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World Cup 2010: Tim Cahill Very Pleased With Australia's Progress

Australia midfielder Tim Cahill has expressed his satisfaction with the Socceroos' preparation for the 2010 World Cup so far. They beat New Zealand and Denmark in international friendlies and training sessions are going very well too.

"We're happy, we've trained really hard the last seven days and it's all about making sure that we have some nice fluent football and that we play well," Cahill was quoted as saying by reporters.

"It's always nice to get a good result, but I think everyone has come off feeling really well. For the team, it was nice the way we played football. It's nice with how hard we've worked. We are all very happy," reflected the Everton star on the win against Denmark.

"I don't see any difference to our preparation for the World Cup four years ago. It's a big competition and it means we've got to compete as hard as we can and make sure we are consistent."

Australia are grouped with Germany, Ghana and Australia in the group phase of this summer's tournament. Castrol Football's 2010 FIFA World Cup Group Predictor gives the Socceroos a 47.7 per cent chance of surviving the group stage.

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