Newcastle Jets defender Connor Chapman has been selected as a member of the inaugural Foxtel A-League All Stars squad.
Hunter Ports Newcastle Jets defender Connor Chapman has been selected as a member of the inaugural Foxtel A-League All Stars squad for their blockbuster clash with Manchester United at ANZ Stadium on Saturday, July 20.
Chapman will head to Sydney today to join the rest of the Foxtel A-League All Stars, as Ange Postecolglu-s squad commence their preparations for the friendly match against the Red Devils in front of a sell-out crowd at Homebush.
Jets CEO Robbie Middleby congratulated Chapman on his selection in the squad and wished him all the best for the game against the reigning English Premier League Champions.
“It-s fantastic to have the Jets represented in the Foxtel A-League All Stars and we-re excited to see Connor in action on such a big stage,” Middleby said.
“It caps off what has been a very exciting 12 months for Connor.
“In a short space of time he has established himself as an A-League player, has represented his country at a FIFA U-20 World Cup and now has the chance to play against arguably the biggest Club in world football, Manchester United.
“It is going to be a fantastic experience and one that I-m sure Connor will cherish for years to come.”
The Foxtel A-League All Stars- debut match against Manchester United at ANZ Stadium, Sydney on 20 July 2013 (kick-off 7:30pm AEST) will be broadcast live and exclusive on the Seven Network nationally.
Fans will have the opportunity to interact with their favourite Foxtel A-League All Stars players with open training session to be held at 9.30am on Sunday July 14 at Sydney Olympic Park Warm Up Arena.
To attend the session you will need to register your interest HERE.