This article was originally written by Ange Postecoglou in late 2017. Now, following his appointment as Celtic manager, an incredible achievement at one of the biggest clubs in European football, we want to revisit how Ange approached coaching the Socceroos, as told in his own words. Every Socceroos camp I told the same story. …
'I was always the nine-year-old when I spoke to him. Even as an adult I had to take his criticism and not talk back. Why couldn’t he just say I did a good job? Because that was his way of making sure I fulfilled my dreams.' This is Ange Postecoglou's stirring tribute to his late father Jim.
'We are exposed and it’s an uncomfortable feeling.' Ange Postecoglou's review of the Socceroos' 2018 World Cup campaign – and the uncertain road ahead – is a must-read for every Australian sporting fan.