Caltex Socceroo defender wins K-League fans award
Caltex Socceroo Matthew Jurman has capped off a fabulous 2017 by picking up the K-League Newcomer of the Year award, as voted by fans on www.kleagueunited.com.
Signed from Sydney FC last January, the left-sided central defender immediately made an impact with his K-League club Suwon Samsung Bluewings.
His form got him into the mix for the Caltex Socceroos and the former Brisbane Roar stopped - who played under Ange Postecoglou at Suncorp - stepped up seamlessly on debut against Syria in an AFC World Cup playoff.
The 27-year-old kept his place in the national team for November's intercontinental playoff against Honduras in November, helping Australia qualify for a fourth consecutive World Cup after an assured display.
How to get around the Caltex Socceroos v Norway
The Caltex Socceroos begin their build-up towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday morning (AEDT) with a friendly clash against Norway in Oslo. It’s just the third meeting between the two nations, with Bert van Marwijk taking charge of Australia for the very first time.
We try to predict the Caltex Socceroos' starting XI for Oslo friendly
Bert van Marwijk says his players don't yet know who will start against Norway in Oslo. We try to read the Dutch master's mind ahead of his first game as Caltex Socceroos coach. GOALKEEPER Mat Ryan The Brighton and Hove Albion stopper is the incumbent number one and h
Australia's inspirational skipper declares he's fit and ready for huge 2018
The Caltex Socceroos will have a fully fit skipper when they embark on their first match in the Bert van Marwijk era. Mile Jedinak sat alongside his new national coach at the pre-game media conference ahead of Saturday morning's clash with Norway in chilly Oslo. Australia’s