Socceroos dealt World Cup qualifying blow as Tom Rogic withdraws

Midfielder pulls out of next week’s game, citing personal reasonsAustralia must beat UAE to keep qualification hopes aliveAustralia have been dealt a huge blow ahead of their crucial World Cup qualifier against United Arab Emirates, with key midfielder Tom Rogic withdrawing from Graham Arnold’s squad.With just over a week to go before the Socceroos’ Asian playoff in Doha, Rogic notified Socceroos staff of his decision to pull out, citing personal reasons.