Central Coast Mariners elect Turnbull as new president

The Central Coast Mariners Football Club Pty Ltd Board of Directors has today elected Mr Peter Turnbull as the club’s new Chairman.

The Central Coast Mariners Football Club Pty Ltd Board of Directors has today elected Mr Peter Turnbull as the club’s new Chairman.

Mr Turnbull will take the reins immediately, following the conclusion of outgoing Executive Chairman Lyall Gorman’s transition period since being appointed Football Federation Australia’s Head of the Hyundai A-League.

“I would firstly like to take this opportunity to extend my heartfelt gratitude and thanks to Lyall for the unquantifiable contribution he has made to this club over the past five years, in building it to the terrific platform it now enjoys in the Australian Football landscape.

“I am incredibly excited by the opportunity I have been given and I look forward to leading the club as it continues its journey to becoming the Centre of Excellence for Football in Australia,” said Turnbull.

“This is an exciting time to be a Mariners Member or supporter.

“I believe wholeheartedly in this club, it’s players, coaches, staff, commercial partners and most importantly our Members and supporters, and I believe in the Hyundai A-League, and Football in Australia.

“It is my ambition to make the Mariners the benchmark for all other clubs to strive for, and the club of choice for all players.

“I look forward to getting to know many more of the club’s Members, and to working closely with Central Coast Football and all the stakeholders of the game on the Coast to make our great game even greater.”