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'Magical!' - Fairytale finish as Mariners sail further ahead

'Magical!' - Fairytale finish as Mariners sail further ahead

Matt Simon and debutant Matt Hatch have scored to give Central Coast Mariners a 2-0 home win over Macarthur and a seven-point A-league lead. 8 Mar 2021
'It's a very big match for us' - Milligan eyes revenge in showdown

'It's a very big match for us' - Milligan eyes revenge in showdown

Former Socceroos captain Mark Milligan is eager to avenge the round two loss to Central Coast Mariners when Macarthur face the league leaders on Monday. 7 Mar 2021
'Everyone has to find a way' - Clubs coping with COVID-19 chaos

'Everyone has to find a way' - Clubs coping with COVID-19 chaos

The ever-changing A-League fixture has again had to be reshuffled by Victoria's COVID lockdown as Central Coast Mariners continue to lead the way. 14 Feb 2021
A-League leaders Mariners down Phoenix '...but still scope to improve'

A-League leaders Mariners down Phoenix '...but still scope to improve'

Central Coast Mariners' winning run shows few signs of abating with Wellington Phoenix the latest to fall victim to the unfancied A-League leaders. 14 Feb 2021
Analysis: Happy 200 Matty Simon

Analysis: Happy 200 Matty Simon

Last night was Matt Simon’s 200th game for the Mariners. 4 Feb 2021
'We're at our best when we play big teams' - Mariners eye another big scalp

'We're at our best when we play big teams' - Mariners eye another big scalp

Central Coast Mariners stalwart Matt Simon says his club is relishing the prospect of claiming a big scalp when they host Melbourne City. 2 Feb 2021
Teen Wanderer shines in tough A-L debut

Teen Wanderer shines in tough A-L debut

Western Sydney debutant Mark Natta has been praised for his courage and maturity in his A-League debut against Central Coast. 20 Jan 2021
Returning Gordon of no concern to Mariners

Returning Gordon of no concern to Mariners

Central Coast captain Matt Simon hasn't spent any time thinking about Ziggy Gordon before the former Mariners defender returns to Gosford with Western Sydney. 18 Jan 2021
Mariners stun Victory in late blitz

Mariners stun Victory in late blitz

A-League wooden spooners Central Coast Mariners have ended their season on a high with a last-gasp comeback win over Melbourne Victory 3 Aug 2020
'Players calling members': A-League stars take leading role in coronavirus outreach

'Players calling members': A-League stars take leading role in coronavirus outreach

As part of the PFA's push for cooperation, player delegates at each of the A-League’s clubs have written to their respective CEOs seeking to find other avenues of contributing during the A-League’s suspension. 30 Mar 2020
PFA ramps up call for collective action in face of player stand-downs

PFA ramps up call for collective action in face of player stand-downs

With the threat of player-stand downs looming, Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) has reiterated its calls for collective action to navigate the COVID19 disrupted A-League landscape. 30 Mar 2020
Mariners admit 'it's been tough' since 6-2 thrashing

Mariners admit 'it's been tough' since 6-2 thrashing

Striker Matt Simon admits the whole Central Coast side were "off their game" in their 6-2 thrashing at the hands of Western United last weekend. 6 Mar 2020
Best 5 players from Round 14 of the A-League

Best 5 players from Round 14 of the A-League

The A-League viewership might not be reaching the heights of yesteryear, but on the pitch, we still continue to enjoy ‘peak A-league’. 13 Jan 2020
Mariners' dramatic late A-League win

Mariners' dramatic late A-League win

Central Coast Mariners have come back for a thrilling, drama-filled 3-2 A-League win over Melbourne Victory in Gosford. 12 Jan 2020
Simon: 'The season is starting to get away'

Simon: 'The season is starting to get away'

Matt Simon says morale at Central Coast is "okay" but admits the season is starting to get away from the Mariners. 7 Jan 2020
Five FFA Cup injustices...!

Five FFA Cup injustices...!

So Adelaide will host Melbourne City in the FFA Cup Final this year. I will, as usual, watch avidly, but for a Mariners fan it could (and should) have been so much better. 3 Oct 2019