Foxtel National Youth League squad named

Melbourne Victory has signed ten players that will form part of its 2013/14 Foxtel National Youth League side.

Melbourne Victory has signed ten players that will form part of its 2013/14 Foxtel National Youth League side.

Coach Darren Davies and his team will get their campaign underway this Saturday against Brisbane Roar away from home, as they look to defend the title the club took home after an impressive 2012/13 season.

Davies said he was looking forward to seeing the new squad rise to the challenge.

"We aim to produce players that are ready to compete at the highest level and last season we were delighted to see the promotion of several of Youth League players to the senior side, with Nick Ansell, Jordan Brown, Andrew Nabbout and Connor Pain each earning senior contracts," Davies said.

"This season, we have a younger squad, but we're still have high expectations and are looking forward to seeing the young lads develop into first team players here at Melbourne Victory."

The ten contracted players for the 2013/14 Foxtel National Youth League are: John Buceto - 18, forward Keegan Coulter - 18, goalkeeper Christopher Cristaldo - 18, forward Anthony Duzel - 16, midfielder Luc Jeggo - 19, midfielder James Karvelis - 18, defender Damien Miskulin - 17, forward Dylan Murnane -18, defender Anthony Proia - 19, forward Milos Ridesic - 17, defender Gian Tapia - 18, goalkeeper

This season, the Melbourne Victory NYL boys will play their matches at Lakeside Stadium in Albert Park - beginning with the Round 2 match against AIS on Sunday, November 3 at 2.30pm.

Click here to see the full Foxtel NYL fixture.