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USAIN BOLT LINKED WITH CENTRAL COAST MARINERS

The world’s fastest man is in talks with the Central Coast Mariners, in the hope of securing his first professional footballing contract. Mariners CEO Shaun Mielekamp confirmed this morning that eight-time Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt, could be making a move to the Gosford-based club as early as August this year, saying, “His people are talking to my people.” But Bolt is not guaranteed a contract – his future in the A-League is dependent on the result of a six-week-trial. FULL STORY

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NEW SPORTING DIRECTOR FOR THE CENTRAL COAST MARINERS

A big announcement for the Central Coast Mariners, securing the signature of Mike Phelan as the club’s new Sporting Director. The former right hand man of legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson, Phelan will play a key role in guiding the Mariners Academy, while also working with the Central Coast’s A-League outfit, now coached by Mike Mulvey. Phelan’s impressive resume includes being alongside Ferguson for three English Premier League titles, as well as a UEFA Champions League title. He is expected to arrive on the Central Coast next month.

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CRUSADERS YOUTH MEN DEFEAT HILLS HORNETS

To basketball, and the Crusaders’ Division One Youth Men recorded a 79 to 64 win over Hills Hornets at home this afternoon. Tom Akamarmoi one of the side’s best, with a top score of 23 points. Central Coast remain in first place on the ladder, sealing their 15th win of the season. Next up for Chris Ohlback’s outfit, is the Bears away next Sunday.  

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