Newcastle Jets v Melbourne City: match preview

Round 1 of the new Westfield W-League season concludes with Newcastle Jets hosting Melbourne City on Sunday evening, kick off 6pm AEDT.

Newcastle boss Craig Deans has assembled an impressive roster of local talent to mount an assault for the Finals Series. 

City's visit to the Hunter will provide the Jets with a formidable first-up test, with local favourite Emily van Egmond returning to her hometown and Ellie Carpenter also set for a City debut.

Three-time Champions, City, missed the Finals Series for the first time last season and have moved heaven and earth to ensure that is a fate they avoid in 2019/20.

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Sunday, November 17 2019
Kick-off: 6.30pm AEDT
Venue: No.2 Sportsground
Stream: MyFootball Live App, Kayo Sports

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Team news

Newcastle Jets FC: 2.Hannah BREWER, 6.Cassidy DAVIS, 7.Gema SIMON, 9.Tara ANDREWS, 10.Libby COPUS-BROWN, 11.Pana PETRATOS, 12.Tessa TAMPLIN, 13.Lauren ALLAN, 17.Jenna KINGSLEY, 18.Clare WHEELER, 19.Nicki FLANNERY, 20.Claire COELHO (gk), 25.Teigan COLLISTER, 30.Nicole SIMONSEN (gk), 31.Paige KINGSTON-HOGG

Unavailable: 4.Annabel MARTIN (knee – 1-2 weeks), 8.Sophie NENADOVIC (ankle – 4-6 weeks), 14.Renee POUNTNEY (foot – 2-4 weeks)

Melbourne City FC squad: 1.Lydia WILLIAMS (gk), 2.Yukari KINGA, 3.Lauren BARNES, 4.Chelsea BLISSETT, 7.Steph CATLEY (c), 8.Nia STAMATOPOULOS, 9.Claire EMSLIE, 10.Emily VAN EGMOND, 11.Rhali DOBSON, 12.Maja MARKOVSKI, 15.Emma CHECKER, 16.Sofia SAKALIS, 18.Katherine GOFF, 19.Tyla VLAJNIC, 20.Milica MIJATOVIC, 21.Ellie CARPENTER, 23.Melissa HUDSON **two to be omitted**

 Unavailable: 17.Kyah SIMON (calf - test)

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