16-man squad travels to Wellington

The Newcastle Jets are traveling to Wellington with a 16-man squad and have one forced change from last week's team.

The Newcastle Jets are traveling to Wellington on Monday afternoon with a 16-man squad and have one forced change from the 15 who played last weekend.

Ryan Griffiths won't travel with the team for personal reasons while Marko Jesic and Craig Goodwin are added to the squad for Wednesday's mid-week game against the Phoenix.

Following Wednesday's game, the Jets will travel directly to Melbourne on Thursday and prepare in Melbourne for Sunday's game against Melbourne Victory.

The coaching staff will assess their squad following Wednesday night's game and have indicated they'll freshen up the team to play the Victory.

The rest of the squad will remain in Newcastle and train with Youth coach Clayton Zane.

16-man squad v Wellington

1. Ben Kennedy (gk), 3. Zenon Caravella, 5. Dominik Ritter, 8. Ruben Zadkovich, 9. Emile Heskey, 12. Josh Brillante, 13. Sam Gallaway, 14. Taylor Regan, 15. Craig Goodwin, 17. James Virgili, 19. Michael Bridges, 20. Mark Birighitti (gk), 21. Marko Jesic, 22. Adam Taggart, 25. Mitch Cooper, 26. Andrew Hoole.

In: Craig Goodwin (promoted), Marko Jesic (promoted) Out: Ryan Griffiths (personal matter) Unavailable: Ben Kantarovski (Knee/Season)