Panel to decide Socceroos coach by February as Eriksson throws name into hat

Panel to decide Socceroos coach by February as Eriksson throws name into hat

05-Dec-2017 05:43:34 | The Guardian

  • Former England boss Sven-Göran Eriksson emerges as surprise candidate
  • ‘No-one is ruled in or out,’ says FFA chief David Gallop

Australia will decide on a successor for Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou by mid-February, with former England boss Sven-Göran Eriksson emerging as a surprise candidate.

Football Federation Australia said on Tuesday it had formed a nine-person panel and engaged a consulting firm to assess candidates to take Australia to the World Cup in Russia and beyond.

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