Hyundai A-League 2010/11 Week 15 midweek Preview

All the squad news ahead of the bumper midweek fixtures

This is the Official Preview for Week 15 midweek fixtures of the Hyundai A-League 2010/11 season. Please note squads are subject to change.

Accredited media wishing to attend any Hyundai A-League match should contact the respective home Club media contact prior to match day, to reserve their seat in the media seating area. Media are encouraged to contact the respective Club media manager for further Club specific information or clarification. For fixtures, card reports or for further information visit www.a-league.com.au

Wellington Phoenix vs. Melbourne Heart Wednesday, 24 November 2010 Westpac Stadium, Wellington Local kick-off: 7:00pm (5.00pm AEDT) Referee: Jarred Gillett Assistant referees: Glen Lochrie and Jan Hintz Fourth official: Matt Conger

Live and exclusive broadcast on FOX Sports 1, FS1 HD & Sky Sport 1 (NZ). A-League club broadcast partner is The Radio Network (Wellington) 1035AM 774 ABC (Melbourne), and SEN Digital. To purchase tickets visit www.ticketek.co.nz

Wellington Phoenix squad: 1. Mark PASTON (gk), 2. Manny MUSCAT, 4. Nick WARD, 6. Tim BROWN, 7. Leo BERTOS, 8. Paul IFILL, 9. Chris GREENACRE, 11. DANIEL, 13. Troy HEARFIELD, 14. Mirjan PAVLOVIC, 15. Jade NORTH, 17. Vince LIA, 18. Ben SIGMUND, 19. Danny VUKOVIC (gk), 21. Marco ROJAS, 22. Andrew DURANTE (c), 23. Dylan MACALLISTER, 26. Simon ELLIOTT *three to be omitted*

In: Tim BROWN (return from suspension), Marco ROJAS (promoted), Jade NORTH (return from international duty) Out: Nil Unavailable: Tony LOCHHEAD (groin - 3 weeks), Oscar ROBERT CORNEJO (knee - 3 weeks)

Melbourne Heart: 1.Clint BOLTON, 2.Michael MARRONE, 3.Brendan HAMILL, 5.Michael BEAUCHAMP, 6.Matt THOMPSON, 9.Gerald SIBON, 10.Wayne SRHOJ, 11.Alex TERRA, 12.Peter ZOIS, 16.Aziz BEHICH, 17.Jason HOFFMAN, 20.Josip SKOKO, 21.Kliment TASESKI, 22.Nick KALMAR, 25.Adrian ZAHRA

In: Kliment TASESKI (promoted), Jason HOFFMAN (promoted), Brendan HAMILL (promoted) Out: Rutger WORM (groin 3-4 weeks), Eli BABALJ (hip and thigh 6-8 weeks), John ALOISI (rested) Dean HEFFERNAN (rested) Unavailable: Kristian SARKIES (broken leg - 2 weeks), Simon COLOSIMO (knee - 1 week)

• Melbourne Heart midfielder WAYNE SRHOJ is set to make his 50th Hyundai A-League appearance.

Newcastle Jets vs. Central Coast Mariners Wednesday, 24 November 2010 EnergyAustralia Stadium, Newcastle Local kick-off: 7:00pm Referee: Matthew Breeze Assistant referees: Scott Edeling and Ryan Gallagher Fourth official: Gerard Parsons

Live and exclusive broadcast on FOX Sports 1, FS1 HD & Sky Sport 2 (NZ). Hyundai A-League club broadcast partner is 1233 ABC Newcastle and 96.3 Coast FM (Gosford). To purchase tickets visit www.proticket.com.au

Newcastle Jets squad: 1. Ben KENNEDY (gk), 2. Taylor REGAN, 3. Adam D-APUZZO, 4. Nikolai TOPOR STANLEY, 5. Ljubo MILICEVIC, 6. Ben KANTAROVSKI 7. Kasey WEHRMAN, 10. Ruben ZADKOVICH, 11. Tarek ELRICH, 12. Jobe WHEELHOUSE 13. Sasho PETROVSKI, 14. Labinot HALITI, 17. Marcello FIORENTINI, 18. Marko JESIC, 19. Ali ABASS, 22.Kaz PATAFTA, 24. Francis JEFFERS, 40. Matthew NASH *three to be omitted*

In: Ruben ZADKOVICH (returns from suspension), Ljubo MILICEVIC (returns from suspension) Out:, Zhang SHUO (omitted), Sean ROONEY (injury - unknown) Unavailable: Neil YOUNG (illness - indefinite), Michael Bridges (Knee - six weeks), Brodie MOOY (Shin Splints - indefinite), Jeremy BROCKIE (Broken foot - 6 to 8 weeks)

Central Coast Mariners: 2 Daniel MCBREEN, 3. Joshua ROSE, 6. Patrick ZWAANSWIJK, 7. John HUTCHINSON, 8. Rostyn GRIFFITHS, 9. Nik MRDJA, 11. Oliver BOZANIC, 12. Matthew LEWIS, 14. Michael McGLINCHEY, 16. Trent SAINSBURY, 17. Chris DOIG, 18. Alex WILKINSON (c), 19. Matt SIMON, 20. Mathew RYAN (gk), 22. Mustafa AMINI, 23. Adam KWASNIK, 30. Paul HENDERSON (gk). *two to be omitted*

In: Trent SAINSBURY (promoted), Nik MRDJA (returns from injury) Out: Nil Unavailable: Brad PORTER (knee - 10 weeks), Patricio PEREZ (hip - indefinite), Jess VANSTRATTAN (knee - season)

• Newcastle Jets are aiming to continue on from a three match undefeated streak at home while Central Coast Mariners are looking to continue a three match undefeated streak away from home.

Brisbane Roar vs. Perth Glory Wednesday, 24 November 2010 Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane Local kick-off: 8:00pm (9.00pm AEDT) Referee: Matthew Gillett Assistant referees: Nathan Macdonald and Ashley Beecham Fourth official: Alan Milliner

Live and exclusive broadcast on FOX Sports 1, FS1 HD & Sky Sport 2 (NZ). Hyundai A-League club broadcast partner is 882 6PR (Perth). To purchase tickets visit www.ticketek.com.au

Brisbane Roar: 1. Michael THEOKLITOS (gk), 2. Matt SMITH, 3. Luke DEVERE, 5. Ivan FRANJIC, 6. Erik PAARTALU, 7. Kosta BARBAROUSES, 8. Massimo MURDOCCA, 9. Jean Carlos SOLORZANO, 11. REINALDO, 12. Matt MUNDY, 14. Rocky VISCONTE, 15. Matt McKAY, 17. Mitch NICHOLS, 18. Luke BRATTAN, 20. Andrew REDMAYNE (gk), 21. James MEYER, 22. Thomas BROICH, 23. Milan SUSAK *three to be omitted*

In: Rocky VISCONTE (promoted), Luke BRATTAN (promoted), James MEYER (promoted) Out: Nil Unavailable: HENRIQUE (broken arm - indefinite), Shane STEFANUTTO (hamstring 4-6 weeks)

Perth Glory: 1. Tando VELAPHI (gk), 2.Josh MITCHELL, 3. Jamie COYNE, 5.Jamie HARNWELL, 7.Jacob BURNS (C), 9.Robbie FOWLER, 10.Michael BAIRD, 11. Branko JELIC, 12.Scott NEVILLE, 13.Tommy AMPHLETT, 14.Steven McGARRY, 15.Howard FONDYKE, 16. Adriano PELLEGRINO, 17. Todd HOWARTH, 19.Naum SEKULOVSKI, 20. Aleks VRTESKI (gk), 21.Mile STERJOVSKI, 24. Josh RISDON *three to be omitted*

In: Jamie HARNWELL (returns from injury), Branko JELIC (promoted), Scott NEVILLE (returns from suspension), Howard FONDYKE (promoted) Out: Brent GRIFFTHS (suspended - 1 game) Unavailable: Andy TODD (Hip - 2 weeks) Chris COYNE (on loan -January), Victor SIKORA (Hip - 2 weeks), Brent GRIFFTHS (suspended - 1 game)

• Having remained undefeated in their previous 12 matches, Brisbane Roar are aiming to equal the Hyundai A-League all-time longest undefeated streak record (13). The current record of 13 undefeated matches in a row was set by Adelaide United in February - October 2010. • Brisbane Roar midfielder MASSIMO MURDOCCA is set to make his 100th Hyundai A-League appearance.