Wilkinson eyes spot in Socceroos defence

November 12, 2013
By Angela Habashy
Lucas Neill is one of his role models and now Alex Wilkinson is competing with him for a spot in the Socceroos' central defence ahead of next year's World Cup.

Wilkinson received a surprise call up into new coach Ange Postecoglou's first national squad and is in camp hoping to make his international debut when Australia face Costa Rica at Allianz Stadium next Tuesday.

At 29, the South Korea-based former Central Coast captain is the only uncapped player in Postecoglou's 22-man ...

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