Neill set to keep Socceroos captaincy

November 19, 2013
By Steve Larkin
Finally, people can stop talking about Lucas Neill.

His tenure as Socceroos captain looks set to continue into next year after a sturdy display in Tuesday night's 1-0 victory against Costa Rica.

New coach Ange Postecoglou praised the resilience of Neill, who didn't buckle under calls for him to be stripped of the leadership role.

"If nothing else, we can stop talking about Lucas Neill," Postecoglou told reporters after banking a first-up win as Australian coach.
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