The man who scored the decisive goal to triumph the Socceroos to the top of the Asian Cup podium in 2015 and won selection for 2014 World Cup in Brazil. James Troisi has had a remarkable journey across his career which saw him start in the youth ranks of Newcastle United in the UK, to rising stardom in Turkey and signing for Serie A giants Juventus. After a long successful career abroad that brought their own unique challenges, James is now back settled into life in Australia and the midfield maestro is looking to have a big year on the park in the A-League and prove he is only getting stronger at 32.
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The Unlaced Podcast with Jake Barker-Daish Recap
Jake Barker-Daish is a former professional Football player who fell short of his professional career goals. Having been built up to be a future Socceroo after Captaining the Young Socceroos, Winning AIS player of the year 2011 and playing over 30 A-league games, Jake's career stopped at 21. After experiencing injuries, setbacks and loss of connection to the sport, Jake was challenged with life after Football and this has provided a passion to talk about the other side of the athlete that not all people are accustomed to.