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Holger has to go

Holger has to go

COMMENT - Paul Williams

Enough is enough. Holger Osieck’s time as coach of the Australian national team has to end. Sunday morning’s 6-0 defeat at Brazil was the straw that broke the camel’s back.

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Holger’s Heroes vs Holger’s Chums – The Fight Between Form and Friends

Holger’s Heroes vs Holger’s Chums - The Fight Between Form and Friends

OPINION: By Ryan Steele (follow Ryan - @Steelinho on twitter)

“In the past it’s been pretty much about names and now I think it’s more about performances.”

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Neill: Japan are favourites

Neill: Japan are favourites

By Paul Williams in Brisbane

Australian captain Lucas Neill started the mind games ahead of tomorrow night’s crucial World Cup Qualifier against Japan, declaring that Asia’s number one ranked team are the favourites and Australia head in as underdogs.

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OPINION: Osieck selects on names, not form

OPINION: Osieck selects on names, not form

OPINION - Ryan Steele

After the 2-0 defeat to Denmark over the weekend, there has been speculation over Osieck’s recent Socceroos selections, with many criticising the lack of young up-and-comers in the training camp and that the man in Australia’s top job has instead opted for a list with a bias towards reputation.

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Preview: Australia vs Thailand

By Kitinan Sanguansak - AFF Thai correspondent

Having stuttered on their way to qualification for the third round, Thailand will look to hit the ground running in their World Cup qualifying campaign when they take on Australia in the Group D opener in Brisbane today.

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Holger eyes off Thailand

Holger eyes off Thailand

By Kitinan Sanguansak - AFF Thai correspondent

Australia’s German coach Holger Osieck will visit the country on a spying mission to watch the Thai national side play Singapore in a friendly match at 7pm tomorrow.

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Socceroos ready for qualifying test

Socceroos ready for qualifying test

By Alex Belperio

The Socceroos showed good signs ahead of their 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign – which starts in September – with a comfortable 2-1 win over Wales in Cardiff during the week.

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