Socceroo player update

Check out how some of our players are faring in their respective leagues ahead of next month’s FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Adelaide against Tajikistan then in Sydney versus Jordan.

Nathan Burns

Burns’ FC Tokyo are coming to the end of a gruelling pre-season and won a play-off against Chonburi FC to book their spot in the AFC Champions League. The J-League season begins in just over a week.

Tim Cahill

Cahill has terminated his contract with Chinese outfit Shanghai Shenhua after being told he is not part of the club's plans moving forward. 

Striker Tim Cahill celebrates scoring for former club Shanghai Shenhua in the Chinese Super League.

Alex Cisak

An ever-present for Leyton Orient in League Two, the gloveman was on the end of a 4-0 drubbing at home to Northampton Town over the weekend.

Jason Davidson

The attack-minded left-back hasn’t been able to force his way into Huddersfield Town’s first XI lately, watching from the bench during their 2-0 win at Nottingham Forest last weekend.

Adam Federici

Federici, who has played Australia’s last five qualifiers, remains back-up shot-stopper at EPL outfit Bournemouth, watching from the bench in their 3-1 defeat to Stoke on the weekend.

Mile Jedinak

The Socceroos skipper is enjoying a strong run back in Crystal Palace’s first-team and got through 90 minutes on the weekend in the 2-1 loss to Watford.

Crystal Palace captain Mile Jedinak jostles for the ball with Bournemouth's Harry Arter.

Tomi Juric

Has missed the last month for Eredivisie side Roda JC due to a knee injury. Hoping to be back on the pitch by the end of the month.

Mathew Leckie

Could be under an injury cloud after lasting just 22 minutes of FC Ingolstadt’s 2-0 defeat to VfL Wolfsburg on the weekend.

Massimo Luongo

Now a regular in Jimmy Floyd-Hasslebaink’s starting XI at QPR, winning the club’s man-of-the-match just a couple of games ago. Played another 90 minutes in Saturday’s 3-1 loss to Fulham.

Mass Luongo in action in the Championship for QPR.

Ryan McGowan

One of a host of Aussies to join the exodus to play in the bourgeoning Chinese Super League, signing with Henan Jianye recently. Their league starts later this month. 

Matt McKay

Getting plenty of minutes into his legs and in consistent form with Hyundai A-League leaders Brisbane Roar, getting through another 90 minutes in last Friday’s 2-2 draw with Newcastle Jets.

James Meredith

Doing all he can to keep his spot in the Socceroos squad, starring for Bradford City in League One. Set up a goal in the Bantams 4-0 win at Peterborough on the weekend.

Mark Milligan

Currently battling an injury, not included in the Baniyas squad in their 1-1 draw with Emirates Club in the UAE over the weekend.

Aaron Mooy

Continues to rip it up in the Hyundai A-League with Melbourne City. Contributed another two assists in the weekend’s thrilling derby draw against Victory.

Aaron Mooy says he is enjoying a more attacking role at Melbourne City.

Tommy Oar

Still on the lookout for a new club after leaving English Championship outfit Ipswich Town last month.

Josh Risdon

Has been in excellent touch with Perth Glory in the Hyundai A-League. Risdon has worn the captain’s armband the last few weeks, with Glory currently on a four-game winning streak.

Tom Rogic

Getting back to full fitness after missing a few weeks at Celtic with an ankle problem. Came off the bench for 15 minutes in the SPL on the weekend and backed it up with a full game for the Hoops' Development squad on Tuesday morning (AEDT).

Mat Ryan

After a consistent spell for Valencia in La Liga, Ryan was back on the bench over the weekend as his side won 2-1 at home to Espanyol.

Mat Ryan started in Valencia's 1-1 draw with Deportivo La Coruna.

Trent Sainsbury

Another Aussie to have made the move to China, the central defender joined Jiangsu Suning and his team-mates include ex-Chelsea star Ramires and another star Brazilian in Alex Teixeira.

Matt Spiranovic

Has been performing well during the pre-season with Hangzhou Greentown, with their season getting underway later this month.

James Troisi

Deep in preparations for the new CSL season with Liaoning Whowin FC, who he joined last month, which is also the home to fellow Aussie Michael Thwaite.

Alex Wilkinson

Back in the Hyundai A-League after linking up with Melbourne City. Made his debut in the 2-2 derby draw with Victory on the weekend, his first competitive match in two months.

Bailey Wright

The central defender is battle-hardened as a regular with Championship club Preston North End. Played a full match on the weekend as Preston won 2-0 at Wolves.