Squad: 17 options for Friday night fight

Newcastle Jets have named an initial 17 man squad for Friday night’s final Hyundai A-League home match of 2014/15.

All of the 16 players that were in Melbourne for the team’s inspiring 1-0 win over table-topping outfit Melbourne Victory last week have again been named for the contest.

However, one extra option – young attacker Travis Cooper – has been added by coach Phil Stubbins to take on the Sky Blues.

Newcastle Jets Squad vs. Sydney FC: 3. Taylor REGAN, 7. Enver ALIVODIĆ, 10. Travis COOPER, 11. Andrew HOOLE, 12. Sam GALLAGHER, 13. Edson MONTAÑO, 16. Jacob PEPPER, 18. Allan WELSH, 19. Mitch COOPER, 20. Ben KENNEDY (Gk) (C), 21. Daniel MULLEN, 22. LEE Ki-je, 26. Nicholas COWBURN, 27. Radovan PAVICEVIC, 29. Michael KANTAROVSKI, 30. John SOLARI (Gk), 31. Max BURGESS *one to be omitted*
Ins: 10. Travis COOPER (promoted)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: 1. Jess VANSTRATTAN (Gk) (knee – indefinite), 2. Scott NEVILLE (groin – 2 weeks), 8. Zenon CARAVELLA (ankle – 1 week), 15. Joshua BARRESI (knee – season), 17. James VIRGILI (ankle – 2 weeks) 

Newcastle Jets vs. Sydney FC — Hyundai A-League 2014/15 Round 26
Date: Friday 17 April 2015
Stadium: Hunter Stadium, Newcastle
Kick-off: 7:40pm 
Tickets: www.JoinTheJets.org
Television: Live on FOX SPORTS 505 & SBS ONE
Radio: Live on ABC Grandstand & 1233 ABC Newcastle
Twitter: Join the match conversation using #NEWvSYD @NewcastleJetsFC