Mark Viduka


Tomi Juric flattered by comparisons with Socceroos great Mark Viduka

Dominic Bossi Tomi Juric has played down the growing comparisons with Socceroos great Mark Viduka but acknowledged that, like the former Leeds United striker, he was perhaps born to score goals.

Western Sydney Wanderers' star Tomi Juric targeted by Japanese giants

Wanted Wanderer: Western Sydney's Tomi Juric.

Sebastian Hassett The resolve of the Western Sydney Wanderers' new owners is about to be tested with back-to-back J-League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima set to make a bid for their star striker, Tomi Juric.


Harry Kewell was the face of Australian football

Michael Lynch dinkus

Michael Lynch Heart skipper decides to call it a day after a stunning career mostly played at the highest levels of the game.

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Tom Rogic: From A-League to Zizou

World at his feet: Tom Rogic.

Sebastian Hassett In a little over two months, the hopes and dreams of a nation will fall on the exquisitely talented shoulders of Tom Rogic.

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Socceroos' Golden Generation fall one by one to the sniper

Michael Cockerill dinkus

Michael Cockerill He's good, isn't he, Ange Postecoglou? The bodies are falling, but no one sees the gun go off.

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Can Liverpool handle the pressure to claim its first EPL title?

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Just as punters look for horses who have won over a race's course and distance, and therefore give them an extra tick in their assessment, then football fans take comfort if their team is looking to...


World Cup 2014: The overseas-based Australians who could be surprise selections

Nikita Rukavytsya

Dominic Bossi On May 10, 2006, Australian football fans were left scratching their heads as they stared at three names in Guus Hiddink's Socceroos squad - Mark Milligan, Mile Sterjovski and Josh Kennedy.

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Tomi Juric shows glimpses of mighty V-Bomber

Sebastian Hassett dinkus

Sebastian Hassett Dressed in what could best be described as the colours of the festive season, the Western Sydney Wanderers certainly lived up to the spirit of giving.

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Tomi Juric uses detractors as ammunition

Tomi Juric

Dominic Bossi Wanderers striker Tomi Juric has a point to prove, and it is not to his club, fans, pundits or even himself; it is to his childhood coaches, who said he would never make it.


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

Michael Lynch

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

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Fear not: Tom Rogic's ankle injury is not serious

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22:  Tomas Rogic of Victory controls the ball during the round 20 A-League match between Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United at AAMI Park on February 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

Shane Brady Football fans around Australia will breathe a sigh of relief at news that Tom Rogic's ankle injury might be not be a serious as initially feared.


More steak, less sizzle needed from Tom Rogic in A-League at Melbourne Victory

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch It can't be easy being charged with the responsibility of being your nation's saviour, especially when you are not long out of your teens.


Kewell sets Heart racing

Harry Kewell.

Michael Lynch The veteran champion is determined to prove his doubters wrong this season.

Going Dutch was wrong decision for Socceroos, says former AIS boss

Pim Verbeek.

Ian McCullough Football Federation Australia's decision to go Dutch after qualifying for the 2006 World Cup isn't producing players good enough for the Socceroos, says former Australian Institute of Sport soccer...


Dutch model failed us: Ex-AIS official

Steve O'Connor.

FFA's decision to go Dutch isn't producing players good enough to play for the Socceroos, says Steve O'Connor.

The Far Post

Sydney FC needs to be weaned off its marquee habit

Del piero

Shane Brady Sydney FC, we need to talk. You're the A-League's glamour team and you're struggling. If you believe the reports, the axe is already hanging over your coach's head, yet again.

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How long can Lucas Neill rage against the dying light?

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Some sportsmen recognise the end is near as their careers draw to a close.

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Neill on Becks: think carefully

Lucas Neill

Daniel Lane Socceroos captain says the ''king's ransom'' could be better spent.

Kewell's return to Australia would truly be a wonderful affair to savour

Harry Kewell

Sebastian Hassett It's tough to criticise Kewell for choosing to resurrect his career in the Middle East.

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Rojas makes FFA awards history

Marco Rojas

Michael Lynch Young winger dubbed the ''Kiwi Messi'' by his more ardent fans has had a breakout campaign.