Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk has stamped talisman Tim Cahill and uncapped teenage gun Daniel Arzani as players who can “make a difference” at the World Cup.
Western Sydney coach Josep Gombau has been sacked less than six months into his three-year A-League contract.
Nick Kyrgios has resolved to block out all external expectation surrounding his Australian Open chances as the in-form local ramps up for his Melbourne Park tilt.
Graham Arnold has shut down a report he’s been offered the Socceroos job and reiterated he’s heard nothing from Football Federation Australia.
The Socceroos post must go to an Australian like Graham Arnold or Tony Popovic, long-time A-league coach Ernie Merrick has declared.
Football Federation Australia chairman Steven Lowy has refused to rule out legal action against FIFA should the world governing body decide to oust him and his board.