Special Sub-Topic: Newcastle United Jets: 2007-08
|Where did the Jets travel to play the first game of the season?|
Members Equity Stadium, Perth. The Jets and Glory played out a scoreless draw, the game was a complete contrast to the rest of the round's matches, a very dull match.
|Who were the Jets' three international players in 2008?|
Mario Jardel, Denni, Jorge Drovandi. Jardel, Denni, and Drovandi are from Brazil and Argentina respectivly, Jardel was a disappointment, not scoring for the team before heading back to Brazil. Drovandi played just 1 game off the bench, performed poorly, and never was reselected. Denni was the best of the imports, scoring a goal and coming off the bench in the grand final.
|Which team did the Jets not defeat during the season?|
Sydney F.C.. In the 3 games they played against Sydney, F.C. won 1-0 in all three games.
|Joel Griffiths was the Jets' leading scorer during the season?|
t. Griffiths scored 12 goals, winning the golden boot.
|Which young player signed mid-season after he had a successful debut, filled in for Stuart Musialik who was away with the Olyroos?|
James Holland. Holland signed from the AIS. He had also been close to signing with the Central Coast Mariners.
|Against which team did Adam Griffiths score his first goal?|
Melbourne Victory, Round 5. He scored his first goal in under 4 minutes into the Jets' 2-2 draw in round 5 with Melbourne.
|Who scored for the Jet in their 3-2 Preliminary Final win over the Queensland Roar?|
Matt Thompson, Joel Griffiths, and Tarek Elrich. The Jets made football history, becoming the first team from Newcastle to make the A-League's biggest day with a 3-2 win over the Roar. The winner was by Tarek Elrich, who ran down the wing after half time in extra time, and he expertly slotted home his first-ever goal past Liam Reddy.
|The Grand Final was played at the Sydney Football Stadium?|
t. The game was moved to the SFS due to Bluetongue Stadium not being big enough to host the game.
|Who scored the winning goal in the Grand Final and when?|
Mark Bridge, 64th minute. Bridge scored the goal 64 minutes into the match, after a mistake from the retiring Tony Vidmar.
|Who won the Joe Marsdon Medal for Man of the Match in the Grand Final?|
Andrew Durante. Andrew Durante was the best player for the Jets in the final, he soon after left the Jets and later became the captain of the Wellington Phoenix.
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