How Will Australia Replace Tim Cahill?

Socceroos legend Tim Cahill will be fondly remembered by Premier League fans across the world for his combative nature and aerial dominance, with many agreeing that he left Everton and the Premier League too early. Everton could certainly do with their former charge this season to bolster a limp front line currently firing them straight to the Championship.

The opinion that Cahill left too soon for New York Red Bulls was reinforced further still when he lit up the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a tremendous solo effort versus the Netherlands.

Not many players can boast the longevity that Cahill has achieved in their career and the dedication and desire that he has shown. Many Socceroo fans’ hearts would have sunk when they saw the legendary striker limp off just 25 minutes into Melbourne City’s A-League match following a collision with Sydney FC’s Jordi Buijs and landing awkwardly on his right ankle. However, following extensive round-the-clock treatment, for 48 hours, the 37-year-old was passed fit to fly to San Pedro Sula to face Honduras. Continue reading

Tim Cahill criticizes FFA

Tim Cahill, the veteran Aussie midfielder, has criticized the Football Federation Australia for the game’s lack of grassroots charm, the current state of the A-League and how it dealt with marquee players such as ex Juventus star Alessandro Del Piero.

Tim Cahill

Cahill, 36, was was earlier released by the Chinese football club Shanghai Shenhua earlier this week. He thought of coming back to A-League, but its lack of vision could hurt his career. Continue reading