Wednesday 24 October 2018

Aussie O'Neill on Ireland's radar

Brandon O'Neill currently plays with Sydney FC (stock picture)
Brandon O'Neill currently plays with Sydney FC (stock picture) Sportsdesk

Australian born midfielder Brandon O'Neill is eyeing a call from his namesake Martin as he targets a move to Europe to kickstart his Irish ambitions.

O'Neill (24) is a former Australia U-23 international that is currently playing with Sydney FC, the top side in the A League.

However, media reports Down Under suggested in November that he is keen on representing the homeland of his father Miles who was a boxer in Ireland - in addition to a handy footballer - before emigrating.

He has been linked with moves to Holland and Switzerland in order to further his career, although a transfer fee would have to be paid as he is under contract until the middle of 2019.

Irish Independent

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