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Paul Okon names Young Socceroos squad for international friendly matches
Read more at http://www.youngsocceroos.footballaustr ... RlhscYb.99

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Daniel ALESSI
Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Australia
Daniel ARZANI
FFA Centre of Excellence, Australia
George BLACKWOOD
Sydney FC, Australia
Jesse DALEY
Brisbane Roar FC, Australia
Shayne D'CUNHA
Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Australia
Daniel DE SILVA
Perth Glory, Australia
Thomas DENG
Melbourne Victory, Australia
Lucas DERRICK
Melbourne Victory, Australia
Alusine FOFANAH
Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Australia
Perry FOTAKOPOULOS
FFA Centre of Excellence, Australia
Tom GLOVER (gk)
Tottenham Hotspur, England
Thomas HEWARD-BELLE (gk)
Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Australia
Jordan HOLMES (gk)
AFC Bournemouth, England
Lachlan HUGHES
Sutherland Sharks, Australia
Anthony KALIK
Central Coast Mariners, Australia
Steve KUZMANOVSKI
Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Australia
Jordan LAMPARD
Brisbane Roar FC, , Australia
Charles LOKOLI NGOY
Sutherland Sharks, Australia
Benjamin LYVIDIKOS
Brisbane Roar FC, , Australia
Liam McGING
Sydney United 58, Australia
Liam ROSE
Central Coast Mariners, Australia
Riley WOODCOCK
Perth Glory, Australia
Liam YOULLEY
Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Australia

The Young Socceroos will face New Zealand at Mount Smart Stadium in Auckland on Sunday 3 May and then Qatar at the same venue on Thursday 7 May. They will then meet Panama at the Waikato Stadium, Hamilton on Sunday 10 May before their final match of the series against Ghana on Wednesday 13 May at the same venue.
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See SA reps here... :arrow:
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Bomber wrote:See SA reps here... :arrow:
More evidence FFA's scouting network is poor at best.

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Very poor! It's actually disgusting

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How can players from non-A League clubs be selected over SA's A-League Youth players. :?: :?: :?:

Why are they selecting players from Sutherland sharks and not A league Youth Teams?

If they were of as high a standard they would be playing for A league clubs.

How will they be able to compete against full-time professional players for a start?
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Well pretty sad reading result-wise so far.


Five Nations Series 3 May 2015 New Zealand 2–3 Australia Auckland, New Zealand
Five Nations Series 7 May 2015 Qatar 4–1 Australia Auckland, New Zealand
Five Nations Series 10 May 2015 Panama 6–1 Australia Hamilton, New Zealand

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Even sadder is Okon's comments after the Qatar game.
Australia U-20 coach Paul Okon said he was satisfied with the performance of his team against a side he believes could make a big impact at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Read more at http://www.youngsocceroos.footballaustr ... 4XkJbF5.99

Wow so we just went to NZ to make up the numbers. :cry:

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Young Socceroos - U20s 1-6 Panama :oops: :? :roll:

http://youngsocceroos.footballaustralia ... l4gp4n8uew

FFA doesn't have much to say about this, the article is about 4 lines.

Is this the future of our national team ? :cry:

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Old Master wrote:How can players from non-A League clubs be selected over SA's A-League Youth players. :?: :?: :?:

Why are they selecting players from Sutherland sharks and not A league Youth Teams?

If they were of as high a standard they would be playing for A league clubs.

How will they be able to compete against full-time professional players for a start?
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Old Master wrote:How can players from non-A League clubs be selected over SA's A-League Youth players. :?: :?: :?:

Why are they selecting players from Sutherland sharks and not A league Youth Teams?

If they were of as high a standard they would be playing for A league clubs.

How will they be able to compete against full-time professional players for a start?

That's like saying Steve Bull shouldn't have played for England because he wasn't in the top flight.
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Those results are embarrassing.

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afccoach wrote:Young Socceroos - U20s 1-6 Panama :oops: :? :roll:

http://youngsocceroos.footballaustralia ... l4gp4n8uew

FFA doesn't have much to say about this, the article is about 4 lines.

Is this the future of our national team ? :cry:
Considering the squad chosen I wouldn't read too much into the results. Hopefully this is a bit of a wake up call to FFA that they can't just pick a basically East Coast select side.

BTW the side lost their last game Wednesday to Ghana 2-0.

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I would hope an east coast select side wouldn't get thrashed by Qatar and Panama either.

Surely Okon is a little worried about his job?
Imagine going back to your boss and explaining how you lost 6-1 to Panama!

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:shock: wow much improved squad and much improved result.

Young Socceroos went down 2-1 to USA.

Starting XI: Holmes (Gk), Galloway (c), Rose, Youlley, Borrello, Sotirto, Mabil, Mauk, Deng, Woodcock, Aspropotamitis

Mauk was the scorer.

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U20's let a two goal lead slip against Mexico and the game ended 2-2.

They play Brazil on the 27th.

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A 10-man Young Socceroos proved capable of competing with the world's best emerging talent, narrowly going down 1-0 to Brazil's U20 side in Wollongong on Wednesday night.
Read more at http://www.fourfourtwo.com/au/news/youn ... aIRxMM7.99

Much improved results against side that should do well in the U20 WC. Makes you wonder why Australia aren't there.
Young Socceroos starting XI: Glover(gk)(Holmes), Alessi, Burgess, Rose(Mauk), Youlley(Arzani), Blackwood(Sotirio), De Silva, Borrello, Kuzmanovski (Naumoff), Deng, Woodcock(Gersbach)

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Stuckey wrote:
A 10-man Young Socceroos proved capable of competing with the world's best emerging talent, narrowly going down 1-0 to Brazil's U20 side in Wollongong on Wednesday night.
Read more at http://www.fourfourtwo.com/au/news/youn ... aIRxMM7.99

Much improved results against side that should do well in the U20 WC. Makes you wonder why Australia aren't there.

Young Socceroos starting XI: Glover(gk)(Holmes), Alessi, Burgess, Rose(Mauk), Youlley(Arzani), Blackwood(Sotirio), De Silva, Borrello, Kuzmanovski (Naumoff), Deng, Woodcock(Gersbach)
Because you still need to win games to qualify for tournaments.
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Black_Panther wrote:
Stuckey wrote:
A 10-man Young Socceroos proved capable of competing with the world's best emerging talent, narrowly going down 1-0 to Brazil's U20 side in Wollongong on Wednesday night.
Read more at http://www.fourfourtwo.com/au/news/youn ... aIRxMM7.99

Much improved results against side that should do well in the U20 WC. Makes you wonder why Australia aren't there.

Young Socceroos starting XI: Glover(gk)(Holmes), Alessi, Burgess, Rose(Mauk), Youlley(Arzani), Blackwood(Sotirio), De Silva, Borrello, Kuzmanovski (Naumoff), Deng, Woodcock(Gersbach)
Because you still need to win games to qualify for tournaments.
Oh yeah I forgot that was important. :wink:

I meant we seem to match it well enough with Brazil and Mexico (who have one of the best youth NT set ups in the world ATM.) Surely that should mean we can beat sides in our own backyard. I mean Myanmar, North Korea, Qatar and Uzbekistan made the WC ahead of us.

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Shoot goal

I was in the under 20 Australian training camp under Rudi Gudenouf.

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Stuckey wrote:
Black_Panther wrote: Because you still need to win games to qualify for tournaments.
Oh yeah I forgot that was important. :wink:

I meant we seem to match it well enough with Brazil and Mexico (who have one of the best youth NT set ups in the world ATM.) Surely that should mean we can beat sides in our own backyard. I mean Myanmar, North Korea, Qatar and Uzbekistan made the WC ahead of us.
I know what you mean, I think it's an attitude issue.

When the game is on the line, a lot of the youngsters coming through don't seem to have the strength of character to get the result.
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Black_Panther wrote:
Stuckey wrote:
Black_Panther wrote: Because you still need to win games to qualify for tournaments.
Oh yeah I forgot that was important. :wink:

I meant we seem to match it well enough with Brazil and Mexico (who have one of the best youth NT set ups in the world ATM.) Surely that should mean we can beat sides in our own backyard. I mean Myanmar, North Korea, Qatar and Uzbekistan made the WC ahead of us.
I know what you mean, I think it's an attitude issue.

When the game is on the line, a lot of the youngsters coming through don't seem to have the strength of character to get the result.
I haven't see very many youth NT games but 3-4 years ago I would certainly agree with that we were all possession and build up but bugger all cutting edge. The results continue to be mixed so I'd say you're probably right.

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Exclusive: Paul Okon is taking a different approach to preparing for a key event next month, as he seeks to make up for recent disappointments
http://www.goal.com/en-au/news/7080/you ... tournament

Yeah lets just pull out of tournaments willy nilly and see how that effects our place in Asia.
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The lads lost 3-0 to Japan overnight but still qualify for the U19 Championships as one of the best 2nd placed teams.

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johndedes wrote:Shoot goal

I was in the under 20 Australian training camp under Rudi Gudenouf.

What as? The boot polisher? :lol:
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johndedes wrote:Shoot goal

I was in the under 20 Australian training camp under Rudi Gudenouf.

What as? The boot polisher? :lol:
Obviously not Gudenouf :shock:
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Mad_Max wrote:
Old Master wrote:
johndedes wrote:Shoot goal

I was in the under 20 Australian training camp under Rudi Gudenouf.

What as? The boot polisher? :lol:
Obviously not Gudenouf :shock:
Thats Rudi.

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Australia has kicked on the AFF U19 Championships well with two win from two so far.
Hopefully the new coach will bring a change in fortune and outlook.

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lost 5-1 to Thailand, but lying Stuckey wont post that result

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lost 5-1 to Thailand

Won their first 3 games but Grosso won't post that....

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Stuckey wrote:lost 5-1 to Thailand

Won their first 3 games but Grosso won't post that....
too late ace, 3 days went by and you avoided posting in this thread

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