Sport Ange Postecoglou to quit Socceroos in November

08:41  11 october  2017
08:41  11 october  2017 Source:   The Roar

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Australia’s national football coach Ange Postecoglou is reportedly set to walk away from his position in November , even if the Socceroos do successfully qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Herald Sun has reported that Postecoglou has made the decision to vacate his position at the end

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Ange Postecoglou looks on during the Socceroos' match against Syria.© Matt King/Getty Images Ange Postecoglou looks on during the Socceroos' match against Syria. Australia’s national football coach Ange Postecoglou is reportedly set to walk away from his position in November, even if the Socceroos do successfully qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The Herald Sun has reported that Postecoglou has made the decision to vacate his position at the end of Australia’s World Cup qualification campaign regardless of which way the result goes, and that he would have already left the job if Australia had successfully gained automatic qualification last month.

Postecoglou reportedly has made the decision at least in part due to the perception that he is being undermined in his position by repeated criticism.

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Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou will reportedly leave his coaching post in November , even if Australia qualifies for the World Cup. The Herald Sun says Postecoglou will quit due to relentless attacks from critics.

Ange Postecoglou is set to walk away from his post as Socceroos coach in November , even if the team qualify for next year's World Cup. Soccer bombshellSocceroos coach to quit next month.

The Socceroos’ frustrating and generally poor performances throughout their World Cup qualification campaign, as evident as ever in a Trichotillomania-enducing effort on Tuesday night, would no doubt play a role in the decision as well.

Postecoglou had previously indicated that he intended to end his time as Socceroos coach after the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but it appears that he has now brought the timing of his decision forward.

If it does come to pass that Australia qualify and Postecoglou moves on, it will leave Australia in the unusual position of needing to find a new national football coach on the eve of the World Cup.

There is not yet any formal statement from Postecoglou confirming his plans to quit or even stating it as a possibility, but he has recently made comments defending his philosophy against criticisms of Australia’s performance and dismissing them as ‘white noise’.

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Ange Postecoglou dramatically QUITS as Socceroos coach – vowing to walk away even if Australia Ange Postecoglou will quit as Socceroos coach even if they make the World Cup He will leave after Australia's last qualifier next month regardless of the result If he doesn't have the drive, then Postecoglou must go before November play-offs,' one fan

Ange Postecoglou has made the shock decision to quit as Socceroos coach in November , even if Australia qualifies for the 2018 World Cup.

“There are always different schools of thought and debates. I’d be absolutely astounded if anyone is surprised at what I’m doing or what I’m saying because I’ve been coaching for 20 years,” he said.

“Maybe some people are questioning whether they should’ve, or they should’ve said that I was the right man for the job four years ago.

“You’ve got to be careful what you wish for. Maybe some people just kind of went along that I was the flavor of the month and now probably think I wasn’t the right person.

“It’s who I am, it’s how I coach, it’s been very successful for me and continues to be successful and it will be successful for me.

“The rest of it just becomes noise, white noise. And again, it’s nothing new.”

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