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Sport FIFA could install next Socceroos coach

01:53  13 october  2017
01:53  13 october  2017 Source:   wwos.ninemsn.com.au

US win smooths Socceroos' WC play-off path

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While their destiny is no longer in their own hands, Australia will head into their final match next Wednesday (midnight AEST live on SBS and Optus Sport), knowing a win could see HISTORY: The Socceroos have never faced Peru at senior international level. COACH : Ricardo Gareca.

In January, Dutchman Bert van Marwijk, who took the Netherlands to the Final of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in South Africa, was appointed Socceroos Head Coach for the 2018 tournament. Arnold has been appointed until the end of the next FIFA World Cup™ in 2022.

FIFA could have a say on who will coach the Socceroos next with Ange Postecoglou’s exit possibly coinciding with the dismissal of Football Federation’s board.

With Postecoglou reportedly set to quit the Socceroos after the play-off match against Honduras in November, it’s said the incumbent FFA powerbrokers are not guaranteed to be in charge when he leaves with FIFA set to install its own people to run the Australian game.

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Coaches . Head Coach Bert Van Marwijk. Caltex Socceroos midfielder Aaron Mooy has made his first appearance for Huddersfield Town in a pre-season friendly against Jamie Maclaren’s Darmstadt98 overnight.

“It has been clear from the outset that we have to pick someone who can lead the Socceroos for this year’s Fifa World Cup while also making sure we have the right set-up for the future, including next year’s AFC Gallop said a new coach should be installed by the middle of February – keeping in

Football Federation Australia has called an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) On November 1 in an attempt to end the impasse over the sport's governance and push through a new congress model.

A-League clubs have threatened legal action to stop what Adelaide United chairman Greg Griffin has described as an "abuse of power" from FFA.

A resolution must be struck by November 30 or FIFA will remove FFA's board and install a 'normalisation committee' to run Australian soccer.

FIFA’s ‘normalisation committee’ will look to implement its own structure and people, with a number of government officials along with leaders from the football and business communities set to take over.

It would likely be made up of locals, but precedents have been set by FIFA where overseas committee members have been installed.

Ange Postecoglou to quit Socceroos in November

  Ange Postecoglou to quit Socceroos in November <p>Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou is reportedly set to walk away from his position in November.</p>The Herald Sun has reported that Postecoglou has made the decision to vacate his position at the end of Australia’s World Cup qualification campaign regardless of which way the result goes, and that he would have already left the job if Australia had successfully gained automatic qualification last month.

+ Caltex Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk has named six new faces in his preliminary READ: The club moves that could seal FIFA World Cup spots for four Caltex Socceroos . The 32-man squad will be whittled down to 26 next week before the team travels to Turkey for a 20-day training camp.

When the Socceroos ' World Cup campaign is done and dusted, Graham Arnold will step in as Australia's long-term coach , hoping to convert his glories with Sydney FC into international success.

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The political twist comes amid a number of candidates being thrown up as possible replacements for Postecoglou.

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi believes only another Australian should coach the national team because they would understand the brand of football this country is accustomed to.

 “I feel that it should be an Australian. I don’t think the foreign coaches we’ve had in the past believe in what we’re doing here in Australia,” Aloisi said.

“As a player I really felt that putting on that jersey meant something and the national team coach, if he’s Australian, really feels something.’’

Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold is understood to be FFA’s preferred choice to take over on the eve of the World Cup.

Postecoglou up for Honduras challenge .
Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou says it's not right to suggest his focus is anywhere but next month's World Cup playoffs with Honduras. Under-fire Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou insists he's not looking any further than next month's do-or-die World Cup qualifying playoff with Honduras.Postecoglou has spent a week at the centre of rabid speculation over his coaching future after an incendiary report had suggested he will leave the national team after the Honduras matches.Speaking on Wednesday afternoon at a Sydney business function, Postecoglou failed to give credence to the reports or hose them down.

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