Not Again!

Mariners bow out at first hurdle

Not Again!

The CENTRAL COAST MARINERS have been knocked out of the FFA CUP in their overnight ROUND of 32 clash...for the second straight year to a state based side.

BLACKTOWN CITY stunning the yellow and navy 3-2 in front of a small but vocal crowd at SEVEN HILLS.

Gosford-born former A-League striker JOEY GIBBS netting a BRACE for City.

The Mariners were humbled 12 months ago by Green Gully in a loss that ended then Coach Tony Walmsley's time at the club.

The man that took his place, Paul Okon, is confident this latest upset won't derail their A-League preparations.

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