2012 Australia national soccer team season

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Australia
2012 season
Chairman Australia Frank Lowy
Manager Germany Holger Osieck
Home colours
Away colours

Summary[edit]

This page summarises the Australia national soccer team fixtures and results in 2012. The year started with Australia topping their group in the third round of the AFC World Cup Qualifiers. During the fourth round, Australia had collected just five points from the first four games. Australia finished the year by debuting in the preliminary rounds of the East Asian Cup and successfully topped the group to qualify for the finals.

Record[edit]

Type GP W D L GF GA
Friendly matches 4 2 0 2 6 6
World Cup qualifiers 5 2 2 1 8 6
East Asian Cup 4 3 1 0 19 1
Total 13 7 3 3 33 13

Match results[edit]

All times are in the Western Australian time zone, UTC+8.

Friendlies[edit]

World Cup qualifiers[edit]

East Asian Cup[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

As of 9 December 2012
No. Pos Nat Player Total Friendlies World Cup Qualifiers East Asian Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Australia Adam Federici 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
GK Australia Eugene Galeković 2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
GK Australia Mathew Ryan 2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
GK Australia Mark Schwarzer 9 0 4+0 0 5+0 0 0+0 0
DF Australia Aziz Behich 5 2 0+1 0 0+0 0 3+1 2
DF Australia David Carney 7 0 2+1 0 3+1 0 0+0 0
DF Australia Robert Cornthwaite 4 2 1+0 1 0+0 0 3+0 1
DF Australia Jason Davidson 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF Australia Dino Đulbić 2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
DF Australia Ivan Franjic 3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 3+0 0
DF Australia Scott Jamieson 2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 0
DF Australia Michael Marrone 1 1 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 1
DF Australia Ryan McGowan 2 0 1+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
DF Australia Mark Milligan 6 1 0+1 0 1+1 0 3+0 1
DF Australia Lucas Neill 9 0 4+0 0 5+0 0 0+0 0
DF Australia Jade North 4 0 1+0 0 3+0 0 0+0 0
DF Australia Saša Ognenovski 6 0 2+0 0 4+0 0 0+0 0
DF Australia Matt Smith 3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 3+0 0
DF Australia Matthew Špiranović 4 0 1+0 0 2+1 0 0+0 0
DF Australia Michael Thwaite 4 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 3+0 0
DF Australia Luke Wilkshire 7 1 3+0 0 4+0 1 0+0 0
DF Australia Rhys Williams 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Australia Terry Antonis 3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+2 0
MF Australia Mark Bresciano 7 1 3+0 1 4+0 0 0+0 0
MF Australia Tim Cahill 5 2 1+1 1 3+0 1 0+0 0
MF Australia Nick Carle 1 0 0+0 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
MF Australia Brett Emerton 4 2 0+0 0 1+0 1 3+0 1
MF Australia Richard Garcia 4 2 0+0 0 0+0 0 3+1 2
MF Australia James Holland 3 0 1+1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
MF Australia Brett Holman 3 0 1+0 0 2+0 0 0+0 0
MF Australia Mile Jedinak 5 0 1+2 0 1+1 0 0+0 0
MF Australia Harry Kewell 3 1 1+0 0 2+0 1 0+0 0
MF Australia Neil Kilkenny 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
MF Australia Matt McKay 10 1 2+0 1 4+0 0 3+1 0
MF Australia Aaron Mooy 2 2 0+0 0 0+0 0 2+0 2
MF Australia Tommy Oar 2 0 1+0 0 0+1 0 0+0 0
MF Australia Tom Rogić 4 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 1+2 0
MF Australia Nikita Rukavytsya 3 1 2+0 1 0+1 0 0+0 0
MF Australia James Troisi 1 0 0+0 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
MF Australia Carl Valeri 5 0 2+0 0 3+0 0 0+0 0
MF Australia Adam Sarota 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW Australia Eli Babalj 1 2 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+0 2
FW Australia Alex Brosque 9 2 4+0 0 5+0 2 0+0 0
FW Australia Robbie Kruse 7 0 2+1 0 2+2 0 0+0 0
FW Australia Mathew Leckie 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW Australia Scott McDonald 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
FW Australia Adam Taggart 3 2 0+0 0 0+0 0 1+2 2
FW Australia Archie Thompson 12 7 2+2 1 0+4 2 2+2 4

Goal scorers[edit]

Correct as of 9 December 2015 (v.  Chinese Taipei).

Place Position Name Friendlies World Cup Qualifiers East Asian Cup Total
1 FW Archie Thompson 1 2 4 7
2 FW Alex Brosque 0 2 0 2
MF Tim Cahill 1 1 0 2
MF Brett Emerton 0 1 1 2
FW Eli Babalj 0 0 2 2
DF Aziz Behich 0 0 2 2
FW Adam Taggart 0 0 2 2
DF Robert Cornthwaite 1 0 1 2
MF Richard Garcia 0 0 2 2
MF Aaron Mooy 0 0 2 2
11 MF Harry Kewell 0 1 0 1
DF Luke Wilkshire 0 1 0 1
MF Mark Bresciano 1 0 0 1
MF Matt McKay 1 0 0 1
MF Nikita Rukavytsya 1 0 0 1
DF Michael Marrone 0 0 1 1
MF Mark Milligan 0 0 1 1
own goal 0 0 1 1
TOTALS 6 8 19 33

Disciplinary record[edit]

Position Name Friendlies World Cup Qualifiers East Asian Cup Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
DF Aziz Behich 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
DF Ivan Franjic 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
DF Mark Milligan 0 0 2 1 1 0 3 1
DF Lucas Neill 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Saša Ognenovski 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
DF Matthew Špiranović 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
DF Michael Thwaite 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
DF Luke Wilkshire 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF Brett Emerton 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
MF James Holland 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
MF Terry Antonis 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
MF Tom Rogić 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
MF Carl Valeri 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
FW Robbie Kruse 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
TOTALS 3 0 6 1 7 0 16 1

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Iraq will have to play their remaining home games of the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at a neutral venue following a ban by FIFA on playing in Iraq.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA World Cup 2014 – Final Round – Oman vs Australia". the-afc.com. Retrieved 11 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "FIFA decision on Iraq matches". Asian Football Confederation. 23 September 2011. Retrieved 23 September 2011. 

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