Hyundai Ins and Outs - Round 16

Melbourne Victory have thrown new recruit Marco Rojas straight into their squad for Friday night's blockbuster Big Blue against Sydney FC.

Rojas, who signed with Victory on Wednesday, is one of two high-profile inclusions for Carlos Salvachua's side, including the return of skipper Ola Toivonen from injury.

The Sky Blues also have some big names back for the traditional clash around the Australia Day long weekend, with both right-back Rhyan Grant and midfielder Luke Brattan to return from suspension.

Elsewhere, James Troisi has been included in the Adelaide United squad for their trip to Western United FC, while Newcastle Jets skipper Nigel Boogaard is in the travelling squad heading to Wellington Phoenix.

Read on for all of the important team news for every match this weekend.

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Wellington Phoenix v Newcastle Jets

Wellington Phoenix squad: 1.Stefan MARINOVIC (gk), 2.Liam McGING, 3.Luke DEVERE, 4.Te Atawhai HUDSON-WIHONGI, 6.Tim PAYNE, 8.Cameron DEVLIN, 9. David Ball, 10.Ulises DAVILA, 11.Jaushua SOTIRIO, 12. Brandan Wilson, 13.Liberato CACACE, 17.Callan Elliot, 20.Oliver SAIL (gk), 21.Callum MCCOWATT, 23.Walter SCOTT, 27.Steven TAYLOR (c), 31.Ben WAINE, 32.Sam SUTTON, 88. Gary HOOPER **1-3 to be omitted**

Ins: 2.Liam McGING (promoted), 23.Walter SCOTT (promoted)
Outs: 5.Matti STEINMANN (Suspended – 1 match)
Unavailable: 7.Reno Piscopo (International Duty), 14.Alex RUFER (knee), 16.Louis FENTON (shoulder - season)

Newcastle Jets squad: 2.Bobby BURNS, 3.Jason HOFFMAN, 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (c), 5.Ben KANTAROVSKI, 6.Steven UGARKOVIC, 9.Abdiel ARROYO, 10.Dimi PETRATOS, 11.Nick FITZGERALD, 14.Kaine SHEPPARD, 16.Matt MILLAR, 18.Johnny KOUTROUMBIS, 19.Kosta PETRATOS, 20.Lewis ITALIANO (gk), 22.Lachlan JACKSON, 28.Pat LANGLOIS, 32.Angus THURGATE, 40.Noah JAMES (gk), 44.Nikolai TOPOR-STANLEY **0-2 to be omitted**

Ins: 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (return from injury), 19.Kosta PETRATOS (promoted)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: 1.Glen MOSS (calf – 4-6 weeks), 8.Wes HOOLAHAN (ankle – 4 weeks)

Nigel Boogaard
Skipper Nigel Boogaard could make his long-awaited return for the Jets

Friday, 24 January 2020
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Kick-Off: 
7:15pm (Local) (5:00pm (AEDT))

Referee: Ben Abraham
Assistant Referee 1: Lance Greenshields
Assistant Referee 2: Sarah Jones
Fourth Official: Tim Danaskos
VAR: Nick Waldron

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 4:45pm (AEDT) and Sky Sport 7 (New Zealand), Kayo Sports (www.kayosports.com.au) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers

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To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets

PREVIEW: Phoenix v Jets

WATCH: Wellington's nine-game unbeaten run came to an end last weekend

Melbourne Victory v Sydney FC

Melbourne Victory squad: 2.Storm ROUX, 6.Leigh BROXHAM, 7.Kenny ATHIU, 8.Jakob POULSEN, 9.Andrew NABBOUT, 10.Robbie KRUSE, 11.Ola TOIVONEN (c), 16.Josh HOPE, 17.Elvis KAMSOBA, 18.Migjen BASHA, 19.Ben CARRIGAN, 20.Lawrence THOMAS (gk), 21.Adama TRAORE, 23. Marco ROJAS, 24.Anthony LESIOTIS, 25.Brandon LAUTON, 26.Jay BARNETT, 50.Brendan WHITE (gk) **0-2 to be omitted**

Ins: 11.Ola TOIVONEN (promoted), 23. Marco ROJAS (new signing)
Outs:  4.James DONACHIE (suspended), 22.Kristijan DOBRAS (released)
Unavailable: 1.Matt ACTON (shoulder), 14.Thomas DENG (international duty) 5.Tim HOOGLAND (knee)

Sydney FC squad: 1.Andrew REDMAYNE (gk), 2.Patrick FLOTTMANN, 4.Alex WILKINSON (c), 5.Alex BAUMJOHANN, 6.Ryan McGOWAN, 7. Michael ZULLO, 8. Paulo RETRE, 9. Adam LE FONDRE, 10. Milos NINKOVIC, 11. Kosta BARBAROUSES, 16.Joel KING, 17.Anthony CACERES, 18.Luke IVANOVIC, 21.Harry VAN DER SAAG, 23.Rhyan GRANT, 24.Marco TILIO, 26.Luke BRATTAN, 27.Jordi SWIBEL, 28.Calem NIEUWENHOF, 30.Adam PAVLESIC (gk) **2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 18.Luke IVANOVIC (return from injury), 23.Rhyan GRANT (return from suspension), 26.Luke BRATTAN (return from suspension)
Outs: 25.Ryan TEAGUE (hamstring)
Unavailable: 3.Ben WARLAND (ACL), 12.Trent BUHAGIAR (international duty), 19.Chris ZUVELA (knee),  20.Tom HEWARD-BELLE (knee)

Rhyan Grant
Sydney's Rhyan Grant is back for the Big Blue after serving a two-game ban

Friday, 24 January 2020
AAMI Park, Melbourne
Kick-Off: 
7:30pm (Local) (7:30pm (AEDT))

Referee: Alex King
Assistant Referee 1: George Lakrindis
Assistant Referee 2: Wilson Brown
Fourth Official: Kate Jacewicz
VAR: Kris Griffiths-Jones

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 7:30pm (AEDT)and Sky Sport 7 (New Zealand), Kayo Sports (www.kayosports.com.au) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers
Radio Broadcast: myfootballnation.com (SEN+, SEN2, Sport FM Perth, Super Radio Network).

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash-tag #BigBlue
To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets

PREVIEW: Victory v Sydney FC

WATCH: Kosta Barbarouses was the winner in the last Big Blue

Central Coast Mariners v Brisbane Roar

Central Coast Mariners squad: 1. Mark BIRIGHITTI (gk), 2.Ian Zygmunt GORDON, 3.Jack CLISBY, 4. Eunsun KIM, 6.Giancarlo GALLIFUOCO, 7. Milan ÐURIĆ, 8. Michael MCGLINCHEY, 9. Jordan MURRAY, 10. Tommy OAR, 11. Daniel DESILVA, 12. Adam PEARCE (gk), 15. Kye ROWLES, 17. Samuel SILVERA, 18. Gianni STENSNESS, 19. Matthew SIMON, 21. Ruon TONGYIK, 26. Joshua NISBET, 27. Lewis MILLER, 29. Jair BRITTO 30. Dylan RUIZ-DIAZ **2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 17. Samuel SILVERA (Return from personal leave), 21. Ruon TONGYIK (Promoted), 26. Joshua NISBET (Promoted), 30. Dylan RUIZ-DIAZ (Promoted)
Outs: Nil 
Unavailable: Nil

Brisbane Roar FC squad: 1.Max CROCOMBE (gk), 2.Scott NEVILLE, 3.Corey BROWN, 4.Daniel BOWLES, 5.Tom ALDRED (c), 6.Macaulay GILLESPHEY, 8.Jacob PEPPER, 10.Bradden INMAN, 15.Aaron REARDON, 19.Jack HINGERT, 20.Aaron AMADI-HOLLOWAY, 21.Jamie YOUNG (gk), 22.Jake McGING, 23.Dylan WENZEL-HALLS, 25.Rahmat AKBARI, 26.Jay O’SHEA, 27.Kai TREWIN, 28.Izaack POWELL, 30.Mirza MURATOVIC, 77.Scott MCDONALD **2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 5.Tom ALDRED (returns from suspension), 15.Aaron REARDON (promoted), 27.Kai TREWIN (promoted)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: 12.Aiden O’NEILL (international duty), 24.Connor O’TOOLE (international duty), 29.Jordan COURTNEY-PERKINS (knee – TBC)

Sam Silvera
Sam Silvera is back in the Mariners squad after a recent trial in America

Saturday, 25 January 2020
Central Coast Stadium, Gosford
Kick-Off: 
5:00pm (Local) (5:00pm (AEDT))

Referee: Adam Fielding
Assistant Referee 1: Owen Goldrick
Assistant Referee 2: Andrej Giev
Fourth Official: Katie Patterson
VAR: Kris Griffiths-Jones

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 4:30pm (AEDT) and Sky Sport 7 (New Zealand), Kayo Sports (www.kayosports.com.au) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers
Radio Broadcast: myfootballnation.com (Coast FM).

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash-tag #CCMvBRI
To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets

PREVIEW: Mariners v Roar

WATCH: The last time they met - Mariners v Roar

Melbourne City v Perth Glory

Melbourne City FC squad: 2.Scott GALLOWAY, 3.Scott JAMIESON (c), 4.Harrison DELBRIDGE, 5.Jack HENDRY, 6.Josh BRILLANTE, 7.Rostyn GRIFFITHS, 9.Jamie MACLAREN, 10.Florin BERENGUER 11.Craig NOONE, 13.Nathaniel ATKINSON, 14.Markel SUSAETA 19.Lachlan WALES, 20.Adrian LUNA, 22.Curtis GOOD, 23.Dean BOUZANIS (gk), 36.Kerrin STOKES, 38.Yaya DUKULY, 39.Idrus ABDULAHI, 46.Joe GAUCI (gk), 49.Stefan COLAKOVSKI **2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 2.Scott GALLOWAY (returns from injury), 5.Jack HENDRY (new signing)
Outs: nil
Unavailable: 1.Tom GLOVER (gk) (international duty), 17.Denis GENREAU (international duty), 21.Ramy NAJJARINE (international duty), 34.Connor METCALFE (international duty), 40.Richard WINDBICHLER (hamstring)

Perth Glory squad: 1.Tando VELAPHI (gk), 2.Alex GRANT, 3.Jacob TRATT, 4.Gregory WUTHRICH, 5.Ivan FRANJIC, 7.Joel CHIANESE, 8.James MEREDITH, 9.Bruno FORNAROLI, 12.Kim SOO-BEOM, 16.Tomislav MRCELA, 17.Diego CASTRO (c), 19.Chris IKONOMIDIS, 20.Jake BRIMMER, 22.Vince LIA, 23.Dane INGHAM, 28.Gabriel POPOVIC, 29.Kristian POPOVIC, 33.Liam REDDY (gk), 88.Neil KILKENNY **2-3 to be omitted**

Ins: 5.Ivan FRANJIC (returns from injury), 19.Chris IKONOMIDIS (returns from injury), 22.Vince LIA (new signing)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: 6.Dino DJULBIC (ankle – indefinite), 13.Osama MALIK (hamstring – 1 week), 18.Nicholas D’AGOSTINO (international duty), 27.JUANDE (groin – 1 week)

Ikonomidis
Chris Ikonomidis returns for the in-form Glory

Saturday, 25 January 2020
AAMI Park, Melbourne
Kick-Off: 
7:30pm (Local) (7:30pm (AEDT))

Referee: Daniel Elder
Assistant Referee 1: David Walsh
Assistant Referee 2: Tony Peart
Fourth Official: Alex King
VAR: Kris Griffiths-Jones

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 7:00pm (AEDT) and Sky Sport 7 (New Zealand), Kayo Sports (www.kayosports.com.au) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers
Radio Broadcast: myfootballnation.com (SEN+, SEN2, 6PR).

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash-tag #MCYvPER
To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets

PREVIEW: City v Glory

WATCH: Glory cruised to a big win over City earlier this season

Western United FC v Adelaide United

Western United FC squad: 1. Filip KURTO (GK), 4. Andrew DURANTE, 5. Dylan PIERIAS, 7. Valentino YUEL, 8. Panagiotis KONE, 9. Apostolos STAMATELOPOULOS, 11. Connor PAIN, 12. Dario JERTEC, 14. Max BURGESS, 15. Jonathan ASPROPOTAMITIS, 17. Joshua CAVALLO, 18. Besart BERISHA, 19. Josh RISDON, 21. Sebastian PASQUALI, 23. Alessandro DIAMANTI, 24. Thiel (Thierry) IRADUKUNDA, 25. Luke DUZEL, 27. Jerry SKOTADIS, 28. Oskar Dillon, 30. Ryan SCOTT (GK). **2-4 to be omitted**

Ins: 7. Valentino YUEL (promoted), 25. Luke DUZEL (promoted), 28. Oskar Dillon (promoted)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: 2. Aaron CALVER (foot - 6 weeks), 13. Ivan VUJICA (osteitis), 20. James DELIANOV (GK) (knee - season), 3. Brendan HAMILL (knee - season)

Adelaide United squad: 2.Michael MARRONE, 4.Ryan STRAIN, 5.Michaël MARIA, 7.Ryan KITTO, 8.Riley McGREE, 10.James TROISI, 14.George BLACKWOOD, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 17.Nikola MILEUSNIĆ, 18.Lachlan BROOK, 20.Paul IZZO (gk), 22.Michael JAKOBSEN (c), 23.Jordan ELSEY, 26.Ben HALLORAN, 27.Louis D’ARRIGO, 31.Mirko BOLAND, 40.Dakota OCHSENHAM (gk) **one to be omitted**

Ins: 10.James TROISI (returns from injury)
Outs: 6.Vince LIA (departed club), 11.Kristian OPSETH (adductor)
Unavailable: 24.Pacifique NIYONGABIRE (adductor), 29.Kusini YENGI (knee), 30.Isaac RICHARDS (knee), 35.Al Hassan TOURE (international duty), 36.Noah SMITH (foot)

James Troisi
James Troisi makes a timely return for Adelaide United for their trip to Melbourne

Sunday, 26 January 2020
VU Whitton Oval, Footscray
Kick-Off: 
6:00pm (Local) (6:00pm (AEDT))

Referee: Kurt Ams
Assistant Referee 1: Daniel Ilievski
Assistant Referee 2: Andrew Meimarakis
Fourth Official: Lachlan Keevers
VAR: Alex King

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 6:00pm (AEDT) and Sky Sport 7 (New Zealand), Kayo Sports (www.kayosports.com.au) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash-tag #WUNvADL
To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets

PREVIEW: Western United v Adelaide United

WATCH: Berisha's brace saw United beat the Mariners last weekend

Bye: Western Sydney Wanderers 

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