Neill named in national squad

Lucas Neill as been named in the Australia squad for the World Cup Asian Qualifier match against Bahrain in Manama on 19 November.

The Socceroos captain will be looking to help his side continue their excellent start to the qualifying campaign for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. After wins against Qatar and Uzbekistan in their opening two matches, Pim Verbeek's side will be hoping to extend their lead over second-placed Japan at the top of Group 1, when Neill will be hoping to win his 46th cap.