Lucas Neill heading home from Japan club

December 3, 2013
Australian captain and J-League defender Lucas Neill flew home on Tuesday from Japan due to "family reasons," his club Omiya Ardija said.

"There is no timetable set for his return to Japan," the club said in a press release.

But 35-year-old Neill told Japan's Kyodo news agency his commitment to football in the country was undimmed.

"I'm very keen on coming back to the J-League," he said.

"Japan and the J-League, I absolutely love it. It's brilliant. Some ...

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