Hyundai A-League Ins and Outs: Semi-Finals

Spots in the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 Grand Final will be decided this weekend with two massive Semi-Finals to play out in Newcastle and Sydney.

A huge crowd will be on hand in the Hunter to see the Jets do battle with Melbourne City on Friday night, while 24 hours later it’s a replay of last season’s decider between the Sky Blues and Melbourne Victory at Allianz Stadium.

We've got your all-important squad news below.

Hyundai A-League 2018 Semi-Final 2

Newcastle Jets (2) v Melbourne City FC (3)

Friday, 27 April 2018

McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle

Kick-Off: 7:50pm (Local) (7:50pm AEST)

Referee: Shaun Evans

Assistant Referee 1: George Lakrindis

Assistant Referee 2: Wilson Brown

Fourth Official: Jarred Gillett

Video Assistant Referee: Chris Beath

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 501 from 7.00pm (AEST), ONE from 7:00pm, and Sky Sport 3 (New Zealand)

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

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtags #NEWvMCY #ALeagueFinals

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

NEWCASTLE JETS

Ins: 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (returns from injury), 8.Ronald VARGAS (returns from injury), 13.Ivan VUJICA (promoted), 32.Angus THURGATE (promoted)

Outs: 5.Ben KANTAROVSKI (hamstring – 3 weeks), 10.Wayne BROWN (calf – 2 weeks)

Unavailable: Nil

MELBOURNE CITY

Ins: 22.Michael JAKOBSEN (returns from injury), 11.Bruce KAMAU (promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: Nil

Michael Jakobsen
Michael Jakobsen (City)

Newcastle Jets squad: 1.Jack DUNCAN (Gk), 3.Jason HOFFMAN, 4.Nigel BOOGAARD, 6.Steven UGARKOVIC, 7.Dimi PETRATOS, 8.Ronald VARGAS, 9.Roy O’DONOVAN, 11.Patricio RODRIGUEZ, 13.Ivan VUJICA, 16.Nick COWBURN, 17.Daniel GEORGIEVSKI, 18.Johnny KOUTROUMBIS, 20.Glen MOSS (Gk), 22.Lachlan JACKSON, 24.Joseph CHAMPNESS, 27.Riley MCGREE, 32.Angus THURGATE, 44.Nikolai TOPOR-STANLEY (c)

**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, 8.Oliver BOZANIC, 10.Dario VIDOSIC, 11.Bruce Kamau, 13.Stefan MAUK, 14.Daniel ARZANI, 18.Eugene GALEKOVIC (Gk), 22.Michael JAKOBSEN, 23.Bruno FORNAROLI, 26.Luke BRATTAN, 27.Marcin BUDZINSKI, 37.Nathaniel ATKINSON

**two to be omitted**

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Hyundai A-League 2018 Semi-Final 1

Sydney FC (1) v Melbourne Victory (4)

Saturday, 28 April 2018

Allianz Stadium, Sydney

Kick-Off: 7:50pm (Local) (7:50pm AEST)

Referee: Kurt Ams

Assistant Referee 1: David Walsh

Assistant Referee 2: Lance Greenshields

Fourth Official: Kris Griffiths-Jones

Video Assistant Referee: Craig Zetter

 TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 501 from 7.00pm (AEST), ONE from 7:00pm, and Sky Sport 3 (New Zealand)

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

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtags #BigBlue #ALeagueFinals

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

SYDNEY FC

Ins: 12.Fabio FERREIRA (promoted), 23.Rhyan GRANT (promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: Nil

MELBOURNE VICTORY

Ins: 16.Josh HOPE (promoted), 23.Jai INGHAM (promoted)

Outs: Nil

Unavailable: 11.Mitch AUSTIN (knee)

Sydney FC squad: 1.Andrew REDMAYNE (Gk), 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 (Gk), 23.Rhyan GRANT, 26.Luke WILKSHIRE.

**two to be omitted**

Melbourne Victory squad: 1.Matt ACTON (Gk), 4.Rhys WILLIAMS, 6.Leigh BROXHAM, 7.Kenny ATHIU, 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

**two to be omitted**

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