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Ryan McGowan keen to take Socceroos spot held by Lucas Neill

Sebastian Hassett In the race to replace the gaping hole left by Lucas Neill in the heart of the Socceroos' defence, Ryan McGowan is hoping coach Ange Postecoglou looks favourably in his direction.

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Lucas Neill desperate for a new club

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 19:  Lucas Neill of the Socceroos calls instructions during the international friendly match between the Australian Socceroos and Costa Rica at Allianz Stadium on November 19, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Dominic Bossi Socceroos captain Lucas Neill is becoming increasingly desperate to find a new club before this year's World Cup after parting ways with English Championship club Blackburn Rovers.

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Socceroo skipper Lucas Neill signs with Watford

Lucas Neill.

Socceroos captain Lucas Neill has signed for England Championship club Watford for the remainder of the 2013/14 season.

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Lucas Neill misses out on World Cup selection

Long-serving former Australia captain Lucas Neill will not be part of the squad for the World Cup finals due to lack of playing time.

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Watford signing not enough for Lucas Neill to return for Ecuador friendly

Lucas Neill.

Sebastian Hassett Lucas Neill's signing with Watford is unlikely to be enough for him to force his way into the Socceroos' squad for next month's friendly against Ecuador.

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Lucas Neill, Mark Bresciano overlooked in Socceroos squad

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Sebastian Hassett Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has followed through on his promise to experiment with new faces in the friendly match against Ecuador in London on March 5.

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Ange Postecoglou ends Lucas Neill's World Cup dream

Ange Postecoglou and Lucas Neill.

Sebastian Hassett After months of debate about Lucas Neill's future, Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has officially ruled the defender out of next month's World Cup.

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Lucas Neill fights against the dying of the light

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Neill's sheer determination to battle on against the odds deserves some sort of recognition.

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Lucas Neill 'confident' of Brazil berth

Lucas Neill

Daniel Lane Lucas Neill still believes he will represent Australia at the World Cup in Brazil, despite being left out of the Socceroos squad to play Ecuador in an upcoming friendly.

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Lucas Neill primed for grind of English Championship with Watford

Daniel Lane Lucas Neill is ready to throw himself into the grinder that is the England's Championship.

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Lucas Neill sees himself in 'shouter' role at Watford

Lucas Neill

Daniel Lane Lucas Neill is ready to throw himself into the grinder that is England's Championship, a league renowned for crushing players, as he starts his journey to represent Australia at the World Cup.

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Lucas Neill joins Doncaster on loan

Ex-Socceroo captain Lucas Neill.

Liam FitzGibbon Lucas Neill has secured a month-long loan switch from Watford to English Championship rivals Doncaster in a move aimed at salvaging his World Cup dream.

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Lucas Neill hints at A-League return

Lucas Neill

Socceroos skipper Lucas Neill says he has unfinished business in the A-League and has hinted at a possible return when his contract with his Japanese club expires.

Mark Bresciano backs Lucas Neill to remain Socceroos captain

Australia's Lucas Neill

Angela Habashy Mark Bresciano expects Lucas Neill to fight for the captain's armband but admits it would be the icing on the cake of a long career if he were called to lead the Socceroos next week.

Lucas Neill wants Socceroos captaincy issue resolved before Costa Rica match

Lucas Neill and Tim Cahill.

Sebastian Hassett Socceroos captain Lucas Neill says speculation about him keeping the armband needs to end.

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Lucas Neill retains Socceroos captaincy, for now

Lucas Neill

Sebastian Hassett After endless speculation about a changing of the Socceroos' guard, the fuss over a replacement for Lucas Neill ultimately amounted to nothing.

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I will justify being captain, says Lucas Neill

Lucas Neill

Lucas Neill says he has faith in his ability to justify a short-term extension of his reign as Socceroos captain.

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It's not me, it's you: Lucas Neill

Your captain, Lucas Neill.

Steve Larkin You're in: Socceroo says 'focus should be on all 23 million of us, uniting to produce a good performance and result'.

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How long can Lucas Neill rage against the dying light?

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Some sportsmen recognise the end is near as their careers draw to a close.

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Socceroos skipper Lucas Neill in danger of losing place

Dominic Bossi Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou dropped the biggest hint yet that captain Lucas Neill could be overlooked for the upcoming friendly against Ecuador by confirming the squad will have a "new look".

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