as late goals sink Iraq

Sebastian Hassett 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.

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Rogic earns Socceroos call-up

Called up: Tom Rogic.

Central Coast young gun is among three new faces selected in the Socceroos squad for next week's friendly against South Korea.

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Socceroos cop two late goals in loss to Romania

Luke Wilkshire.

The Socceroos copped two late goals to suffer a 3-2 defeat to Romania in their friendly match in Malaga, Spain.

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Socceroos warned: we have to win

Holger Osieck speaks to the media in Sydney on Wednesday.

Sebastian Hassett Holger Osieck says there's only one plan for this month's World Cup qualifier against Oman.