Mariners v Adelaide rescheduled fixture locked in & it could decide the Premiership race

Central Coast Mariners’ postponed Round 25 home clash with Adelaide United has been rescheduled to take place on May 1 at Industree Group Stadium.

The original fixture was postponed due to the Mariners facing flight cancellations from adverse weather conditions upon returning from their AFC Cup Inter-Zonal Play-Off Final first leg in Kyrgyzstan.

Flight cancellations from Dubai Airport en route back from Kyrgyzstan, and re-routing of flights due to the adverse weather conditions in the region resulted in the need for the fixture to be postponed.

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The rescheduled fixture on May 1 will be the final game on the regular season calendar; with Adelaide’s finals hopes shot, the trip to Industree Group Stadium has officially become the final game of young winger Nestory Irankunda’s brilliant three-season stint at the Reds prior to his off-season move to German giants Bayern Munich.

The May 1 encounter could also decide this season’s Premiership. Central Coast sit one point behind Wellington Phoenix but have a game in hand on the league-leaders. The Mariners face Newcastle Jets on Saturday, April 27 at 3.15pm AEST – a simultaneous kick-off to Wellington’s home clash with Macarthur FC.

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Should Wellington finish the weekend ahead of the Mariners on points, the rescheduled clash between Central Coast and Adelaide will decide the destination of the Premiers Plate.


RoundDateHomeAwayVenueKick-Off (Local)Kick-Off (AEST)Notes
25Wednesday, 1 May 2024Central Coast MarinersAdelaide UnitedIndustree Group Stadium7:00 PM7:00 PMUpdated Date & KO Time