Ins & Outs: O’Neill returns for Sky Blues clash


Midfielder Aiden O’Neil makes his return to our extended squad with Head Coach Robbie Fowler naming his 20-man squad to take on ladder leaders Sydney FC at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium on Friday night.

O’Neill is returning from international duty with the Australian U23 squad, where he helped the Olyroos qualify for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The 21-year-old last featured for the Roar in the side’s last game of 2019 in Newcastle.

Young defenders Izaack Powell & Kai Trewin have also been promoted.

The Roar are looking to extend their unbeaten run to six matches on the back of consecutive victories.

Hyundai A-League 2019/20 Round 17: Sydney FC v Brisbane Roar
Netstrata Jubilee Stadium, Sydney
Friday, 31 January (6:30pm KO QLD time)



Goalkeepers: 1.Max CROCOMBE, 21.Jamie YOUNG

Defenders: 2.Scott NEVILLE, 3.Corey BROWN, 4.Daniel BOWLES, 5.Tom Aldred (c), 6.Macaulay GILLESPHEY, 19.Jack HINGERT, 22.Jake MCGING, 27.Kai TREWIN, 28.Izaack POWELL

Midfielders: 8.Jacob PEPPER, 12.Aiden O’NEILL, 25.Rahmat AKBARI, 26.Jay O’Shea

Attackers: 10.Bradden INMAN, 20.Aaron AMADI-HOLLOWAY, 23.Dylan WENZEL-HALLS, 30.Mirza MURATOVIC, 77.Scott MCDONALD

**2-4 to be omitted*

Ins: 12.Aiden O’NEILL (international duty), 27.Kai TREWIN (promoted), 28.Izaack POWELL (promoted)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: Jordan COURTNEY-PERKINS (knee – TBC)

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