Osieck mulls Socceroo defensive options

January 30, 2013
By Rob Forsaith
Socceroos coach Holger Osieck is unsure about who will be the side's defensive linchpin when captain Lucas Neill misses their all-important World Cup qualifier against Oman in March.

Neill picked up his second yellow card of Australia's 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign in the side's 2-1 win over Iraq, a result which lifted the Socceroos to second place in Asia's Group B.

The 34-year-old was suspended for the clash with Oman, but will play a crucial mentor role in next Wednesday's ...

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