Meet your heroes!

Exactly one week out from the start of the new Hyundai A-League season, the Central Coast Mariners playing squad will be officially presented with their new playing shirts at a special presentation at Westfield Tuggerah this Thursday, 30 July.

Exactly one week out from the start of the new Hyundai A-League season, the Central Coast Mariners playing squad will be officially presented with their new playing shirts at a special presentation at Westfield Tuggerah this Thursday, 30 July.

The centre stage appearance by the entire squad, and Football Manager Lawrie McKinna will also give fans to meet and greet their heroes ahead of the new season, as well as viewing the new Hyundai A-League 2009/10 season playing kit for the first time.

"A squad number is something that all the players take very seriously, and it will be an honour for them to officially receive their squad number and jersey from Mayor of Wyong Shire Bob Graham at Westfield," said Executive Chairman Lyall Gorman.

"The night also gives fans a chance to catch up with the players in a relaxed environment, where they-ll be available to chat about the season ahead.

"We must thank our partners Westfield for making this opportunity possible, and look forward to seeing as many fans there as possible," said Gorman.

As well as the jersey presentation, fans will be able to go in the draw to WIN a 2009/10 Mariners jersey signed by new squad. Complete your entry form, drop it in the barrel near the membership desk and beat Westfield Tuggerah when the draw takes place during the course of this appearance.

There will also be StarFM 104.5 Face Painting, a Rebel Sport/Good Gear Merchandise stand and an EB Games interactive games area.

The official jersey presentation will be conducted by the Mayor of Wyong Shire Cr Bob Graham, and is a pre-cursor to the Mariners huge fan day at Bluetongue Stadium, this Sunday, 2 August.

The fan day runs from 11am to 1pm, and will include fun activities, rides, a signing session involving the Mariners squad, and as a special members only privelige, access to the home team dressing room, to pick up your new season exclusive members pack.

The Central Coast Mariners playing squad will be at Westfield Tuggerah, this Thursday, 30 July from 6:30pm - 7:30pm.

The Mariners Hyundai A-League 2009/10 campaign kicks off on Thursday, 6 August when they take on Melbourne Victory at Etihad Stadium. Kick-off is at 8pm.

The Mariners first home match of the Hyundai A-League season is against local rival Newcastle Jets on Friday, August 14. Tickets are available online here or by phoning 132 849.

Mariners Memberships for the Hyundai A-League 2009/10 season are now available online by clicking here or by phoning 1300 767 442.