Aussies Abroad Preview: Socceroos return to club football across the globe

With Socceroos returning to their clubs across the globe, two key clashes in Scotland headlines the action coming up.

As our Socceroos head back to their clubs, check out exactly when our Aussies Abroad will be playing over the coming days!

Martin Boyle’s Hibernian have enjoyed a great start to the season as they sit third of the Scottish Premiership. But Hibs face a tough task when they travel to fifth-placed Dundee United on Sunday morning at 1am (AEST).


Staying in Scotland, Tom Rogic’s Celtic will be looking to break into the top four when they travel to Motherwell on Sunday morning at 1am (AEST).

In the English Championship, Callum Elder’s Hull City are looking to escape the relegation zone as they travel to seventh-placed Huddersfield Town on Sunday morning at 1am (AEST).

At the same time, 198cm defender Harry Souttar should be in action for Stoke City when the potters host Sheffield United.

Riley McGree will be hoping to help Birmingham City get a result against Premier League hopefuls West Bromwich Albion on Saturday morning at 6am (AEST).

Fellow midfielder Kenny Dougall’s Blackpool are unbeaten in their last four matches heading into an away match against Nottingham Forrest on Sunday morning at 1am (AEST).

Over in Greece, James Jeggo’s Aris Thessaloniki face Lamia who sits three places above them in ninth with kick-off scheduled for Sunday morning at 3:30am (AEST).

Speedster Awer Mabil will be looking to extend FC Midtylland’s lead at the top of the Danish Superliga when they face Nordsjælland on Sunday evening at 10pm (AEST).

Elsewhere in Denmark, Lawrence Thomas’ SønderjyskE can do Mabil’s Midtylland a favour by getting a result against second-placed FC Copenhagen. The kick-off is on Monday morning at 3am (AEST).

Australia’s goalscorer against Japan, Adjin Hrustic will likely play some part in Eintracht Frankfurt’s match against Hertha Berlin at 12:30am (AEST) on Sunday morning.

Ajdin Hrustic

Frankfurt will be full of confidence following its recent 2 – 1 victory against global footballing heavyweights Bayern Munich at Allianz Arena.

In the 2. Bundesliga, Jackson Irvine’s FC St. Pauli will be looking to extend their lead at top of the ladder when they take on fellow promotion hopefuls Hedenheim on Saturday evening at 10:30pm (AEST).

In Belgium, defender Trent Sainsbury’s eight placed KV Kortrijk host fourth-placed Club Brugge on Saturday morning at 5:45am (AEST).

In the Belgian second division, Daniel Arzani’s Lommel SK travel host Royal Excel Mouscron on Monday morning at 1am.

Towering centre-back Milos Degenek will take the field for Red Star Belgrade, who will be looking to reclaim top spot when they travel to Kolubara on Sunday morning at 12:55am (AEST).

To Holland,  Danny Vukovic and his NEC Nijmegen teammates take on Vitesse on Sunday evening at 11:30pm (AEST).

In France’s Ligue 2, Denis Genreau’s Toulouse FC will be looking to further extend its lead at the top with a win against third-placed Auxerre on Sunday morning at 12am (AEST).

To Turkey, where Aziz Behich’s Giresunspor face a crunch game with Rizspor, with both sides rooted to the bottom of the table.

Australia’s right full-back against Japan, Fran Karačić, will be representing Serie B club Brescia, when the Italian sides play Perugia at 1:15am (AEST) on Sunday morning.

In Spain’s La Liga, goalkeeper Mat Ryan will be looking to maintain Real Sociedad’s fine start to the season when they play Mallorca on Sunday morning at 6am (AEST).

Finishing in Japan, where frontman Mitchell Duke’s Fagiano Okyama host 19th-placed Matsumoto Yagama on Sunday at 3pm (AEST). While fellow striker Adam Taggart’s Cerezo Osaka faces Kevin Muscat’s Yokohama F. Marinos on Saturday at 9pm (AEST).