Lucas Neill retains Socceroos captaincy

November 18, 2013
By Steve Larkin
Lucas Neill has retained the captaincy of the Socceroos for Tuesday's friendly international against Costa Rica in Sydney.

New coach Ange Postecoglou confirmed on Monday that Neill would be his skipper at Allianz Stadium despite widespread speculation he could introduce Tim Cahill as captain to start his new era.

The conjecture followed criticism of Neill's personal performances in defence in recent matches which included 6-0 losses to Brazil and France last month.

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