Stamatelopoulos Called up to Socceroos Squad

For the first time since 2018, a Newcastle Jets player will be in the Socceroos squad.

Apostolos Stamatelopoulos becomes the first Newcastle Jets player since Dimitri Petratos in 2018 to be called up to the Socceroos’ squad for their upcoming FIFA World Cup 2026™ Qualifiers against Bangladesh and Palestine.

The Subway Socceroos FIFA World Cup 2026™ Qualifiers will be broadcast live thanks to Football Australia’s

broadcast partner, 10 Paramount.


Bangladesh Subway Socceroos

Thursday, 6 June

Bashundhara Kings Arena, Dhaka

Kick-off: 4.45pm local / 8.45pm AEST

Broadcast: Paramount+

Subway Socceroos v Palestine

Tuesday, 11 June 2024 HBF Park, Perth

Kick-off: 8.05pm AWST / 10.05pm AEST

Tickets: Start from $15 Child, $20 Concession, $25 Adult, and $50 Family. Tickets from Ticketmaster.

Broadcast: 10, 10 Play, Paramount+


NameCurrent Club, Country‘A’ Caps (Goals)JuniorClub(Member Federation/Country)
Daniel ARZANIMelbourne Victory FC, Australia6 (1)Coogee United FC / Football NSW
Keanu BACCUSMansfield Town FC, England18 (1)Parklea FC / Football NSW
Aziz BEHICHAl Nassr, Saudi Arabia69 (2)Meadow Park SC / Football Victoria
Jordy BOSK.V.C Westerlo, Belgium13 (1)Hoppers Crossing SC / Football Victoria
Martin BOYLEHibernian FC, Scotland28 (8)Lewis United FC / Montrose FC (Scotland)
Cameron BURGESSIpswich Town FC, England8 (0)ECU Joondalup / Football West
Alessandro CIRCATIParma Calcio 1913, Italy1 (0)Perth SC / Football West
Cameron DEVLINHeart of Midlothian FC, Scotland2 (0)Sutherland Sharks FC / Football NSW
Mitchell DUKEFC Machida Zelvia, Japan39 (12)Liverpool Rangers SC / Football NSW
Joe GAUCI (Gk)Aston Villa FC, England2 (0)Cumberland United FC / Football SA
Ajdin HRUSTICHeracles Almelo, Netherlands26 (3)Heatherton United SC / Football Victoria
Nestory IRANKUNDAAdelaide United FC, Australia0Adelaide Croatia Raiders SC / Football SA
Jackson IRVINEFC St Pauli, Germany68 (11)Ringwood City SC / Football Victoria
Paul IZZO (Gk)Melbourne Victory FC, Australia0Campbelltown City SC / Football SA
Gethin JONESBolton Wanderers FC, England4 (0)Wrexham FC (Youth), Wales
Mathew LECKIEMelbourne City FC, Australia78 (14)Brimbank Stallions FC / Football Victoria
Connor METCALFEFC St. Pauli, Germany21 (0)South Cardiff FC / Northern NSW Football
Joshua NISBETCentral Coast Mariners FC, Australia1 (0)St Mary’s FC / Football QLD
Kye ROWLESHeart of Midlothian FC, Scotland20 (1)Palm Beach SC / Football QLD
Harry SOUTTARLeicester City FC, England29 (11)Brechin City Boys Club (Scotland)
Apostolos STAMATELOPOULOSNewcastle Jets FC, Australia0Adelaide Comets FC / Football SA
Ryan STRAINSt Mirren FC, Scotland5 (0)Aston Villa FC (UK)
Adam TAGGARTPerth Glory FC, Australia18 (6)ECU Joondalup / Football West
Lawrence THOMAS (Gk)Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Australia1 (0)Winston Hills Bears FC / Football NSW
Kusini YENGIPortsmouth FC, England6 (1)Fulham United FC / Football SA