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

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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Damien de Bohun rebuffs Central Coast Mariners' fury as Western Sydney Wanderers put in box seat

Tough trip: The 10-man Mariners were knocked out by Sanfrecce Hiroshima and will have barely a day to prepare for their A-League semi-final.

Sebastian Hassett While the Central Coast Mariners are fuming about the scheduling of Saturday night's semi-final, A-League boss Damien de Bohun says it was impossible to find another timeslot.

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Central Coast Mariners planning home games at Brookvale Oval, North Sydney Oval

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Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners plan to play up to two home games in Sydney next season by bringing games to Brookvale Oval and North Sydney Oval, subject to the approval of the Football Federation of...

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Phil Moss believes in Central Coast Mariners' future

Sebastian Hassett Central Coast Mariners boss Phil Moss believes his side’s dramatic mid-year rebuilding has already given it a head start on rivals in the race to be ready for next season.

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Central Coast Mariners snare veteran defender Eddy Bosnar

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Defending A-League champions Central Coast Mariners have stolen veteran defender Eddy Bosnar from the clutches of rivals Sydney FC.

Central Coast Mariners draw confidence from Asian Champions League defeat

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Central Coast Mariners coach Phil Moss has warned Sydney FC they are in for a torrid match as the A-League champions battle to arrest a five-game losing streak.

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Asian Champions League: Central Coast Mariners warm to being out in the cold in Seoul

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Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners may be preparing to face one of the biggest clubs in Asia but there is a sense of relief throughout the team given the respite the challenge has provided from their A-League...

Central Coast Mariners stay put, but eye a shift south after upgrade

Bernie Ibini

Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners' home will remain at Bluetongue Stadium in Gosford next season, though a partial relocation to Sydney's northern suburbs remains a possibility in future years, with a proposed...

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Sydney FC on alert for Central Coast Mariners to turn fortunes around

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Dominic Bossi Sydney FC's hopes of ending more than five years of agony in Gosford will be raised by the recent form slump of Central Coast Mariners but forward Richard Garcia is wary of the A-League champions,...

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Central Coast Mariners maintain hoodoo with narrow win over Sydney FC

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Dominic Bossi It's the same old story for Sydney FC who travel down the Pacific Highway with no reward for the eighth time in five years after slumping to a loss to Central Coast Mariners.

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Central Coast Mariners must plug holes in defence for Melbourne Victory clash

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Sebastian Hassett The Central Coast Mariners will have to rely on a second-string defensive unit to help muffle Melbourne Victory's dynamic attack at AAMI Park on Friday.