A late Andrew Hoole goal denied Western Sydney a victorious start to their stay at Spotless Stadium as plucky Newcastle held Tony Popovic's men to a 2-2 A-League draw.
The Jets, buoyed by last weekend's 4-0 hammering of Brisbane, brought their improved attacking game to Sydney on Sunday in the hope of shocking last year's grand finalists at their new temporary home ground.
The Wanderers very nearly got the job done in front of a vocal crowd of 13,247, via Aritz Borda's header and a penalty by new...
Newcastle Jets midfielder Steven Ugarkovic says his team are determined to keep a lid on expectations after some promising early form that has thrust them to third spot on the A-League table.
The Jets have earned four points from their opening two games, including a shock 4-0 wipeout of the Brisbane Roar in front of their home fans last round.
Not since last November have the Jets flown alongside the competition elite, winning three of their opening four games before spiralling to a disappointing...
Newcastle Jets have announced themselves as A-League finals contenders with a persuasive 4-0 trouncing of a rudderless Brisbane Roar.
Three quickfire second-half goals in 24 minutes dismantled last season's semifinalists, who had the majority of possession at McDonald Jones Stadium on Sunday but were lacking in front of goal.
Young winger Andrew Nabbout was the star of the show, playing a part in most attacking raids and notching an assist for Devante Clut, who completed the rout in the 86th minute.
The Newcastle Jets are on the verge of signing a Chinese player with practically no first-team football experience in three years to satisfy the A-League club's new Chinese owners.
Ma Leilei arrived in Australia on Thursday night and is expected to finalise a contract in the coming days.
The 27-year-old winger's imminent signing stems from the desire of new Jets owners, Martin Lee's Ledman Group, to have a Chinese player on the books so as to increase interest in the club in his home country.