The FFA Cup Round of 32 is rapidly approaching and pre-season preparations are beginning to take shape across the Hyundai A-League.
Keep an eye on your club's movements with our guide to upcoming friendlies.
The Reds' only confirmed hit-out at this stage sees them take on NPL South Australia outfit Para Hills Knights.
- July 10 v Para Hills Knights @ The Paddocks. Kick-off 7:00pm.
With one win against local opposition already in the bag, Roar have headed north for a training camp in Mackay. As part of a trip they play a one-off friendly against National Premier Leagues side Magpies Crusaders United.
- July 12 v Magpies Crusaders United @ BB Print Stadium. Kick-off 6:00pm.
CENTRAL COAST MARINERS
At this stage, the Mariners are focused squarely on preparing for their FFA Cup clash with Adelaide United at Marden Sports Complex on August 1.
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Warren Joyce's men are due to travel to Kochi, India to face Spanish top-tier team Girona and Indian Super League side Kerala Blasters as part of the Toyota Yaris LaLiga World tournament in late July.
- July 24 v Kerala Blasters @ Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Kick-off 11:30pm (AEST).
- July 27 v Girona @ Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. Kick-off 11:30pm (AEST).
The reigning champions are yet to lock in any friendly dates. They visit Perth Glory in the FFA Cup on August 7.
Newcastle's cosmopolitan pre-season agenda sees them take in tours of China and Spain ahead of the new campaign. Match details for the latter are yet to be confirmed, although they head in on the back of winning the Free Trade Port Super Champions Cup ahead of Changchun Yatai, Shanghai Shenhua and Sydney FC.
Tony Popovic's revolution will get a stern examination when five-time Premier League champions Chelsea make their way Down Under last this month.
- July 23 v Chelsea @ Optus Stadium. Kick-off 7:30pm.
Having joined the Jets in China, the Sky Blues return home with a pair of friendlies confirmed in the lead-up to their FFA Cup engagement.
- July 18 v Dunbar Rovers @ North Sydney Oval. Kick-off 7:30pm.
- July 25 v Sutherland Sharks @ Jubilee Oval. Kick-off 7:30pm.
Two local teams are on the menu for Mark Rudan's earliest ...
- July 11 v Miramar Rangers @ Petone Memoral Park. Kick-off 6:00pm (local).
- July 17 v Wairarapa United @ Trust House Memorial Park. Kick-off 5:30pm (local).
WESTERN SYDNEY WANDERERS
Western Sydney's primary target under new boss Markus Babbel is their trip to the Northern Territory to face Hellenic Athletic Club, the last qualified for the Round of 32, on August 7.