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Tim Cahill

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Tim Cahill
Full nameTimothy Filiga Cahill[1]
Date of birth (1979-12-06) 6 December 1979 (age 36)
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales, Australia
HeightScript error: No such module "convert".[2]
Playing positionForward / Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Shanghai Shenhua
Youth career
1995–1997Sydney Olympic
1997Sydney United
Senior career*
2012–2014New York Red Bulls62(14)
2015–Shanghai Shenhua8(1)
National team
1994Samoa U20[3]2(0)
2004Australia U233(1)

Timothy Filiga "Tim" Cahill (born 6 December 1979) is an Australian professional football player, who currently plays for Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League. Cahill is the all-time top scorer for the Australia national soccer team. Prior to joining Shanghai, he played his club football for Millwall, Everton and then New York Red Bulls. Cahill plays as an attacking midfielder, but has also played as a forward on several occasions. A box-to-box midfielder, Cahill has become recognised for "his direct and powerful approach and his late runs into the penalty area."[4]

Cahill has become one of the highest profile footballers in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), earning 81 caps and scoring 39 goals for his country. He was the first Australian to score at a FIFA World Cup and has scored the most goals by any Australian in the World Cup with five goals.[5] In 2007 he became the first Australian player to score at an AFC Asian Cup. Cahill is known for his adept heading ability and high vertical leap, having scored a majority (20) of his goals with his head.

Early life

Cahill was born in Sydney, New South Wales to an English father of Irish descent and a Samoan mother and was encouraged to play football as a child although he grew up in a very Samoan Rugby league and Rugby union playing family.[6][7] As a youngster, Cahill played football for Balmain Police Boys Club, Marrickville Football Club and Plumpton/Oakhurst Soccer Club. He attended Bexley North Public School, Annandale North Public School, Tempe High School and Kingsgrove North High School.

He is the brother of Samoan footballer and former Samoa captain Chris Cahill.[8] He has three cousins who are professional rugby players; Ben Roberts (New Zealand Rugby League), Joe Stanley, Jeremy Stanley (New Zealand Rugby Union), along with two nephews who are also professional rugby league players, Chase Stanley, Kyle Stanley and Rugby Union professionals Sam Stanley (Saracens & England U20), Mike Stanley (Saracens & England U20), Benson Stanley and Winston Stanley (both Auckland & New Zealand).

Club career


In 1997, Cahill asked his parents to allow him to travel to England to play professionally. They allowed him to do so. He lived in Grays, Essex with family until he was signed by Millwall on a free transfer from Sydney United. He made his Millwall debut on 2 May 1998 against Bournemouth at The Den, which Millwall lost 2–1. He was part of the Millwall side that won the Football League Second Division championship with a club record 93 points in the 2000–01 season. He also reached two play-off semi-finals with Millwall in 2000 and 2002. Cahill was a central part of Millwall's run that led them to the FA Cup final for the first time in their history, scoring the winning goal in the semi-final against Sunderland, and securing a UEFA Cup place in the process. Cahill polled over 100,000 votes to win the FA Cup "Player of the Round" award for his performance during the semi-final victory.[9] His last game for the club was against Manchester United in the final, which Millwall lost 3–0. Cahill made 249 overall appearances for The Lions, scoring 56 goals in the process.[10]


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Tim Cahill training with Everton in April 2009.
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Tim Cahill playing for Everton on 15 December 2007.

Before the start of the 2004–05 season, Cahill was transferred to Everton for a fee of £1.5 million,[11] after Millwall's South East London rivals Crystal Palace ended negotiations of a potential transfer to themselves over a payment to his agents.[12] In his first season, he was Everton's top goalscorer[13] and was the fans' Player of the Season.[13] Before the 2005–06 season Cahill's contract at Everton was extended with a salary increase reflecting the impact he had made at the club.[14] The third round of that season's FA Cup drew Cahill's former club, Millwall against Everton at The Den. He scored the winner in the replay at Goodison Park, but chose not to celebrate his winning goal, stating, "I decided not to go mad and just pay my respects to the club that gave me my start in the game. To celebrate would have been a kick in the teeth, it is all about respect."[15]

In October 2006, Cahill was named as one of 50 nominees for the Ballon D'Or, becoming the first Everton player in 18 years to be nominated,[16] and the only player on the list from an AFC nation. He missed much of the 2006–07 season with injuries to his knee and foot, but signed a five-year contract extension at the season's end.[17]

Cahill returned from injury partway through the 2007–08 season in the club's first UEFA Cup Group match, a home match against Greek side Larissa on 25 October 2007, scoring from a diving header after 14 minutes in a 3–1 win.[18] His extra time winner against Luton Town on 31 October in the League Cup, sent Everton into their first cup Quarter Final in more than 5 years. His 100th league appearance for Everton came in a 1–1 draw against Sunderland.[19] Due to injuries to all four of Everton's senior strikers Cahill was employed as a makeshift forward during December 2008. In this role he scored a late equaliser in the Merseyside Derby,[20] becoming the first player since Dixie Dean to score for Everton in three Anfield derbies.[21] His 100th career goal was scored against Arsenal at Goodison on 28 January 2009.[22]

On 15 February, Cahill scored the third goal in a 3–1 win over Aston Villa and dedicated the goal to the victims of the 2009 Victorian bushfires.[23] During the second half of the 2008–09 season, Cahill was used more as the "utility man" due to his versatility as Everton was plagued by injuries to playmaker Mikel Arteta as well as strikers Victor Anichebe and Yakubu and some other key players.[citation needed]

Owing to Phil Neville sustaining a knee ligament injury early in the 2009–2010 season, Cahill was named as the replacement captain of Everton. Later in the season he scored his 50th goal for Everton, in a 3–1 defeat of Carlisle United in the Third Round of the FA Cup.

Everton fans have given him the nickname "Tiny Tim" after the Charles Dickens character because he is slightly short and slim.[24] He has made a corner flag goal celebration his "trademark". The celebration, where Cahill pretends to trade punches with the corner flag while putting the Everton badge between his teeth, was first seen in the 2005–06 season. On 2 March 2008, Cahill controversially celebrated his goal in the 3–1 home victory of Portsmouth by crossing his wrists as if he had been handcuffed. This was in reference to the recent jailing of his brother, Sean, for Grievous Bodily Harm and Cahill apologised.[25] Cahill dedicated his winning goal in a Europa League game against BATE Borisov to the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Samoa, miming rowing a canoe after scoring in the second half of the match in Belarus.[26]

Cahill scored two goals against Aston Villa on 14 April 2010 both coming from headers to move his goal tally for the season to nine goals all coming from his head. Three days later against Blackburn, Cahill scored a 90th minute winner, to give Everton a 3–2 victory. Taking his tally to 10 goals that season.

Cahill made his 200th appearance for Everton on 25 April 2010 in a 2–1 against Fulham and signed a new four-year contract the following month.[27] He scored his 5th goal in a Merseyside derby, in a 2–0 win over Liverpool in October 2010,[28] and his 50th Premier League goal a month later, in a game against Blackpool.[29] The Aussie received a foot injury during the 2011 Asia Cup finals which limited his appearances until the end of the season to only nine – eight league games and one in the FA Cup.

Following his participation in the 2011 Asian Cup, Cahill had the longest goal drought in his career. He scored his last league goal in December 2010 away to Manchester City and went the whole of 2011 without finding the net.[30][31] The run stretched to 34 games, but was finally ended when he scored the opening goal, a tap in from close range, in a 1–1 draw with Blackburn Rovers in January 2012.[32]

On 13 May 2012, during Everton's last match against Newcastle United at Goodison Park, Cahill was sent off for violent conduct after the full-time whistle for an altercation with Yohan Cabaye. Cahill reacted to Cabaye having pushed an Everton ball boy earlier in the match as well as remarks by Cabaye, who later apologised.[33]

After 8 years with Everton, Cahill thanked the club and fans saying, "I want to thank everyone at Everton, from the club to tremendous supporters. It has been a privilege to be an Everton player for the past eight years and it was a very difficult decision to leave. I will always support Everton and I wish the club the best of luck in the future." [34]

New York Red Bulls

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Cahill with the New York Red Bulls in May 2013.

In July 2012 Cahill signed for the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer as a Designated Player, for a fee reported to be approximately £1 million.[35][36] He made his MLS debut in a game against the Houston Dynamo the following month. On 19 May 2013 Cahill scored a goal which turned out to be the winner in the 91st minute against the Los Angeles Galaxy in a 1-0 win.[37] On 20 October 2013, Cahill set a new record for the fastest goal in MLS history when he scored eight seconds into a 3–0 win against the Houston Dynamo.[38] Cahill replaced suspended forward Bradley Wright-Phillips in the second leg of the Red Bulls' MLS Cup semifinal against the New England Revolution on 29 November 2014. Despite Cahill opening the scoring in the 26th minute to level the tie, the Red Bulls bowed out with a 2-2 draw in Massachusetts, losing 4-3 on aggregate.[39] On 2 February 2015, Cahill left New York Red Bulls by mutual agreement.[40][41]

Shanghai Shenhua

Following his departure from New York Red Bulls, Cahill signed with Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua.[42] On 9 March 2015, Cahill debuted for Shanghai Shenua in the team's opening game of the 2015 Chinese Super League season, a 6–2 win over rivals Shanghai Shenxin.[43]

International career


1994 OFC U-20 Championship

Although born in Sydney, Cahill had lived in Samoa for three years before returning to Australia as a child. The Football Federation Samoa invited Australia-based Cahill to play for country at the 1994 OFC U-20 Championship. The competition winners would qualify for the 1995 FIFA World Youth Championship. Cahill made his debut for the under-20 team at the age of 14.[44]

Cahill later reflected: "They asked if I would take part, even though I was only 14 at the time and it was an under-20 tournament. I saw it simply as a chance to go on holiday because my grandmother was ill at the time in Samoa." "It was a chance to go back and see her on expenses as the Samoans were paying for all my flights, accommodation and living expenses. I could not have cared less about playing for them. It was a men's tournament and I never expected to play."[45]

He made his début for Samoa in a 3–0 loss against New Zealand coming on as a substitute. He also played against Vanuatu in another 3–0 defeat.[45] He played alongside his older brother Sean, who was a goalkeeper. His younger brother Chris later went on to captain the country at the top national team level. Tim Cahill never represented Samoa again.

Change of allegiance

In February 2002, Cahill's former manager at Millwall F.C. Mick McCarthy, then the manager of the Republic of Ireland national team offered Cahill the opportunity to play at the 2002 FIFA World Cup. Cahill has Irish grandparents and McCarthy had hoped that Cahill would be interested.[46] However Cahill was not eligible as he was cap-tied to Samoa.

FIFA changed its eligibility rules in 2004, allowing players capped at junior levels to switch international allegiance, meaning that Cahill was then able to play for England, Ireland, Australia or Samoa. He chose to represent the country of his birth and his half-heritage.


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Tim Cahill warming up before a FIFA World Cup qualifier against Qatar, in Brisbane, on 15 October 2008.

Cahill made his debut for Australia in a friendly against South Africa on 30 March 2004 at Loftus Road, London.[47] He then participated at the 2004 Olympic Games.[48]

2004 OFC Nations Cup

Tim Cahill made his competitive debut for Australia at the 2004 OFC Nations Cup. Cahill finished the competition as second-highest scorer in the competition with six goals, and was the top scorer in the final round. Australia went on to win the competition for the fourth time in their history. Having won the competition, Australia were drawn against Uruguay in the World Cup qualification play-off. Cahill played in the game as Australia beat Uruguay after a penalty shoot out to qualify for the World Cup, for only the second time in Australia's history.

2004 Summer Olympics

Cahill helped Australia reach the quarter final stage of the men's football tournament at the 2004 Summer Olympics. He scored his only goal of the competition in a 5–1 win over Serbia. Australia were knocked out of the competition by Iraq following a 1–0 loss. Following his exploits in the OFC Nations Cup and Summer Olympics competitions Cahill was named Oceania Footballer of the Year for 2004.

2005 FIFA Confederations Cup

Frank Farina named Cahill in his squad for the 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup. However the tournament was not a success for the Socceroos as they were eliminated at the group stage in a group that contained Argentina, Germany and Tunisia. Cahill played in all three games of Socceroos campaign.

2006 FIFA World Cup

Cahill played in the 2006 FIFA World Cup and, in Australia's opening group game against Japan, became the first ever Australian to score a World Cup goal.[49] Scoring a second goal in the same game, he also became the first Australian World Cup man of the match.[citation needed]

Cahill also played in the group game against Brazil, which Australia lost[50] and a drawn group game against Croatia.[51] Cahill played the entire "round of 16" match against eventual World Cup winners Italy, which Australia lost 0–1.[52]

2007 Asian Cup

Cahill was on the Australian team which reached the quarter finals of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup. As he was recovering from injury, Cahill was used as a substitute throughout the tournament.[citation needed]

2010 FIFA World Cup

Cahill was instrumental in Australia's qualification for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, scoring goals in crucial matches against Qatar and Japan.[citation needed] At this time, former Australian coach Rale Rasic described Cahill as the best Australian footballer he had seen in his lifetime.[53]

Despite earlier injury concerns,[54] Cahill played in Australia's opening group game at the 2010 FIFA World Cup against Germany where he controversially[55] received a straight red card in the 56th minute,[56] which meant he missed the group match against Ghana in Rustenburg.[57] Bastian Schweinsteiger, the German player against whom the alleged foul was committed, stated that the foul decision was erroneous.[55]

Cahill played in the final group match against Serbia, where he scored in the 69th minute.[58] After the tournament, Cahill had scored a total of three FIFA World Cup goals, which is a national record.[59]

2011 Asian Cup

Tim Cahill was named to the 23-man squad for the 2011 Asian Cup campaign. The Socceroos made a bright start to the tournament by beating India 4–0, with Cahill scoring twice.

The final was played between Japan and Australia, with Australia dominating most of the play but were unable to score any goals which resulted in a 1–0 loss from a 109th minute volley by Tadanari Lee.

2014 FIFA World Cup

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Cahill in Cuiabá, Brazil on 12 June 2014.

Cahill scored three goals during the 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign as Australia reached a third consecutive finals.[60]

On 5 March 2014, in a pre-World Cup friendly match against Ecuador, Cahill became Australia's all-time top goalscorer with 31 goals, scoring twice in a 4–3 loss.[61]

Cahill scored Australia's only goal in their opening group match against Chile on 13 June 2014.[62] He joins Dutch players Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben, German player Miroslav Klose, and American Clint Dempsey as the only players to score at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups.[63]

On 19 June, Cahill scored Australia's first goal against the Netherlands in their 3–2 defeat; a strike which has been considered by some experts as one of the best goals ever scored in a World Cup. From inside the Dutch penalty box, the ball was passed to Cahill from about 40 yards across the pitch. As the ball came over his right shoulder, Cahill, using excellent technique, met the ball with his left foot. Making perfect connection, the ball went in off the underside of the bar, giving Jasper Cillessen, the Dutch goalkeeper no chance.[64][65] It was nominated for the Puskas Award, which decides the best goal in 2014. However just after his goal Cahill picked up a yellow card for a foul on Bruno Martins Indi, and since it was Cahill's second caution of the tournament he was suspended for Australia's final match against Spain.[66]

After the tournament in Brazil, Cahill confirmed that he would not attempt to compete for the Socceroos during the following World Cup cycle, but would appear at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup in Australia.

2015 AFC Asian Cup

Cahill started for Australia in their opening game against Kuwait, scoring in the 33rd minute of the match in 4–1 win and becoming the only Australian to score in three consecutive AFC Asian Cup tournaments. He also scored Australia's two goals in the quarter-final 2–0 win over China, the first of which was a bicycle kick.

Career statistics


As of 25 April 2015
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other[67] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Millwall 1997–98 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1998–99 36 6 0 0 1 0 4 0 41 6
1999–2000 45 12 1 0 2 0 3 0 51 12
2000–01 41 9 2 0 4 1 1 0 48 10
2001–02 43 13 2 0 2 0 2 0 49 13
2002–03 11 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 3
2003–04 40 9 7 3 1 0 0 0 48 12
Total 217 52 12 3 10 1 10 0 249 56
Everton 2004–05 33 11 2 1 3 0 38 12
2005–06 32 6 3 1 0 0 4 1 39 8
2006–07 18 5 0 0 3 2 21 7
2007–08 18 7 0 0 4 1 6 2 28 10
2008–09 30 8 7 1 1 0 2 0 40 9
2009–10 33 8 2 1 1 0 7 1 43 10
2010–11 27 9 1 0 0 0 28 9
2011–12 35 2 4 1 2 0 41 3
Total 226 56 19 5 14 3 19 4 0 0 278 68
Club Season League US Open Cup Playoffs North America Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
New York Red Bulls 2012 12 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 14 1
2013 27 11 0 0 2 1 0 0 29 12
2014 23 2 0 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 29 3
Total 62 14 0 0 9 2 1 0 0 0 72 16
Club Season League Chinese FA Cup Chinese League Cup Asian Champions League Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Shanghai Shenhua 2015 7 1 0 0 0 0 7 1
Total 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
Career total 513 123 31 8 33 6 20 4 10 0 607 141


As of 31 January 2015[68]
Australia national team
Year Apps Goals
2004 5 7
2005 9 1
2006 8 3
2007 5 1
2008 3 2
2009 7 5
2010 9 2
2011 9 3
2012 5 2
2013 2 3
2014 14 7
2015 6 3
Total 82 39

International goals

Scores and results list Australia's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 31 May 2004 Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide, Australia 23x15px Tahiti 1–0 9–0 2004 OFC Nations Cup
2 4–0
3 2 June 2004 Marden Sports Complex, Adelaide, Australia 23x15px Fiji 1–1 6–1 2004 OFC Nations Cup
4 4–1
5 5–1
6 6 June 2004 Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide, Australia 23x15px Solomon Islands 1–1 2–2 2004 OFC Nations Cup
7 16 November 2004 Craven Cottage, London, England 23x15px Norway 2–1 2–2 Friendly
8 3 September 2005 Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney, Australia 23x15px Solomon Islands 4–0 7–0 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
9 4 June 2006 Feijenoord Stadion, Rotterdam, Netherlands 23x15px Netherlands 1–1 1–1 Friendly
10 12 June 2006 Fritz Walter Stadion, Kaiserslautern, Germany Template:Country data JPN 1–1 3–1 2006 FIFA World Cup
11 2–1
12 8 July 2007 Rajamangala National Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand, Thailand 23x15px Oman 1–1 1–1 2007 Asian Cup
13 6 February 2008 Telstra Dome, Melbourne, Australia 23x15px Qatar 2–0 3–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
14 15 October 2008 Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia 23x15px Qatar 1–0 4–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
15 17 June 2009 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia Template:Country data JPN 1–1 2–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
16 2–1
17 12 August 2009 Thomond Park, Limerick, Ireland
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland || 1–0 || rowspan=2|3–0 || rowspan=2|Friendly
18 2–0
19 14 October 2009 Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Australia 23x15px Oman 1–0 1–0 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification
20 5 June 2010 Ruimsig Stadium, Roodepoort, South Africa 23x15px United States 1–1 1–3 Friendly
21 23 June 2010 Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit, South Africa 23x15px Serbia 1–0 2–1 2010 FIFA World Cup
22 11 January 2011 Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar Template:Country data IND 1–0 4–0 2011 Asian Cup
23 4–0
24 11 August 2011 Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff, Wales 23x15px Wales 2–1 2–1 Friendly
25 6 September 2012 Saida International Stadium, Sidon, Lebanon 23x15px Lebanon 1–0 3–0 Friendly
26 16 October 2012 Grand Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar Template:Country data IRQ 1–1 2–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
27 26 March 2013 Stadium Australia, Sydney, Australia 23x15px Oman 1–2 2–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
28 11 June 2013 Docklands Stadium, Melbourne, Australia Template:Country data JOR 2–0 4–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
29 19 November 2013 Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney, Australia 23x15px Costa Rica 1–0 1–0 Friendly
30 5 March 2014 The Den, London, England 23x15px Ecuador 1–0 3–4 Friendly
31 3–0
32 26 May 2014 Stadium Australia, Sydney, Australia 23x15px South Africa 1–1 1–1 Friendly
33 13 June 2014 Arena Pantanal, Cuiabá, Brazil 23x15px Chile 1–2 1–3 2014 FIFA World Cup
34 18 June 2014 Estádio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil 23x15px Netherlands 1–1 2–3 2014 FIFA World Cup
35 8 September 2014 Craven Cottage, London, England 23x15px Saudi Arabia 1–0 3–2 Friendly
36 18 November 2014 Nagai Stadium, Osaka, Japan Template:Country data JPN 1–2 1–2 Friendly
37 9 January 2015 Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, Melbourne, Australia
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Kuwait || 1–1 || 4–1 || 2015 AFC Asian Cup
38 22 January 2015 Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia 23x15px China PR 1–0 2–0 2015 AFC Asian Cup
39 2–0



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Personal life

Cahill became involved with two football academies in 2009, one based in Wollongong, Australia in partnership with Wollongong Police and Community Youth Club,[79] and another in partnership with 'Elite Sporting Academy' in Dubai.[80]

Tim Cahill has featured in EA Sports' FIFA video game series, and has featured as a cover star on several editions of the game.[81]

In 2010 Cahill married his childhood sweetheart Rebekah Greenhill in Las Vegas, en route to Sydney. The couple have four children, Kyah (son, born 2003), Shae (son, born 2005), Sienna (daughter, born 2007), and a youngest (son, born 2 September 2012).[82] As of 2010, they owned homes in Sydney, Florida, and England.[83]

Cahill is heavily involved with the UNICEF children's charity.[84]

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