Team News: Melbourne City FC v Central Coast Mariners


The teams are in for 2015/16’s first home match at AAMI Park as Melbourne City prepare to take on Central Coast Mariners on Sunday afternoon.

City see the inclusion of David Williams, Corey Gameiro, Ben Garuccio and Jacob Melling to the side as three of the four played their part mid-week and Gameiro only missing through suspension.

Jack Clisby’s fitness will be determined close to kick-off while Tando Velaphi will miss this week through concussion, being replaced by injury replacement and NPL Victoria goalkeeper Alex Pavlidis.

Don’t forget that Melbourne City FC’s W-League side are at AAMI Park this Sunday in a massive double header for the Club. Join us for both matches from 2pm.

2015/16 will also see the addition of City Square on Gosch’s Paddock. For more details and all activations on match day, click here

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Match Details

Sunday, 25 October 2015

Melbourne City FC v Central Coast Mariners

AAMI Park, Melbourne

Kick-Off:  5:00 PM (Local) (5:00 PM (AEDT))

Referee:  Chris Beath

Assistant Referee 1:  Brad Hobson

Assistant Referee 2:  Wilson Brown

Fourth Official:  Lucien Laverdure

TV Broadcast:  Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 4.30pm (AEDT) and Sky Sport 2 (New Zealand)

Radio Broadcast : 774 ABC Melbourne, 92.5 Central Coast,  & ABC Local Radio Vic, Grandstand Digital, Online & via the ABC Radio Mobile App – A-league Live. Coast FM (Gosford) SEN (Melbourne)

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Melbourne City FC squad :  1.Thomas SORENSEN (GK), 4.Connor CHAPMAN, 6.Erik PAARTALU, 7.Corey GAMEIRO, 8.Aaron MOOY, 15.David WILLIAMS, 16.Jason TRIFIRO, 17.Wade DEKKER, 18.Paulo RETRE, 19.Ben GARUCCIO, 21.Stefan MAUK, 23.Bruno FORNAROLI, 24.Patrick KISNORBO (C), 25.Jacob MELLING, 28.Steve KUZMANOVSKI, 30.Hernan ESPINDOLA, 36.Matt MILLER, 50. Alex PAVLIDIS (GK)

***Two players to be omitted***

Ins : 7.Corey GAMEIRO (returns from injury), 15.David WILLIAMS (returns from injury), 19.Ben GARUCCIO (returns from injury), 25.Jacob MELLING (returns from injury), 30.Hernan ESPINDOLA (promoted), 36.Matt MILLER (promoted), 50. Alex PAVLIDIS (injury replacement)

Outs : 11.Michael ZULLO (calf – 2-3 weeks), 10.Robert KOREN (calf – 2 weeks), 20.Tando VELAPHI (concussion – TBC), 22.Jack CLISBY (quad – TBC)

Unavailable : 3.Aaron HUGHES (calf – 1 week), 5.Ivan FRANJIC (quad – 3-5 weeks),  9.Harry NOVILLO (hamstring – 2-3 weeks), 14.James BROWN (foot – TBC), 26.Marc MARINO (knee – 3 months)

Central Coast Mariners squad : 1.Paul IZZO (gk), 2.Storm ROUX, 3.Josh ROSE, 5.Harry ASCROFT, 6.Mitch AUSTIN, 7.Fabio FERREIRA, 8.Nick MONTGOMERY (C), 9.Roy O’DONOVAN, 10.Anthony CACERES, 11.Nick FITZGERALD, 14.Daniel HEFFERNAN, 16.Liam ROSE 18.Glen TRIFIRO, 19.Josh BINGHAM, 21.Michael NEILL, 22.Jake McGING, 23.Eddy BOSNAR, 30.Adam Pearce (GK)

**two to be omitted”

Ins:  3.Josh ROSE (return from injury), 18. Glen TRIFIRO (promoted), 23. Eddy BOSNAR (return from injury), 30.Adam PEARCE (GK) (promoted),

Outs:  12.Liam REDDY (GK) (omitted), 26.Brian JAMBA (omitted)

Unavailable:  4.Jacob POSCOLIERO (hamstring – 1 week)