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Blue is the new (old) green and gold: Socceroos' away kit tried and tested

Anyone holding out for an experimental new look will be disappointed, but the majority of fans - and players - are sure to be pleased by this classy, traditional offering

There's nothing too revolutionary about the Socceroos' new away strip for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

When they aren't proudly wearing the green and gold, Australia are usually to be found in a variation of navy blue, with this year's effort - like the home equivalent - paying tribute to the 1970s vintage of national team uniforms.

Just to remind you, we've delved into the archives to prove Nike's designers haven't stretched themselves too far when it comes to the change kit.

Farewell adidas | Mark Viduka up against Steve Finnan in one of the German manufacturers' last offerings

All White On The Night | Here's a rarity, Brett Emerton models a predominantly white shirt in 2004

Right shirt, wrong result | Back to navy blue for the 2006 World Cup, worn by Harry Kewell and co. in the loss to Brazil

Same-same but different? | Kevin Doyle takes on Mile Jedinak in 2009. The yellow trim has moved from the sleeves to the flanks. And that's about it.

Interesting shirt, bad memories | The designers tried something a bit different in 2010-11, with a kit which is somewhat tarnished by the defeat to Germany and Tim Cahill's sending off

Catch me if you can | Mark Bresciano enjoys some rare possession in that Brazil defeat, as he wears the 2012-13 outfit

What are you looking at? | A serious Mark Milligan shows off the new away shirt in front of graffiti he may or may not have been responsible for

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