Team News: Melbourne City FC vs Newcastle Jets


The teams are in for Friday night’s Hyundai A-League clash, as Melbourne City FC prepare to take on the Newcastle Jets at AAMI Park.

City see the inclusion of defender Jack Clisby, who makes a return to the squad after recovering from a quad injury he picked up against Perth Glory in the Westfield FFA Cup Semi Final.

Wade Dekker also joins Clisby in the extended side as City look to continue their impressive home record against the high-flying Jets.

Friday night football is back at AAMI Park this week as we take on Newcastle, kick-off 7:40pm. Secure your place at the match online via Ticketek or sign up for a full-season Melbourne City membership which entitles you entry to 13 home matches including 2 Melbourne Derbies. Sign up now!

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Friday, 30 October 2015

Melbourne City FC v Newcastle Jets

AAMI Park, Melbourne

Kick-Off:  7:40 PM (Local) (7:40 PM (AEDT))

Referee:  Jarred Gillett

Assistant Referee 1:  Brad Hobson

Assistant Referee 2:  George Lakrindis

Fourth Official:  Lucien Laverdure

TV Broadcast:  Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505from 7.00pm (AEDT), SBS TWO from 7:30pm AEDT and Sky Sport 2 (New Zealand)

Radio Broadcast: 1233 ABC Newcastle, 774 ABC Melbourne, ABC Local Radio Victoria, Grandstand Digital, Online & via the ABC Radio Mobile App – A-league Live. SEN 1116 AM (Melbourne).Crocmedia A-League Live ( www.facebook.com/A-leagueLIVERadio ).

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Melbourne City FC squad : 1.Thomas SORENSEN (GK), 4.Connor CHAPMAN, 7.Corey GAMEIRO, 8.Aaron MOOY, 15.David WILLIAMS, 16.Jason TRIFIRO, 17.Wade DEKKER, 18.Paulo RETRE, 19.Benjamin GARUCCIO, 21.Stefan MAUK, 22.Jack CLISBY, 23.Bruno FORNAROLI, 24.Patrick KISNORBO (C), 25.Jacob MELLING, 28.Steve KUZMANOVSKI, 34.Stefan ZINNI, 36.Matt MILLAR, 50.Alexander PAVLIDIS (GK)

***two to be omitted***

Ins:  17.Wade DEKKER (promoted), 22.Jack CLISBY (returns from injury – quad)

Outs:  Nil

Unavailable: 3. Aaron HUGHES (calf – 1 week), 5. Ivan FRANJIC (quad – 2-3 weeks), 9. Harry NOVILLO (hamstring – 1-2 weeks), 10. Robert KOREN (calf – 1 week), 11. Michael ZULLO (calf – 2-3 weeks), 14. James BROWN (foot – indefinite), 20. Tando VELAPHI (concussion – 1 week), 26. Marc MARINO (knee – 3 months)

Newcastle Jets squad : 1.Mark BIRIGHITTI (Gk), 2.Daniel MULLEN, 3.Jason HOFFMAN, 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (C), 5.Ben KANTAROVSKI, 6.Cameron WATSON, 7.Enver ALIVODIC, 8.Mateo POLJAK, 9.Milos TRIFUNOVIC, 10.LEONARDO, 13.Lee KI-JE, 14.Mitch COOPER, 17.Radovan PAVICEVIC, 20.Ben KENNEDY (Gk), 22.Lachlan JACKSON, 23.David CARNEY, 24.Nicholas COWBURN, 25.Brandon LUNDY

***two to be omitted***

Ins:  1.Mark BIRIGHITTI (Gk) (returns from injury), 13.Lee KI-JE (returns from injury), 25.Brandon LUNDY (promoted)

Outs:  40.Blake TUXFORD (Gk) (omitted)

Unavailable:  11.Labinot HALITI (knee – season)