Socceroos To Dedicate Match To Johnny Warre

The Socceroos will dedicate Tuesday night’s (Wednesday morning AEDST) match against Norway to the late Johnny Warren.

The Socceroos will dedicate Tuesday night-s (Wednesday morning-s AEDST) match against Norway to the late Johnny Warren.   Australian captain and defender Craig Moore issued a statement on behalf of the Socceroos whom are currently assembling in London for the game.   “The players dedicate our match on Wednesday against Norway to the memory of Johnny Warren and to the spirit of the Socceroos which he pioneered,” said Moore in the statement.   “It was through the efforts of Johnny Warren and people like him that have laid the foundation of opportunity for Australian players such as ourselves to forge careers on the international stage, and for that we are forever grateful.   Johnny-s lifelong example has taught us to believe in our ability and that as Australian players we are able to compete with the best in the world.”   Meanwhile the majority of the squad has arrived in London, with only those players involved in Sunday matches on the continent plus Korean-based Ahmad Elrich still to arrive.   Coach Frank Farina said there appears no major concerns and has settled on a side to face the 37th- ranked Norwegians, but will wait in naming his side until each players fitness has been assessed.   The Green and Gold Army have announced the following events for Wednesday morning-s big match for fans in Australia.   With the match kicking off at 7.30am AEDST and concluding soon after 9am, fans can come into town early, catch some brekky and football before heading off to work.   So if you-re in Sydney, Canberra or Melbourne come on down - everyone is welcome.   SYDNEY Ryan's Bar Australia Square Courtyard Cnr Pitt St and Bond St Access also available from George St   CANBERRA Bardelis (The cafe behind the big screen in Garema Place - the old Christian Book shop - owned by 'Milo' the former Canberra Cosmos coach   MELBOURNE Time Café - Federation Square Lower section - nearest to Flinder St - The match will also be beamed on the Piazza-s big screen!   For more information visit