Australian national team coach Holger Osieck has named a 19-man squad for the international friendly with Paraguay next weekend. The Socceroos take on the South Americans at the Sydney Football Stadium on Saturday, October 9 and will go in with a fairly strong squad.

Harry Kewell and Josh Kennedy will return to the squad for the first time since the World Cup whilst six A-League players have been included.

Socceroos squad for Paraguay friendly

Alex Brosque (Sydney FC) Tim Cahill (Everton) David Carney (Blackpool) Jason Culina (Gold Coast United) Eugene Galekovic (gk) (Adelaide United) Richard Garcia (Hull City) Mile Jedinak (Genclerbirligi) Josh Kennedy (Nagoya Grampus) Harry Kewell (Galatasaray) Scott McDonald (Middlesbrough) Jon McKain (Al Nassr) Matt McKay (Brisbane Roar) Lucas Neill (Galatasaray) Jade North (Wellington Phoenix) Mark Schwarzer (gk) (Fulham) Michael Thwaite (Gold Coast United) Carl Valeri (Sassuolo) Dario Vidosic (Nurnberg) Luke Wilkshire (Dinamo Moscow)