GLORY ANNOUNCE SQUAD FOR ROUND 18 MATCH AGAINST MELBOURNE

Perth Glory FC has announced a 16 man squad for its Round 18 match against Melbourne Heart which kicks off at 3.00pm at Albury's Lavington Sports Ground.

Perth Glory FC has announced a 16 man squad for its Round 18 match against Melbourne Heart which kicks off at 3.00pm at Albury's Lavington Sports Ground.

West Australian born Rostyn Griffiths is an inclusion in the squad and looks set to make his debut for his town club. Jamie Maclaren is recalled to the squad after scoring a hat-trick in the NYL game against Melbourne Victory last week, whilst Sidnei Sciola also returns to the squad after a late omission last week due to illness. Ryan Edwards, Adrian Zahra and Danny De Silva are left out of the squad and are expected to travel with the NYL team for their match against Sydney FC on Saturday.

Perth Glory Squad: 1.Daniel VUKOVIC (GK), 2.Jack CLISBY, 5.Rostyn GRIFFITHS, 7.Jacob BURNS (c), 8.Nebojsa MARINKOVIC, 9.Shane SMELTZ, 10.Jamie MACLAREN, 14.Steven McGARRY, 16.Sidnei SCIOLA MORAES, 17.Chris HAROLD, 18.Jack DUNCAN, 19.Josh RISDON, 23.Michael THWAITE, 25.Riley WOODCOCK, 28.Darvydas SERNAS, 36.William GALLAS

Ins: 5.Rostyn GRIFFITHS (promoted), 10.Jamie MACLAREN (promoted), 16.Sidnei SCIOLA MORAES (promoted) Outs: 4.Ryan EDWARDS (omitted), 11.Adrian ZAHRA (omitted), 20.Danny DE SILVA (omitted)

Unavailable: Travis DODD (knee - indefinite), Scott JAMIESON (achilles - indefinite).

Perth Glory has a perfect record against Melbourne Heart this season, with a 1-0 win in October and a 3-0 win in January. Perth Glory remain the only side to have defeated Melbourne Heart in 2014.