With the FIFA World Cup™ now over, the focus is now starting to switch back to club football with most players returning to pre-season training at their clubs.
Most of the Caltex Socceroos have started preparing for the new season with their clubs, some are still enjoying some downtime, including goalkeeper Mat Ryan.
Here’s what some of our Caltex Socceroos stars have been up to this week in our Aussies Abroad wrap.
The Aussie gloveman is set to head back to begin training with Brighton and Hove Albion later this week but not before one last spot of fishing.
Having to postpone his honeymoon to play in Russia, Josh Risdon and wife Ebony finally got to get their post-wedding holiday in with a trip to beautiful Santorini.
The left-back, one of Australia's best in Russia, is back into full pre-season training in Turkey with Bursaspor.
Rukavytsya has returned to his club in Israel, Maccabi Haifa.
Luongo is back preparing for another big season in England's Championship with his London club Queens Park Rangers.
Irvine is about to head back to resume training with Hull city after a holiday in Greece and Ibiza.
The centre-back has begun pre-season training with his new club after signing with Al-Ittihad earlier this month.
Tom Rogic has returned to training with Celtic but won’t be considered for the club’s UEFA Champions League qualifying second leg against Armenian outfit Alashkert.
The Hoops won the first leg away from home 3-0 and should have little trouble progressing with the return match to be played at Celtic Park on Thursday morning (AEST).
Refreshed Ryan ready for big year with club and country
Mat Ryan says an off-season trip home to Australia with family and friends has him primed for a big year ahead for Brighton and the Caltex Socceroos. The 27-year-old shot-stopper has rarely had an off-season break in recent years as he mixes Premier League football with his co
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Caltex Socceroos to participate in Copa America 2020
Football Federation Australia (FFA) today confirmed it had accepted an invitation from the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) for the Caltex Socceroos to participate in the Copa America next year. FFA Chairman Chris Nikou said this was a huge opportunity for Aust