SUNDAY: Jets aim to take down City

Newcastle Jets will return to Hunter Stadium this Sunday for Hyundai A-League 2015/16 round 18 against Melbourne City. Kick-off is at 5:00pm.

The Jets and City have met twice so far this campaign, with each side having won one encounter.

Scott Miller’s men triumphed 3-2 over John van’t Schip’s charges at AAMI Park in October, while the City slickers gained success in the second meeting the two teams this campaign, winning 4-0 at Hunter Stadium in December.

Jets and City both suffered defeats in their round 17 encounters, the men from Melbourne being defeated 4-3 by Western Sydney Wanderers, while Newcastle lost narrowly to Adelaide United in South Australia.

Undoubtedly both teams will be eager to return to winning ways as the competition edges towards the completion of the regular season.

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This Sunday’s match will mark the first home games for new Jets recruits Morten Nordstrand and Steven Ugarkovic.

Nordstrand and Ugarkovic both made their club debuts in the City of Churches in round 17.

Welcome Nordstrand and Ugarkovic to the club and show your support for your Hyundai A-League team this Sunday.

The Newcastle Jets vs. Melbourne City matchday will be presented by Northern New South Football as part of the Hyundai A-League’s ‘Play Football’ Round.

The 2016 grassroots season has just started, and with over 1.18 million Australians playing football in 2015 now is the time to be involved in the world’s most popular sport!

Visit myfootballclub.com.au or miniroos.com.au to find out how you or your kids can ‘Play Football’ in 2016.

Newcastle Jets vs. Melbourne City – Hyundai A-League 2015/16 Round 18
Sunday 7 February 2016
Hunter Stadium, Newcastle
Kick-off: 5:00pm (AEDT)
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