Newcastle Jets FC (W-League)
|Full name||Newcastle United Jets W-League Football Club|
The Newcastle Jets FC, also known as the Newcastle Jets Women, is an Australian football (soccer) team. Founded in 2008, it is the affiliated women's team of Newcastle Jets. The team competes in the country's premier women's soccer competition, the W-League, under licence from Football Federation Australia.
Formed in 2008, following the Australian women's national soccer team's most successful experience at a FIFA Women's World Cup and the call for the establishment of a professional women's league, the W-League was initially composed of eight teams: Adelaide United, Brisbane Roar, Central Coast Mariners, Melbourne Victory, Newcastle Jets, Perth Glory, and Sydney FC.. Seven of the eight teams were affiliated with men's Hyundai A-League clubs, and shared their names and colours to promote their brands. The eighth club was the Canberra-based Canberra United. Naming rights were secured by Westfield, a company co-founded by Frank Lowy. 
|Year & League||Regular Season||Finals Series|
|2008–09 W-League||Second Place||Semi-Finals|
|2009 W-League||Eighth Place||Did not qualify|
|2010–11 W-League||Sixth Place|
|2011-12 W-League||Fifth Place|
|2012–13 W-League||Seventh Place|
|2013-14 W-League||Eighth Place|
|2014 W-League||Fifth Place|
|2015–16 W-League||Sixth Place|
The Newcastle Jets play their home matches at Wanderers Oval, commonly known as Magic Park, located in Broadmeadow, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. The stadium features 489 grandstand seats and additional bench seating around the field for a total capacity of 3,500. The pitch surface is grass. It is also the home field for NPL Northern NSW club Broadmeadow Magic FC and occasionally the men's Newcastle Jets A-League team.
Since the inaugural season in 2008, the national public television network, ABC, broadcast one match a week per team. In November 2014, ABC announced a decision to cease broadcast of the league at the end of the 2014 season as part of widespread budget cuts. Ahead of the 2015–16 season, it was announced that pay-TV network Fox Sports would televise one W-League match a week. ABC also rejoined the broadcasting arrangement ahead of the 2015–16 season, being entitled to air one live match of the round in conjunction with Fox Sports.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
As of July 2015, the managerial staff for the Newcastle Jets FC consists of:
|Head Coach||Craig Deans|
|Assistant Coach||Ashley Wilson|
|Goalkeeper Coach||Chris Bowling|
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