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Jets veteran Nikolai Topor-Stanley in no need of time out | Newcastle Herald

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FOUR games in 13 days will test the energy levels but Jets coach Craig Deans has no plans to offer the oldest player in his squad, veteran Nikolai Topor-Stanley, even a minute’s rest. Topor-Stanley, the 36-year-old defender, has proven himself as one of the A-League’s ultimate ironmen since kicking off his career with Sydney FC in 2006-07. With 334 games for Sydney, Perth, Wanderers and Newcastle, Topor-Stanley is second on the all-time list behind Western United’s Andrew Durante (348), and 98 of those appearances have been since the towering centre back rejoined the Jets at the start of 2017-18. In his second stint with the club, Topor-Stanley has been on the pitch for every minute of every game, for…



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