Fifa World Cup

Former Socceroo Luke Wilkshire backs Matildas to create more 'special' World Cup moments

Agron Latifi
Updated August 15 2023 - 1:36pm, first published August 14 2023 - 1:58pm
Matildas players Mary Fowler, Steph Catley (middle) and Caitlin Foord celebrate after Foord's goal in their 1-0 win over Denmark. Picture by Adam McLean.
Matildas players Mary Fowler, Steph Catley (middle) and Caitlin Foord celebrate after Foord's goal in their 1-0 win over Denmark. Picture by Adam McLean.

Luke Wilkshire was part of the Socceroos set-up for one iconic moment in Australian sport when John Aloisi slotted home a penalty to send Australia through to their first World Cup in 32 years.

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Agron Latifi

Agron Latifi

Sports Reporter

Wollongong born and bred. I love reporting about the Illawarra region and have been doing it for more than 20 years. I've moved into sport recently after covering the education round for the last five plus years for the Illawarra Mercury. It's been a great pleasure.