The Socceroos got their second taste of soccer, Asian Cup qualifier style. It would be unreasonable for anyone to imagine that the team could repeat the magnificent success of their World Cup campaign. Most of the big guns are playing for their clubs back in
From Aloisi’s comments in this article, it seems to have finally hit home that Asian soccer is not going to be the lackadaisical stroll in the park that the Australian public and many of the fringe players would have expected, especially after beating
"Look, some people will see this is a disaster. But I don't see it like that. The goal was to qualify for the Asian Cup, and we've done that. When you come to a stadium that's not full, the field's not the best, and it's stinking hot…”
These players are all professionals capable of and used to playing under different temperatures and ground conditions. Why is it that Australian teams from any sport (except cricket, that too only recently) always blame poor conditions when losing to an Asian team, in
I can guarantee that
Time to take care of your own back yard first gentlemen.
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