Ahead of this Saturday’s clash with Sydney FC at Central Coast Stadium, Mike Mulvey has named a provisional squad of players who are available for selection.
With injuries to attacking players: Tommy Oar, Corey Gameiro and Jordan Murray – Mulvey could offer Hyundai A-League call ups to young guns: Peter Kekeris, Mario Shabow and Josh Macdonald who have all been promoted to the provisional squad.
Unfortunately for Mariners’ fans, Kalifa Cisse will miss Saturday’s game through suspension after receiving two yellow cards against Perth.
Jonathan Aspropotamitis draws closer to his debut in Yellow & Navy after injuring his ACL with the Western Sydney Wanderers in February. Aspropotamitis has commenced full training with the squad and could be just weeks from earning game time.
Central Coast Mariners squad: 1.Ben KENNEDY (gk), 3.Jack CLISBY, 4.Jake McGING, 5.Antony GOLEC, 6.Tom HIARIEJ, 7.Andrew HOOLE, 8.Michael McGLINCHEY, 11.Connor PAIN, 12.Adam PEARCE (gk), 13.Aiden O’NEILL, 15.Kye ROWLES, 16.Josh MACDONALD, 17.Peter KEKERIS, 18.Matt MILLAR, 19.Matt SIMON (c), 22.Jacob MELLING, 23.Mario SHABOW, 44.Ross McCORMACK
**two to be omitted**
Ins: 6.Tom HIARIEJ (promoted), 16.Josh MACDONALD (promoted), 17.Peter KEKERIS (promoted), 23.Mario SHABOW (promoted)
Outs: 20.Kalifa CISSE (suspended), 25.Jordan MURRAY (ankle)
Unavailable: 2.Jonathan ASPROPOTAMITIS (ACL), 10.Tommy OAR (knee), 21.Corey GAMEIRO (calf)
Saturday, 1 December 2018
Hyundai A-League Round 6
Match: Central Coast Mariners vs. Sydney FC
Venue: Central Coast Stadium, Gosford
Kick-off: 5:35pm (AEDT)
TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS AUSTRALIA
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