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Stajcic treatment makes 'top coaches wary' of Matildas but 'political battle' is ongoing

Stajcic treatment makes 'top coaches wary' of Matildas but 'political battle' is ongoing

Former Matildas coach Steve Darby has given insights into the history of fighting for female coaches in Australia, while urging FFA and Australian football fans to support the next Matildas coach regardless of gender. 1 Aug 2020
Mariners' Stajcic wants to keep his kids

Mariners' Stajcic wants to keep his kids

His side will finish bottom for the fourth time in five seasons but Mariners' coach Alen Stajcic is clear about what his A-League club has to do to improve. 28 Jul 2020
Young guns impress for Mariners

Young guns impress for Mariners

A deserved drought-breaking draw against in-form Newcastle Jets is sign of a bright future for Central Coast Mariners, says coach Alen Stajcic. 25 Jul 2020
Mariners keen to ground Jets' finals hopes

Mariners keen to ground Jets' finals hopes

Central Coast may be playing for pride in the A-League but they have the chance on Friday night to all-but-end local-rival Newcastle's finals hopes. 23 Jul 2020
Stajcic lauds NRL, pleads FFA to forget metrics

Stajcic lauds NRL, pleads FFA to forget metrics

Central Coast Mariners coach Alen Stajcic has praised the leadership of NRL Chief Peter V'Landys and has pleaded for James Johnson to take advantage of football's strengths that he believes have been neglected in favour of broadcast metrics. 17 Jul 2020
Mariners no longer a sinking ship: Stajcic

Mariners no longer a sinking ship: Stajcic

A fourth wooden spoon in six seasons is looming for A-League battlers Central Coast but coach Alen Stajcic is convinced they have turned the corner. 26 Apr 2020
Perfect time for a soccer reset: Stajcic

Perfect time for a soccer reset: Stajcic

Alen Stajcic says now is the perfect time for football in Australia to reset with the code's leaders needing to formulate a plan to lift the ailing code. 20 Apr 2020
W-League legend turned coaching prodigy talks Stajcic influence

W-League legend turned coaching prodigy talks Stajcic influence

Western Sydney Wanderers’ assistant coach Catherine Cannuli is touted by many as one of Australian football’s brightest future coaching prospects. 8 Apr 2020
No fans, no worries for A-League

No fans, no worries for A-League

A six-goal show in the first A-League game behind closed doors proved the competition can deliver exciting football even without fans to cheer the teams on. 21 Mar 2020
'There'll be a lot of eyes on us'

'There'll be a lot of eyes on us'

Central Coast coach Alen Stajcic says the eyes of the football world will be on the A-League tomorrow as his club seeks to end a horror run of nine defeats in a row. 19 Mar 2020
Mariner Oar battling 'chronic' injury

Mariner Oar battling 'chronic' injury

Central Coast Mariners winger Tommy Oar may not play for the A-League strugglers again with coach Alen Stajcic revealing the ex-Socceroo is battling a "chronic" injury. 14 Mar 2020
In Search of the Real Mariners

In Search of the Real Mariners

Okay, this Mariners season is officially a disaster. 9 Mar 2020
‘Even a year’: Stajcic won’t give up on Mariners’ youth

‘Even a year’: Stajcic won’t give up on Mariners’ youth

Central Coast coach Alen Stajcic has called for patience while his young team develops into a side that can produce A-League success. 9 Mar 2020
'They don't want to hear it's going to be better': Mariners 'can't sulk forever' says Stajcic

'They don't want to hear it's going to be better': Mariners 'can't sulk forever' says Stajcic

Alen Stajcic says the Mariners "can't sulk forever" after their 6-2 drubbing by Western United and it is important they rebound with a strong performance against Wellington Phoenix. 6 Mar 2020
'You can't look too far ahead – none of us here are happy'

'You can't look too far ahead – none of us here are happy'

Central Coast Mariners are on the road to improvement, but coach Alen Stajcic is not content with just being competitive this A-league season. 24 Feb 2020
Stajcic eyeing consistency from Mariners

Stajcic eyeing consistency from Mariners

Three consecutive losses have knocked the confidence of Central Coast Mariners coach Alen Stajcic, who said a lack of consistency will continue to bite his team this A-League season if not corrected. 3 Feb 2020