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2015/16 Hyundai A-League – Round 16 Match Preview – Newcastle United Jets FC vs Perth Glory FC

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2015/2016 Hyundai A-League
Season 11 Round 16
Newcastle United Jets FC vs Perth Glory

When: Sunday 24th January, 2016
Where: Hunter Stadium, 294 Turton Road, New Lambton, NSW
Kickoff: 5pm AEDST (gates open 4pm)
Tickets: Ticketmaster Link

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

Active support is located in Bay 60. 
Anyone wishing to enter Bay 60 needs to hold a Bay 60 membership or ticket. Bay 60 tickets and memberships are the same price as General Admission. 
If you are already a Jets Member, please go to Members Services to the left of Western Stand gates to be issued a gameday Bay 60 ticket.
For non-members you can purchase a Bay 60 ticket via ticketmaster or the dedicated Bay 60 ticket window to the right of the Western Stand gates. 

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 30 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 6, Glory Wins – 18, Drawn – 6

In Newcastle – 15 matches.
Jets Wins – 5, Glory Wins – 8, Drawn – 2
In Perth – 15
Jets Wins – 1, Glory Wins – 10, Drawn – 4

Average Home A-League Crowd – 9013
Average Away A-League Crowd – 8485

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 31, Glory – 55
In Newcastle –
Jets – 17, Glory – 24

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 12, Glory – 16

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 58 (56 yellow, 2 red), Glory 46 (43 yellow, 3 red)

Recent Form (FFA Cup & A-League)
Jets – DLLLW (4 points from last 15)
Glory – DDLLD (3 points from last 15)

Leading Scorers
Jets – Milos Trifunovic (5)
Glory – Diego Castro (5)

Last Result –
Jets 1 (Carney 30′, Trifunovic 71′) – Phoenix 1 (Ki-Je o.g 45+1′) at Westpac Stadium, A-League, Round 1, 11/10/2015.

Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 10 Round 24

Newcastle Jets Perth Glory
Ben Kennedy Daniel Vukovic
Nick Cowburn Rostyn Griffiths
Taylor Regan Dino Djulbic
Daniel Mullen Joshua Risdon
Ki-Je Lee Scott Jamieson
Enver Alivodic Michael Thwaite
Ben Kantarovski Andrew Keogh
Zenon Caravella Richard Garcia
Mitch Cooper Jamie Maclaren
Edson Montano Sidnei
Andrew Hoole Dragan Paljic

FIXTURE RECORDS

Biggest Win

Jets 4 (Haliti 13’, Brockie 54’, Petrovski 68’Penalty, Petrovski 69’) – Glory 0 at Hunter Stadium, Midweek Round 1, Season 2010/11, 10/02/2011.

Heaviest Defeat

Jets 1 (Parisi 71’) – Glory 5 (Mori 33’, Harnwell 46’, Despotovski 52’, Mori 62’, Sekulovski 81’), Round 7, Season 2005/06 at Energy Australia Stadium, 08/10/2005.

Leading Scorers in fixture –

Jets – Joel Griffiths (6)
Glory – Jamie Harnwell (7)

2015/16 SEASON STATISTICS

Number Name Appearances Starts Substitute Appearances Subbed off Minutes Played Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red – Second Bookable Straight Red
1 Mark Birighitti 14 14 0 1 1249 0 0 1 0 0
2 Daniel Mullen 8 8 0 0 720 0 0 1 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 14 14 0 1 1257 0 0 6 0 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 11 11 0 1 969 0 0 1 1 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 14 13 1 2 1125 2 0 4 1 0
6 Cameron Watson 13 9 4 5 801 0 0 3 0 0
7 Enver Alivodic 15 15 0 3 1286 1 1 1 0 0
8 Mateo Poljak 15 15 0 0 1350 0 1 3 0 0
9 Milos Trifunovic 14 14 0 4 1221 5 0 4 0 0
10 Leonardo Vitor Santiago 8 7 1 6 528 0 1 0 0 0
11 Labinot Haliti 2 1 1 1 24 0 0 0 0 0
12 Andy Brennan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ki-Je Lee 8 8 0 0 720 0 1 1 0 0
14 Mitch Cooper 6 1 5 1 116 0 0 0 0 0
15 Themba Muata-Marlow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Radovan Pavicevic 5 0 5 0 82 0 0 2 0 0
18 Josh Barresi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Ben Kennedy 2 1 1 0 101 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lachlan Jackson 11 9 2 2 818 0 0 0 0 0
23 David Carney 14 14 0 2 1257 3 3 6 0 0
24 Nick Cowburn 10 4 6 1 439 0 0 1 0 0
25 Brandon Lundy 1 0 1 0 75 0 0 0 0 0
27 Braedyn Crowley 7 1 6 0 189 0 0 0 0 0
28 Ryan Kitto 9 6 3 6 478 1 1 0 0 0
29 Andrew Pawiak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Blake Tuxford 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 1 matches
Scott Miller – 0 wins, Ken Lowe – 1 win, 0 drawnNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Phil Stubbins – 3 matches (0 wins, 0 drawn, 3 losses = 0% win ratio)
  • Gary Van Egmond – 16 matches (3 wins, 6 drawn and 7 losses = 19% win ratio)
  • Richard Money – 3 matches (1 win, 0 drawn, 2 losses = 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)
  • Craig Deans – No Matches
  • Clayton Zane – 1 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)

Perth Glory Coach Record – Ken Lowe 100% win ratio (5 wins, 0 drawn, 0 losses)

KEY FACTS:

General

  • Newcastle haven’t defeated Perth in their last 11 A-League matches, taking only 2 draws from those matches.
  • 5 of Newcastle’s 6 wins have come at home.
  • The last meeting between the teams brought controversy in the stands with the unveiling of a banner stating “Enough Failure, Lies + Arrogance. 10000 Fans Demand The Muppet Gone”.
  • Perth defeated Newcastle in the FFA Cup match at Magic Park earlier in the season.

Players

  • Ryan Kitto became the 60th player to score for the Jets in the A-League.
  • Ben Kantarovski received the 3rd red card of his A-League career last weekend.
  • Ante Covic hasn’t kept a clean sheet in the last 5 matches against the Jets.

Coaches

  • Ken Lowe has won every match he has coached against the Jets.
  • Scott Miller avoided equalling the Jets longest stretch without a win last weekend.

Newcastle Jets

  • The Jets have never lost to Perth when they have gone into half time ahead.
  • Milos Trifunovic’s 7th minute penalty last week was the first goal the Jets have scored within the opening 10 minutes since Rd 6, Season 12/13 when Calvano scored in the 6th minute against Perth.

Perth Glory

  • Perth have scored two goals in each of the last 4 matches against the Jets.
  • Perth haven’t won or kept a clean sheet away from home this season.

2015/16 Hyundai A-League – Round 15 Match Preview – Newcastle United Jets FC vs Wellington Phoenix

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2015/2016 Hyundai A-League
Season 11 Round 15
DOUBLE HEADER

W-League – Newcastle United Jets FC vs Brisbane Roar
A-League – Newcastle United Jets FC vs Wellington Phoenix

When: Sunday 17th January, 2016
Where: Hunter Stadium, 294 Turton Road, New Lambton, NSW
Kickoff: 2pm AEDST (W-League) 5pm AEDST (A-League)
Tickets: Ticketmaster Link

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

Active support is located in Bay 60. 
Anyone wishing to enter Bay 60 needs to hold a Bay 60 membership or ticket. Bay 60 tickets and memberships are the same price as General Admission. 
If you are already a Jets Member, please go to Members Services to the left of Western Stand gates to be issued a gameday Bay 60 ticket.
For non-members you can purchase a Bay 60 ticket via ticketmaster or the dedicated Bay 60 ticket window to the right of the Western Stand gates. 

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 26 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 7, Phoenix Wins – 15, Drawn – 4

In Newcastle – 11 matches.
Jets Wins – 4, Phoenix Wins – 6, Drawn – 1
In New Zealand – 15
Jets Wins – 3, Phoenix Wins – 9, Drawn – 3

Average Home A-League Crowd – 10222
Average Away A-League Crowd – 8962

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 30, Phoenix – 51
In Newcastle –
Jets – 18, Phoenix – 19

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 10, Phoenix – 15

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 52 (46 yellow, 6 red), Phoenix 44 (41 yellow, 3 red)

Recent Form (FFA Cup & A-League)
Jets – LDLLL (1 points from last 15)
Phoenix – LDLLD (2 points from last 15)

Leading Scorers
Jets – Milos Trifunovic (4)
Phoenix – Roy Krishna (6)

Last Result –
Jets 2 (Carney 30′, Trifunovic 71′) – Phoenix 1 (Ki-Je o.g 45+1′) at Westpac Stadium, A-League, Round 1, 11/10/2015.

Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 11 Round 1

Newcastle Jets Wellington Phoenix
Mark Birighitti Glen Moss
Jason Hoffman Louis Fenton
Daniel Mullen Andrew Durante
Nigel Boogaard Ben Sigmund
Ki-Je Lee Manny Muscat
Mateo Poljak Albert Riera
Cameron Watson Roly Bonevacia
Leonardo Vitor Santiago Vince Lia
David Carney Michael McGlinchey
Enver Alivodic Blake Powell
Milos Trifunovic Roy Krishna

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)

2015/16 SEASON STATISTICS

Number Name Appearances Starts Substitute Appearances Subbed off Minutes Played Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red – Second Bookable Straight Red
1 Mark Birighitti 13 13 0 1 1159 0 0 1 0 0
2 Daniel Mullen 7 7 0 0 630 0 0 1 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 13 13 0 1 1167 0 0 6 0 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 10 10 0 1 879 0 0 1 1 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 13 12 1 2 1067 2 0 4 0 0
6 Cameron Watson 13 9 4 5 801 0 0 3 0 0
7 Enver Alivodic 14 14 0 3 1196 1 0 1 0 0
8 Mateo Poljak 14 14 0 0 1260 0 1 2 0 0
9 Milos Trifunovic 13 13 0 3 1155 4 0 4 0 0
10 Leonardo Vitor Santiago 7 7 0 6 527 0 1 0 0 0
11 Labinot Haliti 2 1 1 1 24 0 0 0 0 0
12 Andy Brennan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ki-Je Lee 8 8 0 0 720 0 1 1 0 0
14 Mitch Cooper 5 1 4 1 108 0 0 0 0 0
15 Themba Muata-Marlow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Radovan Pavicevic 5 0 5 0 82 0 0 2 0 0
18 Josh Barresi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Ben Kennedy 2 1 1 0 101 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lachlan Jackson 10 8 2 2 728 0 0 0 0 0
23 David Carney 13 13 0 1 1168 2 3 6 0 0
24 Nick Cowburn 9 4 5 1 415 0 0 1 0 0
25 Brandon Lundy 1 0 1 0 75 0 0 0 0 0
27 Braedyn Crowley 7 1 6 0 189 0 0 0 0 0
28 Ryan Kitto 8 5 3 5 396 0 1 0 0 0
29 Andrew Pawiak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Blake Tuxford 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 1 matches
Scott Miller – 1 win, Ernie Merrick – 0 wins, 0 drawnNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Scott Miller – 1 matches (1 win, 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)

Wellington Phoenix Coach Record – Ernie Merrick 36% win ratio (9 wins, 6 drawn, 10 losses)

KEY FACTS:

General

  • The last first half goal the Jets scored was in Rd 1 this season against the Phoenix. It was scored by David Carney.
  • A loss or draw this week will equal the Jets record of consecutive winless matches (11).
  • The Jets haven’t receive a penalty against Wellington at home in over 8 years.
  • On average, there are 3 goals scored in this fixture.
  • There have been 9 red cards in this fixture however none of them have been issued at Hunter Stadium.

Players

  • 3 goals were put past Mark Birighitti in the two matches at Hunter Stadium against the Nix.
  • Leonardo’s only away appearance this season was against the Phoenix in Rd 1. His other appearances have all come at home.
  • Mark Birighitti saved a Roy Krishna penalty in the last match.

Coaches

  • Ernie Merrick’s Phoneix teams have scored 24 goals in the last 30 minutes of a match. Merrick’s Phoneix team have scored 36 goals in total.
  • Scott Miller has equalled the longest winless streak for a Jets coach in the A-League over the weekend, held by Phil Stubbins (twice).

Newcastle Jets

  • The Jets biggest win in their history came against Wellington Phoenix
  • The Jets have scored in 6 consecutive matches against the Phoenix.
  • Last weekend was the third match this season where the Jets failed to have a shot on target.
  • As has been widely publicised, the Jets need to by the 50th minute to prevent becoming the team to have the longest goaless streak in the league

Wellington Phoenix

  • Wellington scored 3 goals in 5 minutes during their last visit to Hunter Sadium.
  • The Phoenix are also struggling with their own form, having taken 2 points from their last 5 matches.

2015/16 Hyundai A-League – Round 13 Match Preview – Newcastle United Jets FC vs Melbourne Victory

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2015/2016 Hyundai A-League
Season 11 Round 13

Newcastle United Jets FC vs Melbourne Victory
W-League and A-League Double Header

When: Sunday 3rd January, 2016
Where: Hunter Stadium, 294 Turton Road, New Lambton, NSW
Kickoff: 2pm AEDST (W-League) 5pm AEDST (A-League)
Tickets: Ticketmaster Link

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

Active support is located in Bay 60. 
Anyone wishing to enter Bay 60 needs to hold a Bay 60 membership or a valid ticket.
If you are already a Jets Member, please go to Members Services to the left of Western Stand gates to be issued a gameday Bay 60 ticket.
For non-members you can purchase a Bay 60 ticket via ticketmaster or the dedicated Bay 60 ticket window to the right of the Western Stand gates. 

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 31 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 14, Victory Wins – 10, Drawn – 7

In Newcastle – 15 matches.
Jets Wins – 8, Victory Wins – 2, Drawn – 5
In Melbourne – 16
Jets Wins – 6, Victory Wins – 8, Drawn – 2

Average Home A-League Crowd – 10626
Average Away A-League Crowd – 18348

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 44, Victory – 43
In Newcastle –
Jets – 27, Victory – 18

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 17, Victory – 12

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 59 (55 yellow, 4 red), Victory 52 (49 yellow, 3 red)

Recent Form (FFA Cup & A-League)
Jets – DLLDL (2 points from last 15)
Victory – LLLLD (1 points from last 15)

Leading Scorers
Jets – Milos Trifunovic (4)
Victory – Besart Berisha (8)

Last Result –
Jets 1 (Carney 75′) – Victory 0 at Hunter Stadium, A-League, Round 3, 23/10/2015.

Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 11 Round 3

Newcastle Jets Melbourne Victory
Ben Kennedy Daniel Vukovic
Jason Hoffman Daniel Georgievski
Daniel Mullen Leigh Broxham
Nigel Boogaard Matthieu Delpierre
Lachlan Jackson Dylan Murnane
Mateo Poljak Guilherme Finkler
Ben Kantarovski Kosta Barbarouses
Leonardo Vitor Santiago Oliver Bozanic
David Carney Fahid Ben Khalfallah
Enver Alivodic Carl Valeri
Milos Trifunovic Besart Berisha

FIXTURE RECORDS

Biggest Win

Jets 4 (Bridge 36’, Bridge 48’, Coveny 51’, J Griffiths 73’) – Victory 0 at Hunter Stadium, Round 21, Season 2006/07, 19/01/2007.

Heaviest Defeat

Jets 0 – Victory 5 (Hernandez 41’, Thompson 50’, Allsopp 61’, Allsopp 64’, Brebner 90’), Round 3, Season 2008/09 at AAMI Park, 29/08/2008.

Leading Scorers in fixture –

Jets – Joel Griffiths (5)
Victory – Archie Thompson (7)

2015/16 SEASON STATISTICS

Number Name Appearances Starts Substitute Appearances Subbed off Minutes Played Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red – Second Bookable Straight Red
1 Mark Birighitti 11 11 0 1 979 0 0 1 0 0
2 Daniel Mullen 5 5 0 0 450 0 0 1 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 11 11 0 0 990 0 0 5 0 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 8 8 0 1 699 0 0 0 1 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 11 10 1 1 897 2 0 4 0 0
6 Cameron Watson 11 8 3 5 701 0 0 2 0 0
7 Enver Alivodic 12 12 0 3 1016 1 0 1 0 0
8 Mateo Poljak 12 12 0 0 1080 0 1 2 0 0
9 Milos Trifunovic 11 11 0 2 987 4 0 4 0 0
10 Leonardo Vitor Santiago 7 7 0 6 527 0 1 0 0 0
11 Labinot Haliti 2 1 1 1 24 0 0 0 0 0
12 Andy Brennan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ki-Je Lee 8 8 0 0 720 0 1 1 0 0
14 Mitch Cooper 4 1 3 1 63 0 0 0 0 0
15 Themba Muata-Marlow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Radovan Pavicevic 4 0 4 0 70 0 0 2 0 0
18 Josh Barresi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Ben Kennedy 2 1 1 0 101 0 0 0 0 0
22 Lachlan Jackson 9 8 1 2 725 0 0 0 0 0
23 David Carney 12 12 0 1 1078 2 3 5 0 0
24 Nick Cowburn 7 2 5 1 235 0 0 1 0 0
25 Brandon Lundy 1 0 1 0 75 0 0 0 0 0
27 Braedyn Crowley 6 1 5 0 165 0 0 0 0 0
28 Ryan Kitto 6 3 3 3 285 0 1 0 0 0
29 Andrew Pawiak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
40 Blake Tuxford 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 1 matches
Scott Miller – 1 win, Kevin Muscat – 0 wins, 0 drawnNewcastle Jets A-League Coaching Records –

  • Scott Miller – 1 matches (1 win, 0 drawn, 0 losses = 100% win ratio)
  • Phil Stubbins – 3 matches (1 win, 1 draw, 1 loss = 33% win ratio)
  • Gary Van Egmond – 16 matches (10 wins, 2 drawn and 4 losses = 63% win ratio)
  • Richard Money – 3 matches (1 win, 1 drawn, 1 loss = 33% win ratio)
  • Branko Culina – 6 matches (1 wins, 2 drawn, 3 losses = 17% win ratio)
  • Nick Theodorakopoulos – 1 match (0 wins, 0 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
  • Craig Deans – 1 match (0 wins, 1 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)
  • Clayton Zane – 1 match (0 wins, 1 drawn, 1 loss = 0% win ratio)

Melbourne Victory Coach Record – Kevin Muscat 25% win ratio (2 wins, 3 drawn, 3 losses)

KEY FACTS:

General

  • Newcastle are winless in the last 8 matches. The record is 11.
  • The Jets are now 11 consecutive matches without a first half goal.
  • It has been 379 minutes since the Jets last scored a goal.
  • The last 3 matches between the two teams have ended 1-0.
  • The Jets have won the last two matches between the two teams

Players

  • Ben Kantarovski and Milos Trifunovic are both one yellow card away from an automatic suspension
  • David Carney, the player who scored the winner in the match earlier this season, is suspended this weekend

Newcastle Jets

  • The Jets have scored 1 goal less than at the same point last season.
  • The Jets scoring rate per match is currently tracking at the lowest point when compared to previous seasons (0.75 goals per match)
  • Newcastle won only once at home in 2015. They only managed to score 9 goals in 14 matches.
  • The Jets have lost just once to Melbourne Victory in the last 2 years.

Melbourne Victory

  • Melbourne haven’t won in Newcastle since 18/10/2009
  • Danny Vukovic is the player with the most appearances against the Jets, with 33.