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Harry Kewell: 'I want to bring something different to the game'

Harry Kewell, manager of Crawley Town looks on during the Pre Season Friendly match between Crawley Town and Brighton & Hove Albion at Broadfield Stadium on July 22, 2017 in Crawley, West...

Broadfield Stadium is so nondescript you almost miss it on arrival. Tucked deep in West Sussex suburbia, among green parks and house developments, is the home of Crawley Town. Small, unfashionable but friendly, for most of their 121-year history the club was a non-league entity of little renown. Crawley only climbed into the Football Conference in 2004 and six years ago they reached their highest level ever in League One.

Ange Postecoglou’s Socceroos revolution delivers mixed results in Russia

Chile v Australia - FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 - Group B

Ange Postecoglou wants to revolutionise Australian football. He has said so repeatedly during his four-year reign at the helm of the national team, and his players are quick to repeat this mantra at every opportunity. The 51-year-old aspires to create a Socceroos side that favours passing over pragmatism, creative attack over aerial bombardment.

Socceroos set for era-defining Confederations Cup campaign in Russia

Cameroon v Chile - FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 - Group B

On the outskirts of subtropical Sochi, the Australian national team look nonchalant while running through final preparations ahead of their opening game of the 2017 Fifa Confederations Cup. As the cloud-covered sun dips towards an azure Black Sea, there are no visible signs that the pressure of forthcoming clashes with Germany, Cameroon and Chile weighs on the 23-man squad.