NEWS: #CCMvWEL Stats & Squads


Impress your mates this weekend with your knowledge of the squads and stats for #CCMvWEL.

  • Central Coast Mariners have scored in each of their last 11 Hyundai A-League meetings with Wellington Phoenix, while keeping a clean sheet in six of these games.
  • Wellington defeated Central Coast Mariners 4-1 in their last Hyundai A-League meeting (February 2014), ending a run of 10 successive league games without a victory against them (L8 D2).
  • Wellington Phoenix have only ever scored seven goals in nine away trips to Central Coast Mariners – four of these came in their 4-1 win on the Coast earlier this season.
  • Since losing to Wellington 4-1 in February, Central Coast Mariners have won all five of their Hyundai A-League home games.
  • Wellington are on a run of five successive defeats and haven’t won since beating Central Coast Mariners 4-1 in February.
  • Kenny Cunningham has scored for Wellington Phoenix in their last two Hyundai A-League meetings with Central Coast Mariners.
  • No player created more goalscoring chances than Wellington’s Michael McGlinchey (5) on MD1 of the Hyundai A-League 2014/15 season.
  • Nathan Burns embarked on more dribbles than any other player on MD1 of the Hyundai A-League 2014/15 season (11).

Stats provided by OPTA.

Central Coast Mariners Squad vs. Wellington Phoenix: 1. Matt NASH (Gk), 2. Storm ROUX, 3. Josh ROSE, 5. Zac ANDERSON, 7. John HUTCHINSON (C), 8. Nick MONTGOMERY, 9. Mitchell DUKE, 10. Anthony CACERES, 11. Nick FITZGERALD, 12. Liam REDDY (Gk), 14. Malick MANÉ, 15. Matt SIM, 17. Richárd VERNES, 18. Glen TRIFIRO, 21. Michael NEILL, 23. Isaka CERNAK, 25. Eddy BOSNAR, 26. Kim SEUNG-YONG *two to be omitted*
Ins: 4. Jacob POSCOLIERO, 21. Michael NEILL (both promoted)
Outs: Nil
Unavailable: 6. Brent GRIFFITHS (injury – 5 weeks)

Wellington Phoenix Squad vs. Central Coast Mariners: 1.Glen MOSS (GK), 2.Manny MUSCAT, 4.Roly BONEVACIA, 5.Michael BOXALL, 7, Kenny CUNNINGHAM, 8.Alex RODRIGUEZ, 9.Nathan BURNS, 10.Michael McGLINCHEY, 11.Jeremy BROCKIE, 13.Albert RIERA, 16 Louis FENTON, 17.Vince LIA, 18.Ben SIGMUND, 19.Tom DOYLE, 20.Lewis ITALIANO (GK), 21.Roy KRISHNA, 22.Andrew DURANTE (c), 23.Matthew RIDENTON *two to be omitted*
Ins: 7. Kenny CUNNINGHAM (returns from suspension), 23. Matthew RIDENTON (promoted)

Outs: Nil
Unavailable: Nil

Central Coast Mariners vs. Wellington Phoenix (#CCMvWEL) – Hyundai A-League 2014/15 Round 2
Where: Central Coast Stadium, Gosford
When: Saturday 18 October 2014
Kick-off: 5:00pm
Tickets: or
Twitter: @CCMariners #CCMvWEL