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Ange Postecoglou talks about Australia´s recent endeavors

The Australian national football team crashed out of the recently concluded 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup without a single victory as the team of Ange Postecoglou failed to make it past the group stages after losing to Germany and having to settle with draws against Chile and Cameroon.

Overall, it was not a memorable tournament for the Australian national side but there actually was a positive thing to take away for AngePostecoglou and his team.

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Australia play out 1-1 draw against Cameroon in the Confederations Cup

Australia’s chances of reaching the semi-final stage of the Confederations Cup received a blow after they settled for a 1-1 draw against Cameroon.

The Socceroos were condemned to a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Germany in their first game as they struggled to cope with an inexperienced German squad which held on their own for most part of the clash. The draw to Cameroon sees Australia amass their first points of the tournament, and they will now have to beat Chile by two clear goals in three days’ time which looks like a hefty task for the Asia champions.
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South American giants Chile are straight to the last four of the ongoing FIFA Confederations Cup after playing a draw against Australia.

The Group B fixture needed to end in a victory for Australia for them to stand a chance at qualifying.
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Socceroos Must Improve on Confed Cup Displays

Australia may have failed to qualify for the Semi-Finals of the Confederations Cup but Ange Postecoglu's side can hold their heads high following their unexpected 1-1 draw with Chile.

They may feel a little disappointed however with their failure to pick up more points from their opening two contests against Germany and Cameroon. Their next major assignment is a crucial match-up with Japan at the end of August and lessons must be learnt from this tournament.

There was plenty of encouragement in Australia's opening game against Germany. A 3-2 defeat against Joachim Low's side doesn't seem too bad and they provided plenty of nervous moments for the World Champions but this was far from a full strength German outfit!

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Australia´s Angelos Postecoglou has a busy road lying ahead

The head coach of Australia, AngelosPostecoglou has a number of important matches in the upcoming few weeks which will decide Australia´s chances of not only qualifying for the 2018 edition of the FIFA World Cup but is also going to determine how far Australia goes in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

The Australian national football team was pitted in group for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and they have to compete against the likes of: Chile, Germany and Cameroon. Every of these nations will be trying to secure a top 2 position which is enough to advance into the knockout stages.
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Sydney FC's Robust Defence Can Continue to Shine

The curtain came down on the 2016-17 A-League season on May 5th, with Sydney FC securing an on-penalties victory in the Grand Final. The Champions had led the division for the majority of the campaign, with their defence looking particularly impressive. But can their backline continue to be miserly next season?

Despite needing a penalty shootout to sneak past Melbourne Victory in the Grand Final, Sydney FC deserved their status as champions. They finished on 66 points – 17 ahead of their nearest rivals – and conceded just 12 goals all season. The structure of the side remained solid throughout, with the spine of the team avoiding too many absences, allowing consistency and team spirit to flourish.

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Australia Coach Saddened by the Departure of His Former Signing

Australia national team coach Ange Postecoglou says that the Australian A-league will always find it hard to replace a player like Thomas Broich.

The former Brisbane Roar coach was responsible for bringingBroich to the A-League. His presence was extremely important in the team managed by Postecoglou, and it went on to achieve a lot of success. The 36-year-old may not have appeared for the German national team, but he became a club legend at Brisbane. After having made more than 60 assists since moving to the club in 2010, Broich has quickly became the top goal creator in the A-League history.
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Changes Aplenty for Melbourne City

Just weeks after failing to progress beyond the Elimination Finals, Melbourne City have begun to make some significant changes to their playing staff, confirming that four members of last season's squad will leave the A-League club.

Despite being tipped to mount a real challenge for the title this season, City never looked like competing with the league's best teams, eventually being outplayed by Perth Glory in the first round of the finals.

With the club's ambitious owners clearly not happy with another season of relative failure, aside from winning the FFA Cup, it looks as though it's going to be a busy few months at AAMI Park.

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Sydney FC are set to go head to head with Melbourne Victory at the Hyundai A-League final in the Harbour City.

The big question is if the Sky Blues can get the result one more time this term. Both sides have met three times already this season with Sydney winning each occasion. Ahead of the grand final on Sunday, will they be able to maintain their dominance?
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Ange Postecoglou Wants to Introduce Youth into Australia’s Football Team

Australia are introducing some youngsters into the national team fold, according to manager Ange Postecoglou.

There have been some shock inclusions by the former Brisbane Roar manager over the last few squads. However, the biggest surprise has come from the inclusion of Riley McGree for the squad and that takes on Iraq and UAE in key World Cup 2018 qualifiers towards the end of March. After having had a mediocre start to the campaign with only two wins from the five matches, Australia are in desperate need of three points in order to start dominating the group.
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