There were mixed fortunes for a host of Caltex Socceroos in Europe overnight while there was success for an Aussie defender in the J-League.
The in-form Aussie shot-stopper started between the posts for league-leaders Stuttgart but was helpless as his side fell to a 1-0 loss away to Greuther Furth.
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The Caltex Socceroos begin life under Bert van Marwijk in the early hours of Saturday morning (AEDT) when they take on Norway in Oslo in a crucial pre-2018 FIFA World Cup friendly. While Australia hasn’t fared well in friendly matches in recent years, they have never lost to N
Caltex Socceroos lock in pre-FIFA World Cup plans
The Caltex Socceroos will prepare for their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Group C matches against France, Denmark, and Peru with an intensive pre-camp in Turkey, as well as two international friendlies against challenging European opponents. Football Federation Australia (FFA) t
Caltex Socceroos' contrasting record against Hungary and the Czech Republic
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