TEAM NEWS: City confirms Round 1 squad

The excitement of the new season continues to build ahead of Friday’s Grand Final re-match.

After a long off-season, your City boys will face Western United at AAMI Park as they look to kick-off 2022/23 with a win.

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Head Coach Patrick Kisnorbo has named a strong squad for Friday’s clash and looks set to have a full squad to pick his starting XI from.

In some exciting news, Aiden O’Neill looks set to return for his first competitive fixture after a broken metatarsal saw him miss the end of the 2021/22 campaign.

After missing City’s final pre-season friendly, Scott Galloway, Florin Berenguer, Callum Talbot and Curtis Good have all been included and will all come under consideration to be named in the starting XI.

Melbourne City FC squad: 1. Tom GLOVER (GK), 2. Scott GALLOWAY, 3. Scott JAMIESON (C), 4. Nuno REIS, 6. Thomas LAM, 7. Mathew LECKIE, 8. Richard VAN DER VENNE, 9. Jamie MACLAREN, 10. Florin BERENGUER, 13. Aiden O’NEILL, 14. Valon BERISHA, 15. Andrew NABBOUT, 16. Taras GOMULKA, 18. Jordon HALL, 22. Curtis GOOD, 23. Marco TILIO, 25. Callum TALBOT, 33. Matthew SUTTON (GK), 37. Max CAPUTO, 38. Jordan BOS.

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