Cahill calls for Euro impact
Tim Cahill is calling on Everton to make a big impact on Europe this season.
By Graeme Bailey
Last Updated: 26/10/07 3:30pm
Tim Cahill is calling on Everton to make a big impact on Europe this term.
Cahill returned from injury to make his first appearance of the season on Thursday and help Everton to a 3-1 success over Larissa - which included scoring the opening goal.
The Australian midfielder was part of the Everton team in 2005 which bowed out of both the UEFA Champions League and Uefa Cup at the first hurdle.
Now in the group stages of the Uefa Cup, and with a win under their belt, Cahill is looking for a big European campaign this year.
"Europe is very important to us because it is probably the thing that we've been missing," said Cahill.
"We've been so close yet so far away and this is the added ingredient that we need.
"We've done well in the league in the last few seasons but doing well in Europe is what the fans and players like myself have been waiting for.
"I've always wanted to play in Europe and this is a massive boost for myself and the reason why I re-signed.
"This is possibly the next level for this football club.
"We're pretty much established in the Premier League and the next level was to get to Europe and to try to make this pinnacle and a stepping stone to even greater things."