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Former Man Utd star Yorke confident Australia can host World Cup

Former Manchester United star Dwight Yorke is confident Australia can be a great host for the 2022 World Cup but insists the domestic league must improve.

The Trinidad & Tobago legend, who will be in town for a farewell game with Sydney FC against Everton next month, says the A-League must get better to improve the overall environment of football in Australia which would help them win their World Cup bid.

"The need to emphasise a little bit more on domestic football in terms of getting the levels up and teams doing well in the Asian Champions League (will help)," Yorke told reporters.

"I'm sure there's progress being made, but you just need to have a league that is really challenging on all fronts to try and attract football to get there in 2022.

"You have a chance like everybody else. You've got the facilities and the stadiums, you have everything going for you."

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