Glory's Thwaite joins Foxtel A-League All Stars squad

Thwaite has been called into the Foxtel A-League All Stars squad.
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Perth Glory defender Michael Thwaite has been called into the Foxtel A-League All Stars squad for the clash with Italian champions Juventus at ANZ Stadium on Sunday 10 August.

Thwaite replaces Sydney FC defender Sasa Ognenovski.

Thwaite is the second Perth Glory player to be called into the squad and will join team mate Youssouf Hersi in the All Stars squad to take on the likes of Italian World Cup winners Andrea Pirlo and Gianluigi Buffon as well as recently crowned U21 Player of the Tournament from the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Paul Pogba.

The 31-year-old joins Brisbane Roar pair Matt Smith and Jade North as central defenders in Josep Gombau’s All Stars squad, spearheaded by Italian superstar Alessandro Del Piero. Del Piero and Thwaite will both come into camp tomorrow as the squad continues the build up to the match at ANZ Stadium on Sunday 10 August.

“Michael Thwaite is another quality player who will help in our goal to represent Australian football and (the) A-League against a top club like Juventus,” said Foxtel All Stars coach Josep Gombau. “We have had a very good feeling amongst the players in the camp and I know Michael will give us good energy as well as his capabilities as a defender.”

Foxtel A-League All Stars squad (as at 2 August 2014)

Player

Club

Alessandro Del Piero

Uncontracted

Marcelo Carrusca

Adelaide United

Eugene Galekovic

Adelaide United

Thomas Broich

Brisbane Roar

Matt Smith

Brisbane Roar

Jade North

Brisbane Roar

Nick Montgomery

Central Coast Mariners

Josh Rose

Central Coast Mariners

Storm Roux

Central Coast Mariners

David Williams

Melbourne City

Besart Berisha

Melbourne Victory

Gui Finkler

Melbourne Victory

Mark Birighitti

Newcastle Jets

Youssouf Hersi

Perth Glory

Michael Thwaite

Perth Glory

Ali Abbas

Sydney FC

Bernie Ibini

Sydney FC

Manny Muscat

Wellington Phoenix

Albert Riera

Wellington Phoenix

Tomi Juric

Western Sydney Wanderers

The FOXTEL A-League All Stars will meet Juventus at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on 10 August with the match to be broadcast live and exclusive on the Seven Network nationally.

Match Details
FOXTEL A-League All Stars v Juventus FC
Sunday 10 August 2014
ANZ Stadium, Sydney
Kick-Off: 7:30 pm AEST
 
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