World Cup Football 2006 Germany

Australia

Group: Group F
Coach: Guus Hiddink

Squad

No. Player Position ClubAgeCaps
1 Mark Schwarzer Keeper Middlesbrough3337
2 Lucas Neill Defender Blackburn Rovers2825
3 Craig Moore Defender Newcastle United3033
4 Tim Cahill Midfielder Everton2616
5 Jason Culina Midfielder PSV Eindhoven2513
6 Tony Popovic Defender Crystal Palace3256
7 Brett Emerton Defender Blackburn Rovers2748
8 Josip Skoko Midfielder Wigan Athletic3046
9 Mark Viduka (captain) Forward Middlesbrough3033
10 Harry Kewell Forward Liverpool2720
11 Stan Lazaridis Defender Birmingham City3359
12 Ante Covic Keeper Hammarby301
13 Vince Grella Midfielder Parma2617
14 Scott Chipperfield Midfielder Basel3046
15 John Aloisi Forward Alavés3041
16 Michael Beauchamp Defender Central Coast Mariners252
17 Archie Thompson Forward Melbourne Victory2720
18 Zeljko Kalac Keeper AC Milan3352
19 Joshua Kennedy Forward Dynamo Dresden231
20 Luke Wilkshire Defender Bristol City248
21 Mile Sterjovski Midfielder Basel2722
22 Mark Milligan Defender Sydney FC201
23 Mark Bresciano Midfielder Parma2624

These details apply at the tournament start date (Friday 9th June 2006).

Matches

Group Stage

  • Match 12. Monday 12th June 2006, Kaiserslautern, 14:00 BST
    Group F Match
    Australia 3–1 Japan
    Australia goals: Cahill (84′, 89′), Aloisi (92′)
    Japan goal: Nakamura (26′)
    Coverage: ITV1

  • Match 27. Sunday 18th June 2006, Munich, 17:00 BST
    Group F Match
    Brazil 2–0 Australia
    Brazil goals: Adriano (49′), Fred (90′)
    Coverage: ITV1

  • Match 44. Thursday 22nd June 2006, Stuttgart, 20:00 BST
    Group F Match
    Croatia 2–2 Australia
    Croatia goals: Srna (2′), N. Kovač (56′)
    Australia goals: Moore (38′ penalty), Kewell (79′)
    Coverage: BBC3

Round of 16

  • Match 53. Monday 26th June 2006, Kaiserslautern, 16:00 BST
    Round of 16
    Italy 1–0 Australia
    Italy goal: Totti (92′ penalty)
    Coverage: ITV1

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