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The Jetstream Podcast Ep32 – A New Hope

Its season 11 of the Hyundai A-League and The Jetstream Podcast returns for the new season. Furns (@newyboys) is joined by Michael (@BodyNovo) and David (@Jeterpool) to preview the opening round and the season ahead. We discuss the ongoing ownership rumours, preview the game against Wellington as well as predictions for the other games of the opening round, and our thoughts and predictions for the season ahead.

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2015/16 Hyundai A-League – Round 1 Preview – Wellington Phoenix v Newcastle United Jets

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2015/2016 Hyundai A-League
Season 11 Round 1
Wellington Phoenix FC vs Newcastle United Jets FC

When: Sunday 11th October, 2015
Where: Westpac Stadium, 105 Waterloo Quay, Wellington, NZ
Kickoff: 5pm AEDST (local time 7pm)
Watch: LIVE on Foxsports 4 and FoxSports 4HD
Listen: ABC Grandstand Digital online or ABC Radio App
Tweet: @newyboys #WELvNEW #NTUA

If you are unable to travel to the game in Wellington, please join us at our away venue – Sydney Junction Hotel (SJ’s) at Hamilton and watch the game LIVE. SJ’s is our venue for away Newcastle Jets fixtures. 

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 25 matches between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 6, Phoenix Wins – 15, Drawn – 4

In Newcastle – 11 matches.
Jets Wins – 4, Phoenix Wins – 6, Drawn – 1
In New Zealand – 14
Jets Wins – 2, Phoenix Wins – 9, Drawn – 3

Average Home A-League Crowd – 10222
Average Away A-League Crowd – 9156

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 28, Phoenix – 50
In New Zealand –
Jets – 10, Phoenix – 31

1st Goals in Fixture
Jets – 9, Phoenix – 15

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 48 (43 yellow, 5 red), Phoenix 42 (39 yellow, 3 red)

Recent Form (FFA Cup & A-League)
Jets – L (0 points from last 0)
Phoenix – WL (0 points from last 0)

Leading Scorers
Jets – N/A (N/A)
Phoenix – N/A (N/A)

Last Result –
Jets 2 (Bonevacia 12’o.g., Neville 18′) – Phoenix 2 (Krishna 68′, Hicks 90+4’) at Hutt Recreational Park, A-League, Round 18, 22/02/2015 .

Starting line-ups from Last Meeting in Season 10 Round 18

Newcastle Jets Wellington Phoenix
Ben Kennedy Glen Moss
Scott Neville Manny Muscat
Taylor Regan Michael Boxall
Andrew Hoole Ben Sigmund
Sam Gallagher Andrew Durante
Daniel Mullen Roly Bonevacia
Ben Kantarovski Alex Gorrin
Zenon Caravella Nathan Burns
Jacob Pepper Michael McGlinchey
Ki-Je Lee Albert Riera
Edson Montano 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, 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 – 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 Second Yellows Straight Total
1 Mark Birighitti 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Daniel Mullen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Jason Hoffman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Nigel Boogaard 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Ben Kantarovski 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Cameron Watson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Enver Alivodic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Mateo Poljak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Milos Trifunovic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Leonardo Vitor Santiago 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Labinot Haliti 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Andy Brennan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ki-Je Lee 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Mitch Cooper 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Themba Muata-Marlow 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Lachlan Jackson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Radovan Pavicevic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Ben Kennedy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 David Carney 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Braedyn Crowley 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Brandon Lundy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

COACHING

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

  • 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 37% win ratio (9 wins, 6 drawn, 9 losses)

PLAYER FOCUS
This week we take a look at the player who has returned to the Jets in the off-season and scored his first and second A-League goals against the Phoenix in the one match.

  • Jason Hoffman has made 4 appearances against Wellington Phoenix which has consisted of 2 starts and 2 appearances as a substitute. He has been substituted 0 times. He has played on the field for 227 minutes.
  • He has captained the side 0 times and scored 0 penalties.
  • He has scored 2 goals and provided 0 assists. He has received 0 yellow and 0 red cards. He scored for the Jets once every 692 minutes.
  • Jason Hoffman has a Win-Draw-Loss record against Wellington Phoenix of 2-0-2.

The opposition player is a former Jet from the Grand Final winning team, who also the Phoenix captain:

  • Andrew Durante has made 19 appearances for Wellington Phoenix which has consisted of 19 starts and 0 appearances as a substitute. He has been substituted 0 times. He has played on the field for 1740 minutes.
  • He has captained the side 18 times and scored 0 penalties.
  • He has scored 1 goals and provided 0 assists. He has received 3 yellow and 0 red cards. He scored for the Opposition once every 1740 minutes.
  • Andrew Durante has a Win-Draw-Loss record for Wellington Phoenix against the Jets of 11-4-4.

KEY FACTS:

Goals

  • Both teams are without their leading scorers from last year – Edson Montano and Nathan Burns

Players

  • The Jets have kept only 2 clean sheets in Wellington.
  • However, Glen Moss has kept only 3 clean sheets in 18 appearances against the Jets.

Discipline

  • All red cards (8) shown in this fixture have been given at Westpac Stadium.

Newcastle Jets

  • The Jets haven’t won the first match of a season in the last 3 years.
  • Their W-D-L record on the opening day is 2-3-4.
  • This is the 3rd year in a row the Jets have been the visiting team in Round 1
  • Nigel Boogaard will become the 21st captain of the club (assuming he is the captain)
  • The Jets have lost only once away from home to Wellington in the last 3 seasons (1 win, 3 draws, 1 loss)

Wellington Phoenix

  • Wellington has scored 8 goals in the last 15 minutes of home matches agaisnt the Jets. That’s 26% of their goals in this fixture.
  • Ernie Merrick has lost against the Jets only once during his time as Wellington coach.
  • When Wellington has scored first (15 occasions), the Jets have never won and only come back to draw twice.
  • Wellington have only won their first match of the season once in 8 seasons and have lost their first match in the last two seasons.

2014/15 Hyundai A-League – Round 18 Match Preview – Wellington Phoenix vs Newcastle United Jets

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2014/2015 Hyundai A-League
Season 10 Round 18
Wellington Phoenix FC vs Newcastle United Jets FC

When: Sunday 22nd February, 2015
Where: Hutt Recreational Ground, Bellevue Rd, Lower Hutt, NZ
Kickoff: 3pm AEDST (local time 5pm)
Watch: LIVE on Foxsports 4 and FoxSports 4HD
Listen: ABC Grandstand Digital online or ABC Radio App
Tweet: @newyboys #WELvNEW #NTUA

If you are unable to travel to the game in Wellington, please join us at our new away venue – Sydney Junction Hotel (SJ’s) at Hamilton and watch the game LIVE. SJ’s is our new venue for away Newcastle Jets fixtures. Show your Newcastle Jets Membership at the bar and receive $5 house beers.

FIXTURE FACTS

Overall – 24 games between the two teams.
Jets Wins – 6, Phoenix Wins – 15, Drawn – 3

In Wellington – 13 games
Jets Wins – 2, Phoenix Wins – 9, Drawn – 2

Average Away A-League crowd – 9211

Goals in Fixture
Jets – 26, Phoenix – 48

Cards in Fixture
Jets – 44 (40 Yellow, 4 Red), Phoenix – 40 (37 Yellow, 3 Red)

Recent Form (FFA Cup & A-League)
Jets – DLLDL
Phoenix – DLLWW

Leading Scorers
Jets– Joel Griffiths, Edson Montano, Jeronimo Neumann 3, Phoenix – Nathan Burns 10

Last Result –
Jets 1 (Griffiths 24’) – Phoenix 3 (Burns 73’, McGlinchy 74’, Krishna 78’) at Hunter Stadium, Round 9.

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 – 4 (Joel Griffths)
Phoenix – 6 (Shane Smeltz)

2014/15 SEASON STATISTICS

Appearances

  • 17 Edson Montano
  • 16 Andrew Hoole
  • 15 David Carney, Joel Griffiths,
  • 14 Zenon Caravella, Jacob Pepper
  • 13 Jeronimo Neumann, Kew Jaliens,
  • 12 Ben Kantarovski, Scott Neville
  • 11 Allan Welsh, Sam Gallagher, Ben Kennedy
  • 10 Adrian Madaschi,
  • 8 James Virgili
  • 7 Taylor Regan
  • 6 Mark Birrighiti , Marco Flores,
  • 5 Sam Gallaway,
  • 4 Billy Celeski,
  • 3 Radovan Pavicevic
  • 2 Jonny Steele, Nicholas Cowburn, Daniel Mullen, Lee Ki-Je
  • 1 Braedyn Crowley

 

Goals

  • 3 Joel Griffiths, Edson Montano, Jeronimo Neumann
  • 1 Kew Jaliens, Marco Flores, Radovan Pavicevic, Scott Neville, Lee Ki-Je

 

Assists

  • 3 David Carney
  • 2 Andrew Hoole
  • 1 Joel Griffiths, Scott Neville, Jacob Pepper, Taylor Regan, Jeronimo Neumann, Adrian Madaschi

 

Yellow Cards

  • 5 Kew Jaliens
  • 4 Andrew Hoole, Adrian Madaschi, Taylor Regan,
  • 3 Jeronimo Neumann, Edson Montano, James Virgili, Scott Neville, David Carney,
  • 2 Jacob Pepper, Marcos Flores, Joel Griffiths, Ben Kantarovski
  • 1 Jonny Steele, Allan Welsh, Sam Gallaway, Mitch Cooper, Zenon Caravella, Radovan Pavicevic, Daniel Mullen

 

Red Cards

  • 1 Kew Jaliens

COACHING

Coaches Head to Head – 2 matches
Phil Stubbins – 0 wins, Ernie Merrick – 2 wins, 0 drawn.Newcastle Jets Coaching Records –

  • Phil Stubbins – 2 Matches (0 wins, 0 drawn, 2 losses = -% 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 60% win ratio (3 wins, 1 drawn, 1 loss)

KEY FACTS:

  • Joel Griffiths had scored in his last 3 appearances against Wellington.
  • The Jets have only been ahead at half time twice this season.
  • The Jets have conceded 10 goals in the last 10 minutes of matches this season.
  • It has now been 50 matches since the Jets have started quickly by scoring in the first 10 minutes.
  • The last match against Wellington was the first time in 24 matches the Jets have lost despite being ahead at half time.
  • The Jets haven’t scored a first half goal in the last 8 rounds.
  • The Jets kept two clean sheets against the Phoenix last year – once at home and once away.
  • Last weekend, Lee Ki-Je became the 51st goal scorer for the Newcastle Jets.
  • Despite announcements Ben Kantarovski made his 100th A-League appearance last week, he has actually made only 98 appearances.
  • Andrew Hoole and Taylor Regan are both 1 yellow card away from an automatic suspension.
  • In Wellington, the Jets have only scored 3 times in the first half and scored 7 goals there in total. The Phoenix, however have scored an average of 2 goals against us per game.

Jets v Phoenix Trivia:
1. Lee Ki-Je’s first goal for the Jets was scored from the penalty spot. Who are the other 2 players to have achieved this?

2. Who was the last Jets player to score in the first 10 minutes of a match?

3. How many players have made an appearance for the Newcastle Jets this season?

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