Socceroos to be without Kennedy for Cup

July 19, 2013
By Guy Hand
The Socceroos will go into the East Asian Cup without Josh Kennedy after the striker's Japanese club refused to release him.

Kennedy was in a provisional squad named for the four-nation round-robin tournament which starts on Saturday in South Korea.

But Football Federation Australia confirmed on Friday night J-League club Nagoya Grampus refused to grant Kennedy permission to play for the Socceroos in the eight-day tournament.

Nagoya are entitled to do so, as the tournament ...

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