The Socceroos today announced a preliminary 24-man squad for the World Cup, meaning that one player will not be flying to Russia with the rest of his team mates.
Goalkeepers: Mathew Ryan (Brighton), Brad Jones (Feyenoord), Thomas Glover (Central Coast Mariners/Tottenham Hotspur)
Defenders: Aziz Behich (Bursaspor), Cameron Burgess (Scunthorpe), Alex Gersbach (RC Lens/Rosenborg BK), Ryan McGowan (Bradford City), James Meredith (Millwall), Trent Sainsbury (Grasshoppers/Jiangsu Suning), Bailey Wright (Bristol City)
Midfielders: Luke Brattan (Melbourne City/Manchester City), Jackson Irvine (Hull), Mile Jedinak [C] (Aston Villa), Robbie Kruse (VfL Bochum), Mathew Leckie (Hertha Berlin), Massimo Luongo (Queens Park Rangers), Mark Milligan (Al-Ahli),
Aaron Mooy (Huddersfield), Tommy Oar (APOEL), Chris Oikonomidis (Western Sydney Wanderers/Lazio), Tom Rogic (Celtic)
Forwards: Tim Cahill (Millwall), Tomi Juric (Luzern), Jamie Maclaren (Hibernian/Darmstadt)