Pim Verbeek

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Socceroos' Golden Generation fall one by one to the sniper

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

Frank Farina gets chance to run rule over Eddy Bosnar

Eddy Bosnar

Sebastian Hassett Sydney FC are set to take a first-hand look at one of the most talked about but rarely seen players in Australian football, Eddy Bosnar.

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Sasa Ognenovski Sydney FC bound as Sky Blues close in on deal

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK - JUNE 01:  Sasa Ognenovski of Australia smiles during the Australian Socceroos Training Session at Parken Stadium on June 1, 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark.  (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Dominic Bossi Sydney FC's search for a central defender is close to an end with Socceroo Sasa Ognenovski set to join the harbour city club.

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Ange puts faith in youth

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Sebastian Hassett New Socceroos coach pledges to give the next generation of players an opportunity to prove themselves.

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Ange the evangelist has faith in Australian game

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Passion, energy, commitment and desire to rebuild make Postecoglou the right choice.

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Postecoglou's attack plan for new generation of Socceroos

Ange Postecoglou

Sebastian Hassett New Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has promised to overhaul the squad in time for next year's World Cup, pledging to give the next generation of players a chance to prove themselves.

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Lucas Neill wants Socceroos captaincy issue resolved before Costa Rica match

Lucas Neill and Tim Cahill.

Sebastian Hassett Socceroos captain Lucas Neill says speculation about him keeping the armband needs to end.

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Socceroos have drawn Spain and other top teams in their World Cup group

See you in June: Ange Postecoglou and Spain's Vincente del Bosque.

Michael Lynch Even without facing Brazil, the challenge has been thrown down to the Socceroos.

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World Cup 2014: Socceroos have plenty to play for in Brazil

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Given the strength of the opposition it probably wouldn't have mattered whether Australia was careful in what it wished for or not.

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Archie Thompson hasn't given up on a World Cup berth

Archie Thompson.

Michael Lynch Archie Thompson is now 35, but he still harbours dreams of going to his second World Cup

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Michael Thwaite's World Cup dream persists

Michael Thwaite.

Michael Lynch Plenty of players in every country have World Cup hard luck stories. Injury, illness, sudden loss of form or just plain bad luck means they might miss the cut when the final squad of 23 is named.

After four years in the wilderness, Zadkovich gets his chance

Michael Lynch It's been a long time between international appearances for Ruben Zadkovich.

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Fringe Socceroos' time to shine at East Asian Cup

Socceroos coach Holger Osieck

Michael Lynch Jade North says too many supporters have been ready to write off Holger Osieck's line up of fringe Socceroos and hopefuls simply because the majority of them play in Australia.

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Melbourne Heart signs international defender

Patrick Kisnorbo

Michael Lynch Former Australian international defender Patrick Kisnorbo joins on a one-year deal.

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Ex-Socceroo to add steel to the Heart

Patrick Kisnorbo.

Michael Lynch The 32-year-old defender has put his World Cup disappointment behind him.

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Returning stars underline rise in stature of A-League

Sebastian Hassett dinkus

Sebastian Hassett There was a time in the not-too-distant past when an unspoken rule held sway: to play for Australia, you needed to play your club football outside Australia.

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Australia becoming the joke of the soccer world

Holger Osieck.

Michael Lynch The anger and disappointment has gone, to be replaced now by simple disdain, contempt and a measure of pity.

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Graham Arnold willing to take over Socceroos coaching job

Graham Arnold

Sebastian Hassett One of the leading candidates for the vacant Socceroos' coaching position, Graham Arnold, has confirmed he is prepared to take over as coach and save Australia's World Cup dream.

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Focus must turn to Asian Cup

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Second big defeat has come due to a lack of planning and rebuilding.

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Only a local can understand our national psyche

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Andrew Webster Give it to Ange or Arnie. It doesn't matter, either one will do.