FAN DAY: Arnold to announce new Captain

FANS attending Central Coast’s 2012 Fan Day this Saturday will be treated to an exclusive announcement by Mariners Head Coach Graham Arnold.

FANS attending Central Coast-s 2012 Fan Day this Saturday will be treated to an exclusive announcement by Mariners Head Coach Graham Arnold.

Shortly after 9:30am, Arnold will reveal which player he has chosen to lead the Mariners through the 2012/13 Hyundai A-League campaign as Captain.

The player named will receive the full support of the Central Coast Mariners leadership group.

Arnold-s announcement will be in addition to a number of exciting activities for Mariners supporters throughout the day.

From 8:30am Soccer5s will unlock their two seven-a-side pitches for anyone keen for a friendly kick-about. Meanwhile, fans will be welcomed to the fan day and a barbecue consisting of scrumptious bacon and egg rolls will start to sizzle.

Fans interested in becoming Members on the day can talk to a Central Coast Mariners representative, sign-up on the spot or gather all the information needed to register online.

At 9:15am the entertainment will begin with MC Lawrie McKinna talking to the crowd, followed by an exclusive Q&A with Mariners Head Coach Graham Arnold. A number of the players will also be quizzed and fans will have the opportunity to grab signatures and photos with the squad.

Soon after, the players will be presented with their 2012/13 Kappa playing strips by Central Coast Mariners Chairman, Mr Peter Turnbull.

A Merchandise Marquee will be on site featuring the new range of Mariners 2012/13 apparel, while at 10:30am supporters can see the squad go round in a full, open training session.

The Central Coast Mariners fan day will conclude at 12pm.

Central Coast Mariners 2012 Fan Day Date: Saturday 29 September, 2012 Time: 8:30am - 12pm Location: Central Coast Mariners Centre of Excellence, 1 Bryant Drive Tuggerah, NSW