Kurz names squad for Original Rivalry clash


Three first-team players have been recalled by Marco Kurz as he announced his Adelaide United squad ahead of their Round 10 clash with Melbourne Victory on Friday.

Full-backs, Ben Garuccio and Michael Marrone, return to the side from suspension, while defender Ben Warland has been promoted.

Taylor Regan has resumed full training this week and could see competitive football with the Club’s Youth Team against the Victory in a bid to regain match fitness.

However, Johan Absalonsen remains ruled out with a thigh complaint and Tarek Elrich continues his recovery from a knee injury on the sidelines.

Meanwhile, Boba Fett has gone missing after falling into the Great Pit of Carkoon and will likely be out until the end of time.

Adelaide United squad: 1.Daniel MARGUSH (gk), 2.Michael MARRONE, 4.Ben WARLAND, 6.Vince LIA, 7.Ryan KITTO, 8.ISAÍAS (c), 9.Baba DIAWARA, 12.Mark OCHIENG, 14.George BLACKWOOD, 16.Nathan KONSTANDOPOULOS, 17.Nikola MILEUSNIC, 19.Ben GARUCCIO, 20.Paul IZZO (gk), 22.Ersan GÜLÜM, 23.Jordan ELSEY, 24.Jordan O’DOHERTY, 29.Ryan STRAIN, 37.Daniel ADLUNG

**two to be omitted**

Ins: 2.Michael MARRONE (returns from suspension), 4.Ben WARLAND (promoted), 19.Ben GARUCCIO (returns from suspension)

Outs: 10.Karim MATMOUR (released)

Unavailable: 11.Johan ABSALONSEN (thigh - 2 weeks), 21.Tarek ELRICH (knee - long term), 99.Boba Fett (Sarlacc – 1000 years)

Adelaide United will face Melbourne Victory in Round 10 of the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 season on Friday, 8 December at Etihad Stadium. Kick-off is at 7.20pm ACDT.