Mariners gain Antony Golec

Tuesday May 30, 2017 by  

The Central Coast Mariners are excited to announce the signing of Australian defender, Antony Golec ahead of the A-League 2017/18 season.

The 27-year-old defender returns to Australia after plying his trade abroad with FC Sheriff Tiraspol (Moldovan National Division), Persepolis FC (Persian Gulf Pro League) & most recently Bucheon FC 1995 (K League Challenge).

The Australian Youth International has signed a one-year-deal and will be known to Australian football fans for his 59 combined appearances in the A-League with Sydney FC, Adelaide United, Western Sydney Wanderers and Perth Glory. Read more

Phoenix secure a hat-trick of wins over Mariners

Saturday January 14, 2017 by  

On his return to the side after an injury layoff Michael McGlinchey scored in the opening 10 minutes to seal Wellington Phoenix a 1-0 win over Central Coast Mariners at Westpac Stadium on Saturday night.

The home side began the match brightly and duly took the lead 10 minutes in when McGlinchey beat the goalkeeper at the near post with a fierce drive.

Wellington continued to attack and were unfortunate not to add to their lead, particularly in the first half, but in the end the solitary strike proved enough to give the hosts the three points and put them within touching distance of the top six. Read more

Mariners reveal plans for Central Coast Stadium

Tuesday January 10, 2017 by  

The Central Coast Mariners have today unveiled their bold vision for Central Coast Stadium that has been formally presented to the Stadium’s current owners and operators, Central Coast Council in a bid to transform the venue into a world class entertainment hub.

World Class entertainment hub plans for Central Coast Stadium unveiled today.
Photo courtesy of Central Coast Mariners

Mariners’ owner Mike Charlesworth has instructed the club to formally present a management rights proposal to council, citing concerns that the current business model does not facilitate best practice which contributes to the lack of growth and improvement of Central Coast Stadium.

Central Coast Stadium was officially opened in February 2000 and has remained relatively untouched during its 17-years-of-existence which has resulted in the venue become dated and in need of immediate attention. Read more

Carney strike sinks Mariners

Sunday January 8, 2017 by  

A late David Carney header has ensured Sydney FC restored their seven point lead at the top of the A-League and go into the second half of the season undefeated.

Carney’s 77th minute strike came just a minute after the Mariners had drawn level at 2-2 through Scott Galloway.

Sydney FC’s Brazilian striker Bobô had earlier given the Sky Blues a 2-0 lead with a superb opening strike followed by a simple tap in thanks to good work from Milos Ninkovic. Read more

Lia stunner leads Phoenix to victory

Saturday December 10, 2016 by  

A super strike from Vince Lia helped secure Wellington Phoenix a 3-0 win over Central Coast Mariners in the A-League on Saturday night at Hamilton’s FMG Stadium.

Just two minutes into the contest, Phoenix hit the front as Kosta Barbarouses fired in from the edge of the box and Hamish Watson steered past Ivan Necevski.

Phoenix created a number of chances to add to the score and came agonisingly close just past the hour when Hamish Watson was played through by Jacob Tratt, but the striker’s shot came off the post. Read more

Mariners sign Fletcher, part ways with Sim

Wednesday January 20, 2016 by  

The Central Coast Mariners have bolstered their attacking stocks with former Young Socceroo striker, Matthew Fletcher, while mutually parted ways with Matt Sim.

Fletcher will wear Yellow & Navy until at least the end of A-League Season 2016/17 and is available for selection this Saturday to take on the Western Sydney Wanderers.

The 23-year-old, who has spent majority of his career in the U.K. with the likes of Sunderland, Sheffield Wednesday & Hull City will add some serious firepower to Walmsley’s front third. Read more

Mariners celebrate NYE with three points

Thursday December 31, 2015 by  

The Central Coast Mariners have recorded a convincing 3-1 victory over Wellington Phoenix on the last day of 2015 courtesy of goals to Fabio Ferreira, Mitch Austin & Mickey Neill.

Two goals in the space of four minutes to Ferreira & Austin plus a maiden A-League goal in the second half to Neill were enough to seal three points at Central Coast Stadium.

It was an attacking and entertaining affair on Gosford’s waterfront for the 10,073 Members and fans who turned out on New Year’s Eve. Read more

A-League 2015-16 Season to kick-off in October

Monday June 29, 2015 by  

The A-League 2015/16 Season kicks off in October with three blockbuster rounds featuring a Sydney Derby, Melbourne Derby and an Adelaide United v Melbourne Victory blockbuster at Adelaide Oval to give fans a turbo charged start to Season 11 of Australia’s premier domestic football competition.

The season will burst into action on Thursday 8 October as the Western Sydney Wanderers host Brisbane Roar, kick-starting a season that will run uninterrupted through to the A-League 2016 Grand Final, which will played on Sunday 1 May 2016.

Round one will feature the traditional interstate Adelaide United v Melbourne Victory clash at Adelaide Oval on Friday 9 October. Read more

Hutchinson takes on player-coach role

Friday March 6, 2015 by  

Central Coast Mariners can today confirm that Head Coach Phil Moss has been stood aside, effective immediately. The Mariners are in negotiations with Moss in regards to his position and wish him all the best for his future endeavours in football.

Stepping in as interim Head Coach for the remainder of the A-League 2014/15 campaign will be Central Coast Mariners newly appointed Technical Director, Tony Walmsley.

The club will soon commence the search for a new permanent Head Coach with Walmsley to remain as the club’s Technical Director. Read more

Jets and Mariners play out scoreless draw

Saturday February 28, 2015 by  

The Central Coast Mariners and Newcastle Jets have played out a 0-0 draw at Hunter Stadium on Saturday night in a fixture where both sides failed to capitalise in the front third.

Head Coach Phil Moss was content with his men who kept a clean sheet but was adamant that the defensive structure was not his main focus going into tonight’s F3 Derby.

“I’m delighted with the clean sheet having shipped four goals against Sydney last week, that was one of our focuses this week but it wasn’t THE focus. Scoring goals has to be the focus and I thought we had enough chances to get something out of the game and win it,’ Moss said. Read more