Mariners train in foggy Wellington

AS reported, Central Coast Mariners’ journey back to Australia was delayed yesterday with thick fog in Wellington forcing the cancellation of the team’s flight to Sydney.

AS reported, Central Coast Mariners- journey back to Australia was delayed yesterday with thick fog in Wellington forcing the cancellation of the team-s flight to Sydney.

Graham Arnold-s men are now due to depart Wellington on Monday afternoon.

The Mariners made the most of the delay by completing a light training session in the New Zealand capital this morning.

The squad will now enjoy Christmas Day with their families before reconvening on Boxing Day to continue their preparations for Thursday-s clash with Sydney FC at Allianz Stadium.

Central Coast Mariners drew 1-1 with Wellington Phoenix at Westpac Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with marksman Daniel McBreen netting his tenth goal of the campaign in the contest.

Sydney FC vs. Central Coast Mariners - Hyundai A-League Round 13 Thursday 27 December, 2012 Allianz Stadium, Sydney Kick-off: 7:30pm Twitter: Join the match conversation on Twitter. The official hash-tag is #SYDvCCM Transport: Thanks to Coastal Liner, Central Coast Mariners will run official supporter buses to the match. CLICK HERE to book your seat today!