Stan Left Out Of Socceroo's Squad

Last updated : 28 January 2005 By Brian Cartlidge

The Blues wing-back, who has been plagued with groin and thigh injuries this season has been left out of coach Frank Farina's squad for the game in Durban on February 9th.

Lazaridis limped out of the FA Cup 3rd round tie against Leeds at the beginning of the month with a thigh strain and despite stepping up his training with a view to returning to manager Steve Bruce's squad for the game against Fulham last weekend he suffered a recurrence on the injury.

Australia Squad: Mark Schwarzer, Zeljko Kalac, Lucas Neill, Kevin Muscat, Craig Moore, Tony Popovic, Stephen Laybutt, Tony Vidmar, Jon McKain, Danny Tiatto, Vince Grella, Josip Skoko, Brett Emerton, Tim Cahill, Marco Bresciano, Mile Sterjovski, Scott Chipperfield, Jason Culina, Paul Agostino, Max Vieri.