World Cup adventure can end today for Millwall duo

BY RICHARD CAWLEY

Millwall duo Tim Cahill and James Meredith could see their World Cup ended today if Australia fail to beat Peru.

Only a win will be enough for the Socceroos to keep alive their hopes of progressing to the last 16 in Russia.

In France and Denmark draw then Australia’s result becomes academic.

A win by the latter would also spell the end for Bert van Marwijk’s side.

Cahill and Meredith are both waiting for their first minutes in the tournament after being unused substitutes in the first two Group C games.

Left-back Meredith will not report back for pre-season training with the Lions until mid-July.

Australian icon Cahill only signed a short-term deal with Millwall when he rejoined his old club in the January transfer window.

He will be a free agent at the end of this month and has yet to indicate his plans at club level.


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