Carl Robinson has named his first squad in almost four months ahead of tomorrow night’s crunch clash with Sydney FC.
Notable inclusions in the squad include Joe Ledley, who has been out of hotel quarantine and in training for a little over two weeks now and Lucas Mauragis, who today signed a scholarship deal with the Club.
With Head Coach, Carl Robinson indicating the pair may not yet be ready for a spot in the starting XI they’re both a chance of seeing minutes at Kogarah on Tuesday.
It could be a milestone match for two players in particular – if Roy O’Donovan and Dimi Petratos see minutes, it’ll mark their 100th and 200th match in the Hyundai A-League respectively.
Newcastle Jets FC Squad: 3.Jason HOFFMAN, 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (c), 6.Steven UGARKOVIC, 7.Roy O’DONOVAN, 9.Abdiel ARROYO, 10.Dimi PETRATOS, 11.Nick FITZGERALD, 12.Lucas MAURAGIS, 16.Matt MILLAR, 17.Joe LEDLEY, 18.Johnny KOUTROUMBIS, 19.Kosta PETRATOS, 20.Lewis ITALIANO (gk), 21.Bernie IBINI, 29.Connor O’TOOLE, 31.Maki PETRATOS, 32.Angus THURGATE, 40.Noah JAMES (gk), 44.Nikolai TOPOR-STANLEY (1-3 to be omitted)
Unavailable: 22.Lachlan JACKSON (knee – indefinite)