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Tim Cahill defends his World Cup spot: No time for 'sentimental' picks

Tim Cahill insists there was no sentimentality behind his selection in Australia's 26-man squad, and that he will be "driving even harder" to book his spot at a fourth World Cup in Russia.

The 38-year-old Socceroos stalwart defied his age and lack of club game time for Millwall to make the second cut in Bert van Marwijk's extended squad ahead of in-form Hibernian striker Jamie Maclaren.

It came a week after Van Marwijk labelled Cahill "a special case" and subtly intimated the country's all-time...


Australia's provisional World Cup squad includes Tim Cahill, Daniel Arzani

Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk has stamped talisman Tim Cahill and uncapped teenage gun Daniel Arzani as players who can "make a difference" at the World Cup.

And the Dutchman offered a strong hint Cahill could well be on the way to Russia next month for a fourth consecutive World Cup, labelling the 38-year-old striker "a special case" after naming the country's all-time leading scorer in his extended 32-man squad.

Croatian-born 21-year-old right-back Fran Karacic is the shock selection while...

 By PA Sport

Millwall's Tim Cahill suspended after accepting charge of violent conduct

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Tim Cahill re-joined his first professional club Millwall in January 2018.

Millwall forward Tim Cahill has been banned for three matches after accepting a charge of violent conduct.

The 38-year-old was charged by the Football Association retrospectively after the Australia international escaped punishment having appeared to elbow Fulham defender Ryan Fredericks during his side's 3-0 defeat last Friday.

Cahill will miss the last two games of the Championship season as Millwall look to secure a play-off place.

"Tim Cahill will miss Millwall's next three matches after he...