Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Australia makes changes under new coach
May 14th, 2014 3:43AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  australia, world cup 2014

MOST COMMENTED

[WORLD CUP 2014] Ange Postecoglou, who took over as Australia's World Cup coach six months ago,  named a young 30-man Socceroos squad that was submitted to FIFA. It included two two uncapped players, Ben Halloran and Bailey Wright, from European lower divisions.

Halloran plays for Fortuna Duesseldorf in the German second division while Wright spent the last season with English third level club Preston North End.

Injuries ruled out Bayer Leverkusen forward Robbie Kruse and defenders Rhys Williams and Trent Sainsbury.

No longer with the team are such long-time Socceroos as Mark Schwarzer, Lucas Neill, Brett Holman and Harry Kewell.

Australia Roster (30 Players):
Goalkeepers: Mathew Ryan (Club Brugge/BEL), Mitchell Langerak (Borussia Dortmund/GER), Eugene Galekovic (Adelaide United), Mark Birighitti (Newcastle Jets)
Defenders: Curtis Good (Dundee United/SCO), Jason Davidson (Heracles/NED), Matthew Spiranovic (Western Sydney Wanderers), Luke Wilkshire (Dynamo Moscow/RUS), Ivan Franjic (Brisbane Roar), Bailey Wright (Preston North End/ENG), Ryan McGowan (Shandong Luneng/CHN), Alex Wilkinson (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors/KOR)
Midfielders: Joshua Brillante (Newcastle Jets), Oliver Bozanic (Lucerne/SWI), Mark Bresciano (Al Gharafa/QAT), James Holland (Austria Vienna/AUT), Mile Jedinak (Crystal Palace/ENG), Mark Milligan (Melbourne Victory), Dario Vidosic (Sion/SWI), Adam Sarota (FC Utrecht/NED), Matt McKay (Brisbane Roar), James Troisi (Atalanta/ITA), Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town/ENG)
Forwards:  Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls), Josh Kennedy (Nagoya Grampus/JPN), Matthew Leckie (FSV Frankfurt 1899), Tommy Oar (FC Utrecht/NED), Tomas Rogic (Celtic/SCO), Ben Halloran (Fortuna Duesseldorf/GER), Adam Taggart (Newcastle Jets).


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
MLS Power Rankings: Gritty FC Dallas tie keeps it on top    
Down to 10 men early in the game, FC Dallas held out for a 0-0 tie ...
U-17 striker Haji Wright joins New York Cosmos    
The NASL's New York Cosmos have signed 17-year-old Southern California product Haji Wright, who started at ...
What They're Saying: CMN Sports    
"As an organization, CMN Sports takes pride in providing some of the most exhilarating soccer matches ...
Road to Russia: Belize survives Caymans' scare    
Belize, Nicaragua, Bermuda and Dominica wrapped up series victories in the first round of World Cup ...
Video Pick: A 60-yard goal from young Belgian     
Marco Weymans, a 17-year-old Belgian who plays for Dutch club PSV, scored from his own half ...
Europe in a Nutshell: Big week for the British Isles     
An international break for Euro 2016 qualifying in the pursuit of Paris: Reviewing an interesting week ...
Freddie Adu signs with Finnish club KuPS    
Freddy Adu has signed a one-year contract with Finnish club KuPS, the 11th club in 12 ...
Morris replace Johannsson on U.S. roster    
The second forward is the snake-bitten position on the U.S. national team's trip to Europe. After ...
MLS Week 4: Results & Standings    
Real Salt Lake remained one of four unbeaten teams in MLS when it beat Toronto FC, ...
USL Week 2: Results & Standings    
The new Roughnecks celebrated the return of pro soccer to Tulsa a sellout crowd of 8,335 ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives