Hyundai Ins and Outs: Round 14

Wellington Phoenix have been boosted by the return of their impressive midfield duo of Alex Rufer and Mandi for Sunday’s huge clash with Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park.

The pair – who have been key to Wellington’s record unbeaten run - missed last weekend’s clash against the Mariners through suspension but are likely to come straight back in for the clash against the champions.

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Elsewhere, attacking stars Ronny Vargas and Joey Champness have been included in Newcastle Jets’ extended squad, while Socceroos defender Matthew Spiranovic is back for Perth Glory.

Read on to get up to speed with all the important team news!


Western Sydney Wanderers v Adelaide United

Western Sydney Wanderers FC squad: 5. Brendan HAMILL, 7.Nick FITZGERALD, 11.Bruce KAMAU, 13.Tass MOURDOUKOUTAS, 14.Mathieu CORDIER, 16.Jaushua SOTIRIO, 20.Vedran JANJETOVIC, 21.Tarek ELRICH, 22.Rashid MAHAZI, 24.Raul LLORENTE, 27.Kwame YEBOAH, 28.Roly BONEVACIA, 33.Tate RUSSELL, 34.Patrick ZIEGLER, 40.Nicholas SUMAN, 41.Fabian MONGE, 42.Andrea AGAMEMNONOS, 49.Abraham MAJOK **Two to be omitted

Ins: 24.Raul LLORENTE (promoted), 34.Patrick ZIEGLER (promoted), 41.Fabian MONGE (promoted), 42.Andrea AGAMEMNONOS (promoted)
Outs: 8.Jordan O’DOHERTY (injury – 1 week), 17.Keanu Baccus (suspension – 1 week)
Unavailable: 4.Josh RISDON (international duty), 9.Oriol RIERA (injury – 1 week), 10.Alex BAUMJOHANN (injury – 4 weeks), 19.Mark Bridge (injury – 2 weeks)

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Adelaide United squad: 1.Daniel MARGUŠ (gk), 2.Michael MARRONE, 3.Scott GALLOWAY, 4.Ryan STRAIN, 6.Vince LIA, 7.Ryan KITTO, 8.Isaías SÁNCHEZ (c), 10.Ken ILSØ, 11.Craig GOODWIN, 14.George BLACKWOOD, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 17.Nikola MILEUSNIĆ, 20.Paul IZZO (gk), 22.Michael JAKOBSEN, 23.Jordan ELSEY, 26.Ben HALLORAN, 27.Louis D’ARRIGO, 31.Mirko BOLAND  **two to be omitted**

Ins: 27.Louis D’ARRIGO (promoted), 31.Mirko BOLAND (promoted)
Outs: nil
Unavailable: 9.Baba DIAWARA (knee), 18.Lachlan BROOK (knee), 33.Apostolos STAMATELOPOULOS (quad)


Friday, 18 January 2019
Western Sydney Wanderers FC v Adelaide United
ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park
Kick-Off:
 7:50PM (Local) (7:50PM (AEDT))

Referee: Alex King
Assistant Referee 1: Scott Edeling
Assistant Referee 2: Andrej Giev
Fourth Official: Stephen Lucas
VAR: Kris Griffiths-Jones

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 7.00pm (AEDT) , Sky Sport Pop-Up (New Zealand) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers
Radio Broadcast: ABC News on Radio, Grandstand Digital, Online & via the ABC Listen App – A-League Live.

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash tag #WSWvADL
To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets

Patrick Ziegler
Defender Patrick Ziegler returns to the Wanderers squad.

Sydney FC v Newcastle Jets

Sydney FC squad: 1.Andrew REDMAYNE (gk), 2.Aaron CALVER, 3. Ben WARLAND, 4.Alex WILKINSON, 7.Michael ZULLO, 8.Paulo RETRE, 9.Adam LE FONDRE, 10.Milos NINKOVIC, 11. Daniel DE SILVA, 13.Brandon O’NEILL, 14.Alex BROSQUE (c), 17. Anthony CACERES, 18.Jacob TRATT, 20.Alex CISAK (gk), 21.Charles LOKOLI-NGOY, 22.Siem DE JONG, 24.Cam DEVLIN, 31.Luke IVANOVIC.  **two to be omitted**

Ins: 3. Ben WARLAND (return from injury), 21.Charles LOKOLI-NGOY (promoted), 24.Cam DEVLIN (promoted)
Outs: 6. Josh BRILLANTE (suspended – 1 game)
Unavailable: 5.Jop van der LINDEN (hamstring – 1 weeks), 12.Trent BUHAGIAR (ACL – indefinite), 19.Chris ZUVELA (knee – indefinite), 23. Rhyan GRANT (International Duty)

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Newcastle Jets squad: 1.Glen MOSS (gk), 3.Jason HOFFMAN, 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (c), 6.Steven UGARKOVIC, 7.Dimi PETRATOS, 8.Jair, 9.Roy O¹DONOVAN, 10.Ronald VARGAS, 13.Ivan VUJICA, 14.Kaine SHEPPARD, 16.Nick COWBURN, 18.Johnny KOUTROUMBIS, 20.Lewis ITALIANO (gk), 22.Lachlan JACKSON, 23.Matthew RIDENTON, 24.Joe CHAMPNESS, 32.Angus THURGATE, 44.Nikolai TOPOR-STANLEY  **two to be omitted**

Ins: 10.Ronald VARGAS (return from suspension), 13.Ivan VUJICA (promoted), 24.Joe CHAMPNESS (return from injury)
Outs: 17.Daniel GEORGIEVSKI (suspended – 1 week)
Unavailable: 5.Ben KANTAROVSKI (groin – 3 weeks)


Saturday, 19 January 2019
Sydney FC v Newcastle Jets
Jubilee Stadium, Kogarah
Kick-Off:
 5:35PM (Local) (5:35PM (AEDT))

Referee: Adam Fielding
Assistant Referee 1: Owen Goldrick
Assistant Referee 2: Greg Taylor
Fourth Official: Kurt Ams
VAR: Kris Griffiths-Jones

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 5.30pm (AEDT), Sky Sport Pop-Up (New Zealand) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers
Radio Broadcast: myfootballnation.com (SRN & SEN+). ABC News on Radio, Grandstand Digital, Online & via the ABC Listen App – A-League Live.

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash tag #SYDvNEW
To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets

Milos Ninkovic and Joey Champness
Joey Champness could make his first appearance of the season for the Jets.

Melbourne City v Perth Glory

Melbourne City FC squad: 2.Ritchie De LAET, 3.Scott JAMIESON (c), 4.Harrison DELBRIDGE, 5.Bart SCHENKEVELD, 6.Osama MALIK, 7.Rostyn GRIFFITHS, 8.Riley MCGREE, 10.Dario VIDOSIC, 13.Nathaniel ATKINSON, 15.Kearyn BACCUS, 18.Eugene GALEKOVIC (gk), 19.Lachlan WALES, 21.Ramy NAJJARINE, 22.Curtis GOOD, 26.Luke BRATTAN, 27.Florin BERENGUER-BOHRER, 34.Connor METCALFE, 40.James DELIANOV  **two to be omitted**

Ins: 4.Harrison DELBRIDGE (return from suspension), 10.Dario VIDOSIC (promoted)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: Nil


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Perth Glory squad: 1.Tando VELAPHI (gk), 2.Alex GRANT, 3.Jason DAVIDSON, 4.Shane LOWRY, 5.Ivan FRANJIC, 7.Joel CHIANESE, 9.Andy KEOGH, 11.Brendon SANTALAB, 13.Matthew SPIRANOVIC, 15.Brandon WILSON, 16.Tomislav MRCELA, 17.Diego CASTRO, 20.Jake BRIMMER, 22.Fabio FERREIRA, 23.Scott NEVILLE, 27.JUANDE, 33.Liam REDDY (gk), 88.Neil KILKENNY  **two to be omitted**

Ins: 13.Matt SPIRANOVIC, 15.Brandon WILSON
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: 19.Chris IKONOMIDIS (international duty)


Saturday, 19 January 2019
Melbourne City FC v Perth Glory
AAMI Park, Melbourne
Kick-Off:
 7:50PM (Local) (7:50PM (AEDT))

Referee: Shaun Evans
Assistant Referee 1: Wilson Brown
Assistant Referee 2: Tony Peart
Fourth Official: Jonathan Barreiro
VAR: Kris Griffiths-Jones

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 7.00pm (AEDT), 10 Bold from 7:30pm (AEDT), Sky Sport 3 (New Zealand) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers
Radio Broadcast: myfootballnation.com (SEN+ & 6PR). ABC News on Radio, Grandstand Digital, Online & via the ABC Listen App – A-League Live.

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash tag #MCYvPER
To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets

Dario Vidosic
Dario Vidosic looms as a key return for Melbourne City.

Melbourne Victory v Wellington Phoenix

Melbourne Victory squad: 1.Matt ACTON (GK), 2.Storm ROUX, 3.Corey BROWN, 6.Leigh BROXHAM, 7.Kenny ATHIU, 8.Terry ANTONIS, 9.Kosta BARBAROUSES, 10.James TROISI, 11.Ola TOIVONEN, 13.Birkan KIRDAR, 14.Tommy DENG, 15.Raul BAENA, 16.Josh HOPE, 19.Rahmat AKBARI, 20.Lawrence THOMAS (GK), 21.Carl VALERI (C), 24.Elvis KAMSOBA, 25.Anthony LESIOTIS   **two to be omitted**

Ins: 7. Kenny ATHIU (promoted), 13. Birkan KIRDAR (promoted)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: Jai INGHAM (quad – TBC), Keisuke HONDA (Hamstring – 2 weeks), Nick ANSELL (Hamstring – TBC), Georg NIEDERMEIER (Calf – TBC)

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Wellington Phoenix Squad: 1.Filip KURTO (gk), 4.Mandi SOSA, 6.Dylan FOX, 7.Cillian SHERIDAN, 9.Nathan BURNS, 11.David WILLIAMS, 13.Liberato CACACE, 14.Alex Rufer, 15.Michal KOPZCYNSKI, 16.Louis FENTON, 18.Sarpreet SINGH, 19.Tom DOYLE, 20.Oliver SAIL (gk), 21.Roy KRISHNA, 22.Andrew DURANTE (c), 23.Max BURGESS,  27.Steven TAYLOR **two to be omitted**

Ins: 4.Mandi SOSA (return from suspension), 6.Dylan FOX (promoted), 14.Alex RUFER (return from suspension), 9.Nathan BURNS (promoted)
Outs:  5.Ryan LOWRY (not selected), 17.Callan ELLIOT (not selected)
Unavailable: Nil


Sunday, 20 January 2019
Melbourne Victory v Wellington Phoenix
AAMI Park, Melbourne
Kick-Off:
 5:00PM (Local) (5:00PM (AEDT))

Referee: Jarred Gillett
Assistant Referee 1: George Lakrindis
Assistant Referee 2: Daniel Ilievski
Fourth Official: Lachlan Keevers
VAR: Kurt Ams

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 5.00pm (AEDT), Sky Sport 3 (New Zealand) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers
Radio Broadcast: myfootballnation.com (SEN+ & Sport FM Perth). ABC News on Radio, Grandstand Digital, Online & via the ABC Listen App – A-League Live.

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash tag #MVCvWEL
To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets

Nathan Burns
Nathan Burns is one of a handful of key inclusions for the Phoenix.

Central Coast Mariners v Brisbane Roar

Central Coast Mariners squad: 1.Ben KENNEDY (gk), 2.Jonathan ASPROPOTAMITS, 3.Jack CLISBY, 4.Jake McGING, 6.Tom HIARIEJ, 7.Andrew HOOLE, 8.Michael McGLINCHEY, 10.Tommy OAR, 11.Connor PAIN, 12.Adam PEARCE (gk), 13.Aiden O’NEILL, 15.Kye ROWLES, 16.Josh MACDONALD, 18.Matt MILLAR, 19.Matt SIMON (c), 22.Jacob MELLING, 23.Mario SHABOW, 25.Jordan MURRAY  **two to be omitted**

Ins: 15.Kye ROWLES (return from suspension), 16.Josh MACDONALD (promoted)
Outs: nil
Unavailable: 21.Corey GAMEIRO (calf)

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Brisbane Roar FC squad: 1.Brendan WHITE (gk), 2.Dane INGHAM, 3.Luke DEVERE, 4.Daniel BOWLES, 7.Thomas KRISTENSEN, 8.Jacob PEPPER, 9.Adam TAGGART, 11.Eric BAUTHEAC, 14.Alex LOPEZ, 17.Matt MCKAY (c), 18.Joe CALETTI, 19.Jack HINGERT, 21.Jamie YOUNG (gk), 22.Tobias MIKKELSEN, 23.Dylan WENZEL-HALLS, 24.Connor O’TOOLE, 26.Nick D’AGOSTINO, 33.HENRIQUE **two to be omitted**

Ins: 8.Jacob PEPPER (promoted), 17.Matt MCKAY (promoted), 19.Jack HINGERT (returns from injury), 22.Tobias MIKKELSEN (promoted)
Outs: 15.Stefan NIGRO (not selected), 34.Aaron Reardon (not selected)
Unavailable: 6.Avram PAPADOPOULOS (glute),10.Brett HOLMAN (knee), 13.Stefan MAUK (groin)


Sunday, 20 January 2019
Central Coast Mariners v Brisbane Roar FC
Central Coast Stadium, Gosford
Kick-Off:
 7:00PM (Local) (7:00PM (AEDT))

Referee: Matthew Conger
Assistant Referee 1: James Tesoriero
Assistant Referee 2: Matthew McOrist
Fourth Official: Stephen Laurie
VAR: Kris Griffiths-Jones

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 7.00pm (AEDT), Sky Sport 2 (New Zealand) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers
Radio Broadcast: myfootballnation.com (Coast FM). ABC News on Radio, Grandstand Digital, Online & via the ABC Listen App – A-League Live.

Join the conversation on Twitter using the hash tag #CCMvBRI
To purchase tickets visit www.a-league.com.au/tickets