Posted April 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
Former England striker Emile Heskey has agreed to play another A-League season with the Newcastle Jets. The 35-year-old Heskey agreed in principle to play the 2013-14 season with the Jets and the club says a formal announcement is expected in the next few days. Heskey told the club's website Wednesday that ''everything is agreed and I will be coming back next season.'' One of the competition's marquee players this season with Sydney FC's Alessandro Del Piero and Western Sydney Wanderers' Shinji Ono, Heskey has helped the A-League achieve a record regular-season attendance of 1.67 million. Del Piero and Ono have also re-signed contracts to keep them in Australia next season. Sydney FC and Newcastle did not make the playoffs. Ono led the Wanderers to first place in their inaugural year.
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