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2016/17 Hyundai A-League – Round 24 Match Preview – Wellington Phoenix FC vs Newcastle United Jets FC

2016/2017 Hyundai A-League
Season 12 Round 24
Wellington Phoenix FC vs Newcastle United Jets FC

When: Sunday 26th March, 2017
Where: Westpac Stadium, 105 Waterloo Quay, Wellington, NZ
Kickoff: 5pm AEDST (local time 7pm)

Away Supporters
Tickets: Ticketek Link
Purchase your tickets in Bay 36 to sit with fellow away supporters

Not Travelling?
Join fellow Jets supporters from 3pm at our venue – The Premier Hotel – to watch the away game LIVE. All supporters are welcome – u18’s will need to be accompanied by a supervising adult.
If you sign up to become a Premier Hotel member for $10, you receive $10 in credit on your card. Ask for a membership form at the bar. A Premier Hotel membership gets you a 5% discount on food & drink not only at Premier but also at Junction Hotel & Sunnyside Tavern. You can purchase members only schooner cards – 10 schooners of local tap beers $55 or 10 schooners of craft tap beers $65.

Watch: LIVE on FoxSports 4 and FoxSports 4HD
Listen: ABC Grandstand Radio online/app or EON Sports Radio app
Tweet: @SquadronNewy @JetstreamNewy #NTUA #WELvNEW

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 30 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 9, Phoenix Wins – 16, Drawn – 5

In Newcastle – 14 matches.
Jets Wins – 6, Phoenix Wins – 6, Drawn – 2
In New Zealand – 16 matches
Jets Wins – 3, Phoenix Wins – 10, Drawn – 3

Average Home A-League Crowd – 9692
Average Away A-League Crowd – 8767

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 38, Phoenix – 58
In New Zealand –
Jets – 12, Phoenix – 34

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 11, Phoenix – 18

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 60 (53 yellow, 7 red), Phoenix 48 (44 yellow, 4 red)

Recent Form (A-League)
Jets – DLDLL (2 points from last 15)
Phoenix – LLWDL (4 points from last 15)

Leading Scorers
Jets – Andrew Nabbout (8)
Phoenix – Roy Krishna (11)

Last Result –
Newcastle Jets 2 (Hoole 48′, Nabbout 62′) – Wellington Phoenix 2 (Barbarouses 35′, Finkler 50′) at McDonald Jones Stadium, A-League, Round 12, Season 2016/17

Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 2016/17 Round 12

Newcastle Jets Wellington Phoenix
Jack Duncan Glen Moss
Jason Hoffman Jacob Tratt
Daniel Mullen Andrew Durante
Nigel Boogaard Marco Rossi
Ivan Vujica Thomas Doyle
Wayne Brown Vince Lia
Steven Ugarkovic Roly Bonevacia
Mateo Poljak Guilherme Finkler
Andrew Hoole Kosta Barbarouses
Andrew Nabbout Roy Krishna
Devante Clut Adam Parkhouse

FIXTURE RECORDS

Biggest Win

Jets 5 (Heskey 36’, Griffiths 46’, Taggart 57’, Taggart 77’, Bridges 90+3’) – Phoenix 0 at Hunter Stadium, Round 24, Season 2013/14, 22/03/2014.

Heaviest Defeat

Jets 0 – Phoenix 4 (Brown 18’, Rojas 31’, Greenacre 41’, Macallister 88’), Round 19, Season 2010/11 at Westpac Stadium, 18/12/2010.

Leading Scorers in fixture –

Jets – Joel Griffiths (4)
Phoenix – Shane Smeltz (6)

2016/17 SEASON STATISTICS

Number Name Appearances Starts Substitute Appearances Subbed off Minutes Played Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red – Second Bookable Straight Red
2 Daniel Mullen 13 12 1 1 1084 0 0 1 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 21 20 1 2 1717 1 0 2 1 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 17 16 1 1 1444 2 1 6 0 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 10 7 3 5 614 0 1 0 0 0
6 Steven Ugarkovic 21 20 1 4 1751 1 0 6 0 0
7 Andrew Hoole 22 22 0 1 1963 5 2 6 0 0
8 Mateo Poljak 22 16 6 6 1475 1 0 1 0 0
9 Aleksandr Kokko 12 6 6 6 458 1 0 1 0 0
10 Wayne Brown 19 16 3 4 1412 2 1 6 0 0
11 Labinot Haliti 3 1 2 0 116 0 0 0 0 0
12 Andy Brennan 2 1 1 1 95 0 0 0 0 0
12 Harrison Sawyer 3 0 3 0 47 0 0 1 0 0
13 Ivan Vujica 10 9 1 3 775 0 0 1 0 0
15 Andrew Nabbout 20 19 1 6 1628 8 4 3 0 0
16 Nick Cowburn 13 11 2 1 1039 0 0 0 0 0
18 Ma Leilei 14 7 7 6 696 1 2 5 0 0
19 Morten Nordstrand 19 14 5 10 1267 3 2 2 0 0
20 Jack Duncan 21 21 0 0 1890 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lachlan Jackson 13 12 1 1 1057 0 0 2 0 0
23 Devante Clut 18 7 11 6 689 1 2 0 0 0
24 Kristian Brymora 1 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
26 Iain Fyfe 3 3 0 2 205 0 0 1 0 0
28 John Koutroumbis 20 11 9 1 1100 0 0 4 0 0

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 0 matches
Mark Jones – 0 wins, Des Buckingham – 0 wins, 0 drawn

Newcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Mark Jones – 2 matches (0 wins, 1 draw, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
  • Scott Miller – 3 matches (3 wins, 0 drawn, 0 losses = 100% win ratio)
  • Phil Stubbins – 3 matches (0 wins, 1 draw, 2 losses = 0% win ratio)
  • Gary Van Egmond – 12 matches (3 wins, 3 drawn and 6 losses = 25% win ratio)
  • Richard Money – No matches
  • Branko Culina – 7 matches (2 wins, 0 drawn, 5 losses = 29% win ratio)
  • Nick Theodorakopoulos – No Matches
  • Craig Deans – 1 Match (0 win, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
  • Clayton Zane – 2 matches (1 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 50% win ratio)

TALKING POINTS:

General

  • The Jets have lost in Wellington only twice in the last 5 seasons.
  • Newcastle have lost their last 4 matches on the road.
  • Newcastle haven’t scored the first goal on the road all season – 11 matches.

Key Stats from Previous Round (Courtesty of A-Leauge.com.au)

  • Of the 6 shots the Jets had, 1 was on target and 1 was taken from inside the box.
  • The Jets had 39% possession and completed 67.5% of their passes in the opposition half. City achieved 78%.
  • City have defeated the Jets 4-0 in each of the last 3 seasons.
  • Bruno Fornaroli has scored 8 goals in 6 appearances against the Jets. The 8 goals have been scored in the last 5 appearances. He’s now the players with the 3rd most goals against the Jets in the A-League.
  • Fornaroli now joins Shane Smeltz as the player to have scored 3 doubles in matches against the Jets – the most of any opposition player.
  • Andrew Nabbout was offside 4 times.
  • Andrew Hoole drew 7 fouls – the most in the game.

Players

  • Andrew Hoole has won 69 fouls for the Jets this year – the most in the team. Morten Nordstrand is second with 29.
  • Hoole has also conceded the most fouls in the team, with 42.

Newcastle Jets

  • Newcastle have conceded 7 penalties in the last 11 matches.
  • The 8 penalties the Jets have conceded this year is the most of any previous season in the club’s history.
  • Newcastle have failed to keep a clean sheet on the road in the last 15 matches.
  • The Jets have had a total of 2 shots on target in their last 2 matches.

Wellington Phoenix

  • Wellington will be missing a number of key players due to the international week.
  • Wellington are winless in their last 4 home matches.
  • A Wellington manager has never won their first match in charge against the Jets.

2016/17 Hyundai A-League – Round 23 Match Preview – Melbourne City FC vs Newcastle United Jets FC

2016/2017 Hyundai A-League
Season 12 Round 23
Melbourne City FC vs Newcastle United Jets FC

When: Saturday 18th March, 2017
Where: AAMI Park, Olympic Blvd, Melbourne, VIC
Kickoff: 750pm AEDST (gates open 650pm)

Away Supporters
Tickets: Ticketek Link
Purchase your tickets in Bay 32 to sit with fellow away supporters

Not Travelling?
Join fellow Jets supporters from 5pm at our venue – The Premier Hotel – to watch the away game LIVE. All supporters are welcome – u18’s will need to be accompanied by a supervising adult.
If you sign up to become a Premier Hotel member for $10, you receive $10 in credit on your card. Ask for a membership form at the bar. A Premier Hotel membership gets you a 5% discount on food & drink not only at Premier but also at Junction Hotel & Sunnyside Tavern. You can purchase members only schooner cards – 10 schooners of local tap beers $55 or 10 schooners of craft tap beers $65.

Watch: LIVE on FoxSports 4 and FoxSports 4HD
Listen: ABC Grandstand Radio online/app or EON Sports Radio app
Tweet: @newyboys #NTUA #MCYvNEW

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 20 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 9, City Wins – 8, Drawn – 3

In Newcastle – 11 matches.
Jets Wins – 7, City Wins – 3, Drawn – 1
In Melbourne – 9 matches
Jets Wins – 2, City Wins – 5, Drawn – 2

Average Home A-League Crowd – 9494
Average Away A-League Crowd – 7002

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 31, City – 37
In Melbourne –
Jets – 12, City – 20

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 10, City – 10

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 60 (59 yellow, 1 red), City 33 (31 yellow, 2 red)

Recent Form (A-League)
Jets – LDLDL (2 points from last 15)
City – LDWLW (7 points from last 15)

Leading Scorers
Jets – Andrew Nabbout (8)
City – Bruno Fornaroli (13)

Last Result –
Newcastle Jets 2 (Nabbout 14′, Nabbout 52′) – Melbourne City 1 (Fornaroli 69′ pen) at Coffs International Stadium, A-League, Round 17, Season 2016/17

Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 2016/17 Round 17

Newcastle Jets Melbourne City
Jack Duncan Dean Bouzanis
Jason Hoffman Ivan Franjic
Lachlan Jackson Michael Jakobsen
Nigel Boogaard Osama Malik
Daniel Mullen Joshua Rose
Mateo Poljak Neil Kilkenny
Steven Ugarkovic Luke Brattan
Ma Leilei Tim Cahill
Andrew Hoole Bruce Kamau
Andrew Nabbout Bruno Fornaroli
Morten Nordstrand Nicolas Colazo

FIXTURE RECORDS

Biggest Win

Jets 3 (Goodwin 56’, Zadkovich 52’, R Griffith 87’ pen) – City 0, Round 19, Season 2011/12 at Hunter Stadium, 11/02/2012.

Heaviest Defeat

Jets 0 – City 4 (Jaliens 18′, Novillo 47′, Williams 63′, Ramsay 87′) at AAMI Park, A-League, Round 21, 14/03/2015 & Jets 0 – City 4 (Mooy 43′, Fornaroli 56′, Mooy 59′, Fornaroli 62′) at Hunter Stadium, A-League, Round 10, 13/12/15

Leading Scorers in fixture –

Jets – Ryan Griffiths (6)
City – Bruno Fornaroli (6)

2016/17 SEASON STATISTICS

Number Name Appearances Starts Substitute Appearances Subbed off Minutes Played Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red – Second Bookable Straight Red
2 Daniel Mullen 12 11 1 1 994 0 0 1 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 21 20 1 2 1717 1 0 2 1 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 16 15 1 1 1354 2 1 5 0 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 9 6 3 4 541 0 1 0 0 0
6 Steven Ugarkovic 20 19 1 3 1666 1 0 6 0 0
7 Andrew Hoole 21 21 0 1 1873 5 2 6 0 0
8 Mateo Poljak 21 16 5 6 1470 1 0 1 0 0
9 Aleksandr Kokko 11 5 6 5 413 1 0 1 0 0
10 Wayne Brown 18 15 3 4 1322 2 1 5 0 0
11 Labinot Haliti 3 1 2 0 116 0 0 0 0 0
12 Andy Brennan 2 1 1 1 95 0 0 0 0 0
12 Harrison Sawyer 3 0 3 0 47 0 0 1 0 0
13 Ivan Vujica 10 9 1 3 775 0 0 1 0 0
15 Andrew Nabbout 19 18 1 6 1538 8 4 3 0 0
16 Nick Cowburn 13 11 2 1 1039 0 0 0 0 0
18 Ma Leilei 13 7 6 6 679 1 2 5 0 0
19 Morten Nordstrand 18 14 4 10 1222 3 2 2 0 0
20 Jack Duncan 20 20 0 0 1800 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lachlan Jackson 12 11 1 1 967 0 0 2 0 0
23 Devante Clut 18 7 11 6 689 1 2 0 0 0
24 Kristian Brymora 1 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
26 Iain Fyfe 3 3 0 2 205 0 0 1 0 0
28 John Koutroumbis 19 10 9 1 1010 0 0 4 0 0

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 1 matches
Mark Jones – 1 win, Michael Valkanis – 0 wins, 0 drawnNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Mark Jones – 2 matches (1 win, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 50% win ratio)
  • Scott Miller – 3 matches (2 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 67% win ratio)
  • Phil Stubbins – 3 matches (0 wins, 1 draw, 2 losses = 0% win ratio)
  • Gary Van Egmond – 7 matches (3 wins, 1 drawn and 3 losses = 43% win ratio)
  • Richard Money – No matches
  • Branko Culina – 3 matches (1 win, 1 drawn, 1 loss = 33% win ratio)
  • Nick Theodorakopoulos – No matches
  • Craig Deans – 1 Match (1 win, 0 drawn, 0 losses = 100% win ratio)
  • Clayton Zane – 1 match (1 win, 0 drawn, 0 losses = 100% win ratio)

Melbourne City Coach Record – Michael Valkanis 0% win ratio (0 wins, 1 draw, 1 loss)

TALKING POINTS:

General

  • There has never been a scoreless result between these two teams, and only one match with fewer than 2 goals.
  • The average goals per match in this fixture is over 3.
  • Andrew Nabbout and Bruno Fornaroli are the only players to have scored in this fixture this season. They’ve scored 3 goals each.
  • The Jets haven’t conceded a first half goal in the last 4 matches.
  • Newcastle have won 5 times in 23 matches during March.

Players

  • Bruno Fornaroli has scored 6 goals in the last 4 fixtures between the two clubs. He has scored City’s last 5 goals in this fixture.
  • Mateo Poljak is closing in on a milestone 50 matches for the Jets. This week could be his 48th appearance.
  • Jason Hoffman became the first Jets player to be dismissed this season.
  • Last weekend was the first match in which Nigel Boogaard made an appearance for the Jets without the captain’s armband.
  • The penalty converted by Andrew Nabbout was just the second penalty the Jets have received this season.

Newcastle Jets

  • Clayton Zane, who will lead the team this week in Mark Jones’ absence, has a 100% win record against City – a 1-0 win thanks to Adam Taggart.
  • The Jets haven’t scored the first goal away from home all season.
  • Newcastle has lost it’s last 3 away fixtures and have taken 7 from a possible 30 points on the road this season.
  • Six players have been sent off while wearing the captain’s armband – Paul Okon, Ljubo Milicevic, Jobe Wheelhouse, Kew Jaliens, Nigel Boogaard (x4) and Jason Hoffman.
  • Newcastle are 14 matches without a clean sheet on the road. The last was the 1-0 win against the Mariners in Gosford last season.

Melbourne City

  • City have been kept scoreless just once this season – a Round 5 clash in Brisbane.

2016/17 Hyundai A-League – Match Preview Round 22 – Newcastle United Jets FC vs Brisbane Roar

2016/2017 Hyundai A-League
Season 12 Round 22
Newcastle United Jets FC vs Brisbane Roar FC

When: Sunday 5th March, 2017
Where: Hunter Stadium, 294 Turton Road, New Lambton, NSW
Kickoff: 7pm AEDST (gates open 6pm)
Tickets: Ticketmaster Link
Prematch: Premier Hotel, 1 Brunker Rd, Broadmeadow from 4pm

Join fellow Jets supporters at The Premier Hotel for pre-match drinks. All supporters are welcome – u18’s will need to be accompanied by a supervising adult.
If you sign up to become a Premier Hotel member for $10, you receive $10 in credit on your card. Ask for a membership form at the bar. A Premier Hotel membership gets you a 5% discount on food & drink not only at Premier but also at Junction Hotel & Sunnyside Tavern. You can purchase members only schooner cards – 10 schooners of local tap beers $55 or 10 schooners of craft tap beers $65.

Watch: LIVE on FoxSports 4 and FoxSports 4HD
Listen: ABC Newcastle 1233 or ABC Radio online/app or EON Sports app
Tweet: @SquadronNewy @JetstreamNewy #NTUA #NEWvBRI

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 36 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 14, Roar Wins – 13, Drawn – 9

In Newcastle – 19 matches.
Jets Wins – 4, Roar Wins – 9, Drawn – 6
In Brisbane – 17 matches
Jets Wins – 10, Roar Wins – 4, Drawn – 3

Average Home A-League Crowd – 9714
Average Away A-League Crowd – 11436

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 43, Roar – 44
In Newcastle –
Jets – 20, Roar – 31

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 19, Roar – 15

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 83 (76 yellow, 7 red), Roar 52 (48 yellow, 4 red)

Recent Form (A-League)
Jets – WLDLD (5 points from last 15)
Roar – WDDDL (6 points from last 15)

Leading Scorers
Jets – Andrew Nabbout (7)
Roar – Jamie Maclaren (11)

Last Result –
Newcastle Jets 3 (Hoole 45+1′, Nabbout 72, Nordstrand 84′) – Brisbane Roar 2 (Oar 15′, Maclaren 82′ pen) at Suncorp Stadium, A-League, Round 14, Season 2016/17

Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 2016/17 Round 14

Newcastle Jets Brisbane Roar
Jack Duncan Michael Theo
Jason Hoffman Jack Hingert
Nigel Boogaard Jade North
Lachlan Jackson Luke DeVere
Nick Cowburn Corey Brown
Wayne Brown Matt McKay
Steven Ugarkovic Thomas Kristensen
Mateo Poljak Dimitri Petratos
Andrew Hoole Tom Oar
Andrew Nabbout Thomas Broich
Morten Nordstrand Jamie Maclaren

FIXTURE RECORDS

Biggest Win

Jets 4 (Hingert 8′ o.g, Boogaard 62′, Ugarkovic 71′, Clut 86′) – Roar 0 at McDonald Jones Stadium, Round 2, Season 2016/17, 16/10/2016.

Heaviest Defeat

Jets 0 – Roar 5 (Reinaldo 10’, Richter 44’, Brosque 52’, McKay 83’, Murdocca 90+1’), Round 20, Season 2005/06 at Energy Australia Stadium, 26/01/2006.

Leading Scorers in fixture –

Jets – Joel Griffiths (8)
Roar – Reinaldo (7)

2016/17 SEASON STATISTICS

Number Name Appearances Starts Substitute Appearances Subbed off Minutes Played Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red – Second Bookable Straight Red
2 Daniel Mullen 11 10 1 1 904 0 0 1 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 20 19 1 2 1686 1 0 2 0 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 15 15 0 1 1314 2 1 5 0 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 8 5 3 3 491 0 1 0 0 0
6 Steven Ugarkovic 19 18 1 3 1576 1 0 6 0 0
7 Andrew Hoole 20 20 0 0 1800 5 2 6 0 0
8 Mateo Poljak 20 16 4 6 1453 1 0 1 0 0
9 Aleksandr Kokko 10 4 6 4 336 1 0 1 0 0
10 Wayne Brown 17 14 3 4 1232 2 1 5 0 0
11 Labinot Haliti 3 1 2 0 116 0 0 0 0 0
12 Andy Brennan 2 1 1 1 95 0 0 0 0 0
12 Harrison Sawyer 3 0 3 0 47 0 0 1 0 0
13 Ivan Vujica 10 9 1 3 775 0 0 1 0 0
15 Andrew Nabbout 18 17 1 6 1448 7 4 3 0 0
16 Nick Cowburn 13 11 2 1 1039 0 0 0 0 0
18 Ma Leilei 13 7 6 6 679 1 2 5 0 0
19 Morten Nordstrand 17 14 3 10 1209 3 2 1 0 0
20 Jack Duncan 20 20 0 0 1800 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lachlan Jackson 11 10 1 1 877 0 0 2 0 0
23 Devante Clut 18 7 11 6 689 1 2 0 0 0
24 Kristian Brymora 1 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
26 Iain Fyfe 3 3 0 2 205 0 0 1 0 0
28 John Koutroumbis 18 9 9 1 920 0 0 4 0 0

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 2 matches
Mark Jones – 2 wins, John Aloisi – 0 wins, 0 drawnNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Mark Jones – 2 matches (2 wins, 0 drawn, 0 losses = 1% win ratio)
  • Scott Miller – 3 matches (0 wins, 2 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
  • Phil Stubbins – 3 matches (0 wins, 0 drawn, 3 losses = 0% win ratio)
  • Gary Van Egmond – 17 matches (9 wins, 3 drawn and 5 losses = 53% win ratio)
  • Richard Money – 3 matches (1 win, 0 drawn, 2 losses = 33% win ratio)
  • Branko Culina – 6 matches (1 wins, 4 drawn, 1 losses = 17% win ratio)
  • Nick Theodorakopoulos – 1 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
  • Craig Deans – No Matches
  • Clayton Zane – 1 match (1 win, 0 drawn, 0 loss = 100% win ratio)

Brisbane Roar Coach Record – John Aloisi 22% win ratio (2 wins, 3 drawn, 4 losses)

TALKING POINTS:

General

  • Newcastle have a chance to complete a clean sweep against Brisbane, by winning all 3 games against the Roar in the season.
  • 13 different players have scored the 13 goals for the Jets across the last 3 seasons.
  • Newcastle are undefeated at home in the last 6 matches.

Players

  • Aleksandr Kokko became the 71st goal scorer for the Jets in the A-League. This was also the 200th goal scored by the Jets at MJ Stadium
  • Tomislav Arcaba (149) and Joel Allwright (150) made their A-League debuts for the club.
  • John Koutroumbis remains 1 yellow card from an automatic 1 weeks suspension.
  • Jason Hoffman became the 24th Jets captain in the A-League.