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Predict here the 23 man squad that could be sent to the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.
Here is mine:

GK
Mathew Ryan
Mitchell Langerak
Mark Birighitti

RB
Joshua Risdon
Lorenzo Sipi

CB
Bailey Wright
Trent Sainsbury
Matthew Jurman
Aleksandar Susnjar

LB
Callum Elder
Aziz Behich

CM / DM
Luke Brattan
Jackson Irvine
Aaron Mooy
Riley McGree

AM / WG
Mathew Leckie
Thomas Oar
Ajdin Hrustic
Daniel Arzani
Craig Goodwin
Tom Rogic

FW
Jamie Maclaren
Adam Taggart

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nurvin wrote:Predict here the 23 man squad that could be sent to the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.
Here is mine:

GK
Mathew Ryan
Mitchell Langerak
Mark Birighitti

RB
Joshua Risdon
Lorenzo Sipi

CB
Bailey Wright
Trent Sainsbury
Matthew Jurman
Aleksandar Susnjar

LB
Callum Elder
Aziz Behich

CM / DM
Luke Brattan
Jackson Irvine
Aaron Mooy
Riley McGree

AM / WG
Mathew Leckie
Thomas Oar
Ajdin Hrustic
Daniel Arzani
Craig Goodwin
Tom Rogic

FW
Jamie Maclaren
Adam Taggart

Rogic has shown many times that he is not yet up to the level required for an international, his WC was very, very poor.
He needs to be playing at a higher level to make the jump up in standard.

Taggart is another one who flatters to deceive.
Oar is the same, and I am yet to be convinced that Brattan is capable of making the step up in class.
I also think that Mooy is much better playing just behind the strikers, as a sort of No.10.
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Old Master wrote: Rogic has shown many times that he is not yet up to the level required for an international, his WC was very, very poor.
He needs to be playing at a higher level to make the jump up in standard.

Taggart is another one who flatters to deceive.
Oar is the same, and I am yet to be convinced that Brattan is capable of making the step up in class.
I also think that Mooy is much better playing just behind the strikers, as a sort of No.10.

Rogic isn't the only player who was poor at the WC, i'm aware he isn't a top player but i don't think he is trash.
Mooy as N.10 wouldn't work, he should stay in the middle of the pitch as a sort of playmaker.
Btw in my squad there are other players who can play as a N. 10. Have you ever heard of Ajdin Hrustic?

About the other criticised inclusions:
Oar provides a lot of assists to the strikers, i would never drop him.
Taggart scores like clockwork in the A league.
Brattan is exactly the box-to-box midfielder that this team missed at the WC.

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They should all play for Real Madrid then they'll be better players

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James Meredith should be there instead of those 2 at left back.
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God is an Englishman wrote:James Meredith should be there instead of those 2 at left back.

He certainly deserves another chance to impress.
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Old Master wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:James Meredith should be there instead of those 2 at left back.

He certainly deserves another chance to impress.
I hope not though, he misses two months if he makes the squad.
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God is an Englishman wrote:
Old Master wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:James Meredith should be there instead of those 2 at left back.

He certainly deserves another chance to impress.
I hope not though, he misses two months if he makes the squad.

He was subbed in the defeat last night.
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Let's see how they go against the mighty Kuwait tonight

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Old Master wrote:

He was subbed in the defeat last night.
Good, keep him fresh for Saturday's game. Where was this game played, hope he doesn't have a long journey back.
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Good result and style of play from the Socceroos. A very attacking style but that Kuwait defending was atrocious.

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Good to see Awer Mabil scoring for the Socceroos

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Rookie wrote:Good to see Awer Mabil scoring for the Socceroos
I thought he was Kenyan.
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God is an Englishman wrote:
Rookie wrote:Good to see Awer Mabil scoring for the Socceroos
I thought he was Kenyan.
Born in South Sudan they said on Fox this morning (same as Deng from MV). Played juniors at St Augustine's in the E&D (coached by my brother there) then I believe went onto Playford feds for a short period of time before going to AU and then Europe.

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Mr Red wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:
Rookie wrote:Good to see Awer Mabil scoring for the Socceroos
I thought he was Kenyan.
Born in South Sudan they said on Fox this morning (same as Deng from MV). Played juniors at St Augustine's in the E&D (coached by my brother there) then I believe went onto Playford feds for a short period of time before going to AU and then Europe.

I hate using it as a source but Wikipedia says he was born in Kenya to South Sudanese parents.
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God is an Englishman wrote:
I hate using it as a source but Wikipedia says he was born in Kenya to South Sudanese parents.
ah ok - :wink:

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Mr Red wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:
Rookie wrote:Good to see Awer Mabil scoring for the Socceroos
I thought he was Kenyan.
Born in South Sudan they said on Fox this morning (same as Deng from MV). Played juniors at St Augustine's in the E&D (coached by my brother there) then I believe went onto Playford feds for a short period of time before going to AU and then Europe.
he did stop in at Campbelltown for a year and ripped up the premier league

and GIAE why do you dribble this shite????

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Rookie wrote:
and GIAE why do you dribble this shite????
Are you saying he wasn't born in Kenya to South Sudanese parents?
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God is an Englishman wrote:
Rookie wrote:
and GIAE why do you dribble this shite????
Are you saying he wasn't born in Kenya to South Sudanese parents?
No i am not, all i said was it is 'Good to see Awer Mabil scoring for the Socceroos', why does it matter where he was born??

what bearing does that have?? how many players in sport represent their adopted country?? who really gives a fuc*????

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Rookie wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:
Rookie wrote:
and GIAE why do you dribble this shite????
Are you saying he wasn't born in Kenya to South Sudanese parents?
No i am not, all i said was it is 'Good to see Awer Mabil scoring for the Socceroos', why does it matter where he was born??

what bearing does that have?? how many players in sport represent their adopted country?? who really gives a fuc*????
Ask GIAE where Raheem Sterling was born?

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Rookie wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:
Rookie wrote:
and GIAE why do you dribble this shite????
Are you saying he wasn't born in Kenya to South Sudanese parents?
No i am not, all i said was it is 'Good to see Awer Mabil scoring for the Socceroos', why does it matter where he was born??

what bearing does that have?? how many players in sport represent their adopted country?? who really gives a fuc*????

So, I've stated a fact and it's "dribbling shite"?
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ozzie owl wrote:
Ask GIAE where Raheem Sterling was born?
That would be a great question, go on - ask me.

Ozzie Owl - another non australian.
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So, back on track.. good to see Mabil scoring for the socceroos.

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kingswood wrote:So, back on track.. good to see Mabil scoring for the socceroos.
Yes I agree , Rogic had a great game.

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Are you saying he wasn't born in Kenya to South Sudanese parents?[/quote]

No i am not, all i said was it is 'Good to see Awer Mabil scoring for the Socceroos', why does it matter where he was born??

what bearing does that have?? how many players in sport represent their adopted country?? who really gives a fuc*????[/quote]


So, I've stated a fact and it's "dribbling shite"?[/quote]


Not questioning your facts PROFESSORE, but it has no relevance to this topic,

anyway llike always no one ever wins with you coz you know all so how dare i :arrow:

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Still think the real week spot is the lack of quality striker , IMO McLaren has to be worth a decent run of game time.

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Rookie wrote:

Not questioning your facts PROFESSORE, but it has no relevance to this topic,

anyway llike always no one ever wins with you coz you know all so how dare i :arrow:
What's a professore?

So discussing the goalscorer isn't relevant?

Good to know you can accept that, many have not woken up to it yet but they will.
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God is an Englishman wrote:
Rookie wrote:

Not questioning your facts PROFESSORE, but it has no relevance to this topic,

anyway llike always no one ever wins with you coz you know all so how dare i :arrow:
What's a professore?

So discussing the goalscorer isn't relevant?

Good to know you can accept that, many have not woken up to it yet but they will.
My way of spelling Professor in Italian :oops: :arrow:

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Rookie wrote:
God is an Englishman wrote:
Rookie wrote:

Not questioning your facts PROFESSORE, but it has no relevance to this topic,

anyway llike always no one ever wins with you coz you know all so how dare i :arrow:
What's a professore?

So discussing the goalscorer isn't relevant?

Good to know you can accept that, many have not woken up to it yet but they will.
My way of spelling Professor in Italian :oops: :arrow:
So, onto question two then.
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