Neill, Kennedy still chance for Mideast

June 2, 2008
By Guy Hand
World Cup heroes and dads-to-be Lucas Neill and Josh Kennedy may yet play a part in the Socceroos' Middle East tour of duty despite not being named in Australia's 26-man travelling squad.Coach Pim Verbeek on Monday kept the door open for defender and regular captain Neill and beanpole striker Kennedy to play in the World Cup qualifiers against Iraq in Dubai on Saturday and Qatar in Doha on June 14.Both players' partners are expecting babies this month, but Verbeek said Neill and Kennedy may be used ...

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