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Ange Postecoglou speculation 'not ideal', says FFA's David Gallop

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou speaks with Victory coach Kevin Muscat prior to the round two A-League match between Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City FC at Etihad Stadium on October...

The Socceroos’ World Cup fate will be determined against a backdrop of continuing uncertainty over their coach, after Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop refused to confirm or deny reports Ange Postecoglou would walk away from his post after next month’s decisive qualifier against Honduras.

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.

Martín Rodríguez strikes equaliser against Australia to take Chile to semis

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

The line between genius and insanity can be wafer thin. When Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou made six changes to his starting line-up to face South American champions Chile, many of his critics in the media centre and the stands thought he was deluded. The embattled manager left two of his best attacking players – Aaron Mooy and Tom Rogic – on the bench, for an encounter Australia needed to win by two goals to qualify for the 2017 Confederations Cup semi-finals.

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Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou speaks with Victory coach Kevin Muscat prior to the round two A-League match between Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City FC at Etihad Stadium on October...

Ange Postecoglou speculation 'not ideal', says FFA's David Gallop

The Socceroos’ World Cup fate will be determined against a backdrop of continuing uncertainty over their coach, after Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop refused to confirm or deny reports Ange Postecoglou would walk away from his post after next month’s decisive qualifier against Honduras.