Australia Football Team for FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifying Round 2 against Bangladesh & Tajikistan have been declared by Football Federation Australia (FFA) on Thursday August 20, 2015.
Goalkeeper Alex Cisak is the surprise inclusion in the 23 member squad, while Tom Rogic, Jackson Irvine, Robbie Kruse, Massimo Luongo, Aaron Mooy, Adam Federici and Ryan McGowan are back in the Australia football team to play in Perth first time in 10 years.
Australia drop out Oliver Bozanic, Chris Ikonimidis, Daniel de Silva, Ivan Franjic, Eugene Galekovic, Mitch Langerak, Tomislav Mrcela and James Troisi from the squad that defeated Kyrgyzstan 2-1 in their first qualifying match of FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia.
Australia vs Bangladesh match will be played on Thursday 3 September in Perth, while Australia will take on Tajikistan on Tuesday 8 September, 2015 in Dushanbe.
Socceroos – Australia Football Team Players List for FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifying
|Name||Club, Country||A International Caps (Goals)|
|Aziz Behich||Bursaspor, Turkey||11 (2)|
|Nathan Burns||FC Tokyo, Japan||13 (0)|
|Tim Cahill||Shanghai Greenland Shenhua F.C., China||83 (39)|
|Alex Cisak (gk)||Leyton Orient FC, England||–|
|Jason Davidson||Huddersfield Town AFC, England||18 (1)|
|Tarek Elrich||Adelaide United FC, Australia||1 (0)|
|Adam Federici (gk)||AFC Bournemouth, England||10 (0)|
|Jackson Irvine||Ross County, Scotland||1 (0)|
|Mile Jedinak (captain)||Crystal Palace FC, England||59 (9)|
|Tomi Juric||Roda JC Kerkrade, Netherlands||13 (2)|
|Robbie Kruse||TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Germany||38 (4)|
|Mathew Leckie||FC Ingolstadt 04, Germany||25 (1)|
|Massimo Luongo||Queens Park Rangers FC, England||12 (2)|
|Ryan McGowan||Dundee United, Scotland||12 (0)|
|Matt McKay||Brisbane Roar, Australia||56 (2)|
|Mark Milligan||Baniyas SC, UAE||40 (3)|
|Aaron Mooy||Melbourne City FC, Australia||6 (3)|
|Tommy Oar||Unattached||23 (2)|
|Tom Rogic||Celtic FC, Scotland||9 (0)|
|Mat Ryan (gk)||Valencia CF, Spain||21 (0)|
|Matthew Spiranovic||Hangzhou Greentown FC, China||27 (0)|
|Alex Wilkinson||Jeonbuk Hyundai FC, Korea Republic||15 (0)|
|Bailey Wright||Preston North End FC, England||3 (1)|
Socceroos Coach: Ange Postecoglou