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Rd14 Wollongong Away Coach – NOW ON SALE

Season 10 of the Hyundai A-League is underway and The Squadron is pleased to be partnered with Port Stephens Coaches to offer supporters comfortable and direct transport to NSW away fixtures.

The Jets travel to Wollongong in Round 14 to take on the Sydney FC at WIN Stadium on Saturday 3rd January, 2015. Kickoff is scheduled for 730pm AEST.

We are offering return tickets for this one-off trip to Wollongong for $30 each. As a special offer for families & groups if you purchase 4 tickets, you only pay for 3 – thats a 25% discount!! Simply enter the promo code 4FOR3 when purchasing your 4 tickets to receive the discount.

Supporters can purchase their tickets via this link https://secure.jbs.com.au/pscoaches/bookings.aspx?TOUR=JETS-WOLLO&CAT=TOURS

Pickup locations and times are listed on the booking link. Please be at your pickup point 20 minutes before scheduled arrival to ensure you dont miss the service.  The coach will depart 20 minutes after full time dropping off at the same stops.

This service is provided for the benefit of all Jets supporters and is especially for families and younger supporters who want to attend an away game but don’t wish to travel by public transport and want a direct service to the stadium. We have tried to make the costs as cheap as possible in order to get as many supporters as we can to pack out the away bays.

These prices are for return coach travel only and do not include a match ticket. All patrons are strongly advised to purchase their match tickets prior to booking on the coach. Please be advised that food, drink, smoking and alcohol will not be permitted on board Port Stephens Coaches.

A minimum number of bookings are required to ensure each service goes ahead. Those wishing to use this coach service are urged to purchase their tickets as soon as possible. A decision will be made by 12pm Tuesday 30th December as to whether the minimum number of seats have been sold. If the service doesnt go ahead, customers will be notified and purchases will be refunded.

The coach service is booked by The Squadron on behalf of all Newcastle Jets supporters with Port Stephens Coaches. Newcastle Jets FC have no involvement aside from promoting the service to its Members. Any enquiries for these coach services need to be directed to Port Stephens Coaches on 02 4982 2940 .

See you in Wollongong!!!

The Squadron FSC Committee

2014/15 Hyundai A-League – Round 9 Match Preview – Newcastle United Jets FC vs Wellington Phoenix FC

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2014/2015 Hyundai A-League
Season 10 Round 9

Newcastle United Jets FC vs Wellington Phoenix FC

When: Saturday 6th December, 2014
Where: Hunter Stadium, 294 Turton Road, New Lambton, NSW
Kickoff: 5pm AEDST (gates open 4pm)
Tickets: Ticketmaster Link
Pre-match: District Park Tennis Club, Cnr Lambton and Curley Rds Broadmeadow from 2pm

Watch: LIVE on Foxsports 4 and FoxSports 4HD
Listen: ABC Newcastle 1233 or ABC Grandstand online
Tweet: @newyboys #NTUA #NEWvWEL                                                            

Supporters are reminded that active support is located to Bay 60. Anyone wishing to join Bay 60 for this game needs to hold a Bay 60 Membership or purchase a ticket via ticketmaster or the sales windows at the Western Stand entrance.  When purchasing via the mobile site or app select CATEGORY: 2 Reserved Seating and TICKET: Home Supporters. People with existing memberships in other areas of the stadium can also swap for a single Bay 60 game ticket at the Member Services window at to the Western Stand entrance.

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 23 games between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 6, Phoenix Wins – 14, Drawn – 3

In Newcastle – 10 games
Jets Wins – 4, Phoenix Wins – 5, Drawn – 1

Average Away A-League crowd – 10329

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 25, Phoenix – 45

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 44 (40 Yellow, 4 Red), Phoenix – 39 (36 Yellow, 3 Red)

Recent Form (FFA Cup & A-League)
Jets – DDLDL
Phoenix – WLWLL

Leading Scorers
Jets – Joel Griffiths, Edson Montano 2, Phoenix – Nathan Burns 7

Last Result –
Jets 1 (Griffiths 90’) – Phoenix 4 (Burns 4’, Burns 42’, McGlinchy 64’, Durante 90+4’) at Westpac Stadium, Round 3 Season 10.

FIXTURE RECORDS

Biggest Win

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

Heaviest Defeat

Jets 0 – Phoenix 4 (Brown 18’, Rojas 31’, Greenacre 41’, Macallister 88’), Round 19, Season 6 at Westpac Stadium, 18/12/2010.

Leading Scorers in fixture –

Jets – 3 (Adam Taggart, Joel Griffiths)
Phoenix – 6 (Shane Smeltz)

2014/15 SEASON STATISTICS

Appearances

  • 8 Kew Jaliens, David Carney, Joel Griffiths, Edson Montano
  • 7 Andrew Hoole, Jeronimo Neumann
  • 6 Mark Birrighiti, Sam Gallagher, Zenon Caravella, Marco Flores,
  • 5 Taylor Regan, Jacob Pepper, Scott Neville, Allan Wesh
  • 4 James Virgili, Sam Gallaway,
  • 3 Ben Kantarovski , Adrian Madaschi, Billy Celeski
  • 2 Jonny Steele, Ben Kennedy,
  • 1 Nicholas Cowburn

Goals

  • 2 Joel Griffiths, Edson Montano
  • 1 Kew Jaliens, Jeronimo Neumann, Marco Flores

Assists

  • 1 David Carney
  • 1 Joel Griffiths, Scott Neville, Jacob Pepper, Taylor Regan

Yellow Cards

  • 3 Taylor Regan, Kew Jaliens, Jeronimo Neumann
  • 2 Jacob Pepper, Marcos Flores, Edson Montano, Adrian Madaschi,
  • 1 Jonny Steele, David Carney, Allan Welsh, Ben Kantarovski, Sam Gallaway,

Red Cards

  • None

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 1 match
Phil Stubbins – 0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss
Ernie Merrick – 1 win, 0 drawn, 0 lossesNewcastle Jets Coaching Records –

  • Phil Stubbins – 1 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = -% win ratio)
  • Gary Van Egmond – 12 matches (3 wins, 3 drawn and 6 losses = 25% win ratio)
  • Richard Money – 0 matches (0 wins, 0 drawn, 0 loss = -% win ratio)
  • Branko Culina – 7 matches (2 wins, 0 drawn, 5 losses = 29% win ratio)
  • Nick Theodorakopoulos – 0 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 0 losses = -% win ratio)
  • Clayton Zane – 2 matches (1 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 50% win ratio)
  • Craig Deans – 1 Match (0 win, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)

Wellington Phoenix Coach Record – Ernie Merrick 41% win ratio (9 wins, 5 drawn, 8 losses)

KEY FACTS:

  • The Jets kept two clean sheets against the Phoenix last year – once at home and once away.
  • Ben Kennedy has now surpassed Labinot Haliti to become the 6th most capped player.
  • The last meeting at Hunter Stadium between the two clubs served as the club’s biggest victory. It was also the last match in which a substitute scored for the Jets – a cracking volley by Michael Bridges.
  • The Jets have won a third round match four times, lost four times and drawn once in 9 seasons of the A-League. The only draw was last season’s match away at the Phoenix in which both teams were scoreless.
  • The Jets haven’t lost in the last 24 matches when they’ve been ahead at half time. However, they have lost the last 7 when they have been behind at half time.
  • The Jets haven’t kept a clean sheet in the last 8 matches.
  • The Jets have only been ahead at half time once this season.
  • So far this season, 22 Jets players have received a booking as opposed to 2 opposition players.
  • The Jets won both games played at home against the Phoenix on a Saturday
  • Ben Kennedy has been between the posts for 4 matches at home against the Phoenix. He has kept clean sheets in two of these matches.

Jets v Phoenix Trivia:
1. The 3 Jets players who have received the most bookings in this fixture are?
2. Each team has had 2 players sent off in the one match. Who are the four players?
3. Which 3 Phoenix players have scored doubles against the Jets in this fixture?

Please visit the forums at newcastlefootball.net for the answers to the trivia questions, and to discuss the match.

2014/15 Hyundai A-League – Round 8 F3Derby #2 Match Preview – Newcastle United Jets FC vs Central Coast Mariners FC

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2014/2015 Hyundai A-League
Season 10 Round 8 – F3DERBY #2

Newcastle United Jets FC vs Central Coast Mariners

When: Sunday 30th November, 2014
Where: Hunter Stadium, 294 Turton Road, New Lambton, NSW
Kickoff: 5pm AEDST (gates open 4pm)
Tickets: Ticketmaster Link
Pre-match: District Park Tennis Club, Cnr Lambton and Curley Rds Broadmeadow from 2pm

Watch: LIVE on Foxsports 4 and FoxSports 4HD
Listen: ABC Newcastle 1233 or ABC Grandstand online
Tweet: @newyboys #NTUA #F3DERBY                                                            

Supporters are reminded that active support is located to Bay 60. Anyone wishing to join Bay 60 for this game needs to hold a Bay 60 Membership or purchase a ticket via ticketmaster or the sales windows at the Western Stand entrance.  When purchasing via the mobile site or app select CATEGORY: 2 Reserved Seating and TICKET: Home Supporters. People with existing memberships in other areas of the stadium can also swap for a single Bay 60 game ticket at the Member Services window at to the Western Stand entrance.

We will be holding a minutes applause in the 63rd minute in memory of the tragic passing of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes. We ask all supporters across the ground to join us in this mark of respect.

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 33 games between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 9, Mariners Wins – 13, Drawn – 11

In Newcastle – 15 games
Jets Wins – 7, Mariners Wins – 4, Drawn – 4

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 28, Mariners – 42

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 80 (76 Yellow, 4 Red), Mariners – 49 (46 Yellow, 3 Red)

Recent Form (FFA Cup & A-League)
Jets – DLDLL
Mariners – LDDLL

Leading Scorers
Jets – Joel Griffiths 2, Mariners – Glen Trifiro, John Hutchinson, Mitchell Duke 1

Last Result –
Jets 0 – Mariners 1 (Duke 90’) at Central Coast Stadium, Round 1, Season 10.

FIXTURE RECORDS
Biggest Win

Jets 3 (Bridge 6’, Carle 18’, Rodriguez 79’) – Mariners 1 (Mori 40’), Round 2, Season 2 at Energy Australia Stadium, 12/11/2006.

Heaviest Defeat

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

Leading Scorers in fixture –

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

2014/15 SEASON STATISTICS

Appearances

  • 7 Kew Jaliens, David Carney, Joel Griffiths, Edson Montano,
  • 6 Mark Birrighiti, Sam Gallagher, Andrew Hoole, Jeronimo Neumann
  • 5 Taylor Regan, Zenon Caravella, Jacob Pepper, Marco Flores,
  • 4 Scott Neville, James Virgili, Allan Wesh,
  • 3 Ben Kantarovski, Sam Gallaway,
  • 2 Jonny Steele, Adrian Madaschi, Billy Celeski
  • 1 Ben Kennedy, Nicholas Cowburn

Goals

  • 2 Joel Griffiths
  • 1 Edson Montano, Kew Jaliens, Jeronimo Neumann, Marco Flores

Assists

  • 1 Joel Griffiths, Scott Neville, Jacob Pepper, Taylor Regan, David Carney

Yellow Cards

  • 3 Taylor Regan,
  • 2 Jeronimo Neumann, Jacob Pepper, Marcos Flores, Edson Montano, Kew Jaliens,
  • 1 Jonny Steele, David Carney, Allan Welsh, Ben Kantarovski, Adrian Madaschi

Red Cards

  • None

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 1 matches
Phil Stubbins – 0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss
Phil Moss – 1 win, 0 drawn, 0 lossesNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Phil Stubbins – 0 Matches (0 wins, 0 drawn, 0 losses = -% 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)
  • Clayton Zane – 2 matches (0 wins, 0 drawn, 2 losses = 0% win ratio)
  • Craig Deans -1 Match (1 win, 0 drawn, 0 loss = 100% win ratio)

Central Coast Mariners Coach Record – Phil Moss 100% win ratio (3 wins, 0 drawn, 0 losses).

Average Home A-League crowd – 13131

KEY FACTS:

  • The Jets have only won 3 times against the Mariners in the last 6 seasons.
  • The Jets last victory over the Mariners was round 3 in season 8, 20/10/12.
  • A Mariners player has only found the back of the net 3 times this season.
  • Duke’s goal was not the latest goal in this fixture. Sasho Petrovski scored a 95th minute winner in the Season 3 semi finals.
  • There have only been 7 penalties awarded in this fixture.
  • The Jets have been slow starters of late, having not scored a goal in the opening 10 minutes for the last 36 matches. The last was a 6th minute goal to Calvano against Perth Glory in Season 8.
  • At home, the goals come to both teams tend to come in the second half with 44 of the 75 have been score after half time since Season 8.
  • Nicholas Cowburn became the 119th capped player for the Jets and Marcos Flores became the 54th Newcastle Jets player to score in the A-League.
  • The Mariners have scored 3 goals in the first half in Newcastle, but have scored 11 second half goals.
  • The Jets have never drawn when leading at half time, but have lost once (7 occurrences). When scores are level at half time the Jets have only won once (7 occurrences).
  • Marcos Flores scored against the Jets from the penalty spot in the corresponding fixture last year.
  • Ben Kennedy’s last appearance at home against the Mariners was a clean sheet, back in Season 7. It was his only clean sheet in 10 appearances.
  • The Jets record (W-D-L) on a Sunday is 5-3-3.
  • This weekend could be the 90th appearance for Ben Kantarovski.
  • Joel Griffiths has never scored from open play against the mariners at home. His 3 goals have come from the penalty spot.
  • The Jets have scored 3 goals in the last 6 matches against the Mariners.
  • Kew Jaliens will become the 11th captain to lead the Jets out at home in an F3 derby.

Jets v Mariners Trivia:
1. Kew Jaliens will become the 11th captain to lead the Jets out at home in an F3 derby. Who are the other 10 players to do so?

2. Foreign Brigade – Which Visa player scored the most goals at home in this fixture – Michael Bridges, Emile Heskey, Jeremy Brockie or Milton Rodriguez?

3. How many clean sheets did Ante Covic keep in this fixture?

Please visit the forums at newcastlefootball.net for the answers to the trivia questions, and to discuss the match.