- Goalkeeper included on final list for two friendlies
- Mitch Langerak, Jamie Maclaren and Alex Gersbach omitted
Goalkeeper Brad Jones has returned from four years in the international wilderness as Bert van Marwijk finalised his first squad as Socceroos coach. Van Marwijk has picked Jones ahead of fellow goalkeeper Mitch Langerak in a 26-man squad for friendlies against Norway and Colombia later this month.
Stalwart Tim Cahill has been included despite limited game-time for Millwall while Czech Republic-based defender Aleksandar Šušnjar has also survived van Marwijk’s first cut. The newly-appointed Dutch manager dropped Langerak, striker Jamie Maclaren and Alex Gersbach from the initial list of 29
named last week.