Australia's greatest footballers

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  1. el-capitano

    el-capitano Moderator Staff Member

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    We had a spammer who was trying to spruik this in every thread, but if anyone would like to vote, here's some information.

    Greatest Australian team (in 1-4-3-3 formation) and Greatest Australian player nominees

    Goalkeepers: Ron Lord, Ron Corry, Jim Fraser, Mark Bosnich, Mark Scwharzer.

    Defenders: George Keith, Doug Utjesenovic, Alan Davidson, Tony Vidmar, Luke Wilkshire, Paul Okon, Joe Marston, Manfred Schaeffer, John Watkiss, Peter Wilson, Charlie Yankos, Milan Ivanovic, Alex Tobin, Ned Zelic, Craig Moore, Lucas Neill, Col Curran, Harry Williams, Jim Tansey, Stan Lazaridis, Scott Chipperfield.

    Midfielders: Jimmy Rooney, Johnny Warren, Murray Barnes, Paul Wade, Brett Emerton, Jimmy McKay, Paul Okon, Vince Grella, Josip Skoko, Jason Culina, Ned Zelic, Tim Cahill, Les Scheinflug, Ray Richards, Oscar Crino, Robbie Slater, Mark Bresciano.

    Strikers: Atti Abonyi, Frank Farina, Aurelio Vidmar, Tim Cahill, Adrian Alston, Ray Baartz, John Kosmina, Graham Arnold, Mark Viduka, Branko Buljevic, David Mitchell, Eddie Krncevic, Harry Kewell, John Aloisi, Reg Date, John Watkiss.

    Greatest Australian female player nominees

    Julie Dolan, Julie Murray, Cheryl Salisbury, Jo Peters, Joanne Millman, Collette McCallum, Alison Foreman, Heather Garriock, Lisa De Vanna, Melissa Barbieri.

    Greatest Australian coach nominees

    Joe Vlasits, Rale Rasic, Frank Arok, Eddie Thomson, Terry Venables, Frank Farina, Guus Hiddink, Pim Verbeek.

    http://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/australia/news/1101247/Fans-help-pick-Australia-s-greatest-footballer


  2. el-capitano

    el-capitano Moderator Staff Member

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    And 'Arry wins it. :eek:

    Kewell named Socceroos' best ever



  3. Swordsman

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    Mark Viduka came to my mind.
  4. Like No Other

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    First thing I noticed in the list was Jack Reilly didn't get nominated.


  5. Like No Other

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    Mark Schwarzer (gk), Lucas Neill, Joe Marston, Craig Moore, Alan Davidson, Johnny Warren, Ned Zelic, Tim Cahill, Ray Baartz, Harry Kewell, Mark Viduka.

    Pretty fair line-up for a football minnow.

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