Tony Spyridakos (born 9 April 1964) is an Australian former association football player.
After playing for Pierikos in Greece he spent time with Sydney Olympic in the Australian National Soccer League.
Spyridakos represented Australia at the 1983 FIFA World Youth Championship, listed by FIFA under the name Anthony Dakos.
Spyridakos made his full international debut for Australia in August 1990 in a match against Indonesia in Jakarta. He played his second and final international against South Korea in Seoul in September 1990.
Ferenc Puskás was a Hungarian footballer and manager, widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and the sport's first international superstar. A prolific forward, he scored 84 goals in 85 international matches for Hungary, played 4 international matches for Spain and scored 514 goals in 529 matches in the Hungarian and Spanish leagues. He became an Olympic champion in 1952 and led his nation to the final of the 1954 World Cup where he was named the tournament's best player. He won three European Cups, 10 national championships and 8 top individual scoring honors. In 1995, he was recognized as the top scorer of the 20th century by the IFFHS.
The United States women's national soccer team (USWNT) represents the United States in international women's soccer. The team is the most successful in international women's soccer, winning four Women's World Cup titles, four Olympic gold medals, and eight CONCACAF Gold Cups. It medaled in every World Cup and Olympic tournament in women's soccer history from 1991 to 2015, before being knocked out in the quarterfinal of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The team is governed by United States Soccer Federation and competes in CONCACAF.
Anthony Yeboah is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as a striker.
The Latvia national football team represents Latvia in international football and is controlled by the Latvian Football Federation, the governing body for football in Latvia. They have never qualified for the FIFA World Cup, however, they qualified for the European Championship in 2004 under head coach Aleksandrs Starkovs.
The Faroe Islands national football team, represents the Faroe Islands in association football and is controlled by the Faroe Islands Football Association. The Faroe Islands became a member of FIFA in 1988 and UEFA in 1990 and is the fourth smallest UEFA country by population.
The New Zealand national football team represents New Zealand in men's international football competitions, The team is governed by the governing body for football in New Zealand, New Zealand Football (NZF), which is currently a member of FIFA and Oceania Football Confederation (OFC). The team's official nickname is the All Whites. New Zealand is a five-time OFC champion.
Anthony Stewart "Tony" Woodcock is an English retired international footballer who played professionally in both England and Germany as a striker for Nottingham Forest, FC Köln and Arsenal. Woodcock won the European Cup in 1979 with Nottingham Forest.
Soccer, also known as football, is the most played outdoor team sport in Australia, and ranks in the top ten for television audience. The national governing body of the sport is Football Federation Australia (FFA), which until 2019, organised the A-League, W-League, and still organises the FFA Cup, as well as the men's and women's national teams. The FFA comprises nine state and territory member federations, which oversee the sport within their respective region.
The Australia national soccer team represents Australia in international men's soccer. Officially nicknamed the Socceroos, the team is controlled by the governing body for soccer in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) since leaving the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006.
Angelos "Ange" Postecoglou is a Greek-born Australian former football player and the former head coach of the Australia national football team. He is one of the most successful Australian club coaches with two premierships, four championships and a continental title. Currently, he is the manager of Yokohama F. Marinos.
Joanne "Joey" Elsa Peters is a soccer player who last played for the Newcastle Jets in the Australian W-League.
Col Bennett is a retired Australian soccer player. He is member of the Football Federation Australia - Football Hall of Fame.
Jason Polak is an Australian former association football player.
Peter Raskopoulos is an Australian former association football player.
Sean Cranney is an Australian former association football player.
Gary Hasler is an Australian former association football player. he played in the National Soccer League for Sunshine George Cross and South Melbourne. In international football, he made two appearances for Australia and also represented the country at the 1992 Olympics.
George Slifkas is an Australian former association football player.
The Australian women's national soccer team is overseen by the governing body for soccer in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) since leaving the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006. The team's official nickname is the Matildas, having been known as the Female Socceroos before 1995. Under a naming rights deal with Scentre Group and its predecessor, Westfield Group, the team has been branded as Westfield Matildas since 2008.
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