Match preview: Newcastle Jets v Perth Glory
Newcastle Jets kick-started their Hyundai A-League season ahead of the visit of the competition’s pacesetters Perth Glory to McDonald Jones Stadium on Sunday. The Jets registered just their second win of the campaign – and first at home – with their 2-0 disposal of Brisbane Ro
Is Jets' Sheppard set to be the Hyundai A-League's best NPL graduate?
Could Newcastle Jets attacker Kaine Sheppard be the best graduate from the National Premier Leagues (NPL) to succeed in the Hyundai A-League in many a year? That could well prove to be the case after the 25-year-old’s impressive starting debut for the Jets in the 2-0 win over
Sheppard's timely Jets strike fulfils prophetic Merrick prediction
Ernie Merrick sagely invested faith where others might have doubted whether Newcastle boasted the firepower to overcome Brisbane Roar on Sunday. "I think this team will score goals," the Jets boss assured ahead of Round 7, which his team entered as the competition's second-low
Sheppard, Jair hit first Hyundai A-League goals as Jets see off Roar
FFA Cup star Kaine Sheppard and Brazilian forward Jair both broke their Hyundai A-League ducks to deliver Newcastle Jets a 2-0 home win over Brisbane Roar on Sunday. The off-season recruits eased the ongoing absence of Roy O'Donovan with one apiece either side of half-time as
The noble reason behind the Jets players shaving their heads
If you tuned in to Newcastle Jets’ Hyundai A-League clash with Melbourne City last weekend, you would have noticed a host of Jets players with freshly cropped haircuts. But it was not a result of a lost bet or a punishment from coach Ernie Merrick, rather a noble action for a
Match preview: Newcastle Jets v Brisbane Roar
A spot in the top six is up for grabs on Sunday as Newcastle Jets host Brisbane Roar in the final game of Round 7. Both sides head into the clash at McDonald Jones Stadium on the back of disappointing losses and searching for a spark to get their campaign up and running. Th
Brattan’s stunner spurs City to big win over Jets
Melbourne City has put a tumultuous week behind them to record a crucial 3-0 win over the Newcastle Jets at AAMI Park on Sunday night. There was plenty of pressure on coach Warren Joyce and his troops with Bruno Fornaroli again left out and coming off a disappointing loss in B
Re-live: Glory held by 10-man Phoenix, City ground the Jets
We were treated to two intriguing games in the Hyundai A-League on Sunday, with Wellington Phoenix almost becoming the first team to lower Perth Glory’s colours this season. Only a late goal to Spanish maestro Diego Castro saved the league leaders, who salvaged a 1-1 draw at W
Local boy Hoffman says 'team will always come first'
Ahead of a crucial clash against Melbourne City, Newcastle Jets forward Jason Hoffman says he is happy to play in any role, so long as the team does well. Hoffman, 29, was born in Newcastle and returned to Hunter last season after four seasons at Melbourne City and Heart.
Paper Talk: Koutroumbis closing in on remarkable comeback
Newcastle Jets are set for a major boost with Johnny Koutroumbis in line for a call-up in Round 6 of the Hyundai A-League season. Elsewhere, Melbourne City might just have another Daniel Arzani on their hands, while two top striking talents have their say on stellar weekend pe
Match preview: Melbourne City v Newcastle Jets
Melbourne City will be out for a form of revenge when they host Newcastle Jets in a clash that will close Round 6 of the Hyundai A-League on Sunday evening. City’s season was ended by the Jets last term, the Hunter club winning 2-1 in a Semi-Final Final best remembered for Ril
Merrick: We played our worst football and won
They say the sign of a good team is one that can win when they are not playing well. If that's the case than Ernie Merrick should've been filled with more joy than was apparent after Newcastle Jets' first win of thy Hyundai A-League season. R...RT: Hoffman, Vargas strike to