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pjennings

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Why do the Jest struggle to get a new owner?
TBH - while it is always talked about as a football heartland the NNSW NPL has been poor for years, the Jets haven't performed well for years, they have had a string of poor coaches and they have had a string of poor owners.

Theoretically there is a good base there - but it may take time, a decent owner, a good academy and a good manager.
 

style_cafe

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To be honest, as a football fan, I feel sorry for the Jets.
That`s not saying I like them in any way.
I`ve said before ,we need the Jets in the competition,they are our Derby rivals.
There`s nothing better than beating the Jets in Newcastle.
Their active support is in real trouble ,as was ours at one stage.
It must be demoralising for the players to only have fair weather supporters and when a small club like ours is able to swamp their stadium and take over as the voice of the stadium well,how would you feel?

I don`t know what the answer is.
Pappas seems like a decent coach and at no stage did he give up on the Jets.
Losing Thurgate will be like a knife through their heart but still I hope they are able come out of the darkness, just like we did.
Maybe they need to look at our success,built on youth and a never say die attitude... :popcorn:
 

JoyfulPenguin

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To be honest, as a football fan, I feel sorry for the Jets.
That`s not saying I like them in any way.
I`ve said before ,we need the Jets in the competition,they are our Derby rivals.
There`s nothing better than beating the Jets in Newcastle.
Their active support is in real trouble ,as was ours at one stage.
It must be demoralising for the players to only have fair weather supporters and when a small club like ours is able to swamp their stadium and take over as the voice of the stadium well,how would you feel?

I don`t know what the answer is.
Pappas seems like a decent coach and at no stage did he give up on the Jets.
Losing Thurgate will be like a knife through their heart but still I hope they are able come out of the darkness, just like we did.
Maybe they need to look at our success,built on youth and a never say die attitude... :popcorn:
Papas is a good coach, keeping the Jets football operations even barely functioning under their ownership hell is admirable.

Recruitment certainly went wrong this season but Penha and Mikeltadzhe are some pretty impressive recruits for a resource limited side.

I think it gets forgotten how dire they were under Craig Deans and then how Lederer stripped them for parts for the Wanderers.

The weird infighting this season certainly damaged them but they at least have some pride back.
 

pjennings

Well-Known Member
Papas is a good coach, keeping the Jets football operations even barely functioning under their ownership hell is admirable.

Recruitment certainly went wrong this season but Penha and Mikeltadzhe are some pretty impressive recruits for a resource limited side.

I think it gets forgotten how dire they were under Craig Deans and then how Lederer stripped them for parts for the Wanderers.

The weird infighting this season certainly damaged them but they at least have some pride back.
Papas is an overrated coach. Similar to that Irish fellow at WSW when he was in the NPL - when he has the most expensive, experienced squad he is a world beater. Othewise he is crap.

CoachPlayedWinsDrawsLossesPtsPPG
Carl Robinson11731242.18
Craig Deans13634211.62
Clayton Zane12534181.50
Ernie Merrick733113121061.45
Gary Van Egmond1374934541811.32
Richard Money279810351.30
Branko Culina3310815381.15
Arthur Papas55171127621.13
Scott Miller298615301.03
Mark Jones275715220.81
Phil Stubbins283817170.61
Nick Theodorakopoulous1305850.38
 

pjennings

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We not only need a functioning Newcastle but a functioning Perth and Brisbane as well. I suspect that Macarthur may be a basket case before much longer as well.
TBH Perth surprised me with their run home. Surely Ben Cahn should have got the Brisbane job instead of Aloisi. Maybe he'll end up at Newcastle (though I see him as Monty's eventual replacement).
 

turbo

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Macarthur are very, very much already a basket case. Soon they’ll be a basket case inside a dumpster fire, wrapped in a clusterf**k
They'll throw around enough cash to stay competitive at least for now. This season they had some horrible luck with injuries to their most expensive players. Next one they'll have Davilla, Laws & DDS in midfield which is about as good as you could hope for on paper at least. Beka is either strongly linked or has signed for them too and he'll get much better service which will make him dangerous. Kurto is a good keeper, Uskok a solid enough CB just needs a better partner or Susnjar back/fit - not sure what was going on with him to only play 6 games. Their mess off the pitch will hold them back but I wouldnt expect more timber next season.
 

Mini In Bay 6

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Going slightly off topic, but DDS has been very average for mind.

To return to the topic at hand: I don't want newy to fold. I don't like them one bit, but they are the darkness that you see the light by.

Matches against Sydney teams are all well an good. But the hate ain't there like it is for Newy.
 

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