Newcastle Jets and Perth Glory will both be chasing rare wins in the Westfield W-League 2019/20 Season when they clash in the Hunter on Thursday night.
The Jets only win this campaign came against the Glory back in Round 4 and they will be confident of repeating the dose at McDonald Jones Stadium.
But Glory have been performing better than their results suggest and will feel they are on the cusp of breaking through for their first win of the season.
Bobby Despotovski’s side is boosted by the return of Celia (pictured above) for this one, while the home side have also promoted a couple of players to their squad.
Read on for all the important team news.
Newcastle Jets squad: 2.Hannah BREWER, 6.Cassidy DAVIS, 7.Gema SIMON, 8.Sophie NENADOVIC, 9.Tara ANDREWS, 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
Ins: 8.Sophie NENADOVIC (promoted), 14.Renee POUNTNEY (promoted)
Outs: 10.Libby COPUS-BROWN (suspension – 1 week), 19.Nicki FLANNERY (leg – 1-2 weeks)
Unavailable: 4.Annabel MARTIN (knee – 2 weeks)
Perth Glory squad: 3.Kim CARROLL, 5.Shannon MAY, 6.Arianna ROMERO, 7.CELIA, 8.Morgan ANDREWS, 9.Crystal THOMAS, 10.Julia SARDO, 11.Leticia McKENNA, 13.Jamie-Lee GALE, 14.Caitlin DOEGLAS, 16.Isabella WALLHEAD, 19.Hana LOWRY, 21.Morgan AQUINO (gk), 24.Natasha RIGBY (c), 28.Katarina JUKIC
Ins: 7.CELIA (returns from illness)
Outs: 1.Eliza CAMPBELL (gk) (head injury)
Thursday, 23 January 2020
McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle
Kick-Off: 7:30pm (Local)( 7:30pm (AEDT))
Referee: Georgia Ghirardello
Assistant Referee 1: Sarah Ho
Assistant Referee 2: Eleanor Hayes
Fourth Official: Kelly Jones
TV Broadcast: Live coverage on FOX SPORTS 505 from 7:30pm (AEDT), Kayo Sports (www.kayosports.com.au) and MyFootball Live App, Live Fast and Data Free for Telstra mobile customers
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