Farina Make Two Changes For Second Turkey Match
Socceroos coach Frank Farina has made two changes to the starting line-up to face Turkey at the Telstra Dome in Melbourne on Monday night.
Socceroos coach Frank Farina has made two changes to the starting line-up to face Turkey at the Telstra Dome in Melbourne on Monday night. In comes Zeljko Kalac for injured captain Mark Schwarzer, who has a bruised hip after Friday-s first match in Sydney. Farina has also rewarded Max Vieri (pictured right) with his first starting eleven cap, after his impressive second half performance in his debut for Australia on Friday night. He will join David Zdrilic in the more conventional two-pronged attack with Scott Chipperfield dropping back to the bench. Australia looked much more comfortable in the second half when it reverted back to its 4-4-2 formation and Vieri made the most of the opportunity with several nice touches and attempts at goal. With Schwarzer sidelined, Farina has drafted Australian Under 23 keeper Eugene Galekovic into the squad for Monday night-s match.
Aussies Abroad: Luongo gallant in Watford defeat
Caltex Socceroos midfielder Massimo Luongo can turn his attention to the EFLChampionship after QPR crashed out of the FA Cup on Saturday morning (AEDT). The 26-year-old played the full 90 minutes in QPR’s 1-0 loss to Watford at Loftus Road, in a tight game where each side cou
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Aussies Abroad: Vukovic keeps clean sheet as Genk earn crucial away result
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Joeys squad announced for next month's UEFA-hosted youth tournament in Turkey
Joeys Head Coach Trevor Morgan today confirmed Australia’s squad for next month’s UEFA-hosted youth tournament in Turkey. Twenty of Australia’s best youth footballers will travel to Antalya in March for matches against the host nation (4 March), Tanzania (6 March), and Guinea