Jets name 18-man squad

The Newcastle Jets have named an 18-man squad for Saturday's Round 8 clash with Sydney FC at Allianz Stadium.

The Newcastle Jets have named an 18-man squad for Saturday's Round 8 clash with Sydney FC at Allianz Stadium.

Kew Jaliens replaces Josh Mitchell after returning from a one-week suspension while Michael Bridges and Sam Gallaway have been added to an extended squad.

Newcastle Jets Squad: 1. Mark BIRIGHITTI (gk), 2. Scott NEVILLE, 3. Taylor REGAN, 4. Kew JALIENS, 5. Ben KANTAROVSKI, 6. Zenon CARAVELLA, 7. Andrew HOOLE, 8. Ruben ZADKOVICH (c), 9. Emile HESKEY, 10. Nathan BURNS, 11. Craig GOODWIN, 15. Josh BRILLANTE, 16. Jacob PEPPER, 18. James BROWN, 19. Michael BRIDGES, 20. Ben KENNEDY (gk), 21. Sam GALLAWAY, 22. Adam TAGGART (two to be omitted).

Ins: Kew Jaliens, Michael Bridges, Sam Gallaway Outs: Josh Mitchell Unavailable: Connor CHAPMAN

Sydney FC Squad: 1. Ivan NECEVSKI (gk), 2. Seb RYALL, 4. Ranko DESPOTOVIC, 5. Matt JURMAN, 6. Nikola PETKOVIC, 7. Brett EMERTON, 10. Alessandro DEL PIERO (c), 11. Richard GARCIA, 14. Mitch MALLIA, 15. Terry MCFLYNN, 16. Joel CHIANESE, 19. Nicky CARLE, 20. Vedran JANJETOVIC (gk), 21. Yairo YAU, 22. Ali ABBAS, 27. Christopher NAUMOFF, 28. Matt THOMPSON, 29. Alec UROSEVSKI.

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