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The Socceroos' generation next still in under-12s

Looking ahead: Young indigenous soccer players, from the John Moriarty Football team in the Northern Territory, at a Socceroos training session in Vitoria, Brazil, last month.

Liam Mannix The first generation of the new, improved Socceroos are just finishing primary school.

Luke Wilkshire joins Dutch club Feyenoord

Snubbed Socceroo Luke Wilkshire has left his Russian club to join Dutch powerhouse Feyenoord.

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Socceroos defender Ivan Franjic close to Russian move: report

Russian move on the cards: Socceroos defender Ivan Franjic.

Injured Socceroos back Ivan Franjic is reportedly close to signing with Russian club Torpedo Moscow.

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Carl Valeri sees Melbourne Victory as stepping stone to Socceroos

Carl Valeri is desperate to return to the Socceroos' fold.

David Polkinghorne Carl Valeri is hoping to use new club Melbourne Victory as a springboard for a Socceroos return.

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Socceroos announce three internationals

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou.

Coach Ange Postecoglou wants his Socceroos to transform potential into results in three key international friendlies later this year.

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Socceroos crash but World Cup champions Germany top rankings

Slipping: The Socceroos have plummeted in the rankings after losing their three games at the World Cup.

Matt Bungard The Socceroos have plummeted 14 places to 76th in the latest rankings released by governing body FIFA.

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Socceroos keeper Mat Ryan chooses football over tennis racquet

Daniel Lane Had it not been for his craving the pressure of a Robin van Persie or Fernando Torres bearing down on him at pace, Australia’s World Cup goalkeeper Mat Ryan might be testing his remarkable...

Socceroos striker Adam Taggart joins Fulham

Heading to the UK: Socceroos and Newcastle Jets star Adam Taggart.

Socceroos striker Adam Taggart has signed a three-year contract with English Championship side Fulham.

Chile sinks Socceroos, but could prove a winner for Cooma Tigers

Chile's Cristobal Soza has returned for his second stint with the Cooma Tigers.

Stephanie Burnham As Chile surges into the second round of the World Cup in Brazil, the Cooma Tigers are hoping a player from the South American country can help them claim the Canberra National Premier League title.

Socceroos following in fathers' footsteps

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Michael Lynch, Porto Alegre, Brazil Fathers and sons are nowadays pretty common in what is becoming an ever more rarefied gene pool in the AFL.

Hopping mad: Socceroos bus slogan unveiled

The Socceroos team bus at the 2006 World Cup in Germany,

Them fighting words! Socceroos: Hopping Our Way Into History.

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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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Ned Zelic backs Tom Rogic to shine for Socceroos at the World Cup

Tom Rogic, ahead of Wednesday's Socceroos selection for the World Cup.

Lee Gaskin Former Socceroos captain Ned Zelic believes Tom Rogic can showcase his amazing skills on football's biggest stage and be Australia's X-factor at the World Cup.

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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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Trent Sainsbury out for Socceroos as Bailey Wright juggles World Cup dream

Bailey Wright.

Sebastian Hassett The World Cup dreams of Trent Sainsbury are all but over while fellow defender Bailey Wright’s Brazil aspirations could hinge on the outcome of his English club’s push for promotion.

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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 coach Ange Postecoglou is ready to mix it with the best at World Cup in Brazil

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Michael Cockerill Australia won't have the best team at the World Cup. Indeed, if you believe the latest FIFA rankings, technically we'll have the worst.

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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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Mark Milligan hoping to finally play for Socceroos at a World Cup

In: Mark Milligan made the cut.

Sebastian Hassett It might be a hat-trick of World Cup selections for midfielder Mark Milligan but unlike the past two, when he failed to play in either, the Melbourne Victory skipper is hoping it’s a case of...