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Australia's all-time top goalscorer Tim Cahill announced his retirement, bringing an end to one of the country's greatest football careers.
Tim Cahill's farewell appearance for Australia will be limited to the last five minutes as the Socceroos look ahead to life without their record scorer -- and wonder how to replace his goals.
Once dismissed as too small to be a professional, Australia's Tim Cahill, who retired from international football, became a giant of the game.
Australia must shed their inferiority complex and stop thinking of themselves as the "underdog", former national coach Ange Postecoglou said.
Defender Mark Milligan has backed Tim Cahill to step up for Australia if he is given the nod for their SWC clash against Peru.
Australia talisman Tim Cahill may have to settle for a cameo but the Socceroos are ready to face France in their opening World Cup clash despite team changes.
Australia's ageing talisman Tim Cahill has endured a rocky road to his fourth World Cup but insists "given the chance, I'll always produce when it counts".
Chelsea captain Gary Cahill said the Blues' FA Cup final triumph against Manchester United was a huge relief because it saved his side's troubled season.
Veteran Tim Cahill quit his club Melbourne City, with the Australian striker keen for more game time to cement his spot in the World Cup squad.
Tim Cahill's call for more playing time surprised his club and raised the prospect of a move after Australia qualified for the 2018 Soccer World Cup.
Veteran Tim Cahill bid an emotional farewell on his 108th and final appearance for Australia.
Australia's all-time leading goal-scorer Tim Cahill says he intends to continue playing at club level and is also interested in a coaching career following his retirement.
Australia's all-time leading goal-scorer Tim Cahill has retired from international football, ending an illustrious career that has taken him to four Soccer World Cups.
Australians woke up to the inevitable news that their Socceroos failed to make it past the group stage for the third consecutive tournament.
Australia's Tim Cahill shot down talk of retirement as he targets joining Pele on an elite list of players to have scored at four World Cups.
Once crudely dismissed as a sport for "wogs", football has shaken off its past to become an established part of Australia's sporting landscape.
Tim Cahill will play in his fourth World Cup and teenager Daniel Arzani made the final cut as Australia's coach Bert van Marwijk finalised his 23-man squad.
The 38-year-old is his country's most prolific international scorer with 50 goals, hitting the back of the net at three previous World Cups.
Australia will appoint a coach for next year's World Cup in February, with Mark Schwarzer and Stan Lazaridis drafted onto a selection committee.
Tim Cahill said he had recovered from an ankle injury and was fit to play for Australia in this week's 2018 Soccer World Cup play-off against Honduras.
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