Mark Schwarzer

Mark Schwarzer retires from Socceroos

Sebastian Hassett Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has retired from international football, effective immediately.


Mark Schwarzer knew time was right to quit Socceroos

Mark Schwarzer says his decision to quit the Socceroos was a long time in the making.


Socceroos owed Mark Schwarzer a better finish

Mark Schwarzer.

Craig Foster The abrupt retirement of Mark Schwarzer, likely to be followed by other legends of the Socceroos' past two World Cups, exposes flaws in the system regarding national team duty and the game's...

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Lucas Neill keen to honour Mark Schwarzer's work in helping Socceroos to World Cup

Lucas Neill.

Daniel Lane Lucas Neill says Mark Schwarzer's retirement has made him even more determined to contribute to the Socceroos' World Cup campaign because he wants to honour the 41-year-old's sweat and sacrifice that...


Mark Schwarzer to Postecoglou: Socceroos revamp could be dangerous

Heroic: Mark Schwarzer.

Daniel Lane Retired Socceroos goalkeeper says 'experience' was one of soccer's most precious resources.


Mark Schwarzer resignation highlights need for a smoother change of guard

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Craig Foster The abrupt retirement of Mark Schwarzer exposes flaws in the system regarding national team duty and the game's continuing inability to manage these situations with foresight and care.

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Mark Schwarzer makes successful Chelsea CL debut

Chelsea's Australian goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer.

Former Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has become the oldest Champions League debutant, keeping a clean sheet in Chelsea’s 1-0 win over Steaua Bucharest in London.


Brad Smith has to make his own decision on Socceroos, says Mark Schwarzer

Brad Smith

Australian-born defender Brad Smith could be facing a big choice before next year's World Cup after making his Premier League debut for Liverpool.


A-League analysis: Why Wanderer Ante Covic's a keeper

Michael Cockerill dinkus

Michael Cockerill Western Sydney Wanderers have Ante Covic to thank for securing a coveted top-two finish, which delivers a home final and a week off.

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Lucas Neill joins Doncaster on loan

Ex-Socceroo captain Lucas Neill.

Liam FitzGibbon Lucas Neill has secured a month-long loan switch from Watford to English Championship rivals Doncaster in a move aimed at salvaging his World Cup dream.


Lucas Neill fights against the dying of the light

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Neill's sheer determination to battle on against the odds deserves some sort of recognition.

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A-League players can take soft options or make hard choices

Michael Lynch Does life in the A-League make it too easy for too many players to accept their lot?

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National teams must be prioritised over clubs

Ange Postecoglou.

Ange Postecoglou The opportunity to represent your country at any level is something every young player aspires to.

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A-League needs to get out of the comfort zone

Ange Postecoglou My travels in the UK will see me visit some of the less glamorous venues in world football to check on some of our Australian players who are building a career over here.

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Two front-runners and one outsider vie for Schwarzer goalkeeper spot

Mitch Langerak

Mitchell Langerak and Matthew Ryan fight for the crown as Australia's top goalkeeper.


Quitting not a rash decision: Schwarzer

Mark Schwarzer

Mark Schwarzer says his decision to quit the Socceroos was a long time in the making, admitting he no longer felt fully committed to his role in the national team.


Schwarzer's legacy a lesson to all Socceroos - discipline and determination

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Sebastian Hassett In the pantheon of Socceroos greats, few will argue Mark Schwarzer ranks among the elite.

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Veterans vital, says Schwarzer

Mark Schwarzer

Daniel Lane Former Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer offered national coach Ange Postecoglou the benefit of his wisdom on the eve of Australia's new international era by saying experience was one of football's...


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...