Starting XI: Heart v Jets


Starting line-ups and team news for the Newcastle Jets’ Round 15 clash with Melbourne Heart at AAMI Park.

The Hunter Ports Newcastle Jets have made three changes to their starting line-up for tonight-s clash against Melbourne Heart at AAMI Park.

Kew Jaliens returns from suspension and comes straight into the starting XI for Josh Mitchell.

James Virgili have also been included in the starting line-up in place of Nathan Burns and James Brown.

Melbourne Heart FC starting XI: 1. Andrew REDMAYNE (gk), 3. Robbie WIELAERT, 6. Patrick GERHARDT, 7. Iain RAMSAY, 8. Massimo MURDOCCA, 10. Harry KEWELL (c), 15. David WILLIAMS, 16. Aziz BEHICH, 17. Jason HOFFMAN, 22. Nick KALMAR, 23. Mate DUGANDZIC,
Substitutes: 4. Orlando ENGELAAR, 11. Michael MIFSUD, 19. Benjamin GARUCCIO, 20. Tando VELAPHI (GK), 24. Patrick KISNORBO.

Newcastle Jets starting XI: 1. Mark BIRIGHITTI (gk), 3. Taylor REGAN, 4. Kew JALIENS, 5. Ben KANTAROVSKI, 6. Zenon CARAVELLA, 8. Ruben ZADKOVICH (c), 9. Emile HESKEY, 11. Craig GOODWIN, 16. Jacob PEPPER, 17. James VIRGILI, 21. Sam GALLAWAY.
Substitutes: 13. Joey GIBBS, 18. James BROWN, 19. Michael BRIDGES, 20. Ben KENNEDY (gk), 27. Nick WARD.

Melbourne Heart v Newcastle Jets
Friday, 17 January 2014
AAMI Park, Melbourne
Kick-off: 7.30pm local (7:30pm AEDT)
Referee: Alan Milliner
Assistant Referee 1: Luke Brennan
Assistant Referee 2: Jonathan Barreiro
Fourth Official: Lucien Laverdure

TV broadcast: 6.30pm (AEDT) Live coverage on FOX Sports 1HD, SBS 2 and Delayed Coverage on Sky Sport 3 (New Zealand).

Radio Broadcast: ABC Radio Coverage Full coverage Online/Mobile phone app

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