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2017/18 Hyundai A-League – Round 9 Match Preview – Newcastle United Jets FC vs Melbourne City FC

2017/2018 Hyundai A-League
Season 13 Round 9
Newcastle United Jets FC vs Melbourne City FC

When: Saturday 2nd December, 2017
Where: Hunter Stadium, 294 Turton Road, New Lambton, NSW
Kickoff: 750pm AEDST (gates open 645pm)
Tickets: Ticketmaster Link

Watch: LIVE on Channel ONE, FoxSports 1 and FoxSports 1HD
Listen: ABC Newcastle 1233 or ABC Grandstand Radio online/app
Tweet: @SquadronNewy @JetstreamNewy #NTUA #NEWvMCY

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 21 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 9, City Wins – 9, Drawn – 3

In Newcastle – 11 matches.
Jets Wins – 7, City Wins – 3, Drawn – 1
In Melbourne – 10 matches
Jets Wins – 2, City Wins – 6, Drawn – 2

Average Home A-League Crowd – 9494
Average Away A-League Crowd – 7197

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 31, City – 41
In Newcastle – 
Jets – 19, City – 17

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 10, City – 11

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 62 (61 yellow, 1 red), City 35 (33 yellow, 2 red)

Recent Form (A-League)
Jets – WDWLW (10 point from last 15)
City – WLDLL (4 points from last 15)

Leading Scorers
Jets – Roy O’Donovan (7)
City – Ross McCormack (5)

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 (8)

2017/18 SEASON STATISTICS

Number Name Appearances Starts Subbed On Subbed off Minutes Played Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards
1 Jack Duncan 7 7 0 0 630 0 0 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 5 4 1 1 409 0 1 2 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 8 8 0 0 720 0 0 1 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 8 8 0 2 713 2 0 2 0
6 Steven Ugarkovic 8 8 0 2 710 0 0 1 0
7 Dimitri Petratos 8 8 0 2 710 4 3 0 0
8 Ronald Vargas 3 3 0 3 197 0 1 0 0
9 Roy O’Donovan 6 6 0 0 540 7 1 3 0
10 Wayne Brown 6 2 4 2 205 0 0 1 0
12 Mario Shabow 3 0 3 0 37 0 0 1 0
13 Ivan Vujica 8 8 0 1 711 0 2 4 0
15 Andrew Nabbout 8 8 0 5 666 4 4 2 0
16 Nick Cowburn 5 0 5 0 104 0 0 0 0
17 Daniel Georgievski 6 6 0 3 393 1 0 3 0
18 John Koutroumbis 2 0 2 0 13 0 0 0 0
19 Kosta Petratos 2 0 2 0 19 0 0 0 0
20 Glen Moss 1 1 0 0 90 0 0 0 0
21 Daniel Alessi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lachlan Jackson 2 0 2 0 13 0 0 0 0
23 Devante Clut 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Joe Champness 8 3 5 3 320 2 1 1 0
29 Jake Adelson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 Nikolai Topor-Stanley 8 8 0 0 720 0 0 1 0

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 0 matches
Ernie Merrick – 0 wins, Warren Joyce – 0 wins, 0 drawnNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Ernie Merrick – 0 matches (0 wins, 0 drawn, 0 losses = N/A% win ratio)
  • Mark Jones – 3 matches (1 win, 0 drawn, 2 losses = 33% 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)

TALKING POINTS:

General

  • The Jets have scored in 8 consecutive matches – the second longest streak in the club’s history. The current record is between Round 8 and 17 in 2006/07, the first 10 matches of Gary van Egmond’s reign a coach.
  • There have been 35 goals scored in this fixture over the last 3 seasons. An average of just under 4 goals per game.
  • The Jets have currently gained 17 points from their last 10 matches, the highest number of points since December 29th 2013.
  • The last 7 results in this fixture for the Jets have read Loss, Win, Loss, Win, Loss, Win, Loss.
  • The Jets have the chance to win 3 home matches in a row for the first time since October 2011.

 

Key Stats from Previous Round

  • The 17 points achieved after 8 rounds equals the total earned in Season 2014/15 and 1 point behind the total earned last year.
  • 45% of the goals conceded by the Jets have come in the opening 15 minutes, 78% have been conceded in the 1st half.
  • It was the 4th time in Jets history they have won a match without any Visa players in the team.
  • The Jets have earned 11 points coming from behind this season, the most of ANY season in their history.
  • The Jets have earned 4 points more after 8 rounds than any other season in thier history.
  • Last week against Victory, the Jets ended a match with the greater share of possession for the first time this season.

 

Players

  • Glen Moss is player 158 to appear for the club.
  • Daniel Georgievski became the 75th player to score for the Newcastle Jets.
  • Nigel Boogaard will make his 50th apperance for the Jets this weekend.
  • Andrew Nabbout is now 7th on the overall goals scored list for the Jets with 12 goals. He’s equal with Michael Bridges.
  • Dimi Petratos is averaging a goal or assist every 101 minutes of play this season.

 

Newcastle Jets

  • Ernie Merrick, with 63% , currently has the second highest win percentage in Jets history – behind Craig Deans with 67%.
  • Two players have scored the last 7 goals for the Jets in this fixture – Milos Trifunovic and Andrew Nabbout.
  • Glen Moss is just the 10th goalkeeper to take the field for the Jets.
  • Ivan Vujica is 1 yellow card from a 1 week suspension.
  • There have been 21 players appear for the Jets so far this season.

 

Melbourne City

  • Bruno Fornaroli, who will miss this fixture, has scored in 5 consecutive matches against the Jets.
  • City will be without Osama Malik, who is suspended for the fixture.
  • Ross McCormack has scored half of City’s goals this season.
  • City will play in Newcastle for the fist time since early February 2016. The Jets last home game against City was played in Coffs Harbour

2017/18 Hyundai A-League – Round 5 Match Preview – Newcastle United Jets FC vs Wellington Phoenix

2017/2018 Hyundai A-League
Season 13 Round 5
Newcastle United Jets FC vs Wellington Phoenix FC

When: Saturday 4th November, 2017
Where: Hunter Stadium, 294 Turton Road, New Lambton, NSW
Kickoff: 750pm AEDST (gates open 430pm, W-League kickoff 5pm)
Tickets: Ticketmaster Link

Watch: LIVE on Channel ONE, FoxSports 1 and FoxSports 1HD
Listen: ABC Newcastle 1233 or ABC Grandstand Radio online/app
Tweet: @SquadronNewy @JetstreamNewy #NTUA #NEWvWEL

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 31 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 9, Phoenix Wins – 17, Drawn – 5

In Newcastle – 14 matches.
Jets Wins – 6, Phoenix Wins – 6, Drawn – 2
In New Zealand – 17 matches
Jets Wins – 3, Phoenix Wins – 11, Drawn – 3

Average Home A-League Crowd – 9692
Average Away A-League Crowd – 8535

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 38, Phoenix – 63
In Newcastle – 
Jets – 26, Phoenix – 24

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 11, Phoenix – 19

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 61 (54 yellow, 7 red), Phoenix 49 (45 yellow, 4 red)

Recent Form (A-League)
Jets – WDWD (8 point from last 12)
Phoenix – DLLD (2 points from last 12)

Leading Scorers
Jets – Roy O’Donovan (5)
Phoenix – Andrija Kaluderovic (3)

Last Result – 
Newcastle Jets 0 – Wellington Phoenix 5 (Barbarouses 24′, Finkler 36′, Ridenton 49′, Hoffman 66′ o.g, Bonevacia 86′) at Westpac Stadium, A-League, Round 24, Season 2016/17

Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 2016/17 Round 24

Newcastle Jets Wellington Phoenix
Jack Duncan Lewis Italiano
John Koutroumbis Ryan Lowry
Nigel Boogaard Dylan Fox
Lachlan Jackson Marco Rossi
Jason Hoffman Adam Parkhouse
Wayne Brown Vince Lia
Steven Ugarkovic Roly Bonevacia
Morten Nordstrand Alex Rodriguez
Andrew Hoole Kosta Barbarouses
Andrew Nabbout Hamish Watson
Aleksandr Kokko Guilherme Finkler

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 5 (Barbarouses 24′, Finkler 36′, Ridenton 49′, Hoffman 66′ o.g, Bonevacia 86′), Round 24, Season 2016/17 at Westpac Stadium, 26/03/2017.

Leading Scorers in fixture –

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

2017/18 SEASON STATISTICS

Number Name Appearances Starts Substitute Appearances Subbed off Minutes Played Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red – Second Bookable Straight Red
1 Jack Duncan 4 4 0 0 360 0 0 0 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 1 0 1 0 77 0 0 1 0 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 4 4 0 0 360 0 0 0 0 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 4 4 0 2 353 1 0 1 0 0
6 Steven Ugarkovic 4 4 0 1 354 0 0 1 0 0
7 Dimitri Petratos 4 4 0 0 360 3 0 0 0 0
8 Ronald Vargas 3 3 0 3 197 0 1 0 0 0
9 Roy O’Donovan 4 4 0 0 360 5 1 2 0 0
10 Wayne Brown 4 1 3 1 134 0 0 1 0 0
12 Mario Shabow 1 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ivan Vujica 4 4 0 1 351 0 1 2 0 0
15 Andrew Nabbout 4 4 0 3 326 0 3 1 0 0
16 Nick Cowburn 2 0 2 0 7 0 0 0 0 0
17 Daniel Georgievski 4 4 0 1 283 0 0 2 0 0
18 John Koutroumbis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Kosta Petratos 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Glen Moss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lachlan Jackson 1 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
23 Devante Clut 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Joe Champness 4 0 4 0 63 1 0 1 0 0
44 Nikolai Topor-Stanley 4 4 0 0 360 0 0 1 0 0

COACHING

Newcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Ernie Merrick – 0 matches (0 wins, 0 drawn, 0 losses = N/A% win ratio)
  • Mark Jones – 3 matches (0 wins, 1 drawn, 2 losses = 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

  • This is just the second Saturday night match against the Nix in Newcastle. The last on 20/11/2010 saw the Jets win 1-0 with a Marko Jesic goal.
  • And they have won 3 and lost 1 of the Saturday clashes against Wellington in Newcastle.
  • Seven players have scored doubles in this fixture at Hunter Stadium.
  • This fixture has produced an average of 4 goals per game over the last 10 between these two

Key Stats from Previous Round

  • The Jets are 4 games undefeated for the first time since Round 3 last season (Rd 27 15/16 – Rd 3 16/17)
  • Newcastle have managed to gain 5 points from losing positions so far this season.
  • Newcastle remain undefeated after 4 games for the second time in A-League history. The last time was 2007/08.
  • However, 8 points from 4 games is not the best start to a season. Twice before the Jets have won 3 and lost 1 to start a year with 9 points.

Players

  • Nick Cowburn is in line to make his 50th appearance for the Jets. He will be the 8th local player to achieve this.
  • Nigel Boogaard will lead the Jets out for a record 45th time in the A-Leauge.

Newcastle Jets

  • Glen Moss kept 2 clean sheets in his last 3 apperances against the Jets.
  • The Jets have scored 10 goals in 5 matches. It took 10 matches to achieve this last season.
  • The 10 goals scored in 4 matches is the Jets most after 4 rounds. Their previous best was 7 in Season 05/06 and 12/13

2017/18 Hyundai A-League – The F3Derby #1 Match Preview – Central Coast Mariners vs Newcastle United Jets FC

2017/2018 Hyundai A-League
Season 13 Round 1
THE F3DERBY – GAME 1
Central Coast Mariners vs Newcastle United Jets FC

When: Saturday 7th October, 2017
Where: Central Coast Stadium, Dane Drive, Gosford, NSW
Kickoff: 535pm AEDST (gates open 345pm, Legends game k/off 4pm)
Tickets: Ticketek Link
Watch: LIVE on Foxsports 1 and FoxSports 1HD
Listen: ABC Grandstand Digital online or ABC Radio App
Tweet: @SquadronNewy @JetstreamNewy #F3DERBY #NTUA

Join the Gosford Sprint train leaving Broadmeadow at 1243pm
Get to Hotel Gosford from 151pm for prematch drinks
Get to the Stadium at 345pm to check out the F3 Derby Legends game kicking off at 4pm
All 2017/18 Jets Members can scan their membership card at turnstiles for free entry into the stadium

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 41 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 11, Mariners Wins – 14, Drawn – 16

In Newcastle – 20 matches.
Jets Wins – 7, Mariners Wins – 4, Drawn – 9
In Gosford – 20 matches
Jets Wins – 3, Mariners Wins – 10, Drawn – 7

Average Home A-League Crowd – 12304
Average Away A-League Crowd – 10725

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 37, Mariners – 50
In Gosford – 
Jets – 15, Mariners – 32

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 20, Mariners – 18

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 101 (97 yellow, 4 red), Mariners 58 (53 yellow, 5 red)

Leading Scorers
Jets – N/A
Mariners – N/A 

Last Result – 
Newcastle Jets 0 – Central Coast Mariners 2 (Montgomery 32′, Ferreira 51′) at Central Coast Stadium, A-League, Round 26, Season 2016/17

Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 2016/17 Round 26

Newcastle Jets Central Coast Mariners
Jack Duncan Paul Izzo
Daniel Mullen Storm Roux
Nigel Boogaard Liam Rose
Lachlan Jackson Harry Ascroft
Nick Cowburn Scott Galloway
Mateo Poljak Nick Montgomery
Steven Ugarkovic Adam Berry
Morten Nordstrand Fabio Ferreira
Jason Hoffman Kwabena Appiah-Kubi
Andrew Nabbout Roy O’Donovan
Harrison Sawyer Connor Pain

FIXTURE RECORDS

Biggest Win

Jets 4 (Nordstrand 1′, Alivodic 18′, Nordstrand 54′, Poljak 79′) – Mariners 2 (Ferreira 51′ pen, O’Donovan 76′) Round 27, Season 2015/16 at Central Coast Stadium, 09/04/2016.

Heaviest Defeat

Jets 1 – (Coveny 85′) – Mariners 4 (Gumprecht 4′, Brown 34′, Hutchinson 72′, 83′), Round 16, Season 2005/06 at Express Advocate Stadium, 31/12/2005.

Leading Scorers in fixture –

Jets – Joel Griffiths (6)
Mariners – Matt Simon (6)

2017/18 SEASON STATISTICS

Number Name Appearances Starts Substitute Appearances Subbed off Minutes Played Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red – Second Bookable Straight Red
1 Jack Duncan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Steven Ugarkovic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Dimitri Petratos 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Ronald Vargas 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Roy O’Donovan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Wayne Brown 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Mario Shabow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ivan Vujica 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Andrew Nabbout 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Nick Cowburn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Daniel Georgievski 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 John Koutroumbis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Kosta Petratos 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Glen Moss 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Daniel Alessi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lachlan Jackson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Devante Clut 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Joe Champness 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
29 Jake Adelson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 Nikolai Topor-Stanley 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 0 matches
Ernie Merrick – 0 wins, Paul Okon – 0 wins, 0 drawnNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Ernie Merrick – 0 matches (0 wins, 0 drawn, 0 losses = N/A% win ratio)
  • Mark Jones – 3 matches (0 wins, 2 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
  • Scott Miller – 3 matches (2 wins, 1 draw, 0 losses = 67% win ratio)
  • Phil Stubbins – 3 matches (0 wins, 2 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
  • Gary Van Egmond – 17 matches (6 wins, 6 drawn and 5 losses = 35% win ratio)
  • Richard Money – 3 matches (1 wins, 0 drawn, 2 loss = 33% win ratio)
  • Branko Culina – 6 matches (1 win, 2 drawn, 3 losses = 17% win ratio)
  • Nick Theodorakopoulos – 1 match (0 wins, 1 drawn, 0 losses = 0% win ratio)
  • Craig Deans -1 Match (1 win, 0 drawn, 0 loss = 100% win ratio)
  • Clayton Zane – 2 matches (0 wins, 0 drawn, 2 losses = 0% win ratio)

Central Coast Mariners Coach Record – Paul Okon 33% win ratio (1 win, 2 drawn, 0 losses)

TALKING POINTS:

General

  • The 2-0 win in the last derby was the Mariners first in 2.5 years.
  • Both teams lost in the FFA Cup Round of 32. The Jets to Adelaide, the Mariners to NPL side Blacktown City.
  • The Jets enter this match having lost their last 7 competitive matches (6 A-League and 1 FFA Cup), and are winless in their last 11. They’ve conceded 20 goals since they last scored, 19 in the A-League, which is an Australian Football record.
  • This will be the 4th time in 5 seasons the Jets start the season away from home.
  • Newcastle have won their first match of the season 3 times in 12 seasons.

Players

  • Only 6 players, to date, have appeared for both sides in the F3 derby. This number will increase throughout the season as Andrew Hoole, Ben Kennedy, Roy O’Donovan and Jake Adelson have traded jerseys this season.
  • Nikolai Topor-Stanley will resume his Jets career on 81 A-League appearances for the club.
  • Up to 10 players are in line to make their A-League debut for the Jets. The next player will be the 151st player to appear in the league for the club.
  • Roy O’Donovan could become just the second player to score for both teams in the F3 Derby.
  • A Jets player has scored on their A-League debut, in Round 1, in the last 2 seasons. Those players are Milos Trifunovic and Wayne Brown.

Newcastle Jets

  • The Jets are currently sitting on 98 A-League wins.
  • In Round 1, Nigel Boogaard will captain the Jets for the 41st time in the A-League, surpassing Jade North (40). Ruben Zadkovich made the most appearances as captain with 44.

Central Coast Mariners

  • Andrew Hoole will miss the match through suspension after receiving his 8th booking in the final round last year.