Van Egmond reminices about Grand Final win

This season marks the five-year anniversary of the Newcastle Jets’ Grand Final win over the Central Coast Mariners.

This season marks the five-year anniversary of the Newcastle Jets- Grand Final win over their fierce local rivals the Central Coast Mariners.

The Jets- secured the 2007/08 Championship with a 1-0 win over the Mariners in front of 36,354 fans at the Sydney Football Stadium.

Jets TV spoke to Gary van Egmond about his memories from that historic day and what the F3 Derby means to the entire Newcastle Jets Football Club.

“We have to have the banter, we have to have the rivalry and we have to have the fuel added on top,” van Egmond explains.

“The build-up is important coming into the F3 Derby, otherwise it becomes any other game, and it-s not any other game, it-s the derby for us.”

See the full interview as well as some highlights from the Jets- 2008 triumph in the video above.

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