Hyundai A-League Ins and Outs: Round 22

A blockbuster top-of-the-table clash highlights the first half of Round 22 with Newcastle Jets playing host to Sydney FC at McDonald Jones Stadium on Saturday afternoon. 

Elsewhere, Melbourne City meet cross-town rivals Victory in a huge Melbourne Derby, while a desperate Brisbane Roar welcome Adelaide United to Suncorp Stadium. 

Western Sydney Wanderers are also in action as they tackle Perth Glory in a rescheduled Round 23 fixture on Sunday afternoon at Spotless Stadium. 

Here's all the important squad news ahead of this weekend's action.  

Friday, 2 March 2018

Melbourne City FC v Melbourne Victory

AAMI Park, Melbourne

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

Referee: Kris Griffiths-Jones

Assistant Referee 1: Paul Cetrangolo

Assistant Referee 2: Luke Brennan

Fourth Official: Shaun Evans

Video Assistant Referee: Jarred Gillett

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 501 from 7.00pm (AEDT) and Sky Sport 2 (New Zealand)

Radio Broadcast: myfootballnation.com (1377 Classic Rock, SportFM Perth). ABC News on Radio, Grandstand Digital, Online & via the ABC Listen App – A-League Live.

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash-tag #MelbDerby

To purchase tickets visit www.aleague.com.au/tickets

MELBOURNE CITY

Ins: 2.Manny MUSCAT (returns from illness), 21.Ruon TONGYIK (promoted), 15.Denis GENREAU (promoted)

Outs: 5.Bart SCHENKEVELD (suspended – 1 week)

Unavailable: 6.Osama MALIK (quad), 19.Christian CAVALLO (quad)

MELBOURNE VICTORY

Ins: 7.Kenny ATHIU, 23.Jai INGHAM

Outs:

Unavailable: 11.Mitch AUSTIN (knee)

Melbourne City FC squad: 1.Dean BOUZANIS (gk), 2.Manny MUSCAT, 3. Scott JAMIESON, 4. Harrison DELBRIDGE, 7. Nick FITZGERALD, 8.Oliver BOZANIC, 10.Dario VIDOSIC, 11. Bruce KAMAU, 13. Stefan MAUK, 14.Daniel ARZANI, 15.Denis GENREAU, 18. Eugene GALEKOVIC (gk), 21.Ruon TONGYIK, 22. Michael JAKOBSEN, 23.Bruno FORNAROLI, 26. Luke BRATTAN, 27. Marcin BUDZINSKI, 37.Nathaniel ATKINSON

**two to be omitted**

Melbourne Victory squad: Melbourne Victory squad: 1.Matt ACTON (gk), 2.Jason GERIA, 4.Rhys WILLIAMS, 6.Leigh BROXHAM, 7.Kenny ATHIU, 8.Besart BERISHA, 9.Kosta BARBAROUSES, 10.James TROISI, 14. Thomas DENG, 17.James DONACHIE, 18.Matias SANCHEZ, 19. Pierce WARING, 20.Lawrence THOMAS (gk), 21.Carl VALERI (c), 23.Jai INGHAM, 24.Terry ANTONIS, 31.Christian THEOHAROUS, 41.Leroy GEORGE

**two to be omitted**

Manny Muscat
Manny Muscat returns for City.

Saturday, 3 March 2018

Newcastle Jets v Sydney FC

McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle

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

Referee: Chris Beath

Assistant Referee 1: Ryan Gallagher

Assistant Referee 2: James Cleal

Fourth Official: Adrian Arndt

Video Assistant Referee: Craig Zetter

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 501 from 5.00pm (AEDT)

Radio Broadcast: myfootballnation.com (SWR 999). ABC News on Radio, Grandstand Digital, Online & via the ABC Listen App – A-League Live.

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash-tag #NEWvSYD

To purchase tickets visit www.aleague.com.au/tickets

NEWCASTLE JETS

Ins: 16.Nick COWBURN (promoted), 18.Johnny KOUTROUMBIS, 5.Ben KANTAROVSKI (promoted)

Outs: 32.Angus THURGATE (omitted)

Unavailable: 8.Ronald VARGAS (ankle – indefinite), 11.Patricio RODRIGUEZ (calf – 4 weeks)

SYDNEY FC

Ins: 7.Michael ZULLO (return from injury), 26. Luke WILKSHIRE (return from suspension).

Outs: None.

Unavailable: 23.Rhyan GRANT (knee – indefinite).

Newcastle Jets squad: 1.Jack DUNCAN (gk), 3.Jason HOFFMAN, 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (c), 5.Ben KANTAROVSKI, 6.Steven UGARKOVIC, 7.Dimitri PETRATOS, 9.Roy O’DONOVAN, 10.Wayne BROWN, 13.Ivan VUJICA, 15.Andrew NABBOUT, 16.Nick COWBURN, 17.Daniel GEORGIEVSKI, 18.Johnny KOUTROUMBIS, 20.Glen MOSS (gk), 22.Lachlan JACKSON, 24.Joseph CHAMPNESS, 27.Riley MCGREE 44.Nikolai TOPOR-STANLEY

**two to be omitted**

Sydney FC squad: 1.Andrew REDMAYNE (gk), 2.Aaron CALVER, 3.Ben WARLAND, 4.Alex WILKINSON, 5.Jordy BUIJS, 6.Josh BRILLANTE, 7.Michael ZULLO, 8.Paulo RETRE, 9.BOBÔ, 10.Milos NINKOVIC, 11.Adrian MIERZEJEWSKI, 12.Fabio FERREIRA, 13.Brandon O’NEILL, 14.Alex BROSQUE (c), 17.David CARNEY, 18.Matt SIMON, 20.Alex CISAK (k), 26.Luke WILKSHIRE.

**two to be omitted**

Michael Zullo
Michael Zullo is poised to return for Sydney.

Saturday, 3 March 2018

Brisbane Roar FC v Adelaide United

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

Kick-Off: 6:50 PM (Local) (7:50 PM AEDT)

Referee: Peter Green

Assistant Referee 1: Anton Shchetinin

Assistant Referee 2: Andrew Lindsay

Fourth Official: Lara Lee

Video Assistant Referee: Nick Waldron

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 501 from 7.45pm (AEDT), ONE from 7:45pm and Sky Sport 4 (New Zealand)

Radio Broadcast: ABC News on Radio, Grandstand Digital, Online & via the ABC Listen App – A-League Live.

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash-tag #BRIvADL

To purchase tickets visit www.aleague.com.au/tickets

BRISBANE ROAR

Ins: 20.Shannon BRADY (promoted), 24.Connor O’TOOLE (returns from injury), 36.Daniel LECK (promoted)

Outs: 5.Corey BROWN (illness – 1 week)

Unavailable: 1.Michael THEO (gk) (finger – TBC), 3.Luke DEVERE (knee – 4-6 weeks), 18.Joe CALETTI (ankle – 1 week), 26.Nick D’AGOSTINO (ankle – 2 weeks)

ADELAIDE UNITED

Ins: 6.Vince LIA (returns from injury), 12.Mark OCHIENG (promoted), 21.Tarek ELRICH (returns from injury), 22.Ersan GÜLÜM (returns from suspension)

Outs: 5.Taylor REGAN (suspended - 1 week), 77.Džengis ČAVUŠEVIĆ (suspended - 1 week)

Unavailable: 9.Baba DIAWARA (quad)

Brisbane Roar FC squad: 4.Daniel BOWLES, 6.Avram PAPADOPOULOS, 7.Thomas KRISTENSEN, 9.Massimo MACCARONE, 10.Brett HOLMAN, 11.Corey GAMEIRO, 13.Jade NORTH, 14.Fahid BEN KHALFALLAH, 17.Matt MCKAY (c), 19.Jack HINGERT, 20.Shannon BRADY, 21.Jamie YOUNG(gk), 22.Eric BAUTHEAC, 24.Connor O’TOOLE, 31.Brendan WHITE(gk), 33.Henrique SILVA, 36.Daniel LECK, 77.Ivan FRANJIC

**two to be omitted**

Adelaide United squad: Adel1.Daniel MARGUSH (gk), 2.Michael MARRONE, 6.Vince LIA, 7.Ryan KITTO, 8.ISAÍAS (C), 11.Johan ABSALONSEN, 12.Mark OCHIENG, 14.George BLACKWOOD, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 17.Nikola MILEUSNIC, 19.Ben GARUCCIO, 20.Paul IZZO (gk), 21.Tarek ELRICH, 22.Ersan GÜLÜM, 23.Jordan ELSEY, 24.Jordan O’DOHERTY, 29.Ryan STRAIN, 37.Daniel ADLUNG,

**two to be omitted**

Gulum, Keogh
Ersan Gulum

 Round 23 - Rescheduled fixture

Sunday, 4 March 2018

Western Sydney Wanderers FC v Perth Glory

Spotless Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park

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

Referee: Jarred Gillett

Assistant Referee 1: Lance Greenshields

Assistant Referee 2: James Tesoriero

Fourth Official: Stephen Lucas

Video Assistant Referee: Craig Zetter

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 501 from 7.00pm (AEDT) and Sky Sport 1 (New Zealand)

Radio Broadcast: myfootballnation.com (2SM, 6PR Perth and SWR 999). ABC News on Radio, Grandstand Digital, Online & via the ABC Listen App – A-League Live.

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash-tag #WSWvPER

To purchase tickets visit www.aleague.com.au/tickets

WESTERN SYDNEY WANDERERS

Ins: 4.Josh RISDON (returns from suspension), 15.Kearyn BACCUS (promoted), 49.Abraham MAJOK (promoted)

Outs: 8.Roly BONEVACIA (suspended)

Unavailable: None

PERTH GLORY

Ins: 4.Shane LOWRY (returns from suspension), 15.Brandon WILSON (returns from injury), 27.Riley WARLAND (promoted)

Outs: 37.Walter SCOTT (omitted)

Unavailable: 14.Chris HAROLD (quad – 1-2 weeks)

Western Sydney Wanderers FC squad:: 3.Jack CLISBY, 4.Josh RISDON, 5.Brendan HAMILL, 6.Marcelo CARRUSCA, 7.Steven LUSTICA, 9.Oriol RIERA, 10.Alvaro CEJUDO, 11.Brendon SANTALAB, 15.Kearyn BACCUS, 16.Jaushua SOTIRIO, 18.Chris IKONOMIDIS, 19.Mark BRIDGE, 20.Vedran JANJETOVIC, 24.Raul LLORENTE, 33.Michael THWAITE, 40.Nicholas SUMAN, 42.Keanu BACCUS, 49.Abraham MAJOK.

**two to be omitted**

Perth Glory squad: 2.Alex GRANT, 4.Shane LOWRY, 7.Joel CHIANESE, 8.Xavi TORRES, 9.Andy KEOGH (c), 13.Nick FEELY (gk), 15.Brandon WILSON, 16.Joseph MILLS, 17.Diego CASTRO, 18.Andreu GUERAO, 20.Jake BRIMMER, 22.Adam TAGGART, 23.Scott NEVILLE, 26.Jacob ITALIANO, 27.Riley WARLAND, 33.Liam REDDY (gk), 66.Dino DJULBIC, 88.Neil KILKENNY

**two to be omitted**

Shane Lowry
Shane Lowry is back for Glory.