SQUAD: Jones names 17 for Sydney showdown


Newcastle Jets Head Coach Mark Jones has selected 17 players in his provisional squad to tackle Sydney FC at McDonald Jones Stadium on Sunday.

Experienced attacker Labinot Haliti has been promoted to the squad that lost 2-0 to Melbourne Victory in round 8.

Haliti scored in the Club’s 2-2 FOXTEL National Youth League draw against Central Coast Mariners last Saturday.

Kick-off on Sunday afternoon is at 5:00pm, but fans are encouraged to arrive early as the Club’s Westfield W-League squad will also play Sydney FC at 2:30pm.

Match tickets are available here.

Newcastle Jets Squad vs. Sydney FC: 3. Jason HOFFMAN, 5. Ben KANTAROVSKI, 6. Steven UGARKOVIC, 7. Andrew HOOLE, 8. Mateo POLJAK, 10. Wayne BROWN, 11. Labinot HALITI, 12. Andy BRENNAN, 13. Ivan VUJICA, 16. Nicholas COWBURN, 18. MA Leilei, 19. Morten NORDSTRAND, 20. Jack DUNCAN (gk), 23. Devante CLUT, 26. Iain FYFE, 28. John KOUTROUMBIS, 30. Pierce CLARK (gk)
**one to be omitted**
Ins: 11. Labinot HALITI (promoted)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: 1. Ben KENNEDY (gk) (achilles – season), 2. Daniel MULLEN (knee – 2-3 weeks), 4. Nigel BOOGAARD (ankle – 3-4 weeks), 9. Aleksandr KOKKO (jaw – 3 weeks), 15. Andrew NABBOUT (ankle – 1-2 weeks), 21. Daniel ALESSI (knee – season), 22. Lachlan JACKSON (ankle – 2-3 weeks)