Lawrie Mckinna


Mariners keep on keepin' on

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch The Central Coast Mariners must surely be the A-League's equivalent of the little engine that could.


Central Coast Mariners coach Graham Arnold works overtime to find cracks in Adelaide United's plan

Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners coach Graham Arnold is wary of the evolving style of play of Adelaide United.


Graham Arnold: He did it is his way

Graham Arnold coach of the mariners during the Hyundai A-League Grand Final 2013
The Western Sydney Wanderers vs The Central Coast Mariners at Allianz Stadium Sydney.
Photography Brendan Esposito
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Sebastian Hassett As Graham Arnold boarded his flight to Tokyo a fortnight ago, it is tempting to imagine he turned and stuck up two fingers back across the aerobridge.

Mariners hope to end hoodoo

Central Coast Mariners

Dominic Bossi Despite three grand final appearances, A-League's top prize has eluded team.


Young Mariners in for a difficult journey

Trent Sainsbury, seen here with Daniel McBreen, scored the winner when the Mariners had a 2-1 home win against Guizhou last week.

Central Coast has a tough week ahead as it prepares for A-League semi-final.


Mariners can kick choker tag: manager

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Roje Adaimy, Sydney Mariners will be driven to shake the choker tag in Sunday's A-League grand final.

Aloisi and Milicic vie for top job

Ante Milicic

Guy Hand, Michael Cockerill Melbourne Heart is likely to be the first club to spin the A-League coaching merry-go-round, with either Ante Milicic or John Aloisi expected to secure the top job within the next fortnight.

Mariners 'need to learn lessons fast'

Ian McCullough Central Coast Mariners coach Lawrie McKinna has warned his team need to learn fast from their mistakes ahead of a huge six months for the A-League side.

Roar 'can't afford to keep Minniecon'

Ian McCullough Queensland Roar coach Frank Farina says his side will miss Tahj Minniecon next season but the club were simply unable to match the offer made to him.

Roar pip Mariners in seven-goal thriller

Ian McCullough Queensland consolidated third place on the A-League ladder with a thrilling 4-3 victory over Central Coast at Bluetongue Stadium on Saturday night.

Mariners 'can halt Roar home hoodoo'

Ian McCullough Central Coast coach Lawrie McKinna feels the Mariners can put their previous home struggles against Queensland behind them in Gosford on Saturday.

A League duo avoid big teams in ACL draw

Ian McCullough Central Coast Mariners and Newcastle Jets managed to avoid the heavyweights of Asian football in their draws for the group stages of the Asian Champions League.

Mariners hoping to lure Carney

Ian McCullough Central Coast Mariners coach Lawrie McKinna says he is hoping he can lure Socceroos winger David Carney back to Australia.

A-League sides get favourable ACL draw

Central Coast and Newcastle have managed to avoid the heavyweights of Asian football in their draws for the group stages of the Asian Champions League.

Jets to inject new blood ahead of ACL

Newcastle Jets star Joel Griffiths says his club will look to inject new blood into their side ahead of the 2009 Asian Champions League.

Hutchinson lifts Mariners to beat Glory

Liam Fitzgibbon A stunning late strike to John Hutchinson ensured Central Coast will start 2009 on top of the A-League after a 1-0 win over Perth at Bluetongue Stadium.

Mariners out to start 2009 on top

Liam FitzGibbon Central Coast striker Nik Mrdja will end a horror run without an A-League start on Wednesday as the Mariners look to enter the new year atop the A-League.

Mariners end Jets' season with 2-1 win

Liam Fitzgibbon Central Coast crushed Newcastle's A-League finals hopes and boosted their own with a come-from-behind 2-1 win at EnergyAustralia Stadium on Friday night.

McKinna wary of revitalised Jets

Ian McCullough Central Coast Mariners coach Lawrie McKinna has conceded it will be tough for anyone to stop Adelaide United winning the A League Minor Premiership.

Smeltz the hero as Phoenix down Mariners

Shane Smeltz played the role of A-League matchwinner once again as Wellington Phoenix clung on to beat Central Coast Mariners 1-0 in Wellington on Friday.