W-League: Copus-Brown returns for crunch Reds clash


Ash Wilson has named a 16-woman squad for this weekend’s crunch clash with Adelaide United.

Headlining the squad is the return of Libby Copus-Brown, who cut a frustrated figure last Thursday night as she watched her side fall to Perth Glory, sitting out due to suspension incurred by yellow-card accumulation.

Although she was pushing hard for a return this weekend, Nicki Flannery remains relegated to the injury list as her lower-leg injury continues to heal. Annabel Martin will also miss out. 

Newcastle Jets FC: 2.Hannah BREWER, 6.Cassidy DAVIS, 7.Gema SIMON, 8.Sophie NENADOVIC, 9.Tara ANDREWS, 10.Libby COPUS-BROWN, 11.Pana PETRATOS, 12.Tessa TAMPLIN, 13.Lauren ALLAN, 14.Renee POUNTNEY, 17.Jenna KINGSLEY, 18.Clare WHEELER, 20.Claire COELHO (gk), 25.Teigan COLLISTER, 30.Nicole SIMONSEN (gk), 31.Paige KINGSTON-HOGG (one to be omitted)

Ins: 10.Libby COPUS-BROWN (return from suspension)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: 4.Annabel MARTIN (knee – 2 weeks), 19.Nicki FLANNERY (leg – 1-2 weeks)