Smeltz closes in on record

Perth Glory star striker Shane Smeltz is just one goal away from another record in the Hyundai A-League, his 50th!

Perth Glory star striker Shane Smeltz is just one goal away from another record in the Hyundai A-League, his 50th!

In what has been a stunning career, the brilliant forward has scored a phenomenal 49 goals in just 78 games.

This Sunday, Smeltz will have the chance to become just the second player - behind Melbourne Victory-s Archie Thompson - to reach 50 Hyundai A-League goals when Perth Glory plays Melbourne Heart at AAMI Park.

Perth Glory coach Ian Ferguson has added four players to the squad to the team that defeated Adelaide United 1-nil at nib Stadium.

Mile Sterjovski, Adam Taggart, Josh Risdon and Jesse Makarounas have all been named in a 19 man squad with the coach to finalise his travelling team after Friday-s session.

Evan Berger (knee), Victor Sikora (hip) and Adam Hughes were unfortunately ruled out because of injury.

Hyundai A-League Most Goals 53 goals (112 games) Archie Thompson, Melbourne Victory 49 goals (78 games) Shane Smeltz, Perth Glory 42 goals (81 games) Sergio Van Dijk, Adelaide United 41 goals (99 games) Danny Allsopp, Melbourne Victory

Sunday, 16 October, 2011 Melbourne Heart v Perth Glory AAMI Park, Melbourne Local kick-off: 5pm (2pm AWST)

Live and exclusive broadcast on FOX Sports. Perth Glory official radio partner 91.3 SportFM

Perth Glory squad: 1.Danny VUKOVIC, 2.Josh MITCHELL, 3.Bas van den BRINK, 4.Billy MEHMET, 6.Chris COYNE, 7.Jacob BURNS, 9.Shane SMELTZ, 10.Liam MILLER, 12.Scott NEVILLE, 13.Travis DODD, 14.Steven McGARRY, 15.Tommy AMPHLETT, 17.Todd HOWARTH, 18.Jesse MAKAROUNAS, 19.Josh RISDON, 20.Neil YOUNG, 21.Mile STERJOVSKI, 22.Adam TAGGART, 27.ANDREZINHO. **4 to be omitted**

In: 18.Jesse MAKAROUNAS, 19.Josh RISDON, 21.Mile STERJOVSKI, 22.Adam TAGGART Unavailable: 11.Victor SIKORA (hip - long term injury list), Adam Hughes (viral infection - 1 week), 16.Evan BERGER (knee - 1 week)