Mark Schwarzer

  • Mark Schwarzer signs new 1-year contract with Chelsea July 1, 2014

    Australian goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has signed a new one-year contract with Chelsea. Schwarzer moved to Chelsea last year on a free transfer from Fulham and proved a reliable backup to Petr Cech. He made 12 starts with the team, as well as a substitute appearance in the first leg of the Champions...
  • Mark Schwarzer dropped from Australian football squad September 24, 2013

    Sydney: Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has been dropped from the Australian team that will play friendlies against France and Canada next month, calling into question his chances of playing at a third World Cup. Coach Holger Osieck on Tuesday omitted the 40-year-old Schwarzer, who is Australia's most-capped player with 108 appearances,...
  • Chelsea sign Australia goalkeeper Schwarzer July 10, 2013

    London: Premier League side Chelsea have signed Australia goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer on a free transfer until the end of next year's World Cup in Brazil. Schwarzer, 40, has played more than 15 years in England with Bradford City, Middlesbrough and Fulham. Last season he became the first overseas player to complete...
  • Oman loss would be disastrous for Australia: Mark Schwarzer March 20, 2013

    Melbourne: Anything less than a win for Australia in their World Cup qualifier against Oman next week would be 'disastrous' for the Socceroos' hopes of making next year's finals in Brazil, acting captain Mark Schwarzer has said. Australia are second in Group B of Asia qualifying, eight points behind runaway leaders...
  • QPR get their first win this season beating Fulham 2-1 December 15, 2012

    London: Queens Park Rangers won in the Premier League for the first time this season, beating Fulham 2-1 at Loftus Road on Saturday. Two second-half goals from Adel Taarabt secured the victory, despite a late Mladen Petric strike that brought the London derby to life. Taarabt opened the scoring in the...
  • Kagawa, Schwarzer nominated for new AFC award November 18, 2012

    Singapore: Australian goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer, Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa and his Japanese team mate Yuto Nagatomo have been nominated for the AFC's first Asian International Player of the Year award. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced the three-man shortlist for the new honour on Sunday along with the nominees...
  • World Cup qualifiers: Australia, Uzbekistan, Oman win October 16, 2012

    Doha: Australia scored twice late on to beat Iraq 2-1 and revive their 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign on Tuesday, while Uzbekistan and Oman also earned much-needed victories. Uzbekistan downed 2022 World Cup host Qatar 1-0 and Oman beat Jordan 2-1. In Doha, Iraq scored against the run of the play...