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Poor pitch, depleted squad won't affect Australia vs. Honduras - Bailey Wright

The Socceroos might be without a trio of injured stars for their World Cup qualifier with Honduras but Bailey Wright believes they've never been stronger.

The staunch defender has hit the ground running in San Pedro Sula ahead of Saturday's opening match in the two-legged affair.

For many, it's a backs-to-the-wall tie, with an understrength Australia facing a formidable home side buoyed by a raucous crowd.

It's why veteran attacker Tim Cahill called the Central American match-up a tougher assignment...

Bailey Wright ruled out for Australia opening door for Matt Jurman

Matthew Jurman looks set to continue his dream debut Socceroos week after Bailey Wright's omission from the squad to face Syria.
Matt Jurman is likely to feature for Australia against Syria with Bailey Wright ruled out due to injury.

The door is open for Matt Jurman to continue his dream debut Socceroos week after Bailey Wright was ruled out of Tuesday's home World Cup qualifying playoff match through injury.

Ryan McGowan will replace Bristol City centre-back Wright, who was suspended for Australia's opening 1-1 away draw and has now succumbed to injury three days out from Australia's second leg against Syria in Sydney.

It means Jurman appears likely to build on his solid debut in Malaysia at the left side of coach Ange Postecoglou's...

Josh Risdon called up to the Socceroos as Bailey Wright's injury replacement

Andy Keogh & Josh Risdon
Perth Glory's Josh Risdon, right, has been called into the Australia squad to face Iraq and the U.A.E.

A toe injury has forced defender Bailey Wright out of the Socceroos squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Iraq and the United Arab Emirates.

Coach Ange Postecoglou ruled England-based Wright out on Sunday, calling in Perth Glory's Josh Risdon to replace him.

"Bailey has a minor injury that he has been nursing and although he played for Preston overnight we thought it better for him to stay in the U.K.," Postecoglou said.

"We have two tough matches in quick succession and will need everyone...