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Robbie Kruse

Born: October 5, 1988 (age 32)

Height: 5' 10" (178cm)

Hometown: Brisbane, Australia
Nationality: Australia Australian

Position: Forward
Robbie Kruse of the Socceroos looks on during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Asian Qualifier match between the Australian Socceroos and Iraq at ANZ Stadium on June 18, 2013
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Career History
Senior2013-2017Bayer Leverkusen
Sports Mole has 51 articles about Robbie Kruse. Articles 1 to 40:
Melbourne Victory players celebrate in December 2020
Preview: Melbourne Victory vs. Melbourne City - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Australian A-League clash between Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Jun 4, 14:39
Melbourne Victory players celebrate in December 2020
Preview: Western United vs. Melbourne Victory - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Friday's Australian A-League clash between Western United and Melbourne Victory, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
May 27, 00:07
Sydney FC head coach Steve Corica pictured in December 2020
Preview: Sydney FC vs. Melbourne Victory - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Australian A-League clash between Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
May 17, 11:00
Carl Robinson, now in charge of Western Sydney Wanderers, pictured in 2017
Preview: Melbourne Victory vs. Western Sydney Wanderers - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Friday's Australian A-League clash between Melbourne Victory and Western Sydney Wanderers, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Apr 21, 12:00
Melbourne Victory manager Grant Brebner pictured in December 2020
Preview: Melbourne Victory vs. Perth Glory - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Tuesday's Australian A-League clash between Melbourne Victory and Perth Glory, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Jan 24, 17:04
Melbourne Victory players celebrate in December 2020
Preview: Adelaide United vs. Melbourne Victory - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Australian A-League clash between Adelaide United and Melbourne Victory, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Jan 21, 22:18
Peru's Andre Carrillo scores their first goal against Australia on June 26, 2018
Result: Australia exit 2018 World Cup in group stages
Australia suffer a 2-0 defeat to Peru in their final match at the 2018 World Cup, with both teams exiting the competition.
Jun 26, 16:56
Mile Jedinak equalises from the spot during the World Cup group game between Denmark and Australia on June 21, 2018
Result: Denmark, Australia share the spoils
Mile Jedinak scores from the penalty spot as Australia come from behind to draw 1-1 with Denmark in Thursday afternoon's Group C clash at the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 21, 14:50
Mile Jedinak celebrates equalising from the spot during the World Cup group game between France and Australia on June 16, 2018
Team News: Bert van Marwijk sticks with same Australia XI to face Denmark
Australia are unchanged for their Group C clash with Denmark, while the Danes make one alteration from their last outing.
Jun 21, 11:57
Mathew Leckie celebrates with Andrew Nabbout after scoring during the friendly between Australia and the Czech Repubic on June 1, 2018
Result: Mathew Leckie scores twice in four-goal Australia success
Hertha Berlin attacker Mathew Leckie scores twice as Australia record a 4-0 win over Czech Republic in an international friendly at the NV Arena.
Jun 1, 14:10
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Syria hold Australia to draw in World Cup playoff
Syria remain in the hunt for a place at the World Cup after holding Australia to a draw in the first leg of their playoff fixture in Malaysia.
Oct 5, 16:48
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Australia 0-4 Brazil - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Australia find themselves on the end of a 4-0 defeat to Brazil at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Victoria.
Jun 13, 10:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Marcus Rashford marks England debut with a goal in win over Australia
Marcus Rashford scores within three minutes of his England debut to help the Three Lions to a 2-1 friendly victory over Australia at the Stadium of Light.
May 27, 21:39
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Bayer Leverkusen vs. Bayern Munich
Sports Mole previews the DFB-Pokal quarter-final between in-form Bayer Leverkusen and treble-chasing Bayern Munich at the BayArena.
Apr 6, 17:15
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Bayer Leverkusen vs. Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Champions League last-16 first leg between Bayern Leverkusen and Atletico Madrid in Germany.
Feb 23, 15:34
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Bayer Leverkusen vs. Borussia Dortmund
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Bayer Leverkusen and Borussia Dortmund ahead of the return of Bundesliga action this weekend.
Jan 29, 19:13
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Stefan Kiessling missing for Bayer Leverkusen
Bayer Leverkusen are without striker Stefan Kiessling for their final Champions League group game away to Benfica.
Dec 9, 19:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robbie Kruse seeking January loan move from Bayer Leverkusen
Robbie Kruse says that he could leave Bayer Leverkusen on loan in the New Year.
Nov 28, 01:26
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Karim Bellarabi earns point for Bayer Leverkusen against SC Paderborn
Karim Bellarabi scores in the final minute to earn a point for Bayer Leverkusen in a 2-2 draw with SC Paderborn.
Oct 4, 16:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
FIFA World Cup countdown: Top 10 Australian players of all time
As part of the countdown to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Sports Mole looks at the top 10 players in the history of Australia.
Apr 25, 09:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bayer Leverkusen
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's second leg between PSG and Bayer Leverkusen in the last 16 of the Champions League
Mar 11, 12:30
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robbie Kruse: 'I'm recovering gradually'
Robbie Kruse admits that his aim for recovery is next season rather than the World Cup in the summer.
Feb 27, 11:51
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Consecutive defeats for Bayer Leverkusen
Werder Bremen beat Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 to consign them to two consecutive league defeats.
Dec 21, 16:42
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Bayer Leverkusen overcome Freiburg
Goals from Robbie Kruse and Emre Can help Bayer Leverkusen defeat Freiburg in the last 16 of the DFB-Pokal.
Dec 4, 19:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Shakhtar Donetsk 0-0 Bayer Leverkusen - as it happened
Sports Mole's text coverage of Bayer Leverkusen's battling point in Ukraine after holding Shakhtar Donetsk to a goalless draw in the Champions League.
Nov 5, 18:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Eintracht Braunschweig stun Bayer Leverkusen
Eintracht Braunschweig score late on to beat Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga.
Nov 2, 16:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Bayer Leverkusen thrash Mainz 05
Bayer Leverkusen hammer Mainz 05 in the Bundesliga to move up to third.
Sep 21, 16:18
Duesseldorf's Matthias Bolly of Norway celebrates after scoring against Bayern Munch on March 9, 2013
Team News: Fortuna Dusseldorf make four changes
Fortuna Dusseldorf make four changes ahead of their Bundesliga clash with triple-changed Hannover.
May 18, 14:13
Freiburg's Max Kruse in action against Bayern Munich on November 28, 2012
Robbie Kruse agrees Bayer Leverkusen terms
Fortuna Dusseldorf forward Robbie Kruse says that he has reached an agreement to join Bayern Leverkusen.
May 4, 04:59
Dusseldorf's Stefan Reisinger scores on November 27, 2012
Result: Fortuna Dusseldorf, Werder Bremen share the spoils
Fortuna Dusseldorf and Werder Bremen draw 2-2 in the Bundesliga.
Apr 13, 16:21
Australia's Robbie Kruse in action during his side's match against Scotland on August 15, 2012
Team News: Robbie Kruse, Dani Schahin up top for Fortuna Dusseldorf
It is two up top for Fortuna Dusseldorf as they look for the points to move them further away from danger.
Apr 13, 13:53
Schalke's Marco Hoeger is congratulated by team mates after scoring the opening goal against Hoffenheim on March 30, 2013
Result: Hoffenheim triumph over Dusseldorf
Hoffenheim have taken a big step towards survival thanks to a 3-0 win over Fortuna Dusseldorf.
Apr 5, 21:27
Freiburg's Max Kruse in action against Bayern Munich on November 28, 2012
Max Kruse agrees Borussia Monchengladbach switch
Borussia Monchengladbach reportedly agree a deal to sign Freiburg midfielder Max Kruse on a four-year contract.
Mar 23, 12:36
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Fortuna Dusseldorf draw at Wolfsburg
Fortuna Dusseldorf extend their unbeaten run to six matches with a 1-1 draw at Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga.
Mar 15, 21:23
Wolfsburg's Diego on September 25, 2012
Live Commentary: Wolfsburg 1-1 Fortuna Dusseldorf - as it happened
Live text commentary as Wolfsburg hosted Fortuna Dusseldorf in the Bundesliga, with the points shared in a 1-1 draw.
Mar 15, 19:00
Mario Mandzukic celebrates giving Bayern the lead against Nuremberg on Novermber 17, 2012
Team News: Manuel Neuer, Mario Mandzukic start for Bayern Munich
Manuel Neuer and Mario Mandzukic start for Bayern Munich, with last weekend's match winner Mario Gomez dropping to the bench.
Mar 9, 13:55
Australia's Robbie Kruse in action during his side's match against Scotland on August 15, 2012
Robbie Kruse: 'My work rate has improved in Germany'
Robbie Kruse says that German football has helped him improve his defending and fitness.
Mar 8, 16:56
Fortuna Dusseldorf's Dani Schahin celebrates after scoring on October 20, 2012
Result: Fortuna Dusseldorf edge past 10-man Greuther Furth
Axel Bellinghausen's goal proves enough for Fortuna Dusseldorf to defeat Greuther Furth, who played more than 50 minutes of the game with 10 men.
Feb 16, 17:02
Fortuna Dusseldorf's Dani Schahin celebrates after scoring on October 20, 2012
Result: Fortuna Dusseldorf too strong for Stuttgart
Robbie Kruse scores twice for Fortuna Dusseldorf as they beat Stuttgart 3-1 at home.
Feb 2, 17:22
Augsburg head coach Markus Weinzierl on the touchline against Bayern Munich on December 8, 2012
Result: Augsburg win at Fortuna Dusseldorf
Augsburg earn a vital win in their battle against relegation in the Bundesliga with a 3-2 victory at Dusseldorf.
Jan 20, 18:24

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Saturday's key events


TRIATHLON
· After silvers in both the men's and women's events, Team GB will be fancied to get on the podium again in the mixed relay (11.30pm-1am)

SWIMMING
· Touted as Michael Phelps's successor, Caeleb Dressel already has two gold medals from these Games and he will be going for a third in the men's 50m butterfly final (2.30am)
· It is Katie Ledecky vs. Ariarne Titmus III in the women's 800m freestyle final, with Ledecky entering as firm favourite (2.46am)
· Great Britain will be heavily fancied to add another gold medal to their swimming haul, having produced by far the fastest qualifying time for the mixed 4x100m medley relay final (3.43am)

ATHLETICS
· Dina Asher-Smith is one of three British women in the 100m semi-finals (3.01am-3.20am), and will hope to challenge for a medal in what is likely to be a star-studded final (1.50pm)
· The inaugural Olympic 4x400m mixed relay event concludes with Great Britain one of the eight finalists going for gold (1.35pm)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB's dreams of an unlikely gold are still alive in the women's event as they face France in their semi-final (3.30am). The winners will face either New Zealand or Fiji in the gold medal match later in the day (10am)

SAILING
· Gold medals are up for grabs in the windsurfer - RS:X finals. Emma Wilson participates for Team GB in the women's final (6.33am), while Tom Squires is in action in the men's (7.33am)

TENNIS
· Following his shock semi-final defeat, ending his hopes of a Golden Slam in 2021, Novak Djokovic battles for bronze against Pablo Carreno Busta (7am)
· The women's singles event reaches its conclusion with the gold medal match between Belinda Bencic and Marketa Vondrousova

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