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Aus­tralian coaches abroad

TONY POPOVIC

Age: 44 Club: Karabuskpor (Turk­ish top flight) Ar­rived in Turkey on Fri­day as he pre­pares for a bap­tism of fire. Sit­ting in rel­e­ga­tion-bound third-last, Karabuk­spor hosts third-place Kay­serispor on Satur­day.

HARRY KEWELL

Age: 39 Club: Craw­ley Town (English fourth-tier) Op­er­at­ing with one of League Two’s small­est bud­gets, Kewell’s team has played well and sits five spots above the rel­e­ga­tion zone 12 games into the 46-game sea­son.

DAR­REN BURGESS

Age: 43 Club: Arse­nal Role: High performance di­rec­tor Hand-picked by Arsene Wenger, the for­mer Soc­ceroos and Liverpool con­di­tion­ing guru isn’t a man­ager but he’s been handed huge re­spon­si­bil­ity at Emi­rates Sta­dium, over­see­ing 45 staff.

ASIA RIS­ING

Aussie coaches in Asia Mirko Jeli­cic (Loko­mo­tiv Tashkent, Uzbek­istan) Mehmet Du­rakovic (Perak FC, Malaysia) Mike Mul­vey (BEC Tero Sasana, Thai­land)

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