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Western Sydney Wanderers one step closer to Asian Champions League semi-finals with 1-0 win over Guangzhou Evergrande

Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers have one hand on a ticket to the semi-finals of the Asian Champions League after stunning reigning champions Guangzhou Evergrande in the first leg in Parramatta.

Phil Moss hopes Champions League win will lift Central Coast Mariners

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Angela Habashy Central Coast coach Phil Moss hopes the side's "famous victory" over Japanese powerhouse Sanfrecce Hiroshima will give them the confidence to turn around their stuttering A-League campaign.

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Mile Sterjovski bags double in Central Coast Mariners ACL win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima

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The Central Coast have upset Japanese giants Sanfrecce Hiroshima 2-1 in their Asian Champions League clash, courtesy of a Mile Sterjovski brace.

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Central Coast Mariners face ACL elimination following 2-1 by Beijing Guoan

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The Central Coast face an uphill battle to progress to the knockout stage of the Asian Champions League after suffering a 2-1 loss to Beijing Guoan.

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Central Coast Mariners overcome Orlando magic

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Orlando Engelaar’s moment of magic wasn’t enough for Melbourne Heart, whose chances of playing in the A-League finals have been all but ended by a 2-1 defeat against Central Coast Mariners.

Central Coast Mariners beat Melbourne Heart despite Orlando Engelaar wonder goal

Michael Lynch It was always going to be mission impossible for Melbourne Heart to make the play offs after their horror start to the season, and their faint hopes were all but mathematically extinguished following...

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Central Coast Mariners v Western Sydney Wanderers: the lowdown

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Phil Moss toys with mixing up Central Coast Mariners' formation for Asian Champions League match

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Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners coach Phil Moss hinted he is toying with the possibility of deploying two strikers instead of his usual lone target man and wingers.

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Central Coast Mariners plane forced to make emergency landing

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 01: Joshua Rose of the Mariners pushes Piao Cheng of Beijing Guoan during the Asian Champions League match between the Central Coast Mariners and Beijing Guoan at Bluetongue Stadium on April 1, 2014 in

Dominic Bossi The Central Coast Mariners suffered a mid-air scare after a Qantas flight carrying the team from Sydney to Perth was forced to make an emergency landing in Adelaide after a smoke alarm was triggered...

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Central Coast Mariners to rest players for ACL clash against FC Seoul

Ringing the changes: Mariners coach Phil Moss.

Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners coach Phil Moss hinted he will again likely rotate his squad for Wednesday's home match against FC Seoul  to rest players for Saturday's A-League finals match against...

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Central Coast Mariners suffer ACL own-goal heartbreak against FC Seoul

Letting fly: Choi Hyuntae of FC Seoul hits a fierce drive against the Mariners at Bluetongue Stadium.

Sebastian Hassett With their Australian brethren storming through the cream of Asian football in the previous 24 hours, the pressure was on the Central Coast Mariners to make it a memorable hat-trick on the continent.

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Central Coast Mariners v Adelaide United: The Lowdown

Clash of styles: The Mariners' direct approach comes up against Adelaide's tiki-taka revolution.

Sebastian Hassett Rarely do goalkeepers get much of the acclaim but it’s hard to fault either Liam Reddy or Eugene Galekovic on form this season.

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Central Coast Mariners, the little team that shouldn't

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Michael Cockerill The season could be over for Central Coast Mariners by Thursday morning, and then again it might not. Either way we can say it's been a miraculous season by the players and coaching staff.

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Central Coast Mariners' Kim Seung-yong opens up on perils of stardom

Big signing: Central Coast Marinerr' Korean star Kim Seung-yong.

Dominic Bossi Six years ago, Kim Seung-yong couldn't walk down the streets of Seoul without being mobbed by adoring fans.

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Central Coast Mariners edge Adelaide United to book semi-final place

Winner: Central Coast's Bernie Ibini celebrates his goal that would prove decisive against Adelaide United.

Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners have booked a date with their rivals Western Sydney Wanderers after striker Bernie Ibini slammed an emphatic winner against a fiery Adelaide United side.

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Central Coast Mariners fuming over finals schedule

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Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners are furious with Football Federation Australia's scheduling of the A-League semi-finals after they were forced to play Western Sydney Wanderers only a day after returning to...

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Western Sydney Wanderers' luxury is Central Coast Mariners' week from hell

Tony Popovic: “The draw is the draw, and it’s worked out that way for us. We all play the same amount of games away.

Sebastian Hassett While the Central Coast Mariners are to endure the week from hell in the lead-up to Saturday’s A-League semi-final, their opponents, Western Sydney, are relishing a far more orderly build-up.

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A-League finals schedule 'absolutely ludicrous', says Central Coast Mariners owner

Jet-lagged: Central Coast Mariners will play their semi-final against Western Sydney barely 24 hours after they return from ACL duty in Japan.

Sebastian Hassett Central Coast Mariners owner Mike Charlesworth has labelled Football Federation Australia’s decision to schedule his club's semi-final against Western Sydney Wanderers less than three days after a...

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Central Coast Mariners crash out of Asian Champions League

In control: Toshihiro Aoyama of Sanfrecce Hiroshima shows his skills against Central Coast Mariners.

Central Coast Mariners have been eliminated from the Asian Champions League following a 1-0 loss to Sanfrecce Hiroshima in Japan.

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Kim Seung-yong ready to make Central Coast Mariners debut

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Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners' prized recruit Kim Seung-yong will make his first start in the A–League on Friday night against Wellington Phoenix as the reigning champions seek to halt a three-match...