• Trent Sainsbury states his case to be Socceroos captain

    8 days ago - By ESPN FC

    Josh Risdon is looking forward to the new Socceroos regime and getting used to Graham Arnold's style. KUWAIT CITY - Socceroos defender Trent Sainsbury has confirmed he's a candidate for the national team captaincy.
    Mile Jedinak's retirement from international duties leaves one of the most important roles in Australian football vacant.
    On the eve of Australia's friendly clash with Kuwait, the 26-year-old centre-back has no qualms with making plain his ambitions to lead his country.
    "I'd like to be captain, no way around that," he said from Kuwait City on Saturday. "Anyone who has the chance...
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