Phil Stubbins has a tough job as the new Newcastle Jets coach, asked to mould a new-look squad into a competitive unit
Melbourne Victory twice came from behind to steal a draw.
Newcastle made it three wins from three against Brisbane this season.
Adelaide kept a third consecutive clean sheet in a tight win.
Mark Bridge’s looping header against his former side took the Wanderers back into the top 4.
Newcastle Jets v Central Coast Mariners is often touted as an interstate derby, but in recent years the trend has been for it to be quite a ‘tactical’ battle.
A goalless stalemate suited the dour nature of this match.
The first game of the new season finished as a comfortable win for the home side.
Gary Van Egmond was responsible for Newcastle’s stunning surge to the 2008-09 A-League title, but his return to the club has not inspired them back to such lofty heights. He’s now the second longest serving coach at a current club in the league (behind Graham Arnold), but he’s many people’s choice for first sacked, illustrating […]
The last few years have been nothing short of disaster for Newcastle – there has been an identity crisis both on and off the pitch, most notably with their change in jersey colour, and more importantly, there has been an attempted change in style under Gary van Egmond. While it was initially difficult for the […]