Socceroos talisman Tim Cahill says he's ready to lead Australia's line in next month's World Cup qualifiers.
Jason Geria has admitted that his form in the A-League is not good enough for him to earn a Socceroos call-up.
The Socceroos' World Cup qualification campaign has been bolstered by captain Mile Jedinak's recovery from a groin injury to play his first club game.
Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat says that James Troisi has performed well enough in the A-League to earn a Socceroos' recall next month.
Tom Rogic will miss Australia's next World Cup qualifiers against Iraq and United Arab Emirates after undergoing surgery on his troublesome ankle.
Iranian official Ali Kafashian has dropped out of an election to join the FIFA Council, and officials from South Korea and Philippines have entered.