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2014 FFA Cup – Round of 32 Match Preview – Newcastle Jets vs Perth Glory

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2014 Westfield FFA Cup
Round of 32
Newcastle United Jets FC vs Perth Glory FC

When: Tuesday 5th August, 2014
Where: Magic Park, Cnr Curley Rd & Denny St, Broadmeadow, NSW
Kickoff: 730pm AEDST (gates open 630pm)
Tickets: http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/
Pre-match: from 530pm District Park Tennis Club, Cnr Lambton and Curley Rds Broadmeadow

The Newcastle Jets will donate $1 from each ticket sold for this fixture to the RiseForAlex Fund.

Watch: Telecast details TBC
Listen: ABC Newcastle 1233 or ABC Grandstand online
Tweet: @newyboys #NTUA #NEWvPER #RiseforAlex

Statistics

Overall – 27 games between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 6, Glory Wins – 15, Drawn – 6

In Newcastle – 14 games
Jets Wins – 5, Glory Wins – 7, Drawn – 2

Goals in Fixture 
Jets – 30, Glory – 49

Cards in Fixture 
Jets – 53 (52 Yellow, 1 Red), Glory – 46 (46 Yellow, 3 Red)

Recent Form 
Jets – WDLWL
Glory – LWWLL

Leading Scorers
Jets – Adam Taggart 16, Glory – Shane Smeltz 4

Last Result – 
Jets 1 (Taggart 61’) – Glory 2 (Marinkovic 84’, Harold 85’) at Hunter Stadium, Round 25.

Biggest Win
Jets 4 (Haliti 13’, Brockie 54’, Petrovski 68’ pen, 69’) – Glory, Round Mid Week 1, Season 6 at Energy Australia Stadium, 10/02/2010.

Heaviest Defeat
Jets 1 (Parisi 71’) – Glory 5 (Mori 33’, 62’, Harnwell 46’, Despotovski 52’, Sekulovski 81’), Round 7, Season 1 at Energy Australia Stadium, 08/10/2005.

Leading Scorers in fixture
Jets – 6 (Joel Griffiths)
Glory – 7 (Jamie Harwell)

Coaches Head to Head – 0 matches


Newcastle Jets Coaching Records
Gary Van Egmond – 16 matches (3 wins, 6 drawn and 7 losses = 19% win ratio)
Richard Money – 3 matches (1 wins, 0 drawn, 2 loss = 33% win ratio)
Branko Culina – 6 matches (2 wins, 0 drawn, 4 losses = 33% win ratio)
Nick Theodorakopoulos – 1 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
Clayton Zane – 1 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)

Average Home A-League crowd – 9398

Key facts:
• The Jets haven’t beaten Perth in the last 8 meetings between the two clubs.
• This game will be the first time Ruben Zadkovich faces his old club.
• The Jets haven’t scored against Perth at home since March 2013 and haven’t beaten them at home since November 2011.
• Ben Kennedy has kept 3 clean sheets in 11 appearances against Perth, the most of any Jets keeper.
• These teams have never met on a Tuesday night.
• Joel Griffiths is the only member of the current squad to have previously scored for the Jets against Perth.
• The Jets have never lost to Perth when leading at half time. However, they have lost 11 times from 12 occurrences when they have been trailing at half time.
• The two teams have tended to score more goals in the second half than the first in these fixtures.
• There have been 10 penalties awarded in the 26 fixtures.
• The Season 4, Round 11 match is the 9th dirtiest game in A-League history.


Jets v Perth Trivia:

1. Who has more yellow cards in this fixture – Adam, Joel or Ryan Griffiths? 

2. Who is the only Jet to have been sent off in this fixture? 

3. Who was the first player to score for the Jets in the fixture? 

4. Two Jets players have scored own goals against Perth. Who are they?

5. Which former Perth keeper was a substitute for the Jets in Season 2?