Aussies Abroad: Subway Socceroos return to club action

Following the international break with matches against England and New Zealand, our Subway Socceroos head back to clubland with plenty of action on offer.

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Starting in the English Championship, where Sammy Silvera (cap #634) and Tom Glover's Middlesbrough will be hoping to hand Wayne Rooney a loss in his first match in charge of Birmingham on Sunday at 1am (AEDT). After being withdrawn from international duty Riley McGree (cap #609) is currently reported as doubtful to return.

Despite sitting beneath Birmingham in the league table, Middlesbrough enter the tie in a fantastic form that includes four wins on the trot against respected opposition.

Elsewhere in the Championship, Socceroos returnee Massimo Luongo (cap #571) could feature for the high-flying Ipswich Town alongside Cameron Burgess (cap #633) when they face Rotherham at 6am on Saturday (AEDT). Ipswich are second in the Championship after going undefeated in their past seven matches.

After scoring his eighth Socceroos goal against New Zealand on Wednesday, Harry Souttar (cap #606) will also look to force his way into the Leicester City lne up in the Championship when they face Swansea City on Sunday at 1am (AEDT) in Wales. 

Over to EFL League One, Alexander Robertson (cap #630) and fellow Aussies Kusini Yengi's Portsmouth face Carlisle on Sunday at 1am (AEDT). Pompey have been on a fine run of results that has ensured they remain unbeaten at the top of the table

Elsewhere in the league, Kenny Dougall (cap #608) is likely to be in action with Blackpool when they face Oxford United on Sunday at 1am (AEDT).

Callum Elder (cap #614) could return to League One action for Derby County against Shrewsbury on Sunday at 1am (AEDT) after returning to training following hernia surgery.

Over to Scotland, where Ryan Strain (cap #624) and Keanu Baccus (cap #628) are likely to feature for St Mirren when they face Ross County on Sunday at 1am (AEDT).

Kye Rowles (cap #622), Cameron Devlin (cap #625), Nathaniel Atkinson (cap #620) and Olyroo Calem Nieuwenhof should line up for Hearts when they face league leaders Celtic on Monday at 12:15am (AEDT).

Martin Boyle (cap #599), James Jeggo (cap #601), and new Socceroo Lewis Miller (cap #635) will likely start for Hibernian FC against Rangers on Sunday at 1am (AEDT). 

In Scotland’s League One, Dylan McGowan (cap #590) should start for Hamilton Academical against FC Eidenburgh, eager to keep the side’s sparkling early-season form going on Sunday at 1am (AEDT).

Over to the Netherlands, where Matthew Ryan (cap #555) is likely to be in goal for AZ Alkmaar when they face Heerenveen on Sunday at 6am (AEDT) as they look to chase down PSV at the top of the league.

Elsewhere in the Eredivisie, Garang Kuol (cap #627) will be eager to impress for FC Volendam against RKC Waalwijk on Saturday at 3:45am (AEDT). Kuol recently won the September goal of the month award.

In Germany, Connor Metcalfe (cap #611) could start in the 2. Bundesliga alongside Jackson Irvine (cap #568) for St. Pauli when they face Paderborn on Saturday at 10pm (AEDT). Pauli are undefeated at the top of the league after nine matches. 

In Serbia, Milos Degenek (cap #585) will return to action with FK Crvena Zvezda when they face Javor on Sunday at 3:30am (AEDT).

In Switzerland, Awer Mabil (cap #597) will likely feature with Grasshopper for their match with Lugano on Monday at 1:30am (AEDT) in the Swiss Super League.

Over to France, where Denis Genreau (cap #610) and Toulouse FC face Reims on Monday at 12am (AEDT) in Ligue 1. They sit 10th in the league after eight matches.

In Ligue 2, new Socceroo Mohamed Toure (cap #636) will return to club action with Paris FC when they face Dunkerque on Sunday at 4am (AEDT). 

Jordan Bos (cap #632) could feature for Westerlo in the Belgium Pro League when they host RWDM on Sunday at 3:15 am (AEDT).

Jason Davidson (cap #545)’s KAS Eupen travel to face league leaders Union Saint-Gilloise on Saturday at 5:45am (AEDT) and Aiden O’Neil (cap #629) will be in contention to start for Standard Liege against Anderlecht on Monday at 3:30am (AEDT).

Alessandro Circati (cap #637) will be eager to regain his place in the Parma team after making his Socceroos debut as they host Como at 5:30am (AEDT) on Saturday.

In Norway, Nick D’Agostino (cap #621) could appear for Viking FK against Tromso on Monday at 4:15am (AEDT) as they look to regain top spot in the Eliteserien. Recent Socceroos train on Patrick Yazbek is also expected to feature.

In Austria, James Holland (cap #508) could be in action for Austria Wien when they face Rapid Wien in the Austrian Bundesliga on Monday at 2am (AEDT).

In the Saudi Pro League, Craig Goodwin (cap #562) will return to action with Al-Wehda when they travel to fifth-placed Al-Ahli boasting Roberto Firmino, Riyad Mahrez, Édouard Mendy, Gabri Veiga and Allan Saint-Maximin on Sunday at 5am (AEDT). Goodwin has three goals in five matches for his new club.

In the Saudi Second Division, Connor Pain (cap #565) could line up again for Al-Orobah FC when they travel to Al Safa on Tuesday at 1:45am (AEDT). Al-Orobah FC are top of the league with six wins and one defeat in their opening seven matches.  

In Japan's J2 League, Mitchell Duke (cap #559)’s Machida Zelvia face Roasso Kumamoto on Sunday at 3pm (AEDT). Machida are top of the league holding an eight-point lead with four games remaining. 

Elsewhere in Japan, Thomas Deng (cap #598) could feature in the J. League 1 when Albirex Niigata host Sagan Tosu on Saturday at 3pm (AEDT).

Mitch Langerak (cap #566) will hope to help push J. League 1 side Nagoya Grampus towards AFC Champions League qualification on Saturday at 4pm (AEDT) when they do battle with Gamba Osaka.

Over to Korea, where the K1 League play-offs are heating up as Harrison Delbridge's (cap #623) Incheon United face fellow Aussie Alex Grant's Pohang Steelers on Friday at 9:30pm (AEDT).

In the USA Brad Smith (cap #575) could feature in Houston Dynamo's final game of the regular season against Portland on Monday at 12am (AEDT).

Subway Olyroos

Starting in the English Premier League, where Tyrese Francois will target some minutes when Fulham face Ange Postecoglou's Tottenham on Tuesday at 6am (AEDT).

In the Championship, Nectarios Triantis may get on the field for Sunderland against Stoke City on Sunday at 1am (AEDT).

In League One, Cameron Peupion could feature for Cheltenham Town when they face Cambridge United on Sunday at 1am (AEDT). Nicholas Bilokapic’s Peterborough also face Wycombe at the same time in the EFL League One.

Elsewhere in the competition, Caleb Watts will hope to earn further minutes for Exeter City when they play Wigan Athletic on Sunday at 1am (AEDT).

As mentioned above, Calem Nieuwenhof is likely to be involved for Hearts in the Scottish Premiership on Monday at 12:15am (AEDT).

Joshua Rawlins could be in action for Jong FC Utrecht against Jong PSV on Saturday at 5am (AEDT).

Subway Young Socceroos/U18

Adrian Segecic’s FC Dordrecht travel to Jong Ajax on Saturday at 5am (AEDT) in the Eerste Divisie.

Keegan Jelacic could be involved for Stabaek in Norway on Monday morning at 2am (AEDT) when they travel to Rosenborg. 

Other Aussies

  • Ashley Maynard-Brewer could be in between the sticks for Charlton Athletic when they face Reading on Sunday at 1am (AEDT).

  • In Italy, Cristian Volpato could feature for Sassuolo in Serie A as they take on Lazio on Sunday at 5:45 am (AEDT).

  • Ryan Edwards could appear for SD Amorebieta again on Sunday at 1:15am (AEDT) against Oviedo in Spain’s second division.

  • Zachary Duncan could be involved when Aarhus Gymnastikforening travel to Danish Superligaen Lyngby on Sunday at 11pm (AEDT).

  • Anthony Kalik could play for Hajduk Split as they host Osijek, eager to regain top spot in Croatia’s 1. Division on Monday at 3am (AEDT).

  • Liam Chipperfield will hope to earn a start for FC Sion when they travel to Baden on Sunday at 3am (AEDT) in the Swiss Challenge League.

  • Harrison Sawyer will be eager to put in another solid showing on Sunday at 1am (AEDT) when Vaasan Palloseura end their Finnish Veikkausliiga season against SJK.

  • Tete Yengi will also play his final game of the Veikkausliiga season when KuPs take on HJK on Sunday at 1am (AEDT).

  • John Iredale will hope to return to the starting lineup for Wehen Wiesbaden in Germany’s 2. Bundesliga against Vfl Osnabruck on Saturday at 10:00 pm (AEDT).

  • Over to England, where Jack Iredale could feature in League One for Bolton Wanderers against Northampton Town on Sunday at 1am (AEDT).

  • In EFL League Two, Dean Bouzanis is likely to start in goal for Sutton United when they host Morecombe on Monday at 1am (AEDT).

  • Over to Asia, where Alexander Grant is likely to feature in the K1 League play-offs for Pohang Steelers against Delbridge's Incheon United on Friday at 9:30pm (AEDT).

  • Elsewhere in the K1 League play-offs, Aaron Calver could play for Gwangju when they face league winners Ulsan on Sunday at 4pm (AEDT).

  • Lachlan Jackson will look to play a part in Suwon FC’s match against Daejeon Hana FC on Sunday at 6:45pm (AEDT) ahead of the K1 League relegation play-offs.

  • In the K2 League, Patrick Flottman could play for Seongam against Cheonan City on Saturday at 3pm (AEDT).

  • In the J2 League, Stefan Mauk’s Fagiano Okayama travel to Renofa Yamaguchi FC on Sunday night at 3pm (AEDT).

  • Over to the AFC Champions League, where Shane Lowry could feature again for Johor Darul Ta-zim against Ulsan on Tuesday at 9pm (AEDT).

  • Panagiotis Armenakas’ Phoenix Rising travel to San Diego Loyal SC in the USL Championship quarter-finals on Monday at 1pm (AEDT).