Millwall will have two players at World Cup finals as Australia select Tim Cahill and James Meredith

BY RICHARD CAWLEY

Tim Cahill and James Meredith have both made Australia’s World Cup squad – ensuring that Millwall will have two players on duty at the finals in Russia.

Striker Cahill, 38, signed for the Lions in January with the aim of boosting his prospects of being selected for a fourth World Cup.

And Meredith, a summer capture on a free transfer from Bradford City, was a rock-solid performer at left-back for the Championship outfit.

Wolverhampton Wanderers Helder Costa land Millwall’s James Meredith during the Sky Bet Championship match at The New Den, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

Australia boss Bert van Marwijk said: “I have been very pleased with the effort and application of all of the players during our time in Turkey, and in Austria.

“Every step of the selection process has been difficult because the players have all given everything to make the final selection.”

“However considering many factors, we have now settled on our final squad for Russia. I believe this group of players can do Australia proud at the world’s biggest football tournament if we continue to work collectively and intensively over the next two weeks and into the competition.”


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