Socceroos finalise squad for World Cup- FIFA World Cup 2018 - Road To Russia
Bert Van Marwijk has announced his 23-man squad for Russia.
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Australian coach Bert Van Marwijk has announced his 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup.
The Dutchman had put together a training camp in Turkey and assembled 27 players over the past week or so as final preparations for the World Cup have begun to take to place.
Today, however, just a day after the Socceroos beat the Czech Republic 4-0 in a friendly, he has cut four men to finalise his squad.
Tim Cahill and Mark Milligan will be heading to Russia with both players celebrating their fourth World Cup squad appearances while Jamie Maclaren, who was on holidays just a week ago, is also heading to the biggest stage of all.
Fran Karacic, Josh Brilliante, Nikitia Rukavytsya and James Troisi were the unlucky four to miss out.
Australia’s 23-man squad is:
Daniel Arzani, Aziz Behich, Tim Cahill, Milos Degenek, Jackson Irvine, Mile Jedinak, Brad Jones, Tomi Juric, Matthew Jurman, Robbie Kruse, Mathew Leckie, Massimo Luongo, Jamie Maclaren, James Meredith, Mark Milligan, Aaron Mooy, Andrew Nabbout, Dimi Petratos, Josh Risdon, Tom Rogic, Mathew Ryan, Trent Sainsbury, Danny Vukovic.
Key market: Australia are $2.60 against Hungary on June 10 which will be their final hit-out prior to the World Cup.