Team News: Cahill returns as City finalise squad for Sydney


The teams are in for this week’s clash with Sydney FC. See who’s in and who’s out of this week’s side.

City sees the return of Tim Cahill from international duty with the Socceroos all-time top scorer coming back into the mix for the clash against the Sky Blues.

Cahill played a total of 35 minutes in the two qualifiers against Iraq and the UAE and will be fit and available for Saturday’s contest.

Denis Genreau also joins him in the extended side that will be cut down to 16 90 minutes before kick-off.

Our final home match of the season is almost here! City take on Adelaide on Friday 7 April, kick-off 7.50pm at AAMI Park. Secure your place at the match today!

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1.Thomas SORENSEN (gk), 2.Manny MUSCAT, 3.Josh ROSE, 5.Ivan FRANJIC, 6.Osama MALIK, 8.Neil KILKENNY, 9.Nicolas COLAZO, 10.Anthony CACERES, 11.Bruce KAMAU, 12.Nick FITZGERALD, 14.Daniel ARZANI, 17.Tim CAHILL, 18.Paulo RETRE, 20.Dean BOUZANIS (gk), 21.Ruon TONGYIK, 23.Bruno FORNAROLI, 26.Luke BRATTAN, 34.Dennis GENREAU

Ins: 17.Tim CAHILL (returns from international duty), 34.Denis GENREAU (promoted)

Outs: nil

Unavailable: 7.Corey GAMEIRO (ACL – season), 27.Fernando BRANDAN (ACL – season), 28.Steve KUZMANOVSKI (ACL – season)