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Emerton and Grella Called into World Cup Squad

Emerton and Grella Called into World Cup Squad

As expected, Blackburn Rovers' Aussie Pair Brett Emerton and Vincenzo Grella have been named in the initial 31 man Australian Squad for the 2010 South African World Cup.

Best of luck to the two as they hope to assist in steering the Australian Team past a tricky group stage consisting of Germany, Serbia and Ghana...

The 31 man squad will be trimmed down to a playing squad of 23 players, plus 4 youth players who will tour and train with the team...

The Squad is made up of

Michael Beachamp, Marco Bresciano, Tim Cahill, Nick Carle, David Carney, Scott Chipperfield, Jason Culina, BRETT EMERTON, Adam Federici, Eugene Galekovic, Richard Garcia, VINCENZO GRELLA, James Holland, Brett Holman, Mile Jedinak, Brad Jones, Joshua Kennedy, Harry Kewell, Shane Lowry, Scott McDonald, Mark Milligan, Craig Moore, Lucas Neill, Jade North, Thomas Oar, Nikita Rukavytsya, Mark Schwarzer, Carl Valeri, Dario Vidosic, Luke Wilkshire, Rhys Williams

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Writer:Sasman!
Date:Tuesday May 11 2010
Time: 4:39AM

Comments

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Is this what was expected Aussie VBers? Any surprised in here... please excuse my ignorance
Mikey Delap
11/05/2010 08:35:00
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As far as i'm concerned, its great. Tommy Oar is in (18 year old left sided player showing plenty of class) and that not so good Colosimo isn't. All good from my end, although the Sas may disagree
retroflair31
11/05/2010 10:22:00
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Good squad, happy rukavytska and Scott mcdonald got a spot mile sterjovski is probably the only big name missing
sasman
11/05/2010 11:12:00
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is lucas neil still captain? I hope emo and grella do well, the socceroos have a good side this year :)
LHrover
11/05/2010 11:40:00
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Isn't Harry Kewell the captain?
Mikey Delap
11/05/2010 12:26:00
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Exciting to see how then it goes. Lars Jacobsen is by the way in the Danish squad of 27 players, but he is almost sure to be in the squad of 23.....cheers
riisenholt
11/05/2010 14:33:00
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judas is unfortunately captain lol
sasman
11/05/2010 15:33:00
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I'd be made up if Grella played 3 consecutive games!!!!! ha ha
mani13963
11/05/2010 17:01:00
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If Grella can stay fit he'll make it won't he. That's a superb idea though isn't it taking four youth players to train with the squad!!
Walker
11/05/2010 18:33:00
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Yeah we've been doing it for a long time, just giving the young fellas a taste of the big time. Grella will definitely start- hell, Verbeek will play him on one leg, he is that good
retroflair31
12/05/2010 02:54:00
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