Your guide to Mariners vs. Adelaide at Central Coast Stadium


We’re back at home this Saturday night against Adelaide United! Here’s everything you need to know ahead of our action packed, family fun night of football.

Pre-Game Function (From 2:00pm)

All the action starts at 2pm with the Official Pre-Game Function. Thanks to the Six String Brewery and Central Coast Leagues Club our Pre-Game Function will be hosted in the Gosford Bowling Club (entry via the Eastern Side of the Stadium). Before heading into the stadium you will be able to try the Coast’s best craft beer and grab an affordable a pre-game meal with a BBQ in operation that has a menu starting from $3 which includes steak and sausage sandwiches. 

After you’ve had some dinner and a few cheeky Saturday night drinks, the Pre-Game Function will have a visit from a selection of non-playing Central Coast Mariners players. Interviews with the non-playing players and a meet and greet will commence at 4:50pm.

Central Coast Leagues Club have also organised a jumping castle for the kids so make sure you bring the family along for Saturday night football at Central Coast Stadium.


NEW Post-Game De-Brief (Kendall Bar after the Family Photo)

It’s a Saturday night so why not kick-on after kick-off? Central Coast Leagues Club will be opening the Kendall Bar for all Mariners fans to pack out after the full-time whistle where you can mingle with likeminded Mariners supporters.

Depending on the result, there might even be a special visit from some Mariners’ VIPs.

Women’s Exhibition Match & VAR System Testing (Kick-off 2:30pm)

Central Coast Stadium will play host to a female exhibition match on Saturday March 25 between the Central Coast Mariners Academy and North Shore Mariners as a curtain raiser.

The FFA will be conducting a live trial of the VAR system from 2:30pm where female teams from the Central Coast Mariners Academy and North Shore Mariners will play two 40 minute halves.

Gates open at 2:15pm which allows football fans to not only enjoy a high-quality game of female football but also gain a first-hand insight as to how the VAR system will operate.

Visit Dane Drive to win a new car (From 3:30pm)

Have you entered the draw to win a car? Make sure you visit Derek from Booth’s Motor Group who will be in Dane Drive from 3:30pm and you can enter the draw to win a brand-new Hyundai i30.

On April 5 we will draw 10 lucky people who will all be given a key. One of those keys will open the brand new Hyundai i30 at our last game on April 9.

Regional Youth Support Services Youth Bus in Dane Drive (from 3:30pm)

The RYSS Bus will be outside the stadium to invite people in to have a look, play a game and meet with their staff. The bus has a range of activities for children to play with and will be a fun addition to Dane Drive!


Pre-Game Bingo Bins Challenge (In between exhibition match and A-League match)

Three lucky people will be chosen from the crowd to partake in an activity thanks to our proud sponsors, Bingo Bins. The lucky contestants will be tested with a challenge involving Bingo Bins where the winner will take home a prize.

Pre-Game Lee Academy Dance (In between exhibition match and A-League match)

Talented dancers from Lee Academy will be performing an entertaining dance display on the Central Coast Stadium pitch in the countdown to kick-off at Central Coast Stadium.

Hyundai A-League Action (Kick-off 5:35pm)

This is a must win. Paul Okon’s Central Coast Mariners will be looking to make it three wins from three against Adelaide United this season. Three points will also keep the Yellow & Navy’s finals hopes alive.

Half time FIFA Challenge

At half time a Central Coast Mariners Member will challenge an Adelaide United Member that will be broadcasted on the big screen. Let’s help cheer the Mariners home in a winner takes all game of FIFA.

Family Photo (After full time whistle)

DON’T FORGET! Join us post game to take part in the Family Photo with the full Central Coast Mariners squad in the North Western corner.

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Match Details
Saturday 25 March 2017 
Central Coast Stadium, Gosford
Women’s Game
Central Coast Mariners Academy Women vs. North Shore Mariners 
Kick-off: 2:30pm
Men’s Game
Hyundai A-League 2016/17 – Round 24
Central Coast Mariners vs Adelaide United
Kick-off: 5:35pm
Official hash-tags: #CCMvADL #CCMFC 
TV Broadcast: Fox Sports 505
Radio Broadcast: 96.3 Coast FM