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Newsletter - Round 9 | 2023



Hi Minchinbury Jets Soccer Club Members,

It’s round 9 this weekend, which marks the hallway point of the season. We have our team photo day this Saturday for our Saturday teams, and with 18 matches being played at home this Saturday promises to be a busy one at Minchinbury Reserve.We look forward to the sun shining and all those smiling photo day faces.


Yours in soccer

The Minchinbury Jets Soccer Club Committee


Acceptable Standards of Behaviour

Over the first half of the season, Blacktown Association has noticed an increase in the number of incidents involving poor behaviour from spectators, players and team officials. This seems to be across the whole association and is not isolated to any club. It has been disappointing to see some Minchinbury people involved in incidents that really shouldn’t have occurred.

Two weeks ago, we held a coaches and managers meeting to update our team officials on what has been happening and pass on an update from Blacktown Association regarding poor behaviour.

It is our club’s aim to be a club where all members and visitors can feel safe and comfortable and enjoy their soccer experience. From a club point of view, we want to set the standard in good behaviour We ask that everyone associated with our club help achieve this by being on their best behaviour, whether it be at Minchinbury or another ground. Please have respect for referees, team and club officials and your opposing team. RESPECT is an easy word to say, but it a much harder honour to earn! Let’s earn the respect of our peers, referees and members of other clubs through our actions and behaviour. Let’s learn that sometimes it’s best to bite your tongue and say nothing, just walk away! Be the better person, no matter what assumed provocation may occur. In short, lets start enjoying our soccer!


Kebab Day Postponed

Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond our control, we have had to postpone the planned Kebab Day that was to be held this Saturday 3rd June. We will advise as soon as we have a new date for the Kebab Day


Junior Team Photo Day

This Saturday 3rd June will see our junior teams have their photo day. Teams have had the order forms distributed to them. There are 2 options to pay:

1) Pay online as per the order form instructions. If you pay online, please fill in the payment details on your form and give it to your team manager on Saturday at your photo session.

2) Pay on the day. Please complete your photo order form and bring the complete form and correct money with you (cash only) on Saturday.


Please be aware that we only have a limited amount of change at the canteen. Players are asked to please bring the correct money with them on Saturday.

Here are the photo times. Please be at the photo session at least 15 minutes prior to your session time.

6 Dev 5 Whales - 7:30

16 Div. 2 Boys - 7:45

8 Dev 4 - 8:00

5 Dev 3 Echidnas - 8:15

8 Dev 7 - 8:30

6 Dev 6 Dolphins - 8:45

5 Dev 4 Kangaroos - 9:00

6 Dev 2 Sharks - 9:15

17 Div. 1 Boys - 9:30

7 Dev 5 - 9:45

7 Dev 6 - 10:00

9 Dev 7 - 10:15

9 Dev 6 - 10:30

10 Dev 4 Red - 10:45

14 Div. 3 - 11:00

9 Dev 2 - 11:15

10 Dev 4 White - 11:30

7 Dev 7 - 11:45

11 Dev 4 - 12:00

11 Dev 3 - 12:15

7 Dev 4 - 12:30

13 Div. 3 - 12:45

11 Dev 2 - 13:00

12 Div. 3 - 13:15

14 Div. 4 - 13:30


Family Fun Day – Sunday 18th June

Join us at the Lone Pine Tavern for our second Family Fun Day and Mega Meat Raffle on Sunday 18th June from 12pm to 2pm. Enjoy a fun day out with the family & friends with the following activities:

· Pony Rides and Petting Zoo for FREE. Plus, a visit from Frozen’s Elsa.

· Mega Meat Raffle with 15 meat trays to be won (show your MJSC membership card to receive 2 for 1 tickets when purchasing your raffle tickets).

· Kids Eat Free with Main Meal Purchase exclusive for MJSC Members.

We would love to see lots of families and players at the Lone Pine for our Family Fun Day and meat raffle.


Player of the Match Awards

We would like to request the assistance of all our Coaches & Managers of all teams and of all grades to help recognise the achievements of your Player of the Match Awards

Please take a photo of your Player of the Match with their award and trophy every week.

Scan the QR code from the POTM flyer that has been issued to your team, complete the requested details and attach a copy of your photo to the email.

Send off the email to MJSC Sponsorship to have your POTM featured on our weekly Player of the Match post on our Facebook page.

We would love to sincerely thank West Sydney Pizza and Pasta and Blackbear at The Workers Sports for their generous support of our Player of The Match awards each week.


Are You Following Us on Facebook Yet?

Please follow us on Facebook to keep up to date with all our news, promotions, club events, sponsors offers and game day information every week. https://www.facebook.com/MinchinburyJetsSoccerClub.


Coaches and Managers Facebook Group

For all Coaches & Managers we have issued each team a flyer with a QR code to join our Coaches & Managers Group on Facebook. Please scan the QR code and join the group to ensure you’re kept up to date with all our news, training & ground updates and game day information.


Thank You to our Generous Sponsors

The Committee and all members of Minchinbury Jets Soccer Club would like to sincerely thank all the following businesses for their support and sponsorship of the Club for Season 2023.


Lone Pine Tavern, Marathon Meats, Minchinbury Fruit Market, West Sydney Pizza and Pasta, Home Heat & BBQ, Minchinbury Pharmacy, Poolwerx Hassall Grove, Blackbear at The Workers Sports, Upholstery and Furniture, Starr Partners Real Estate Minchinbury, ThinkFit, and The Kebab Shack.


Club Newsletter

If you have changed or updated your email address, please email your new email details to Stephen Bradbury at steveandkerrib@bigpond.com and your details will be updated to ensure that you receive the newsletter and stay up to date with what is happening in the club. Your email address will not be published or given to any other party.

That’s all for now. Please feel free to offer any contributions to the next issue of our newsletter. Any contributions can be emailed to Stephen Bradbury at steveandkerrib@bigpond.com


Have a fun week and enjoy your soccer with a smile on your face!

:)

30/05/23

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