Club in Focus: Central Coast Mariners

After making the 2021 Australia Cup Final, the Central Coast Mariners will look to once again defeat Sydney FC as they take on the Sky Blues in the Round Of 32.

Club: Central Coast Mariners
State: New South Wales
Home ground: Central Coast Stadium  
Founded: 2004
Australia Cup Final Rounds appearances (inc. 2022): Seven
Best result: Runners Up (2021)
Head Coach: Nick Montgomery  


Australia Cup Record
2014 – Semi Finals
2015 – Round Of 32
2016 – Round Of 32
2017 – Round Of 32
2018 – Round Of 32
2019 – Semi Finals
2020 – Competition not held
2021 – Runners Up   

Last year, the Central Coast Mariners booked their ticket in the Australia Cup Final 2021 with a 1-0 victory over the Sky Blues away from home. Nick Montgomery’s side will travel to Leichhardt Oval full of confidence having made several key signings already this season.

Ins & Outs

In: Thomas Aquilina (Western Sydney Wanderers), Michael Ruhs (Macarthur FC), Samuel Silvera (Pacos de Ferreira), Paul Ayongo (Academico de Viseu), Nectarios Triantis (Western Sydney Wanderers) 

Out: Nicolai Muller, Oliver Bozanic (Western Sydney Wanderers), Matt Hatch (Perth Glory), Noah Smith (Melbourne Victory), Ruon Tongyik (Western Sydney Wanderers), Lewis Miller (Hibernian), Kye Rowles (Hearts), Mark Birighitti (Dundee United), Marco Urena, Cy Goddard

Match Details:
Sydney FC v Central Coast Mariners        
Date: Sunday 31 July 2022
Time: 4:00pm AEST
Venue: Leichhardt Oval, Sydney

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