Jets kick off pre-season

The Newcastle Jets kicked off their post break pre-season with a trial match against Sutherland on Wednesday night. The Jets had a 2-1 win over Sutherland with goals to Vinny Faherty and Chris Payne.

The Newcastle Jets kicked off their post break pre-season with a trial match against Sutherland on Wednesday night. The Jets had a 2-1 win over Sutherland with goals to Vinny Faherty and Chris Payne.

Tarek Elrich led the Jets in their first trial since their first final off-season break. Sutherland proved very competitive, with scores level at half time in a match played in difficult conditions. New recruit Tiago Calvano made his debut for the Jets.

The Jets will play eight further trials in preparation for the A-League season. Details of the upcoming trials are shown below with further information including times will be published via the Jets website as soon as they are confirmed.

The pre-season fixture is as follows:

Opposition - Date - Time - Venue 1. Sutherland - Wednesday July 20 - 7.00pm - Seymour Shaw Park 2. Rockdale - Wednesday July 27 - 7.00pm - Bicentennial Park 3. Bankstown - Wednesday August 3 - 7.00pm - Jensen Park 4. Manly United - Wednesday August 10 - 7.00pm - Cromer Park 5. Melbourne Heart - Friday August 19 - 7.00pm - Gippsland 6. APIA - Wednesday August 24 - 7.15pm - Lambert Park 7. TBA - Wednesday August 31 - TBA - TBA 8. Sydney FC - Saturday September 17 - TBA - TBA 9. Details of this match to be advised