Date:Tuesday December 21 2010
Neil Kilkenny has mixed emotions about his call up to the Australian squad for their Asian Cup participation in January.
Kilkenny has been included in the provisional 50-man squad for the tournament and he will find out on the 28th December whether he will be part of the 23-man squad travelling to Qatar.
The midfielder is delighted with the call up but is desperate to play against his first club Arsenal in the FA Cup.
The tournament is due to start the day before the clash at Arsenal in the FA Cup, meaning he would miss out if making the final squad.
Speaking in the YEP, Kilkenny said, 'It's (Arsenal) a special one for me, although I don't know if I'll be playing yet because I may be going away with Australia. So I don't know yet.
'It would be a choker to miss that but, at the end of the day, it's an honour to represent my country. But obviously I want to play for Leeds as well.'
If he does make the cut then Kilkenny could be missing for most of January with the tournament running from January 7th - 29th.
Despite being born in Enfield, England, Kilkenny chose to represent Australia after spending most of his childhood there.
The 25 year old has represented Australia on two occasions since making his debut in the summer of 2006 against Liechtenstein.
He`s also represented Australia in the Olympics when he made one appearance during the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
Vital Leeds United is a fast growing Leeds United fan site, with the sole aim of becoming the #1 unofficial website for Leeds United fans everywhere.
The site is regularly updated with news and views regarding all the current events at Elland Road, alongside a fully interactive message forum and regularly looks at the clubs past. Vital Leeds offers everything that a Leeds United supporter could wish for. If you can think of something and suggest it, we`ll put it on the website!
With news and views, along with a forum, polls and article comments, everything you need in a fans site is right here!
You can even win prizes, by posting articles comments, posting on the message forum and voting on the polls.
Vital is also 100% interactive. Not only can you have your say on the articles and the forum but you can also suggest an article or a poll so you can air your views.
So why not join Vital today?
It's easy to register here and enjoy getting involved
To visit the message board, click here.
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital leeds .
Date:Tuesday December 21 2010
LUFC McCormack misses out on monthly award (Friday March 7 2014)
LUFC On This Day - March 7th (Friday March 7 2014)
LUFC Leeds United v Bolton Wanderers Team News (Thursday March 6 2014)
McDermott knocked back by Premier League club (Thursday March 6 2014)
LUFC McDermott - Exciting times ahead (Thursday March 6 2014)
LUFC McDermott backs under fire winger (Thursday March 6 2014)
LUFC Leeds international round-up (Thursday March 6 2014)
LUFC On This Day - March 6th (Thursday March 6 2014)
Championship POTM February Nomination: McCormack (Thursday March 6 2014)
LUFC Season stalling for Smith (Wednesday March 5 2014)
|12. Leeds Utd||32||12||8||12||4||44|
|15. Sheff Wed||32||9||12||11||1||39|
|Brighton (A) Match Preview
» Reading : 07/03/2014 16:00:00
|Can Blackpool save themselves?
» Blackpool : 07/03/2014 15:55:00
|On this day: 7th March
» Blackpool : 07/03/2014 15:30:00
|Blues Take On QPR.
» Birmingham : 07/03/2014 14:55:00
|Bolton v Latics Ticket Details
» Wigan : 07/03/2014 13:46:00
|The Opposition View - Brighton
» Reading : 07/03/2014 13:00:00
|Preview: Yeovil v Owls
» Sheff Wed : 07/03/2014 12:51:00