Hyundai A-League 2009/10 Round 19 (midweek) Preview

Midweek football action returns this week with a genuine Queensland derby - Brisbane Roar v North Queensland Fury.

Midweek football action returns this week with a genuine Queensland derby - Brisbane Roar v North Queensland Fury.

Queenslanders will be out to represent their true colours when Robbie Fowlers' men storm into the capital to face Craig Moore and the Roar chargers in a match both teams will be desperate for the three points up for grabs.

With only a draw separating the two sides on both points and in their only meeting so far in the Hyundai A-League this match will be a key form guide for both teams going into the final 8 rounds of the competition.

This is the Official Preview for the Hyundai A-League Round 19 (midweek) Brisbane Roar v North Queensland Fury. Please note squads are subject to change.

Wednesday, 16 December 2009 Brisbane Roar v North Queensland Fury Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane Local kick-off: 7.30pm (8.30pm AEDT) Referee: Matthew Gillett

Live & exclusive broadcast on Fox Sports 2 and Sky Sports 1. To purchase tickets visit www.ticketek.com.au

Brisbane Roar squad: 1. Liam REDDY (gk), 2. Andrew PACKER, 3. Luke DEVERE, 4. Craig MOORE (c), 5. Josh McCLOUGHAN, 7. Michael ZULLO, 8. Massimo MURDOCCA, 9. Sergio VAN DIJK, 12.Matthew MUNDY, 13. HENRIQUE, 14. Adam SAROTA, 15. Matt McKAY, 17. Mitch NICHOLS, 20. Griffin McMASTER (gk), 21. Tommy OAR, 22. Ivan FRANJIC, 23. Tim SMITS, 25.Luke BRATTAN *three to be omitted*

In: Matt McKAY (returns from injury), Ivan FRANJIC (returns from injury), Tommy OAR (returns from injury)

Out: David DODD (suspended - two weeks)

Unavailable: Danny TIATTO (hamstring injury - 1 week), REINALDO (hamstring injury - 1 week)

North Queensland Fury squad: 1.Paul HENDERSON (gk), 2.Robbie MIDDLEBY, 3. Chris TADROSSE, 7.Jason SPAGNUOLO, 9.Robbie FOWLER (c), 10.Jeremy BROCKIE, 11.David WILLIAMS, 12.Jack HINGERT,14.Chris GROSSMAN, 16. Paul KOHLER, 19.Daniel MCBREEN, 20. Justin PASFIELD (gk), 23. Rostyn GRIFFITHS, 24 Dyron DAAL, 26 Matt SMITH, 27 Terry COOKE *one to be omitted*

In: Jack HINGERT (promoted)

Out: Jacob TIMPANO (not selected), Beau BUSCH (not selected), Fred AGIUS (not selected), Osama MALIK (not selected), John TAMBOURAS (not selected), Karl DODD (not selected)

Unavailable: Shane STEFANUTTO (knee - indefinite), Scott WILSON (knee - indefinite), James ROBINSON (knee- indefinite), Ufuk TALAY (calf - 4/6 weeks)

*Head-to-Heads: Played 1: Brisbane Roar wins 0, North Queensland Fury wins 0 (1 draw)