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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Football

Tuggeranong United to host Melbourne Victory and Socceroos midfielder Carl Valeri in FFA Cup

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United will have their wish when they host A-League powerhouse Melbourne Victory in the FFA Cup.

Soccer

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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Canberra still chasing Socceroos for celebrations

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Lee Gaskin Canberra has missed out on hosting the Socceroos at the 2015 Asian Cup, but Capital Football hasn't given up hope Australia's men's team will be a late addition to the city's Centenary Celebrations.

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Rogic may be the Socceroos' X-factor

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 21: (EDITORS NOTE: Multiple exposures were combined in camera to produce this image.) Tom Rogic of Australia poses during a Socceroos Portrait Session on March 21, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Tom Rogic is ready to make an impact if called on for Australia's coming World Cup qualifiers.

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Socceroos debut whets appetite for Canberran

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Lee Gaskin Tom Rogic returns to Australia with his national claims enhanced, while fellow Canberran Carl Valeri faces an injury-enforced stint on the sidelines.

Soccer

Valeri favours club over Socceroos

Carl Valeri of the Socceroos.

Lee Gaskin Canberra’s Carl Valeri will miss Australia’s friendly with Denmark to help his club’s promotion push to the top tier of Italian football.

Football

Canberra FC hosts second Sydney A-League side in pre-season match-up

Canberra FC hosted the Western Sydney Wanderers in July, and will face Sydney FC in September.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC will host its second A-League team in as many months when glamour club Sydney FC plays at Deakin Stadium in September.

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A-League side Western Sydney Wanderers win 1-0 against Canberra FC in pre-season friendly

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Lee Gaskin Western Sydney Wanderers downed Canberra FC 1-0 in a pre-season trial on Wednesday night.

Football

Canberra FC appoints former Socceroo Andy Bernal as interim coach

Canberra FC interim coach Andy Bernal.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC has appointed former Socceroo Andy Bernal as its interim coach.

Football

Belconnen United player George Timotheou set to sign with Sydney FC's youth team

George Timotheou in action for Belconnen United last weekend.

Lee Gaskin Canberra teenager George Timotheou is set to join the club he supported as a child, Sydney FC.

Canberra plays major part in 2015 Asian Cup

The AFC Asian Cup will see ten different countries play in Canberra.

Lee Gaskin Canberra will be front and centre during the biggest sporting event in Asia next year.

Football

Belconnen United recruit George Timotheou makes debut in National Premier League

Belconnen United's George Timotheou.

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United's newest recruit has spent the past one year learning under a Socceroos great and wants to use his stint in the National Premier League as the stepping stone to an A-League contract.

Soccer

Brisbane's Steve Lustica targets championship after switch from Adelaide United

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24:  Steven Lustica of the Roar in action during the round 26 A-League match between the Brisbane Roar and the Melbourne Heart at Suncorp Stadium on March 24, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Canberra product Steve Lustica would have been happy to see out the season with Adelaide United, but now finds himself 180 minutes from winning an A-League championship with Brisbane Roar.

Football

Adam Rogic, brother of Tom, enjoys return to Canberra National Premier League

Lee Gaskin The backyard soccer games between Canberra Olympic midfielder Adam Rogic and his younger brother got pretty heated.

Former Olyroo Adam Casey joins Tuggeranong in Canberra NPL

Lee Gaskin Former Australian under-23 international Adam Casey is looking to pass on his experience to the next generation of Canberra footballers in the National Premier League.

Belconnen United captain aiming to celebrate century milestone in style against Canberra FC

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United captain Taylor Beaton has one wish for his 100th game – to beat arch-rivals Canberra FC and collect the three vital competition points.

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Australian referee Ben Williams prepares for football World Cup in Brazil

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Lee Gaskin The Socceroos are not be the only Australians hoping to impress in Brazil, with referee Ben Williams also fulfilling his World Cup dream.

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Socceroo Carl Valeri could switch teams in bid to make World Cup

Lee Gaskin Carl Valeri is on the verge of breathing life into his World Cup ambitions with a mid-season transfer.

Football

Finals the goal in youngsters' minds

SPORT: L-R Woden Valley football goal keeper Evan Alexandrow-Ridley,19 of Kambah and leading goal scorer Derek Oelmann,23 of Mawson prepare for the club's first ever finals appearance. 5th SEPTEMBER 2013 .Photograph by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin One is an American striker with the Golden Boot, the other has rubbed shoulders with Mark Schwarzer.

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Tom Rogic eyes return to Celtic after World Cup duty

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Lee Gaskin Canberra's Tom Rogic harbours ambitions of returning to the bright lights of Europe after the World Cup.