Van Marwijk Cuts Another 6 From Australia’s World Cup Squad
Socceroos head coach Bert van Marwijk has now further trimmed his squad for the 2018 World Cup.
The 26-man provisional Socceroos squad will go into camp in Turkey and play a friendly against Czech Republic on June 1 before being trimmed again to 23.
Australia’s 26-man preliminary 2018 World Cup squad for Russia
Goalkeepers: Mat Ryan (Brighton), Brad Jones (Feyenoord), Danny Vukovic (Genk)
Defenders: Trent Sainsbury (Grasshoppers), Matthew Jurman (Suwon), Milos Degenek (Yokohama Marinos), Joshua Risdon (Western Sydney Wanderers), Aziz Behich (Bursaspor), James Meredith (Millwall), Fran Karacic (NK Lokomotiva).
Midfielders: Mile Jedinak (Aston Villa), Aaron Mooy (Huddersfield), Tom Rogic (Celtic), Massimo Luongo (QPR), Jackson Irvine (Hull City), Joshua Brillante (Sydney FC), Dimi Petratos (Newcastle Jets), Mark Milligan (Al Ahli).
Attackers: Tim Cahill (Millwall), Tomi Juric (FC Luzern), Mathew Leckie (Hertha Berlin), James Troisi (Melbourne Victory), Daniel Arzani (Melbourne City), Andrew Nabbout (Urawa Red Diamonds), Nikita Rukavytsya (Maccabi Haifa), Robbie Kruse (Bochum).