JACKSON Irvine has been called up to Australia’s provisional 30-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Saudi Arabia at Adelaide Oval on June 8.The midfielder will be looking to earn his 10th cap for the Socceroos.
The 30-man squad includes five players from the Hyundai A-League, six uncapped players and, for the first time since 2008, a set of brothers, with Adelaide-born siblings Ryan and Dylan McGowan named in Postecoglou’s squad for the hometown clash against Saudi Arabia.
The squad will be trimmed to 23 players on Wednesday May 31 with the same squad moving onto Melbourne for the friendly with Brazil on June 13 and then Russia for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, where the Caltex Socceroos will face Germany, Cameroon and Chile in the group stage.
Caltex Socceroos v Saudi Arabia
Thursday 8 June 2017
11AM UK Time