Mark Schwarzer

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Mark Schwarzer won't force Brazil rethink: Ange Postecoglou

Chelsea's No.1 goalkeeper Petr Cech is ruled out of the club's final push for titles.

Mark Schwarzer retires from Socceroos

Mark Schwarzer

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

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Jose Mourinho's cautious Chelsea frustrate Atletico

Chelsea draw.

Chelsea secure a 0-0 draw in a dreary Champions League first leg at the Vicente Calderon.

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Mile Jedinak scores as Dylan Tombides honoured in EPL

Socceroo Mile Jedinak scored his first Premier League goal for Crystal Palace in a match in where fellow Australian Dylan Tombides was farewelled with a moving tribute.

Schwarzer makes history in Chelsea loss

Calamity: Mark Schwarzer fails to save a penalty during Chjelsea's shock loss to Sunderland in the English Premier League.

Liam Fitzgibbon Mark Schwarzer forces a rewrite of the record books just about every time he takes the field these days.

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Advantage Liverpool as Chelsea upset

Jubliant: Fabio Borini, centre, celebrates after scoring a penalty to secure Sunderland an upset win over Chelsea and, possibly, Premier League survival.

Tom Williams Sunderland condemned Chelsea to their first home Premier League defeat under Jose Mourinho with a stunning 2-1 victory on Saturday that took Liverpool a step closer to the title.

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Chelsea are the cry babies now

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Jeremy Wilson Surrounded by the comparative calm last summer of a five-star hotel on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Jose Mourinho was asked if he felt a particular responsibility on his return to English football.

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

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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.

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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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A-League needs to get out of the comfort zone

Ange Postecoglou.

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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Out of the box: Schwarzer felt release after calling it quits

Mark Schwarzer

Dominic Bossi Goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer is relieved after announcing his retirement from the Socceroos after 20 years and 109 games of service to the national team.