Harley played much of his career in the Premier League
Notts County defender Jon Harley could play his first game of the season on Saturday after a move to Australian side Melbourne Victory fell through.
The 31-year-old had been expected to join the A League side after a trial.
But he has returned to England and boss Martin Allen has said the ex-Chelsea left-back may replace the suspended Alan Sheehan against Stevenage.
joined on a two-year deal in July 2010
but was made available for transfer in May.