Milligan receives Socceroos call up

Melbourne Victory skipper Mark Milligan has again been called up for national duty, with Socceroos boss Holger Osieck including the 28-year-old in his squad for two October friendlies.

Melbourne Victory skipper Mark Milligan has again been called up for national duty, with Socceroos boss Holger Osieck including the 28-year-old in his squad for two October friendlies.

Osieck today named a 24-player provisional squad for the upcoming international friendly matches against France and Canada next month.

The international friendly against France will be played at the Parc de Princes, Paris on Friday 11 October 2013 (kick-off at 9:00pm CEST (6:00am AEDT, Saturday 12 October) whilst the match against Canada will be played at Craven Cottage, London on Tuesday 15 October at 8:00pm BST (6:00am AEDT, Wednesday 16 October).

This will be the fourth match between France and Australia at senior men-s international level and the ninth match between Canada and Australia.

Both Socceroo matches against France and Canada will be broadcast live and exclusive on FOX SPORTS.

Socceroos Squad for France and Canada International Friendly Matches - 11 & 15 October 2013

Oliver BOZANIC FC Luzern, SWITZERLAND Mark BRESCIANO Al Gharafa, QATAR Tim CAHILL New York Red Bulls, USA David CARNEY New York Red Bulls, USA Jason DAVIDSON SC Heracles Almelo, NETHERLANDS James HOLLAND FK Austria Vienna, AUSTRIA Brett HOLMAN Al Nasr Sports Club, UAE Jackson IRVINE Kilmarnock FC, SCOTLAND Mile JEDINAK Crystal Palace FC, ENGLAND Josh KENNEDY Nagoya Grampus, JAPAN Robbie KRUSE TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen, GERMANY Mitchell LANGERAK (gk) B.V. Borussia 09 Dortmund, GERMANY Matthew LECKIE FSV Frankfurt 1899, GERMANY Matthew McKAY Brisbane Roar FC, AUSTRALIA Mark MILLIGAN Melbourne Victory FC, AUSTRALIA Lucas NEILL Omiya Ardija, JAPAN Tommy OAR FC Utrecht, NETHERLANDS Sasa OGNENOVSKI Umm Salal SC, QATAR Tommy ROGIC Celtic FC, SCOTLAND Nikita RUKAVYTSYA FSV Frankfurt 1899, GERMANY Mat RYAN (gk) Club Brugge KV, BELGIUM Dario VIDOSIC FC Sion, SWITZERLAND Luke WILKSHIRE FK Dinamo Moscow, RUSSIA Rhys WILLIAMS Middlesbrough FC, ENGLAND

As at Tuesday 24 September 2013

Upcoming Match Details

France v Socceroos Friday 11 October 2013 Parc de Princes, Paris, France Kick-off: 9.00pm CEST (6:00am AEDT)

Time Zone CEST: Central European Summer Time (UTC + 2) AEST: Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC + 10)

Socceroos v Canada Tuesday 15 October 2013 Craven Cottage, Fulham, London, England Kick-off: 8.00pm BST (6:00am AEDT)

Time Zone BST: British Summer Time (UTC + 1) AEST: Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC + 11)