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BLUES UPSET MAGPIES IN THE FFA CUP

Three games today for Hunter teams in the FFA Cup, with Jesmond accounting for Mayfield in a penalty shootout. Broadmeadow beat Lambton two-nil, while Charlestown City upset Maitland. FFA CUP Round 4 JESMOND 3 – MAYFIELD 3 *penalty shootout BROADMEADOW 2 – LAMBTON 0 CHARLESTOWN CITY 3 – MAITLAND 2

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JETS REACH TERMINATION AGREEMENT WITH KEW JALIENS

The Newcastle Jets have just revealed they’ve reached a mutual termination agreement with former captain, Kew Jaliens. Meanwhile the PFA says remaining squad members, including the four other players sacked by the club, are yet to be paid their monthly wage… but expects that could happen tomorrow. The FFA says it’s spoken to Nathan Tinkler today, and has assurances he will clear more of his debts in the coming days. Another sacked player, David Carney, will have his termination hearing on Friday.

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FFA KEEPING PRESSURE ON NATHAN TINKLER

Jets owner Nathan Tinkler cleared a series of debts on Friday, but FFA Chief Executive David Gallop says there’s more work to be done. “They’ve taken some big steps but there are remaining liabilities. There’s some structural things that need to happen. We are still on a deadline and we think it’s important that the pressure stays on to get these things put in place quickly.” It’s believed sacked players, such as Kew Jaliens and Joel Griffiths, are refusing to sign termination papers until their superannuation is paid, while the sacked coaches are also awaiting payments. The FFA CEO was later asked if the deadline is Monday. “Not necessarily but it’s a matter of days,” he said. (AUDIO IN PARTS)

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FFA KEEPS PRESSURE ON NATHAN TINKLER

Football Federation Australia has vowed to keep the pressure on Newcastle Jets owner, Nathan Tinkler, to clear his debts within days. Chief Executive David Gallop says the organisation is demanding Tinkler pay shortfalls in player superannuation and deliver payouts to sacked players.

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NEW JETS SIGNING ADDRESSES THE MEDIA

Jets recruit Daniel Mullen has spoken to the media for the first time, since arriving in Newcastle over the weekend. Having worked with coach Phil Stubbins before, the 25-year-old defender says he’s confident the team can move on from recent dramas at the club. Last week saw the sackings of three coaches and five players, with owner Nathan Tinkler citing a change in club culture behind the decisions. Tinkler is due to meet with FFA officials today regarding the club’s debts. The Jets are set to take on Brisbane Roar this Friday at home.

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FFA SAYS TIME IS RUNNING OUT FOR NATHAN TINKLER

Football Federation Australia CEO David Gallop says time is running out for Newcastle Jets owner, Nathan Tinkler. NBN News caught up with Gallop ahead of the Soccceroos Asian Cup clash in Newcastle. Gallop says Tinkler must meet certain guidelines quickly, including appointing a new chairman and club CEO, or the sport’s governing body will be forced to intervene. “There’s obviously serious concerns there and I guess the weekend result will add a layer of concern. We’ve got some timelines in place, they’re pretty imminent. There’s obviously some fairly significant debts that need to be cleared and the deadlines for that are fast approaching,” said Gallop.

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PALM BEACH CIRCLES FFA WIN

Palm Beach Sharks coach Grae Piddick is optimistic about his sides chances in tonight’s FFA Cup clash with the Central Coast Mariners. A win would secure the Sharks a spot in the cup semi finals…but the underdogs aren’t tipped for a win.

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