Soccer-Kennedy’s late header sends Australia to Brazil (Reuters)

(Adds more quotes) * Substitute makes difference in 1-0 win over Iraq * Australia reach World Cup finals for fourth time By Nick Mulvenney SYDNEY, June 18 (Reuters) – Substitute Josh Kennedy’s dramatic goal seven minutes from time sent Australia to the World Cup finals for the fourth time on Tuesday, ending a nervous night for 80,523 rain-soaked fans packed into Sydney’s Olympic Stadium. Six minutes after coming on as a substitute for Tim Cahill, Kennedy rose alone in the middle of the penalty area to head Mark Bresciano’s cross past the dive of Iraq goalkeeper Noor Sabri and into the net. …

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