Former Everton midfielder Tim Cahill has praised the Australian national team manager, Holger Osieck, by saying that he has been extremely influential in helping the team rejuvenate. Australia have been one of the successful Asian teams in the world stage, but they have been suffering in recent seasons due to the ageing of the squad.
Australian football Federation boss David Gallop has refused to say that the job of Australian coach Holger Osieck is secure after the recent 2-2 draw with Oman in the World Cup qualifying match.
As a result of this dropped points at home, Australia now face a tight battle in order to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The next match for the team will not be until June when they take on Japan in an away match. Gallop has refused to comment on the future of Holger Osieck. He has said that he cannot get any guarantees that Osieck will remain in the job until June.
The Australian goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has said that he is extremely positive that the nation will have a good World Cup qualifying campaign, which will resume in March. He is extremely confident despite the recent defeat at the hands of Romania in a friendly match. Romania managed to open the scoring in the match through a goal from Tănase in the 35th minute.
The Australian national team manager Holger Osieck has said that he will be making use of the upcoming East Asian cup qualifying tournament in order to assess the quality of the individuals who are spoken of as the next big thing for Australia.
The Australian national team manager Holger Osieck has said that he will have a larger pool of players to select from after the friendly match against South Korea this week.
The Australian national team manager Holger Osieck has said that he will be making lots of changes to the side and he was understandably furious after they lost to a poor Jordan team.
Australia were playing against Jordan in the World Cup qualifying matches looking to seal a spot in the third consecutive World Cup tournament. However, they lost the match 2-1 in surprising circumstances. Following the match, the manager was understandably furious and he has said that he is likely to make big changes to the team when they take on UAE in the next match.
The Australian national team manager Holger Osieck has said that he is extremely disappointed following his team's 3-1 defeat at the hands of Scotland in a recent friendly match. Holger Osieck was coming into the match saying that he would like to take a lot of positives from the friendly. Scotland may be in the transition, but they are much better on paper according to the Australian national team manager. However, he was given a wake-up call to the opportunities of Australia qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup when the team suffered a 3-1 defeat.
Australian national team manager Holger Osieck has revealed that he will not be resting his players for the match against Oman knowing that they will have to face one of the best teams in the Asia in the form of Japan on Tuesday night.
Holger Osieck has confirmed that there will be no high profile players absent from the match against Oman. He has said that he has made this decision after understanding the full importance of the match against Oman. Australia have already lost to Oman in the previous World Cup qualifier match.
It looks like the Australian national football team will be taking part in the next year's East Asian Cup after all.
The inclusion of the Australian national football team into the tournament demanded the voting of major footballing countries like Japan.
Football Federation Australia have begun steps to introduce a new team from Sydney after it was revealed that $ 10.3 million funding has been set aside for the new team to begin all the necessary work required to be inducted into the A-League.
This move comes after the A-League was reduced to just 9 teams following the suspension of Gold Coast United. The owner of Gold Coast United – billionaire mining magnate Clive Palmer – was extremely outspoken in his criticism of the A-League. As a result, his A-League was cancelled immediately and his team were expelled from the competition.