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Mulvey Puts Past Results Behind Ahead of Mariners Match Uncategorized 

Mulvey Puts Past Results Behind Ahead of Mariners Match

Central Coast Mariners coach Mike Mulvey wants to put his team’s previous campaigns behind them as they move into the Hyundai 2018/19 season and their first match against Brisbane Roar on Sunday. Having lost their last six matches of the 2017/18 campaign and conceding 20 goals in the process, nobody could be blamed for thinking the Mariners chances of success look grim. But with more than 15 new players at the club, Mulvey wants to put the past results behind them and instil a wave positivity in the revamped club….

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Thomas Deng And Awer Mabil Debut In Socceroos Defeat Of Kuwait News 

Thomas Deng And Awer Mabil Debut In Socceroos Defeat Of Kuwait

Thomas Deng of Melbourne Victory and former Adelaide United forward Awer Mabil kicked a football around as kids, but on Tuesday, they were given debuts as Caltex Socceroos in a friendly against Kuwait at Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium. Both are South Sudanese refugees born in Kenya before moving to Australia as young children and just 9 years ago were kicking around a ball in their local park. Now both playing senior international football for the national team, Mabil capped the memorable occasion with a goal. “It was very special,”…

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Sydney’s Trent Buhagiar Out Of Action After Suffering Knee Injury News 

Sydney’s Trent Buhagiar Out Of Action After Suffering Knee Injury

Hugely promising Sydney FC forward Trent Buhagiar has suffered a tear to his anterior cruciate  ligament and will now be out of action for many months. The 20-year-old former Central Coast Mariner who signed for Sydney on a two-year deal, injured his knee during a training match on Sunday. It’s a blow to Sydney FC on the eve of the season, Buhagiar having been a standout player during the FFA Cup 2018 with four goals including one against the Western Sydney Wanderers in the FFA Cup semi-final. “It’s a blow…

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Bolt Makes It A Double In First Debut News 

Bolt Makes It A Double In First Debut

Usain Bolt made it a double in his first debut for Central Coast Mariners on Friday, as Central Coast Mariners defeated Macarthur South West United 4-0 a pre-season friendly match. Aiming to impress for his chances of a long-term contract in the Hyundai A-League, the 32-year-old scored his first two goals of his professional football career. Having missed out on several scoring chances in the first half, the Jamaican sprint king found the back of the net for the first time 10 minutes into the second half, after a pass…

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Redmayne And Halloran Talk FFA Cup Final News 

Redmayne And Halloran Talk FFA Cup Final

As the FFA Cup final approaches, Sydney FC goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne and Adelaide United’s Ben Halloran have said why they think their respective teams will bring home the trophy. Redmayne put in a man of the match performance in Saturday’s FFA Cup semi-final against his former employers Western Sydney Wanderers, to deny them in the first half, before the Sky Blues second half onslaught ensured a third consecutive Final appearance. Halloran helped book Adelaide’s Final ticket with a tidy close-range finish in the team’s 2-0 win over Bentleigh Greens last…

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Puskas Nomination Inspires Riley McGree News 

Puskas Nomination Inspires Riley McGree

Melbourne City’s Riley McGree has spoken of his inspiring experience being nominated for FIFA’s Puskas Awards. The ceremony held in London on Wednesday night was an occasion the 19-year-old won’t forget for a long time. He was nominated  alongside some top names such as Gareth Bale, Cristiano Ronaldo, Denis Cheryshev, Lazaros Christodoulopoulos, Lionel Messi, Benjamin Pavard and Ricardo Quaresma. It was his stunning scorpion kick goal for Newcastle Jets against Melbourne City in last season’s A-League finals series, that got him the nomination for best goal in the world but…

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Usain Bolt  Named In Marina’s Match Against Wollongong Wolves News 

Usain Bolt Named In Marina’s Match Against Wollongong Wolves

Jamaican star Usain Bolt has unexpectedly been named in the Mariners’ squad for Friday’s friendly against New South Wales (NSW) NPL side Wollongong Wolves. The 31-year-old who struggled in his debut back in August for the top tier club, is a valuable marketing asset which is helping sell tickets for the match at WIN Stadium. The eight-time Olympic gold medalist who is on an indefinite trial with the squad, has also shown his teammates professionalism when it comes to training and will be hoping to prove his worth on the…

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Jets Blitz Wanderers 4-0 In Maitland News 

Jets Blitz Wanderers 4-0 In Maitland

Newcastle Jets ran out 4-0 winners over the Western Sydney Wanderers at Maitland’s No.1 Sportsground on Saturday in their last preseason match. Perhaps saving the best to last before their October 21 season opener in Wellington, they got off to a flying start with an early lead in the 7th minute through Dimitri Petratos, thanks to some tenacious work from Ronald Vargas along the byline. Making the most of the carpet-like surface and moving the ball with pace and power, the Jets’ advantage was doubled 10 minutes later through Nigel…

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Roar’s John Aloisi Praises Newly Assembled Front Four News 

Roar’s John Aloisi Praises Newly Assembled Front Four

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi has praised his newly assembled front four following Roar’s 1-1 draw with Melbourne City on Tuesday behind closed doors at City’s Trobe University training base. Brazilian striker Henrique found the back of the net early on for the visitors in their pre-season friendly against Hyundai A-League rivals in Melbourne. He impressed alongside Danish recruit Tobias Mikkelsen, Adam Taggart and Stefan Mauk as one part of a new four-pronged attack.. “It’s good for their confidence and to see they’re really combining well as a front four,”…

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Brendan Hamill Named As Western Sydney Wanderers Captain Uncategorized 

Brendan Hamill Named As Western Sydney Wanderers Captain

Brendan Hamill has been named as Western Sydney Wanderers’ new club captain for the upcoming 2018/19 season. The 25-year-old who was born and bred in Western Sydney first started playing football for his local side Chipping Norton FC, before he broke into the Hyundai A-League with Melbourne City in 2010. Last season, Hamill was named part of the club’s captaincy group alongside veteran Mark Bridge and the now-departed Robbie Cornthwaite. Having featured in 76 matches, scoring six goals during his five seasons at the club, he is now targeting a…

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