Starting XI: Sydney v Jets

The Newcastle Jets have finalised their starting eleven for Saturday night's Round 8 match against Sydney FC at Allianz Stadium.

The Newcastle Jets have finalised their starting eleven for Saturday night's Round 8 match against Sydney FC at Allianz Stadium.

Newcastle Jets Starting XI: 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, 16. Jacob PEPPER, 22. Adam TAGGART. Bench: 15. Josh BRILLANTE, 17. James VIRGILI, 18. James BROWN, 19. Michael BRIDGES, 20. Ben KENNEDY (gk).

Sydney FC Starting XI: 2. Seb RYALL, 5. Matt JURMAN, 6. Nikola PETKOVIC, 10. Alessandro DEL PIERO (c), 11. Richard GARCIA, 16. Joel CHIANESE, 19. Nicky CARLE, 20. Vedran JANJETOVIC (gk), 22. Ali ABBAS, 27. Christopher NAUMOFF, 28. Matt THOMPSON. Bench: 1. Ivan NECEVSKI (gk), 4. Ranko DESPOTOVIC, 15. Terry MCFLYNN, 21. Yairo YAU, 34. Aaron CALVER.

Kick off is 7.45pm. Follow @NewcastleJetsFC on Twitter for full match details.