Ins and Outs announced for Newcastle Jets v Brisbane Roar

The team news for Wednesday night's Hyundai A-League clash between Newcastle Jets and Brisbane Roar has been announced.

Newcastle must contend with the absence of their number one custodian, while Brisbane have been boosted by the return of a key midfield man.

Here's how the two squads shape up.

Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Newcastle Jets v Brisbane Roar FC

McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle

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

Referee: Shaun Evans

Assistant Referee 1: James Tesoriero

Assistant Referee 2: Matthew McOrist

Fourth Official: Stephen Laurie

VAR: Kris Griffiths-Jones

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 7.00pm (AEDT) , Sky Sport 3 (New Zealand) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers

Radio Broadcast: (SEN+, SRN and 4BC). ABC News on Radio, Grandstand Digital, Online & via the ABC Listen App – A-League Live.

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Newcastle Jets squad: 3.Jason HOFFMAN, 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (c), 5.Ben KANTAROVSKI, 6.Steven UGARKOVIC, 7.Dimi PETRATOS, 8.Jair, 9.Roy O’DONOVAN, 10.Ronald VARGAS, 14.Kaine SHEPPARD, 16.Nick COWBURN, 17.Daniel GEORGIEVSKI, 18.Johnny KOUTROUMBIS, 20.Lewis ITALIANO (gk), 22.Lachlan JACKSON, 23.Matthew RIDENTON, 32.Angus THURGATE, 40.Noah JAMES (gk), 44.Nikolai TOPOR-STANLEY

**two to be omitted**

Ins: 16.Nick COWBURN (promoted), 22.Lachlan JACKSON (promoted), 40.Noah JAMES (gk) (promoted)

Outs: 1.Glen MOSS (gk) (quad – 1 week)

Unavailable: 24.Joe CHAMPNESS (foot– TBC)

Glen Moss

Brisbane Roar FC squad: 1.Brendan WHITE (gk), 2.Dane INGHAM, 7.Thomas KRISTENSEN, 8.Jacob PEPPER, 9.Adam TAGGART, 11.Eric BAUTHEAC, 14.Alex LOPEZ, 15.Stefan NIGRO, 17.Matt MCKAY (c), 18.Joe CALETTI, 19.Jack HINGERT, 21.Jamie YOUNG (gk), 23.Dylan WENZEL-HALLS, 24.Connor O’TOOLE, 26.Nick D’AGOSTINO, 33.HENRIQUE, 34.Aaron REARDON, 35.Jay BARNETT

**two to be omitted**

Ins: 7.Thomas KRISTENSEN (promoted), 15.Stefan NIGRO (promoted), 23.Dylan WENZEL-HALLS (promoted), 35.Jay BARNETT (promoted)

Outs: 4.Daniel BOWLES (suspended – 1 match), 22.Tobias MIKKELSEN (not selected)

Unavailable: 6.Avram PAPADOPOULOS (glute), 10.Brett HOLMAN (knee), 13.Stefan MAUK (groin)