Socceroos veteran Tim Cahill has received a boost ahead of next week’s Asian Cup opener after being nominated for Sports Personality of the Year at the AIS Sport Performance Awards (ASPAs).
Cahill has been named as one of seven finalists for the inaugural award and will face stiff competition from the likes of cricketer Mitchell Johnson and surfing superstar Sally Fitzgibbons.
The award recognises individuals who have achieved success not only on the field but also made a positive impact ‘off the field’ which is recognised by the public.
Cahill enjoyed a stellar 2014 which included a nomination for FIFA goal of the year for his stunning volley at the World Cup and was also named the best player in the MLS at the annual ESPY awards.
The Sports Personality of the Year award is decided by the public with voting open from today (January 2 nd ) and closing on 1 st February.
CLICK HERE to vote for Tim.
Make sure you get your family and friends together and RISE with the Socceroos! Tickets are available by clicking here www.socceroos.com.au/tickets
Join us on our journey throughout the AFC Asian Cup 2015 in January by downloading the Official Socceroos app! Download the app through the App Store or Google Play store, or CLICK HERE
The power of football: Mooy inspires young cancer patient
Caltex Socceroos star Aaron Mooy had plenty of admirers for his performances at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but probably none more special than young Bella. Bella is battling brain cancer and started chemotherapy last year, with the treatment seeing the young girl lose all her ha
Aussies Abroad weekend wrap: how did your Caltex Socceroos perform?
Missed your Caltex Socceroos in action over the weekend? We've got you covered. Every week we're wrapping up all the club football action involving our Aussies abroad. AUSSIES ABROAD: Rogic, Ryan and Mabil impress in Europe PROGRESS REPORT: Mark Milligan 'AMAZING': Pat
Milicic hails Young Socceroos after crucial win over Vietnam
Ante Milicic has praised the character of his Young Socceroos after they overcame illness and a desperate opponent to record a vital 2-1 win over Vietnam at the AFC U-19 Championships on Monday night. Newcastle Jets attacker Angus Thurgate and Ipswich Town’s Ben Folami scored