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Mar 20, 2014   |  9:03PM AET

Preliminary squad for Mariners clash

Preliminary squad for Mariners clash

Melbourne Heart FC have announced an 18-man squad for their Round 24 clash against Central Coast Mariners at AAMI Park on Sunday afternoon.

Melbourne Heart FC have announced an 18-man squad for their Round 24 clash against Central Coast Mariners at AAMI Park on Sunday afternoon.

Head Coach John van’t Schip has a full squad to select from again, with no injuries or suspensions for the Red & White.

Aziz Behich is promoted in to the squad, after missing out on the the 16-man squad that faced Wellington Phoenix last Sunday.

Ben Garuccio was preferred at left-back by van’t Schip, but he will have a fight on his hands with Behich looking to regain the starting position that was, up until a few weeks ago, safely his.

For the Central Coast, Anthony Caceres returns from injury but other than that it is an unchanged squad picked by head coach Phil Moss.

Sunday, 23 March 2014
Melbourne Heart v Central Coast Mariners
AAMI Park, Melbourne
Kick-off:
3:00pm local (3:00pm AEDT)
Referee: Hiroyuki Kimura (JPN)
Assistant Referee 1: Luke Brennan
Assistant Referee 2: George Lakrindis
Fourth Official: Shaun Evans

TV broadcast: 2.30pm (AEDT) Live coverage on FOX Sports 3HD.

Radio Broadcast: 774 ABC Melbourne, ABC Local radio Victoria, 92.5 ABC Central Coast. Grandstand Digital Melbourne. Online/Mobile phone app

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash-tag – #MHTvCCM

To purchase tickets visit www.aleague.com.au/tickets

Check out all the match details including ins and outs below:

Melbourne Heart FC squad: 1.Andrew REDMAYNE (GK), 3.Robbie WIELAERT, 4.Orlando ENGELAAR, 6.Patrick GERHARDT, 7.Iain RAMSAY, 8.Massimo MURDOCCA, 10.Harry KEWELL (C), 13.Jonatan GERMANO, 15.David WILLIAMS, 16.Aziz BEHICH, 17.Jason HOFFMAN, 18.David VRANKOVIC, 19.Benjamin GARUCCIO, 20.Tando VELAPHI (GK), 21.Stefan MAUK, 22.Nicholas KALMAR, 23.Mate DUGANDZIC, 24.Patrick KISNORBO.
***Two to be omitted***

Ins: 16. Aziz BEHICH (promoted), 18.David VRANKOVIC (promoted)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: Nil

Central Coast Mariners Squad: 1.Justin PASFIELD (Gk), 3.Joshua ROSE, 4.Marcel SEIP, 5.Zachary ANDERSON, 7.John HUTCHINSON (C), 8.Nick MONTGOMERY, 9.Mitchell DUKE, 11.Nick FITZGERALD, 12.Liam REDDY (Gk), 15.Storm ROUX, 17.Anthony CACERES, 19.Matt SIMON, 20.Bernie IBINI, 21.Mile STERJOVSKI, 25.Eddy BOSNAR, 26.Kim SEUNG-YONG, 28.Glen TRIFIRO.
**one to be added**

Ins: 17.Anthony CACERES (returns from injury)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: 10.Marcos FLORES (knee – season), 13.Hayden MORTON (thigh – 1 week), 14.Michael MCGLINCHEY (on loan – Vegalta Sendai), 18.Michael NEILL (knee – season), 23.Adam KWASNIK (knee – season)