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.
Michael Marrone will only spend one more week on the sidelines for his "very ugly" FFA Cup final clash with a ball boy.
Football Federation Australia will begin its search for a new Socceroos coach amid unprecedented uncertainty over its place in Australian football.
An emotional Ange Postecoglou has turned down the opportunity to become the first man to coach the Socceroos at two World Cup finals.
Adelaide United coach Marco Kurz and Sydney FC striker Matt Simon have leapt to Michael Marrone's defence, describing the defender's manhandling of a ball boy as out of character, as Sydney FC clinched the coveted domestic treble deep into extra time last night.