HARBOURSPORT  
CENTRAL COAST MARINERS v SYDNEY FC
Bluetongue Stadium, Saturday 13th December 2008.
Photos by Michael Shillito
Warming up before the
game
The Sydney FC banners
Enter the players
Kick off
Robbie Middleby takes on
Mile Jedinak
Beau Busch clears for
Sydney
Shannon Cole takes a set
shot
Bobby Petta on the run
Aerial hand-clap
The Mariners open the
scoring
The Marinators celebrate
From the away fans' area,
looking north-west
Alex Brosque works his
way around Gumprecht
Robbie Middleby takes a
throw in
John Hutchinson takes a
set shot for the Mariners
Middleby looks for an
attacking option
Danny Vukovic restarts
play
A policeman's lot is not a
happy one
I want to be in The Cove
Clint Bolton takes a goal
kick
John Hutchinson goes
down
The Cove receive a
half-time visit from a local
A double act from the
Home for Misfit Mascots
Sydney FC's big flags fly
Into the second half
The south-eastern stand
in sky blue
The Mariners find room to
move
Petta on the counter
Sydney FC set the wall
Picturesque Central
Coast Stadium
The referee points to the
penalty spot
John Aloisi steps up to
take the penalty
The first attempt is saved,
but it doesn't count
Second time, Aloisi
makes no mistake
And the crowd goes wild
Cole throws in to Brosque
Sydney attack, but it's a
near miss
A Mariners corner goes
across the face of goal
Beau Busch pressures
Matt Simon
Clint Bolton restarts play
Banner of the Night
Free kick to the Mariners
Bolton makes a
desperate save
Hutchinson crosses for
the Mariners
A Mariner goes down, and
the penalty is awarded
Iain Fyfe questions the
decision
Mile Jedinak steps up to
the spot
The ball hits the net -
Mariners 2-1
Tempers boil over
The Mariners crowd can
scent victory
And it's all over - 2-1 to
the Mariners
A collision, and players go
down