Squad news: Round 9 #F3Derby

Ahead of the Central Coast Mariners #F3Derby against the Newcastle Jets at Central Coast Stadium, Mike Mulvey has named a provisional squad.

After the side’s trip to Wellington, all players who made the trip are available for selection.

Tommy Oar is edging closer to his Hyundai A-League return which could come as early as next week. As is Jonathan Aspropotamitis after clocking 90 minutes with the Foxtel Y-League side last weekend.

Jacob Melling was a late withdrawal from the trip to Wellington with a chest infection but has returned to full training this week.

After travelling with the squad to Wellington, academy graduate Peter Kekeris is also in the mix for his first A-League minutes this season.

Central Coast Mariners squad: 3.Jack CLISBY, 4.Jake McGING, 5.Antony GOLEC, 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), 20.Kalifa CISSE, 22.Jacob MELLING, 23.Mario SHABOW, 24.Joe GAUCI, 25.Jordan MURRAY

**two to be omitted**

Ins: 17.Peter KEKERIS, 22.Jacob MELLING (return from illness) 



Outs: nil
 


Unavailable: 10.Tommy OAR (knee), 21.Corey GAMEIRO (calf), 44.Ross McCORMACK (knee), 1.Ben KENNEDY (leg injury) & 6.Tom HIARIEJ (calf injury)

Newcastle Jets squad: 1.Glen MOSS (gk), 3.Jason HOFFMAN, 4.Nigel BOOGAARD (c), 5.Ben KANTAROVSKI, 6.Steven UGARKOVIC, 7.Dimi PETRATOS, 8.Jair, 9.Roy O’DONOVAN, 10.Ronald VARGAS,13.Ivan VUJICA, 14.Kaine SHEPPARD, 16.Nick COWBURN, 17.Daniel GEORGIEVSKI, 20.Lewis ITALIANO (gk), 22.Lachlan JACKSON, 23.Matthew RIDENTON, 32.Angus THURGATE, 44.Nikolai TOPOR-STANLEY
**two to be omitted**

Ins: 9.Roy O’DONOVAN (return from suspension), 22.Lachlan JACKSON (promoted), 32.Angus THURGATE (promoted)

Outs: 18.Johnny KOUTROUMBIS (omitted)

Unavailable: 24.Joe CHAMPNESS (foot ­­­­­– TBC)

Match Details
Sunday, 23 December 2018

Hyundai A-League Round 9

Match: Central Coast Mariners vs. Newcastle Jets 

Venue: Central Coast Stadium, Gosford 

Kick-off: 5:00pm (AEDT)

TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS AUSTRALIA 

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