Viduka 'Desperate' For A Club!

Last updated : 07 June 2009 By Footy Mad - Editor
Australia became the second country from the Asian qualifying zone to reach the 2010 World Cup after they secured the single point they needed with a goalless draw against Qatar in Doha.

With Japan having earlier booked their passage with victory in Uzbekistan, Pim Verbeek's side sewed up the second automatic spot in Group A.

Verbeek is a massive fan of the Toon striker, but with Viduka leaving St James' Park this summer, the Australian manager is hoping his star will get fixed up in double quick time to put in a full season before next year's competition.

Viduka has made it known he would be willing to play out his final season at Newcastle before retiring, but that is most unlikely, and a return to Australia looks odds-on.