Maynard-Brewer named in Australia squad


Charlton goalkeeper Ashley Maynard-Brewer has been named in the latest Australia squad.

The 24-year-old academy graduate, who received his first senior call-up in September, is part of Graham Arnold's 23-man party for the Socceroos' upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Australia host Bangladesh at Melbourne's AAMI Park on Thursday, November 16th (KO 9am GMT) before facing Palestine in Kuwait on Tuesday, November 21st (KO 2pm GMT).

Elsewhere, Udinese loanee James Abankwah has been named in the Republic of Ireland U21s squad for their Euro qualifying double header.

Jim Crawford's men, who currently sit top of Group A having claimed three wins from three, travel to Norway on Friday, November 17th (KO 5pm GMT) before returning to Ireland to take on Italy at Turner's Cross, Cork on Tuesday, November 21st (KO 5.30pm GMT).


(Photo: Socceroos)

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