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Australia's Wilkshire misses out on third trip to finals
June 5th, 2014 12:11AM

TAGS:  australia, world cup 2014


[WORLD CUP 2014] Coach Ange Postecoglou reduced Australia's squad for the World Cup to 23 players when he dropped Luke Wilkshire, who played at both the 2006 and 2010 tournaments, did not figure in Postecoglou's plans since the new coach replaced Holger Osieck in November, and three other players.

Striker Josh Kennedy and playmaker Tom Rogic were injured. The fourth player cut was Newcastle Jets goalkeeper Mark Birighitti.

Goalkeepers: Mathew Ryan (Club Brugge/BEL), Mitchell Langerak (Borussia Dortmund/GER), Eugene Galekovic (Adelaide United).
Defenders: Jason Davidson (Heracles/NED), Matthew Spiranovic (Western Sydney Wanderers), Ivan Franjic (Brisbane Roar), Bailey Wright (Preston North End/ENG), Ryan McGowan (Shandong Luneng/CHN), Alex Wilkinson (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors/KOR).
Midfielders: Oliver Bozanic (Lucerne/SWI), Mark Bresciano (Al Gharafa/QAT), James Holland (Austria Vienna/AUT), Mile Jedinak (Crystal Palace/ENG), Mark Milligan (Melbourne Victory), Dario Vidosic (Sion/SWI), Matt McKay (Brisbane Roar), James Troisi (Atalanta/ITA), Massimo Luongo (Swindon Town/ENG), Tommy Oar (FC Utrecht/NED).
Forwards: Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls), Matthew Leckie (FSV Frankfurt/GER), Ben Halloran (Fortuna Duesseldorf/GER), Adam Taggart (Newcastle Jets).

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