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Mile Jedinak tipped to lead Socceroos at World Cup

Mile Jedinak, favourite to assume the Socceroos captaincy

Steve Larkin Anointing influential midfielder Mile Jedinak as Socceroos captain is just one piece in Ange Postecoglou's puzzle.

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Socceroos defenders vie for World Cup squad spots

Dominic Bossi Five central defenders will battle for four seats on the plane to Brazil from next Wednesday 

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Who will make the Socceroos' World Cup squad?

Generation next: The Socceroos, likely to be led by Mile Jedinak (centre) in Brazil, will be virtually unrecognisable to previous World Cup squads.

Sebastian Hassett When Ange Postecoglou names his 30-man provisional squad for the World Cup next Wednesday, he will maintain the dreams of a select few and confirm the nightmares of many.

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Ange Postecoglou set to announce Socceroos' 30-man World Cup squad

Coach Ange Postecoglou has dispensed with all but a few ageing relics for his upcoming Brazilian exhibition.

Sebastian Hassett Whether or not it is a subtle pointer to the change taking place within the Socceroos, the Museum of Contemporary Art on Sydney’s waterfront will make a fitting backdrop for the unveiling of...

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Australia names 30-man Socceroos squad for World Cup

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Australia named a 30-man preliminary Socceroos squad on Wednesday for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil starting next month.

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Socceroos World Cup 2014 squad: Ange Postecoglou names two new faces

Surprise inclusion: Bailey Wright (centre) of Preston North End.

Dominic Bossi Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has named two uncapped players in his extended 30-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup by including 21-year-old defender Bailey Wright and German-based winger Ben...

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Socceroos set for a wild ride in Brazil

Tim Cahill will lead the line once again for the Socceroos.

Sebastian Hassett While Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou has picked a 30-man squad for next month's World Cup with an eye to the future, he is promising they are good enough to deliver a 'wild ride' in Brazil.

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World Cup Seven and hell for Socceroos hopefuls

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou.

Fairfax Media's football experts Richard Shute, Michael Lynch, Dominic Bossi and Sebastian Hassett look at who will make the final squad for the Socceroos at the World Cup.

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Brisbane Roar star Thomas Broich in a league of his own

Honour: Brisbane Roar's German star Thomas Broich has become the first to win Johnny Warren Medal twice.

Dominic Bossi Already regarded by some as the greatest player in the A-League's history, Thomas Broich has strengthened his credentials for that honour after becoming the first player to be crowned Player of the...

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Wellington Phoenix end Adelaide United's unbeaten run

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Costa Rican duo Carlos Hernandez and Kenny Cunningham returned from international duty with telling effect as the Wellington Phoenix beat Adelaide United 2-1 on Saturday in their A-League clash in...

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Sydney FC sink to new low as fans turn up heat on Frank Farina

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Sebastian Hassett There will be few darker nights in the history of Sydney FC than Saturday night's horror show at Allianz Stadium.

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Live A-League: Melbourne Victory v Adelaide United

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Teo Pellizzeri It's a fascinating match-up between the third and fourth placed teams on the ladder. Both clubs - with a fierce historical rivalry - have 7-6-6 records as the end of the A-League regular season...

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Melbourne Victory downs Adelaide United in A-League classic

Victory's Scott Galloway is challenged by Sergio Cirio.

Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory comes out on top over Adelaide United in high-scoring game.

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Melbourne Victory downs Adelaide 4-3 thanks to late Kosta Barbarouses goal

Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory comes out on top over Adelaide United in high-scoring game.

Berisha double against Adelaide boots Roar into 10-point lead

Jim Morton Besart Berisha scored a double at Suncorp Stadium as the Brisbane Roar all but wrapped up the A-League's premier's plate with a 2-1 defeat of Adelaide United on Sunday.

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Brisbane Roar star Thomas Broich against goal-line technology

Phantom goal: A poor decision robbed Brisbane Roar star Thomas Broich of a goal he would have

Jim Morton Poor adjudicating cost him one of the best goals of his career, but A-League star Thomas Broich has rejected calls for goal-line technology.

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Adelaide United v Sydney FC: preview panel

Making an impression: Sydney FC's Corey Gameiro.

Sebastian Hassett The Sky Blues have never needed their marquee man to stand up like they do now.

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Adelaide United wears down Phoenix

Physical contest: Ben Sigmund of the Phoenix tackles Michael Zullo of Adelaide United.

Cathy Walshe Missing three key players, Adelaide United dug in to grind out a 1-0 win over Wellington Phoenix and move one step closer to the A-League finals.

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Adelaide United earns late draw with Heart

Marcelo Carrusca of Adelaide gets away from Massimo Murdocca of Melbourne Heart.

Steve Larkin A last-minute equaliser allowed Adelaide United to pinch a 2-2 draw against Melbourne Heart on Friday night and climb to second on the A-League ladder.

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Men in the middle: an ode to No.6

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Craig Foster As the game shifts inexorably towards a more cerebral, patient style, the central midfielder is becoming, perhaps, the most crucial player.