Adelaide coach John Kosmina believes Central Coast, not Melbourne Victory, are setting the benchmark in the A-League.
Mitchell Duke has come off the bench to score twice as Central Coast came from behind to beat Adelaide 3-1 in their top-of-the-table A-League clash.
Western Sydney will be chasing their third top-four scalp in as many weeks when they face A-League ladder leaders Central Coast on Sunday.
Central Coast Mariners striker Daniel McBreen says his confidence is soaring after taking his goal tally to nine in 10 A-League games.
Central Coast captain John Hutchinson has lit the fuse for another heated F3 derby by declaring the Mariners are a superior football side to Newcastle.
Central Coast coach Graham Arnold is hoping his refreshed side can revive its Asian Champions League hopes against China's Tianjin Teda.
Central Coast are looking to move on from their A-League disappointment when they face Seongnam away in the Asian Champions League.
Central Coast Mariners coach Graham Arnold is keeping the faith, believing his team's time is coming as they battle for A-League grand final glory.
Brisbane Roar will enjoy a home A-League grand final after beating the Central Coast Mariners 5-2 on aggregate in their major semi-final.
Central Coast are still eyeing a direct passage to the A-League grand final, despite trailing Brisbane 2-0 heading in the major-semi second leg.
Central Coast captain Alex Wilkinson has cautioned against an all-out attacking approach in Sunday's major semi second leg against Brisbane Roar on Sunday.
Teenage Central Coast sensation Tom Rogic says he may remain in the A-League for another season before attempting to resume his career overseas.
With barely a few days to celebrate claiming the A-League premiers' plate, Central Coast have switched focus to completing a double in the finals.
Central Coast coach Graham Arnold claims he's paying no attention to speculation linking him with a move to Sydney FC next season.
A-League leaders Central Coast have signed striker John Sutton from Scottish Premier League side Hearts on loan.
Promising Central Coast goalkeeper Mat Ryan is in no rush to pursue a move from the A-League to a European club.