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Scottish connection sealed Newcastle for Burns

Scottish connection sealed Newcastle for Burns

Bobby Burns has revealed how Newcastle's Scottish connection, and a few former A-League players, helped seal his loan move to the Jets. 17 Oct 2019
Jets hit back in row over Millar signing

Jets hit back in row over Millar signing

Newcastle Jets CEO Lawrie McKinna has defended the club's controversial signing of NPL to A-League revelation, Matthew Millar. 1 Feb 2019
Jets boss to fans: Don't quit on us now

Jets boss to fans: Don't quit on us now

Newcastle Jets boss Lawrie McKinna has begged fans to call off a boycott of their F3 clash with Central Coast Mariners tomorrow night. 22 Jan 2019
The Once and Future Mariners

The Once and Future Mariners

Who’d be a Mariners fan these days? More than a year since we had a win and looking less likely every week. 5 Jan 2019
The baby Jets set to take off

The baby Jets set to take off

The Hunter region has long punched above its weight in producing top footballers. 20 Oct 2018
The Extra Mile - McKinna on Jedinak

The Extra Mile - McKinna on Jedinak

Lawrie McKinna was the coach who gave Mile Jedinak his first big chance in professional football. The following is an extract from Lawrie's biography (published in 2016) in which he discusses Mile's development and impact on the Mariners before going overseas... 1 Oct 2018
Newcastle unveil new jet black kit

Newcastle unveil new jet black kit

Newcastle Jets today unveiled their new kits for next season with some subtle changes to the royal blue uniform. 20 Sep 2018
Lawrie McKinna: "It's just what we do"

Lawrie McKinna: "It's just what we do"

Newcastle Jets CEO Lawrie McKinna will be speaking at the Women in Sport Summit next month about what he has done with the W-League side at the club. 31 Jul 2018
Newcastle Jets remain hopeful of new McGree deal

Newcastle Jets remain hopeful of new McGree deal

Newcastle Jets remain in negotiations with 2017/18 loan star Riley McGree about extending his stay at the Hunter club. 7 Jun 2018
Newcastle Jets to face La Liga trio in Spanish pre-season tour

Newcastle Jets to face La Liga trio in Spanish pre-season tour

Newcastle Jets will face three La Liga clubs in Spain in late July and early August as part of their pre-season plans for the 2018/19 season. 5 Jun 2018
Merrick: “I can’t buy myself a cup of coffee or a beer”

Merrick: “I can’t buy myself a cup of coffee or a beer”

Jets coach Ernie Merrick has been in three A-League Grand Finals but says Saturday’s decider against his former club Melbourne Victory feels different due to the passionate Newcastle support. 3 May 2018
Newcastle jetting towards bumper crowd

Newcastle jetting towards bumper crowd

The Newcastle Jets are on track for one of the biggest attendances in the club’s history for Friday’s elimination final with Melbourne City. 26 Apr 2018
Georgievski: Clubs need to learn from Newcastle

Georgievski: Clubs need to learn from Newcastle

Daniel Georgievski says he chose Newcastle Jets because they offered something different to other clubs in the A-League. 14 Feb 2018
Jets to unveil new coach on Tuesday

Jets to unveil new coach on Tuesday

Newcastle Jets are set to unveil their new head coach for the 2017/18 A-League season on Tuesday. 5 May 2017
McKinna vows big changes at Jets

McKinna vows big changes at Jets

Change is afoot at the Newcastle Jets with CEO Lawrie McKinna declaring they’ll invest heavily in the playing squad next season including a marquee while he was unable to guarantee coach Mark Jones will keep his job. 10 Apr 2017
Hoole sorry for sideline spat

Hoole sorry for sideline spat

Andrew Hoole has apologised for Sunday's sideline spat, which was captured on camera, and undertaken to help the Newcastle Jets win their last two games of the season. 3 Apr 2017