National Team Coach: Angelos Postecoglou
Postecoglou is one of the most respected and succesfull domestic football coach in Australia and he took over hte reigns from Holger Osieck after he left the job. Postecoglou hails from Greece but moved to Australia in his early days, now at the age of 48 he has the biggest task of his career to manager “socceroos” in Brazil.
Possible Starting Lineup & Star Players:
Australians were not that convincing in the qualification but they managed to get through the qualification. These days they have many players playing in European league and with all those experience players Aussies stand a chance in a very difficult groups.
Star Player: Tim Cahill
Yeah thats right, Aussies team don’t posses those highly sort out oung players, instead they have 33 year Tim Cahill who will his experience is most likely to get a goal or two. On the right side is the expected starting Xi for Australian team.
World Cup 2014 Matches:
- Australia vs Chile (13 June 2014)
- Australia vs Holland (18 June 2014)
- Australia vs Spain ( 23 June 2014)
Now we move on to the expected squad which will be going to World Cup 2014 and the date of announcement.
Australia’s Possible 23-Man Squad For 2014 FIFA World Cup:
The official squad will be announced on 13 May 2014 and we will update this page after that.
|1||Mathew Ryan||Club Brugge||21||GK|
|3||Mitchell Langerak||Borussia Dortmund||25||GK|
|4||Ryan McGowan||Shandong Luneng Taishan||24||Defender|
|6||Luke Wilkshire||Dinamo Moskova||32||Defender|
|7||Matthew Spiranovic||Western Sydney||25||Defender|
|8||Ivan Franjic||Brisbane Roar||26||Defender|
|9||Curtis Good||Dundee United||21||Defender|
|10||Alex Wilkinson||Jeonbuk Huyndai Motors||29||Defender|
|11||Tim Cahill||New York Red Bulls||34||Midfielder|
|12||Mark Milligan||Melbourne Victory||28||Midfielder|
|13||James Holland||FK Austrian Vienne||24||Midfielder|
|14||Dario Vidosic||FC Seon||26||Midfielder|
|16||Mile Jedinak (Captain)||Crystal Palace||29||Midfielder|
|17||Matt McKay||Brisbane Roar||31||Midfielder|
|18||Tom Rogic||Melbourne Victory||21||Midfielder|
|20||Oliver Bozanic||FC Luzern||25||Forward|
|22||Massimo Luongo||Swindon Town||21||Forward|
|23||Mathew Leckie||FC Frankfurt||23||Forward|