Mariners win A-League title at 4th attempt

April 21, 2013
By Doug Conway
The Central Coast Mariners executed football's equivalent of shooting Bambi, depriving the Western Sydney Wanderers of the perfect finish to their fairytale first season.

But in doing so the Mariners completed a fairytale of their own, winning their first A-League grand final in four attempts to erase a history of heartbreak.

Two months ago the Mariners were in financial crisis. Players were not being paid. They had to borrow money to meet their bills and mortgages until Englishman ...

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