Zadkovich never gave up on Socceroos

July 23, 2013
By Angela Habashy
He endured an injury-marred spell in England then dropped off the Socceroos radar for years but Ruben Zadkovich has never given up hope of cementing a spot in the national fold.

Starting in Australia's East Asian Cup clash against South Korea in Seoul on Saturday, the 27-year-old made his first Socceroos appearance since his debut in 2009 in a World Cup qualifier against China.

Zadkovich had just signed with Championship side Derby County in 2008 before suffering a serious groin ...

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