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Central Coast Mariners

Mariners fans. (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

The Central Coast Mariners are the first team from the area to compete in a national sporting competition. After a largely successful run of seasons early in the competition’s history, the Mariners have somewhat struggled since.

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After an offseason dominated by the potential signing of Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt, the Mariners quickly faded back into the A-League’s doldrums in a nightmarish campaign. A second consecutive wooden spoon saw Mike Mulvey replaced by ex-Matildas coach Alen Stajcic.

Punters aren’t too keen on Central Coast’s chances this season, with the club a popular pick to finish last once again.

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Coach: Alen Stajcic
Captain: Matt Simon
2018-19 finish: 10th
2018-19 top scorers: Matt Simon (7)
Championships: 2012-13

2019-20 first team squad:
Mark Birighitti (gk), Ziggy Gordon, Jack Clisby, Kim Eun-sun, Giancarlo Gallifuoco, Milan Duric, Michael McGlinchey, Jordan Murray, Tommy Oar, Daniel De Silva, Adam Pearce (gk), Abraham Majok, Kye Rowles, Dylan Fox, Samuel Silvera, Matt Simon (c), Ruon Tongyik, Jacob Melling, Mario Shabow, Josh Nisbet, Gianni Stensness

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