Jets name 18-man squad

Coach Gary van Egmond has named an 18-man squad for Sunday's Round 6 game against the Brisbane Roar at Hunter Stadium.

Coach Gary van Egmond has named an 18-man squad for Sunday's Round 6 game against the Brisbane Roar at Hunter Stadium.

Both teams go into the game with confidence after wins in Round 5; the Jets defeated Adelaide United 2-1 while the Roar defeated Central Coast 1-0.

Van Emgond has added Taylor Regan and Craig Goodwin to his 16-man team from last weekend.

Newcastle Jets Squad: 1. Mark BIRIGHITTI (GK), 2. Scott NEVILLE, 3. Taylor REGAN, 4. Kew JALIENS, 5. Ben KANTAROVSKI, 7. Andrew HOOLE, 8. Ruben ZADKOVICH (c), 9. Emile HESKEY, 10. Nathan BURNS, 11. Craig GOODWIN, 12. Connor CHAPMAN, 15. Josh BRILLANTE, 16. Jacob PEPPER, 18. James BROWN, 19. Michael BRIDGES, 20. Ben KENNEDY, 21. Sam GALLAWAY, 22. Adam TAGGART (two to be omitted).

Ins: Craig Goodwin (elevated), Taylor REGAN (elevated) Outs: Nil Unavailable: Mitch COOPER (knee - 2 weeks)

Brisbane have also named an 18-man squad.

Brisbane Roar squad: 1. Michael THEO (GK), 2. Matthew SMITH (c), 10. HENRIQUE, 13. Jade NORTH, 14. Diogo FERREIRA, 15. James DONACHIE, 18. Luke BRATTAN, 19. Jack HINGERT, 29. Matthew ACTON (GK), 22. Thomas BROICH, 23. Dimitri PETRATOS, 26.Corey BROWN, 27. Devante CLUT, 28. Brandon BORRELLO, 29.Kwame YEBOAH, Lachlan JACKSON, Patrick THEODORE, Ben LITFIN (two to be omitted).

In: Jade NORTH (returns from injury), Lachlan JACKSON (promoted), Patrick THEODORE (promoted), Ben LITFIN (promoted) Out: Ivan FRANJIC (International duty - 1 week), Matt McKAY (International duty - 1 week) Unavailable: Shane STEFANUTTO (hamstring - one week), Besart BERISHA (hamstring - one week), Liam MILLER (calf - one week), George LAMBADARDIS (knee - season)

Sunday November 17 - Round 6 Newcastle Jets v Brisbane Roar Gates open: 4pm Kick off: 5pm Venue: Hunter Stadium Tickets: CLICK HERE

Stay tuned to newcastlejets.com.au 90 minutes prior to kick off for all the team news.