McGowan to replace injured Wright in Caltex Socceroos squad

Football Federation Australia (FFA) can advise that defender Bailey Wright has been ruled out of Tuesday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers – Asian Play-off match against Syria in Sydney due to injury.

The Bristol City FC player will return to England on Sunday.

Wright has been replaced in Ange Postecoglou’s 23-player Caltex Socceroos squad by Ryan McGowan.

McGowan plays for Al-Sharjah SCC in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Pro League.

Bailey Wright.
Bailey Wright is out injured for the second leg against Syria.