Aussie Abroad News
The impending move of Qantas Socceroo Mark Viduka to Middlesbrough is the major talking point of our players overseas, although Marconi's Alex Brosque this week secured a move to Feyenoord.
Qantas Socceroo Mark Viduka is expected to sign with Middlesbrough today after successfully completing his medical at Boro late last week. Viduka is among a host of Aussies that are involved in moves to new clubs overseas. Exciting young attacking midfielder Alex Brosque (pictured right) has signed a one-year deal with Dutch giant Feyenoord, although his season will be spent at Belgium club Westerlo. Brosque, who made his debut for the Socceroos in Adelaide last month, is expected to be named in the Australian Olympic Football team and will join up with Westerlo after the Olympic Games that finishes in late August. Meanwhile Qantas Socceroo central defender Craig Moore is now being linked with a move to Blackburn Rovers in England reports Scottish newspaper the Sunday Mirror. The report suggests that Moore has lost the captaincy at Rangers and is one player Frank Farina is looking at for his three overage players spots in the Olympic team. Meanwhile Qantas Socceroo Danny Tiatto has had his move to Leicester City confirmed, as has Adrian Caceras with his move to League 2 side Yeovil Town. Further more, Gareth Edds has signed with League 1 side Milton Keynes Dons (formerly known as Wimbledon) after being released by Bradford City. In Germany, Frank Juric has ended his long association with Bayer Leverkusen and signed with newly promoted Hannover 96. Tribalfootball.com reports former Marconi Stallions striker Sasa Radulovic has moved from RW Oberhausen to Bundesliga 2 rivals LR Ahlen, while Austrian-based Eddy Bosnar is being linked with a mover to Everton and Marconi goalkeeper Michael Turnbull is to have trials with Standard Liege in Belgium.
Progress report: Mark Milligan
With the AFC Asian Cup appearing quickly on the horizon, we’re delivering weekly scouting reports on some of our Caltex Socceroos playing abroad. This week the spotlight is on Mark Milligan, an experienced member of the national team who has made a flawless start to life in Eu
Caltex Socceroos meet young Aussie ‘Playmakers’ in the UAE
The Caltex Socceroos took time out after training to meet with some young Australian fans in the United Arab Emirates last week ahead of Monday’s solid 4-0 win over Kuwait in Kuwait City. The young Australians, who live in the UAE, are part of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019’s Play
‘An amazing story’: Patrice Evra leads social media tributes to Mabil, Deng debuts
There was a lot to like about the Caltex Socceroos win over Kuwait on Tuesday (AEDT) but arguably the biggest highlight was the international debuts of youngsters Awer Mabil and Thomas Deng. The pair were both second-half substitutes and combined on the right flanks, with Mabi
Stats review: Breaking down the Caltex Socceroos win over Kuwait
The Caltex Socceroos made a blistering start to the Graham Arnold era on Tuesday morning (AEDT) with their emphatic 4-0 win over Kuwait. The performance and result not only made a big statement of what this Australian team is set to deliver under their new boss, but also snapp