Sydney Football Stadium, Sunday 29th November 2009.
Photos by Michael Shillito
The sprinklers were put on
before the match
The teams enter the arena
The Cove do a flag
choreography before the
Although noticably down
on numbers, The Cove
remained vocal all day
The Novocastrian
contingent display their
club loyalty
A last minute pep talk
Kick off
Contest for a header
inside the area
Byun takes the ball past
half way
Shannon Cole from the
The Jets have a goal
The raised flag indicates
the Jets were offside
Rhyan Grant finds some
room to move
Matt Thompson
dispossesses Shannon
Steven Corica puts
Thompson under pressure
A penalty is awarded to
Michael Bridges steps up
to the spot
The Jets go 1-0 ahead
A set play for Newcastle
The crowd play with a
beach ball
Labinot Haliti pretends to
be injured
Into the second half
John Aloisi looks for an
But the early second half
goal goes to Newcastle
The Jets fans celebrate
An Aloisi strike is denied
Terry McFlynn clears the
ball out of danger
Newcastle score their
third, and Sydney's fate is
Newcastle players
celebrate a 3-0 lead
Tarek Elrich takes
Newcastle forward
Shannon Cole forces
Song to go wide
Simon Colosimo on the
Ljubo Milicevic shoulders
the ball
John Aloisi appeals for a
free kick
The referee moves the
Newcastle wall back
Finally Sydney FC score to
reduce the deficit to 1-3
Newcastle press for a
quick reply but are denied
Bridge to Brosque
Confirmation of a
mediocre crowd figure
Stephan Keller looks for
an attacking option
Sydney FC search in vain
for a second goal
It's all over - Sydney FC 1
Newcastle Jets 3
Karol Kisel and his
daughter at the after match
Ivan Necevski is