Perth Glory v Newcastle Jets Preview

www.newcastlejets.com.au looks at the team news and key statistics between both clubs in the build up to Saturday’s Round 3 fixture.

Team News:

Saturday, 21 August 2010

Perth Glory v Newcastle Jets
nib Stadium (formerly ME Bank stadium), Perth
Local kick-off: 3.15pm (5.15pm AEST)
Referee: Matthew Breeze

Live and exclusive broadcast on FOX Sports. 3, FS3 HD. Hyundai A-League club broadcast partner is 882 6PR (Perth) and 1233 ABC Newcastle.

Perth Glory Squad: 1. Tando VELAPHI, 2. Josh MITCHELL, 3. Jamie COYNE, 5. Jamie HARNWELL, 7. Jacob BURNS (C), 9.Robbie FOWLER, 10. Michael BAIRD, 11. Branko JELIC, 12. Scott NEVILLE, 14. Steven McGARRY, 15. Howard FONDYKE 16. Adriano PELLEGRINO, 17. Todd HOWARTH, 19. Naum SEKULOVSKI, 20. Aleks VRTESKI, 21. Mile STERJOVSKI, 22. Anthony SKORICH, 23. ANDRIJA JUKIC

*three to be omitted*

In: Josh MITCHELL (Universitatea Craiova) , Michael BAIRD (Universitatea Craiova) – subject to provisional registration, ANDRIJA JUKIC (promoted)

Out: Nil

Unavailable: Andy TODD (knee- 2 weeks), Victor SIKORA (hip-6 weeks), Chris COYNE (On loan – 8 weeks)

Newcastle Jets squad: 1. Ben KENNEDY (gk), 2. Taylor REGAN, 3. Adam D-APUZZO, 5. Ljubo MILICEVIC 6. Ben KANTAROVSKI 7. Kasey WEHRMAN 8. Michael BRIDGES (c), 10. Ruben ZADKOVICH, 11. Tarek ELRICH, 12. Jobe WHEELHOUSE, 14. Labinot HALITI, 16. Jeremy BROCKIE, 18. Marko JESIC, 19. Ali ABASS, 30. Paul HENDERSON

In: 2. Taylor REGAN (promoted)

Out: 4. Nikolai TOPOR STANLEY (hamstring)

Unavailable: 22. Kaz PATAFTA (hamstring), 20. Neil YOUNG (illness – indefinite), 9. Zhang SHOU (not Selected) 17. Marcello FIORENTINI (not selected), 15. Sean ROONEY (calf – 4 weeks), 13. Sash PETROVSKI (not selected)

Key Statistics

Overall Head-To-Head Record
Played 15; Perth Glory FC 8, Newcastle Jets FC 3, Drawn 4

Head-To-Head at this venue
Played 8; Perth Glory FC 3, Newcastle Jets FC 1, Drawn 4

Record crowd between the two clubs
16,212 at EnergyAustralia Stadium, 18 January 2008, Newcastle Jets FC won 2-1

Last Five Matches
Draw, Newcastle Jets FC win, Perth Glory FC win, Perth Glory FC win, Perth Glory FC win.

Total Goals Head-To-Head
Perth Glory FC 32, Newcastle Jets FC 16

Total Cards Head-To-Head (Yellow-Red)
Perth Glory FC (16-2), Newcastle Jets FC (31-1)

What you may not know
Tarek Elrich is the only current Newcastle Jets player to have scored against Perth Glory for the Newcastle Jets.