Viduka Future Clearer In The Next Week
The future of Australian striker Mark Viduka should be clearer in the next week, with newspaper reports stating that a deal with Middlesbrough is imminent.
The future of Australian striker Mark Viduka should be clearer in the next week, with newspaper reports stating that a deal with Middlesbrough is imminent. Viduka, has been a prime target for Boro for the last six months, and are desperate to sign a striker that can score over 15 goals a season. It was reported that Viduka, currently holidaying in Croatia, will take a significant weekly pay cut but will receive a substantial sign-on fee as part of the deal. Meanwhile Qantas Socceroo goalkeeper Zeljko Kalac and his Perugia team face an uphill battle to stay in the Italian Serie A, after losing the promotion/relegation play-off against Fiorentina. Fiorentina won the match 1-0 thanks to an early goal and go back to Florence, hoping to claim their place back in the Serie A, after they were forced to close down operations after relegation at the end of the 2001/02 season. After one season in the Serie C2 as Florentia Viola, they won promotion to the expanded Serie B and finished in sixth spot to win its spot in the play-off against Perugia. Perugia must win the second leg on Sunday by two goals if it-s going to retain its place in the Serie A. It is rumoured that if Fiorentina is promoted to the Serie A, Qantas Socceroo midfielder Vince Grella could well find himself moving to the club from nearby Empoli, who has already been relegated to the Serie B next season.
FFA Chairman Lowy announces he will not seek re-election
The Chairman of Football Federation Australia (FFA), Mr Steven Lowy AM, said today he did not intend to seek re-election when his term expires in November this year. Mr Lowy said he wanted to foreshadow his intention now, ahead of the 30 September deadline for nominations, to
Europa League wrap: Vukovic's Genk stay alive,
Caltex Socceroos keeper Danny Vukovic is still in the hunt to play in the UEFA Europa League, but there will be no European football for Jamie Maclaren’s Hibernian in 2018/19 after they crashed out in Norway. Taking a 2-0 lead to Poland for the second leg against Lech Posnan,
When are your Caltex Socceroos in action this weekend?
Football is well and truly back in England with big assignments ahead for the Caltex Socceroos' most important men in both the Premier League and Championship this weekend. In a peculiar twist, London could also play host to a Saudi Arabia-based Australian defender. Find ou