Round Eight Squad Announcement

Head Coach John Aloisi will be without winger Mate Dugandzic but will welcome Fred back for Saturday's clash with the Newcastle Jets

Head Coach John Aloisi will be without winger Mate Dugandzic but will welcome Fred back for Saturday's clash with the Newcastle Jets.

Check out all the ins and outs this week, including how our opponents are shaping up.

Saturday, 24 November 2012 Melbourne Heart v Newcastle Jets Venue: AAMI Park Kick off: 5:30 PM Referee: Jarred Gillett Assistant referee 1: Hakan Anaz Assistant referee 2: George Lakrindis Fourth official: Shaun Evans

Live and exclusive broadcast on FOX Sports 1HD and Sky Sports 1. ABC Radio broadcast: 774 & ABC Local Radio Victoria, 1233 Newcastle, Online, Grandstand Digital Melbourne.

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Melbourne Heart squad: 1. Clint Bolton (GK), 2. Michael Marrone, 4. Simon Colosimo, 5. Fred 6. Patrick Gerhardt, 8. Matthew Thompson, 9. Dylan Macallister, 10. Josip Tadic,11. Richard Garcia, 14. GolGol Mebrahtu, 15. David Williams, 16. Aziz Behich, 17. Jason Hoffman, 18. David Vrankovic, 19. Ben Garuccio, 20. Andrew Redmayne (GK), 21. Steven Gray, 22. Nick Kalmar, 24. Sam MITCHINSON *Four to be omitted

Ins: 5. Fred (c) (returns from injury), 14. GolGol Mebrahtu, 18. David Vrankovic (returns from international duty - Qantas Young Socceroos), 19. Ben GARUCCIO (returns from international duty - Qantas Young Socceroos)

Outs: 13. Jonatan Germano (Fitness - undisclosed), 23. Mate Dugandzic (broken foot 8-12 weeks), 31. Vince Grella (fitness - undisclosed)

Unavailable: Nil

Newcastle Jets Squad: 2. Scott Neville, 3. Tiago Calvano, 4. Josh Mitchell, 5. Dominik Ritter, 7. James Brown, 8. Ruben Zadkovich, 9. Emile Heskey, 10. Bernardo Ribeiro, 11. Connor Chapman, 12. Josh Brillante, 14. Taylor Regan, 15. Craig Goodwin, 16. Jobe Wheelhouse (c), 17. James Virgili, 18. Jacob Pepper, 19. Michael Bridges, 23. Ryan Griffiths, 30. Jack Duncan (gk), 33. Matthew Nash (gk) *Four to be omitted

Ins: Dominik Ritter, Bernardo Ribeiro, Taylor Regan, Craig Goodwin, Jacob Pepper, Jack Duncan

Outs: Mark Birighitti, Adam Taggart

Unavailable: Mark Birighitti (Cheekbone), Ben Kennedy (knee), Ben Kantarovski (knee), Adam Taggart (personal reasons)