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SYDNEY FC v CENTRAL COAST MARINERS
Sydney Football Stadium, Wednesday 23rd December 2009.
Photos by Michael Shillito
The teams enter the arena
Another pullover banner
from The Cove
Merry Christmas from The
Cove
The Marinators at the
southern end
Players shake hands
before the game
Shannon Cole puts Matt
Simon under pressure
Clint Bolton throws the ball
back into play after a save
Simon Colosimo
challenges John
Hutchinson
The Mariners set the wall
Shannon Cole and two
Mariners hit the deck
A reasonable midweek
crowd at the SFS
Alex Brosque on the
counter attack
A scramble in front of the
Sydney FC goal
Brad Porter on halfway for
the Mariners
A beach ball finds its way
onto the field
Laurie McKinna vents his
spleen
Dean Heffernan throws the
ball back into play
Alex Brosque finds the net,
and Sydney leads 1-0
The players celebrate
And the crowd goes wild
Brosque lines up a corner
Sydney FC's W-League
champions are presented
to the crowd at half time
Brad Porter takes a header
A Sydney FC shot at goal
goes wide
Stephan Keller flies for a
header
Danny Vukovic takes a
goal kick
Clint Bolton's acrobatic
save prevented the
Mariners from equalising
Byun takes a corner
100th gamer Steve Corica
is subbed
Confirmation of the crowd
figure
Nik Mrdja steps on the ball
The Mariners are awarded
a free
Mariners keeper Danny
Vukovic runs the length of
the field
Clint Bolton slows down
play
It's all over - Sydney FC 1
Central Coast Mariners 0
And The Cove loves it
Man of the match Alex
Brosque is interviewed
The players salute The
Cove
A lap of honour after the
game
Wild celebrations in The
Cove after the game