Transfer news: duo part ways with Mariners

Central Coast Mariners have today confirmed that the contracts of Brad McDonald and Matthew Fletcher have been terminated by mutual consent.

McDonald made a total of nine Hyundai A-League appearances across his two stints with the Central Coast Mariners during the 2012/13 and 2015/16 seasons.

Fletcher arrived at the Central Coast Mariners in January 2016 and made seven appearances for the club.

Hyundai A-League mid-season report card

McDonald and Fletcher both thanked the fans and club for their opportunity.

The Mariners have signed utility Brad McDonald until the end of the 2016/17 season.

"I would like to thank all of the fans for their support for the club and I wish I could have had the chance to play in front of them this season,” McDonald said. “The boys are fantastic and I have made a friendship with every single one of them & wish them the brightest and most successful future throughout their careers."

Fletcher said: “I would like to thank the club, players, staff and fans for everything they have done for me since I started at the Mariners. “I've met some amazing people that I'll be friends with for the rest of my life and I wish the club all the success in the future."