Report: Jets outclassed in Kashima
It was one of Newcastle’s biggest matches in their near-20 year existence, facing off against the reigning Asian club champions for a spot in the Group Stage of the 2019 AFC Champions League. Playing their third game in seven days, with some clocking 300 minutes in that time b
Preview: Next stop, Group Stage?
One of the biggest matches in the Club’s history beckons this Tuesday night. The boys have already made the trip to Japan, and with no new knocks or niggles from Friday night’s win over Melbourne City, it’s a fresh side which is gearing up for a massive AFC Champions League cl
ACL: Who are Kashima Antlers?
Last Tuesday night’s win over Persija Jakarta set up the boys perfectly for what is one of the biggest clashes in the Club’s history. An 18-man squad will head east to Japan over the weekend, ahead of the impending AFC Champions League Play-Off match against Kashima Antlers.
ACL: Ernie makes change to squad for Japan
Ernie Merrick has made one change to his 18-man AFC Champions League squad set to take on Kashima Antlers in Japan on Tuesday night. With injury set to rule him out for the rest of the Hyundai A-League season, Jason Hoffman has been omitted and won’t travel. In his place is
Report: Undermanned and unfancied Jets claim massive victory
An undermanned Newcastle Jets took a giant leap towards the finals with a crucial 3-1 victory over Melbourne City on Friday night. Wellington's draw with Victory meant that the gap for the Jets extended to nine points, which meant this match had become a do-or-die encounter fo
Preview: Three points up for grabs against City
Fresh (or not so) from a gruelling 120 minutes in the AFC Champions League this Tuesday gone, the turnaround for the Jets is an extremely short one. Less than 72 hours after the full-time whistle earlier in the week, on Friday night the boys will take on Melbourne City in the
Simmons secures Joeys call up
Newcastle Jets scholarship player, Jack Simmons has been selected in Trevor Morgan’s 20-player Joeys squad for an upcoming youth tournament in Turkey. A collection Australia’s best youth footballers will travel to Antalya in March for matches against the host nation (4 March),
Squad: Young guns given a City shot
Ernie Merrick has named his 18-man squad for Friday night’s match at McDonald Jones Stadium with Melbourne City, and it’s one which would have to go close to breaking a Hyundai A-League record given its extensive ins and outs. Following Tuesday night’s gruelling 120-minute eff
Injury: Hoffman set for extended lay-off
The Newcastle Jets can confirm that Jason Hoffman will be sidelined with an ankle injury for the next 5 months, following a training mishap in the lead up to the Club’s AFC Champions League clash with Persija Jakarta. The versatile Hoffman twisted his ankle at Ray Watt Oval on
Gallery: an historic AFC Champions League win
It took some time to secure victory, but after 120 minutes the Jets emerged victorious over a tough Indonesian opposition. Persija Jakarta, who equalised with a little over 20 minutes to play, went down 3-1 after goals from Ronny Vargas, Nigel Boogaard, and Matt Ridenton. T
ACL: The need to know about the trip to Japan
Victory over Persija Jakarta in the Preliminary Stage of the AFC Champions League means that the Newcastle Jets are one step closer to the Group Stage. While it was fortunate to play the Indonesian champions on home soil, the Jets now face a tough trip to Japan for the Play-Of
Report: Jets progress to Champions League Play-Off
The Newcastle Jets have taken another step towards qualification for the 2019 AFC Champions League, with a 3-1 victory over Persija Jakarta at Newcastle Stadium. The Jets did it the hard way, taking the match to extra time before netting two goals to seal the result. Ernie
Topor: Tall timber chats continental football
The AFC Champions League returns to Newcastle for the first time in almost ten years on Tuesday night, with the boys set to welcome Persija Jakarta. There’ll be plenty of players mixing it on the continental stage for the first time, but just as much Asian experience amongst t
Preview: A continental showdown
The last time we played an AFC Champions League match at Newcastle Stadium was back in May 2009. On that evening, late goals to Sasho Petrovski and Sean Rooney secured a crucial 2-1 win over a Beijing Guoan side which featured Griffiths brothers Joel and Ryan. Now, almost t
ACL: Who are Persija Jakarta?
After emerging as victors from last night’s AFC Champions League Preliminary Round 1, Persija Jakarta has been confirmed as our opponent for next Tuesday’s massive ACL clash. The Preliminary Round 2 clash is a knockout encounter, with the winner to progress to the Play-off Rou