Mariners part ways with McDonald & Fletcher

The Central Coast Mariners wish to advise Members, fans and media that the contracts of Brad McDonald and Matthew Fletcher have been terminated by mutual consent.

McDonald made a total of nine Hyundai A-League appearances across his two stints with the Central Coast Mariners during the 2012/13 and 2015/16 seasons.

Fletcher arrived at the Central Coast Mariners in January 2016 and made seven appearances for the club.

The Club would like to thank the Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) for their support with facilitating an outcome and as such, both players will receive all entitlements due under their contract.

McDonald and Fletcher both thanked the fans and club for their opportunity.

"I would like to thank all of the fans for their support for the club and I wish I could have had the chance to play in front of them this season,” McDonald said. “The boys are fantastic and I have made a friendship with every single one of them & wish them the brightest and most successful future throughout their careers,” McDonald said.

“I would like to thank the club, players, staff and fans for everything they have done for me since I started at the Mariners,” Fletcher said. “I've met some amazing people that I'll be friends with for the rest of my life and I wish the club all the success in the future,” Fletcher said.

The Central Coast Mariners would like to thank McDonald & Fletcher for their services to the Club, and wish him all the best with their future endeavours.

The Central Coast Mariners will make no further comment on this matter.