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AUCKLAND � �Positive excitement� � those are the words chosen by Auckland City coach Ramon Tribulietx ahead of the draw for the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011 scheduled for tomorrow.

The Oceania champions join a stellar cast in a draw that include Asia�s Al-Sadd, European giants FC Barcelona, Africa�s Esperance, Club du Futbol Monterrey of Mexico and Brazil�s Santos and the as yet unknown J-League winners.

Despite the pomp of the draw ceremony, Tribulietx already knows Auckland will play the winners of the J-League in Toyota City on December 8. It�s the specific identity of those opponents that remains a mystery. What Tribulietx does know is Auckland City will have a game on their hands.

 ï¿½Whichever J-League team we draw will be very difficult to beat,� Tribulietx said, �we train everyday and tailor the players programmes to fit with their jobs and study commitments. But the players are excited - but it is a positive excitement � I think it�s healthy.�

Two points separate Kashiwa Reysol, Nagoya Grampus Eight and Gamba Osaka in a three-way chase for the J-League title with three rounds left.

�It will be more difficult this time � it�s the Japanese champions on their own ground. But we�re leaving nothing to chance and we�ll be prepared for the game. We�re ambitious and believe we�re a good team � we�re going to give it our best effort,� Tribulietx said.

Auckland City has overcome similar odds before.

Two years ago, a 0-3 loss to Mexico�s Atlante was bookended by a 2-0 win over Al Ahli and a 3-2 win over African champs TP Mazembe � a side that finished runners-up to Inter Milan last year.

�What we achieved in Abu Dhabi in 2009 doesn�t happen very often so we must be realistic about our chances,� he said, �anytime an amateur team plays a professional side, you have a tough game.�

If Auckland City pulls off an upset win, they must then back up for a quarter-final showdown with either Esperance, Al-Sadd or Monterrey, just two days later. As the Rugby World Cup showed, a short turn around between games for smaller nations can prove an insurmountable obstacle.

Tribulietx believes one game a time philosophy works best.

�We have to concentrate on the first game and worry about the second one when and if it happens. I think everybody is aware the challenge is different this time playing the J-League winners first. There is no pressure to repeat what we did two years ago,� Tribulietx said.

Auckland City plays two games before departing for Japan.

On Saturday, they face Hekari United of Papua New Guinea at Kiwitea Street in the O-League before their final ASB Premiership game with YoungHeart Manawatu on Sunday week, also at home.

One player who could be missing from Saturday�s game with Hekari is All White midfielder Chad Coombes who was injured during the 3-1 win over Waitakere on Sunday.

�It�s hard to say how long Chad will be missing � maybe ten days, we hope it is a lot shorter than that,� Tribulietx said.

Auckland�s squad has plenty of depth with another former All White James Pritchett an able replacement while former Rangers youngster Andrew Milne has impressed in training.

ENDS

OFC Champions League
Saturday 19 November, 2011
Auckland City v Hekari United
Kiwitea Street, Sandringham
Kick-off: 2pm

ASB Premiership

Sunday 27 November, 2011
Auckland City v YoungHeart Manawatu
Kiwitea Street, Sandringham
Kick-off: 2pm

FIFA Club World Cup Draw
November 17, 2011

FIFA Club World Cup playoff
Friday 8 December, 2011
J-League winners v Auckland City
Toyota Stadium, Toyota City
Kick-off: 7.45pm (Local Time)/11.45pm (NZT)
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Cup draw throws up Monterrey

AUCKLAND � Auckland City coach Ramon Tribulietx says a potential FIFA Club World Cup quarter final showdown with CF Monterrey could be tough for his team.

The draw held in Nagoya City tonight threw up a possible repeat of the 2009 quarter-final when Auckland City faced CONCACAF champions Atlante � if Auckland City slips past the J-League champions they will face CF Monterrey of Mexico...


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Auckland names Club World Cup squad
24.11.11
AUCKLAND � Auckland City coach Ramon Tribulietx has named an experienced 22-man squad for next month�s FIFA Club World Cup in Japan.

Auckland City�s third appearance at FIFA�s premier club event will feature a dream match against J-League winners on December 8 at Toyota Stadium. The Sandringham-based club will play one warm-up match with local side Ryutsu Keizai University on December 2.

 
 
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Channel: SKY Sport 1
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Description: Host Club v Auckland City FC LIVE. Show Time: 
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AUCKLAND CITY COACH PLOTS KASHIWA UPSET

Wednesday 7 December, 2011

TOYOTA CITY, JAPAN - A belief that Club World Cup underdogs Auckland City can cause an upset and beat Kashiwa Reysol is growing, says coach Ramon Tribulietx.

But the 39-year-old coach maintains that to do so, Auckland will need to hit top form.

�There is belief that we can actually win the game. Watching Kashiwa win the title we were impressed they are a very good team � we know that, they are the J-League winners for a reason and this is the FIFA Club World Cup,� Tribulietx said.

Auckland City�s task may have become even harder with Tribulietx�s opposite number, Kashiwa Reysol coach Nelsinho Baptista, named J-League coach of the year last night, a title won by names like Arsene Wenger, Ossie Ardiles and Dragan Stojkovic.

Kashiwa�s attacking midfielder Leandro Domingues also nabbed J-League Player of the Year after scoring 15 goals in 30 league appearances.

Any thoughts Auckland may face a complacent opponent were dispelled by the 61-year-old Nelsinho.

Nelsinho said going into the match with Auckland as champions gave Kashiwa a big psychological lift.

"Winning the Japanese title gives us added motivation. We've already achieved one of our targets with that success and now we want to win our upcoming matches. We've been very focused in our preparations for the game against Auckland,� he said.

Tribulietx and skipper Ivan Vicelich are both more than aware of the difference in levels between the two teams, despite their meticulous planning.

�We�ve shown the players some videos (of Kashiwa) and talked about a few things we can do to hurt Kashiwa. We�ve also pointed out a few things to the players where Kashiwa can hurt us. But the belief is growing that we can compete in this game,� Tribulietx said.

Vicelich says the job ahead requires a special performance from Auckland if they hope to advance.

�It's going to be a tough task against the Japanese champions. We're a small amateur club and we're going to have to put in a big performance to get a result. We're facing a huge challenge,� Vicelich said.

One area likely to offer Auckland City a goal-scoring threat is set-pieces, with Vicelich and Angel Berlanga both dangerous in the air.

�We are getting toward the finer few details with the players before the game. We�re going to work on set-pieces because they�re important,� he said, �We will make sure everyone is relaxed and convinced that we can compete in this game,� he said.

Tribulietx has been handed a selection boost with Chad Coombes participating in a full training session last night for the first time since arriving in Japan.

�Apart from a couple of niggles everyone is 100%. It�s hard for us to pick the team. We�ve been working for this for the past three months. We�ll make the team selection when the time comes,� Tribulietx said.

�We�ll name starting eleven just before the match as we do in all the competitions we play in. We�ll leave that until the last moment,� he said.

The team has two scheduled training sessions left before facing Kashiwa, including today�s official Match Day minus one training session on the Toyota City Stadium pitch, home of Nagoya Grampus Eight.

The stadium holds 45,000 fans and has a retractable roof that will be closed on the day of the match.

Ticket sales have been slower than expected with Kashiwa edging Nagoya out of the J-League title race at the weekend.

FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2011 
Playoff
Kashiwa Reysol [JPN] v Auckland City [NZL]
Thursday 8 December
Toyota City, Japan
Kickoff: 11:45pm (NZT)
Live on Sky Sport 1
 

AUCKLAND CITY (from): 1- Jacob Spoonley (GK), 3- Ian Hogg, 4- Sam Campbell, 5- Angel Berlanga, 6- Chad Coombes, 7- James Pritchett, 8- David Mulligan, 9- Manel Exposito, 10- Luis Corrales, 11- Daniel Koprivcic, 12- Liam Little (GK), 13- Alex Feneridis, 14- Adam Dickinson, 15- Ivan Vicelich (c), 16- Albert Riera, 17- Adam McGeorge, 18- Paul Gothard (GK), 20- Emiliano Tade, 21- Andreu Guerao, 22- Andrew Milne, 23- Simon Arms, 27- Thomas Doyle.

Coach: Ramon Tribulietx. 


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Draw     5.50 
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almost 14 years
Definitely a cheeky Jim Fenner for me, some nice Pie and Mash to be made.
Trialist
0
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2
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almost 11 years
Does anyone know a good/reliable streaming site for this game?
Starting XI
22
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3.7K
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almost 14 years
Starting XI
290
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4K
·
about 15 years
Listen here Fudgeface
3.6K
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15K
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about 12 years
Looking forward to this! U mad knitting circle?
Starting XI
290
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4K
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about 15 years
I am a city supporter, but I am no way part of the knitting circle.

I put a tenner on a City win and on a draw
Starting XI
320
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3.4K
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over 12 years
does this game have extra time and penalties etc.?
RR
·
Bossi Insider
4.9K
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29K
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almost 14 years
Needs to be a winner, so im sure there is.

Hope they win.
Listen here Fudgeface
3.6K
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15K
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about 12 years
Starting XI
320
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3.4K
·
over 12 years
kick off in 10? i always get confused with the nz- syd time differences
Listen here Fudgeface
3.6K
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15K
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about 12 years
Listen here Fudgeface
3.6K
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15K
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about 12 years
Looks like the OFC paid for us to get coverage...so no chance of sky showing other games then...
Starting XI
320
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3.4K
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over 12 years
Starting XI
290
·
4K
·
about 15 years
Legend
1.5K
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16K
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about 15 years
Listen here Fudgeface
3.6K
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15K
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about 12 years
WeeNix
0
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670
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about 11 years
The commentator is really talking us up.
Listen here Fudgeface
3.6K
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15K
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about 12 years
Starting XI
320
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3.4K
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over 12 years
First Team Squad
0
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1.8K
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about 15 years
Starting XI
290
·
4K
·
about 15 years
Worst opening ceremony I have ever seen.
Listen here Fudgeface
3.6K
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15K
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about 12 years
fifa.com/clubworldcup/matchcast/matchday=1/day=1/match=300180899/index.html?intcmp=livecoverage_box_en
Starting XI
320
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3.4K
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over 12 years
http://www.firstrowsports.tv/watch/96667/3/watch-kashiwa-reysol-vs-auckland-city-fc.html
Starting XI
290
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4K
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about 15 years
Spoonley, Hogg, Viechlich, berlanga pritchett mulligan Exposito feneridis Reira Guerao.

I missed one lol 
Starting XI
320
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3.4K
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over 12 years
First Team Squad
0
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1.8K
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about 15 years
Starting XI
320
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3.4K
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over 12 years
have 2 say... city are looking pretty good
Starting XI
290
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4K
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about 15 years

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