Golden oldie strips for Jets?

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The name will remain unchanged for now, but Newcastle Jets fans will see their players run onto the pitch in a new playing strip in 2015/16.

A-League boss Damien de Bohun said the new kit will be unveiled shortly as Football Federation Australia continues to canvass a raft of changes to the Hunter club.

That includes the possibility of returning to the old Newcastle United name, although de Bohun said that wasn’t the first priority.

"People need to be remember we're very close to the start of the new season," he told ABC.

"So, in avoidance of that, the Newcastle Jets will be the club that competes in the 2015/16 A-League season, and the Westfield FFA Cup before that which is obviously very close.

"But, in terms of the strip design, without giving anything away yet, there's a couple of things there that will give people a sense of where we're going, and I think you'll find that we are here to listen."

That has led to speculation the gold strip of pre-Nathan Tinkler years will be making a return.

Tinkler was stripped of the Jets licence last week and head coach Phil Stubbins sacked soon after, giving FFA plenty to do in the coming months.

The governing body has promised to be consultative with Northern New South Wales Football hosting three forums next month.

A business leaders forum will be held on June 10 will be followed by a members forum on June 18 and then a fans forum on June 24.

NNSWF CEO David Eland said: “Those forums are really important - they're going to give the community at large an opportunity to vent if they like.

"We need to hear what's gone wrong, what have been the barriers, what have people been disappointed about?

"But very, very quickly we need to move to what are their expectations, what can the club tangibly do to engage better in the future?"