Monthly Archives: June 2014

World Cup: Australia v Chile – a Río beach tale

The scene for the match was not Cuiaba, in fact not even close. We had a screen, a beach and around 3000 Chilean fans surrounding us. To start the day a sit down at a beach kiosk on Copacabana with a caipirinha and a swim followed a breakfast at our hotel. A half hour walk […]

World Cup: Australia travel with 27-man squad

The Socceroos arrived in South America with a 27-man squad and will play their final pre-tournament match against Croatia in Salvador, Brazil before their opening encounter with Chile in Cuiaba on 13 June. With three on-field players and one goal keeper to be trimmed it is a competition for places for the 23-man official World Cup […]