Jets to kick off pre-season

The Newcastle Jets will play nine pre-season games in various locations as the team continues their preparations for the A-League 2011/12 season.

The Newcastle Jets will play nine pre-season games in various locations as the team continues their preparations for the A-League 2011/12 season.   The Jets first game is this Wednesday at Seymour Shaw Park, taking on Sutherland at 7pm.   After arriving in the country just last week, Brazilian defender Tiago Calvano will make his first appearance in the Jets outfit.   Kasey Wehrman and Jason Culina will not play due to injury, Nikolai Topor- Stanley will be rested and Ben Kantarovski is in America on Young Socceroos duties.