Hyundai A-League Ins and Outs: rebel Play Football Round

There’s another five huge matches in rebel Play Football Round, as “The Chase” gets underway in the race to the Hyundai A-League Finals Series.

And there’s some big names included across the league and we have all the important squad news below.

Friday, 2 February 2018

Sydney FC v Wellington Phoenix

Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Sydney Olympic Park

Kick-Off: 7:50 PM (Local) (7:50 PM AEDT)

Referee: Kris Griffiths-Jones

SYDNEY FC

Ins: 16.Anthony KALIK, 18.Matt SIMON, 19.Chris ZUVELA (all promoted)

Outs: 13.Brandon O’NEILL (suspended – 1 week)

Unavailable: 23.Rhyan GRANT (knee – indefinite)

WELLINGTON PHOENIX

Ins: 2.Daniel MULLEN (promoted), 13.Marco ROSSI (returns from suspension), 26.Liberato CACACE (promoted)

Outs: 9.Andrija KALUDJEROVIC (heel); 18.Sarpreet SINGH (omitted)

Unavailable: Ryan LOWRY (quad strain) Roy KRISHNA (hamstring)

Sydney FC squad: 1.Andrew REDMAYNE (gk), 2.Aaron CALVER, 4.Alex WILKINSON, 5.Jordy BUIJS, 6.Josh BRILLANTE, 7.Michael ZULLO, 8.Paulo RETRE, 9.BOBÔ, 10.Milos NINKOVIC, 11.Adrian MIERZEJEWSKI, 14.Alex BROSQUE (c), 16.Anthony KALIK, 17.David CARNEY, 18.Matt SIMON, 19.Chris ZUVELA, 21.Charles LOKOLINGOY, 26.Luke WILKSHIRE, 30.Thomas HEWARD-BELLE (gk)

**two to be omitted**

Wellington Phoenix squad: 1.Lewis ITALIANO (gk), 2.Daniel MULLEN, 3.Scott GALLOWAY, 4.Goran PARACKI, 6.Dylan FOX, 7.Nathan BURNS, 8.Matija LJUJIC, 10.Michael MCGLINCHEY, 12.Adam PARKHOUSE, 13.Marco ROSSI, 14.Alex RUFER, 19.Tom DOYLE, 22.Andrew DURANTE(c), 23.Matthew RIDENTON, 24.Logan ROGERSON, 26.Liberato CACACE, 30.Keegan SMITH (gk)


**one to be omitted**



Matt Simon
Matt Simon is due to return from injury for the Sky Blues.

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Newcastle Jets v Melbourne Victory

McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle

Kick-Off: 5:35 PM (Local) (5:35 PM AEDT)

Referee: Shaun Evans

NEWCASTLE JETS

Ins: 7.Dimi PETRATOS (promoted), 9.Roy O’DONOVAN (return from injury), 19.Kosta PETRATOS (promoted)

Outs: 17.Daniel GEORGIEVSKI (suspension)

Unavailable: 8.Ronald VARGAS (ankle – indefinite)

MELBOURNE VICTORY

Ins: 16.Josh HOPE (promoted), 22.Stefan NIGRO (promoted), 41.Leroy GEORGE (returns from injury)

Outs: 2.Jason GERIA (suspended), 5.Mark MILLIGAN (transferred)

Unavailable: 11.Mitch AUSTIN (knee)

Newcastle Jets squad: Newcastle Jets: 1.Jack DUNCAN (gk), 3.Jason HOFFMAN, 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (c), 5.Ben KANTAROVSKI, 6.Steven UGARKOVIC, 7.Dimitri PETRATOS, 10.Wayne BROWN, 11.Patricio RODRIGUEZ, 13.Ivan VUJICA, 14.Riley MCGREE, 15.Andrew NABBOUT, 16.Nick COWBURN, 19.Kosta PETRATOS, 20.Glen MOSS (gk), 22.Lachlan JACKSON, 24.Joseph CHAMPNESS, 32.Angus THURGATE, 44.Nikolai TOPOR-STANLEY

**two to be omitted**

Melbourne Victory squad: 1.Matt ACTON (gk), 4.Rhys WILLIAMS, 6.Leigh BROXHAM, 8.Besart BERISHA, 9.Kosta BARBAROUSES, 10.James TROISI, 14.Thomas DENG, 16.Josh HOPE, 17.James DONACHIE, 18.Matias SANCHEZ, 20.Lawrence THOMAS (gk), 21.Carl VALERI (c), 22.Stefan NIGRO, 23.Jai INGHAM, 24.Terry ANTONIS, 31.Christian THEOHAROUS, 41.Leroy GEORGE

**one to be omitted**

Roy O'Donovan
Roy O'Donovan is a huge in for the Jets against Victory.

Saturday, 3 February 2018

Adelaide United v Perth Glory

Coopers Stadium, Adelaide

Kick-Off: 7:20 PM (Local) (7:50 PM AEDT)

Referee: Chris Beath

ADELAIDE UNITED

Ins: 8.ISAÍAS (returns from suspension), 18.Lachlan BROOK (promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: 6.Vince LIA (knee), 9.Baba DIAWARA (quad), 11.Johan ABSALONSEN (gluteus), 21.Tarek ELRICH (knee - long term)

PERTH GLORY

Ins: 2.Alex GRANT (returns from injury), 3.Marc WARREN (returns from injury), 6.Mitch NICHOLS (returns from injury)

Outs: 16.Joseph MILLS (suspended)

Unavailable: 16.Joseph MILLS (suspended),18.Andreu GUERAO (calf – 1-2 weeks), 22.Adam TAGGART (hamstring – 1-2 weeks)

Adelaide United squad: 1.Daniel MARGUSH (gk), 2.Michael MARRONE, 5.Taylor REGAN, 7.Ryan KITTO, 8.ISAÍAS (C), 12.Mark OCHIENG, 14.George BLACKWOOD, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 17.Nikola MILEUSNIC, 18.Lachlan BROOK, 19.Ben GARUCCIO, 20.Paul IZZO (gk), 22.Ersan GÜLÜM, 23.Jordan ELSEY, 24.Jordan O’DOHERTY, 25.Apostolos STAMATELOPOULOS, 29.Ryan STRAIN, 37.Daniel ADLUNG

**two to be omitted**

Perth Glory squad: 2.Alex GRANT, 3.Marc WARREN, 4.Shane LOWRY, 6.Mitch NICHOLS, 7.Joel CHIANESE, 8.Xavi TORRES, 9.Andy KEOGH (c), 13.Nick FEELY (gk), 14.Chris HAROLD, 15.Brandon WILSON, 17.Diego CASTRO, 20.Jake BRIMMER, 23.Scott NEVILLE, 26.Jacob ITALIANO, 29.Jeremy WALKER, 33.Liam REDDY (gk), 66.Dino DJULBIC, 88.Neil KILKENNY

**two to be omitted**

Mitch Nichols lamented more injuries to Perth Glory.
Midfielder Mitch Nichols will give Glory more options in the middle of the park.

Sunday, 4 February 2018

Central Coast Mariners v Western Sydney Wanderers FC

Central Coast Stadium, Gosford

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

Referee: Peter Green  

CENTRAL COAST MARINERS

Ins: 7.Andrew HOOLE (promoted), 14.Adam BERRY (promoted), 16.Liam ROSE, 17.Josh BINGHAM, 19.Jacob POSCOLIERO (new signing),

Outs: 13.Kwabena APPIAH (departed club), 15.Alan BARO (suspended – 1 week), 23. Wout BRAMA (suspended – 2 weeks)

Unavailable: 11.Connor PAIN (hamstring injury), 21.Kye ROWLES (foot injury)

WESTERN SYDNEY WANDERERS

Ins: 15. Kearyn BACCUS (promoted), 18. Chris IKONOMIDIS (new signing), 22.Jonathan ASPROPOTAMITIS (promoted),

Outs: 42.Keanu BACCUS (suspended – 1 match)

Unavailable: 10. Alvaro CEJUDO (injured – 1 week)

Central Coast Mariners squad: Central Coast Mariners Squad: 1.Ben KENNEDY (gk), 2.Storm ROUX, 3.Josh ROSE, 4.Jake McGING, 5.Antony GOLEC, 6.Tom HIARIEJ (c), 7.Andrew HOOLE, 8.Blake POWELL, 10.Danny De SILVA, 12.Trent BUHAGIAR, 14.Adam BERRY, 16.Liam ROSE, 17.Josh BINGHAM, 18.Tom GLOVER (gk), 19.Jacob POSCOLIERO, 22.Jacob MELLING, 24.Lachlan WALES, 27.Peter SKAPETIS

**two to be omitted**

Western Sydney Wanderers FC squad:.3.Jack CLISBY, 4.Josh RISDON, 5.Brendan HAMILL, 6.Marcelo CARRUSCA, 7.Steve LUSTICA, 8.Roly BONEVACIA, 9.Oriol RIERA, 11.Brendon SANTALAB, 15. Kearyn BACCUS, 16.Jaushua SOTIRIO, 18. Chris IKONOMIDIS, 19.Mark BRIDGE, 20.Vedran JANJETOVIC (gk), 22.Jonathan ASPROPOTAMITIS, 24.Raúl LLORENTE, 25.Chris HERD, 33.Michael THWAITE, 40.Nick SUMAN (gk)

**two to be omitted**

Chris Ikonomidis
Caltex Socceroo Chris Ikonomidis has been named in the Wanderers squad.

Sunday, 4 February 2018

Brisbane Roar FC v Melbourne City FC

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

Kick-Off: 6:00 PM (Local) (7:00 PM AEDT)

Referee: Jonathan Barreiro

BRISBANE ROAR

Ins: 8.Jacob PEPPER (promoted), 14.Fahid BEN KHALFALLAH (returns from suspension), 77.Ivan FRANJIC (promoted)

Outs: 20.Shannon BRADY (not selected)

Unavailable: 1.Michael THEO (gk) (finger – 2 weeks), 3.Luke DEVERE (hamstring – 1-2 weeks), 18.Joe CALETTI (foot – 6 weeks), 24.Connor O’TOOLE (foot – 1 week), 26.Nick D’AGOSTINO (ankle – TBC)

MELBOURNE CITY

Ins: 5.Bart SCHENKEVELD (returns from suspension), 15.Denis GENREAU (promoted), 34.Connor METCALFE (promoted), 35.Ramy NAJJARINE (promoted)

Outs: 21.Ruon TONGYIK (omitted), 44.Ross McCORMACK (loan period concluded)

Unavailable: 23.Bruno FORNAROLI (ankle), 37.Nathaniel ATKINSON (ankle)

Brisbane Roar FC squad: 4.Daniel BOWLES, 5.Corey BROWN, 6.Avram PAPADOPOULOS, 7.Thomas KRISTENSEN, 8.Jacob PEPPER, 9.Massimo MACCARONE, 10.Brett HOLMAN, 11.Corey GAMEIRO, 13.Jade NORTH, 14.Fahid BEN KHALFALLAH, 16.Mitchell OXBORROW, 17.Matt MCKAY (c), 19.Jack HINGERT, 21.Jamie YOUNG(gk), 22.Eric BAUTHEAC, 31.Brendan WHITE(gk), 36.Daniel LECK, 77.Ivan FRANJIC

**two to be omitted**

Melbourne City FC squad: 1.Dean BOUZANIS (gk), 2.Manny MUSCAT, 3.Scott JAMIESON, 4.Harrison DELBRIDGE, 5.Bart SCHENKEVELD, 6.Osama MALIK, 7.Nick FITZGERALD, 10.Dario VIDOSIC, 11.Bruce KAMAU, 13.Stefan MAUK, 14.Daniel ARZANI, 15.Denis GENREAU, 18.Eugene GALEKOVIC (gk), 22.Michael JAKOBSEN, 26.Luke BRATTAN, 27.Marcin BUDZINSKI, 34.Connor METCALFE, 35.Ramy NAJJARINE

**two to be omitted**

Fahid Ben Khalfallah; Joel Chianese
Fahid Ben Khalfallah is a welcome inclusion for the finals-chasing Roar.