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Besart Berisha Secures Melbourne Victory’s Place In Grand Final News 

Besart Berisha Secures Melbourne Victory’s Place In Grand Final

Besart Berisha’s finish has secured Melbourne Victory a 2-1 win over Adelaide United at AAMI Park and into a replay of last season’s grand final against Sydney FC next week. The veteran has come under fire this season by the critics for losing pace and being less clinical, but when push comes to shove the Kosovo international has proved he has still got what it takes with his eighth straight goal in finals. “I’m very happy with that. This is why Victory brought me here,” he said on Fox Sports….

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City In Touching Distance Of First Grand Final Appearance News 

City In Touching Distance Of First Grand Final Appearance

Melbourne City are within touching distance of their first Grand Final appearance after a 2-0 Semi Final win over Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park on Friday night. City had played the Roar at the start of this current A-League season, beating the side with an identical score line at AAMI Park. But Warren Joyce who took over from John van ‘t Schip last season believes his side must become more ruthless after they courted danger during the 2-0 win over Brisbane Roar on Friday night. “I thought we totally dominated…

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Roar Make It Through To Finals after 3-2 Victory Over Glory Last Weekend News 

Roar Make It Through To Finals after 3-2 Victory Over Glory Last Weekend

Brisbane Roar made it through to the A-League finals, after a crucial final round 3-2 victory over Perth Glory at nib Stadium pushed them into sixth spot of the table. As well as a win against Glory, the Roar were also relying on Adelaide United beating Western Sydney Wanderers in the final game of the season, which they did. Glory opened the scoring in the 24th minutes after Adam Taggart’s first strike of the ball from range hit the back of the net. Minutes later Henrique drew level for Roar,…

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Jets Rediscover Attacking Flair Putting 8 Past Mariners News 

Jets Rediscover Attacking Flair Putting 8 Past Mariners

Newcastle Jets rediscovered their attacking flair, battering Central Coast Mariners 8-2 at Gosford on Saturday night. After three consecutive losses the Jets needed a victory to restore momentum before the finals, which they did in what turned out to be the highest scoring game in A-League history, beating the 2011 record set by Adelaide United and North Queensland Fury in their 8-1 game, whilst also breaking the record for the most goals ever scored by an away team. Whilst already sitting safe in second place, the Jets had conceded 10…

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Bobo Hands Sydney 1-0 Win Over Melbourne Victory & 2nd Successive Premiers Plate News 

Bobo Hands Sydney 1-0 Win Over Melbourne Victory & 2nd Successive Premiers Plate

Last Friday the 13th proved to be lucky for Sydney FC as Bobo handed the Sky Blues a 1-0 win over rivals Melbourne Victory at Allianz Stadium, to end the regular season with their second successive Premiers Plate. In doing so they became the first team to win the Hyundai A-League Premiers Plate in consecutive seasons. But after their 20th win in 27 rounds, an emotional Graham Arnold was quick to declare “we are not done yet”. “We have had an incredible two years. Everyone said we couldn’t go back-to-back…

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Kenny Athiu Helps Victory Book Home Finals News 

Kenny Athiu Helps Victory Book Home Finals

Substitute Kenny Athiu secured Melbourne Victory a home A-League elimination final in a late 2-1 win against Wellington Phoenix on Sunday. The 25-year-old came off the bench to replace Besart Berisha in the 72nd minute to then be involved in both late goals. The Sudanese-born striker, who is on loan from National Premier League club Heidelberg United, was brought down in the box by Phoenix’s Dylan Fox. Leroy George converted the penalty, smashing home the equaliser, after Phoenix had gone ahead early in the first half through veteran Leigh Broxham…

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Wanderers End Roar’s Unbeaten Run While City Edge Past Mariners News 

Wanderers End Roar’s Unbeaten Run While City Edge Past Mariners

Western Sydney Wanderers put an end to Brisbane Roar’s four-match unbeaten run to reclaim sixth spot on the Hyundai A-League table, while Melbourne City edged Central Coast, on Saturday. The first match ended in a 3-0 victory for the Wanderers against Brisbane Roar at ANZ Stadium, the 3 points moving them ahead of the Roar and Perth Glory. However the side are from safe of securing a place in the finals and depending on next week’s result between Perth and Brisbane, the Wanderers may still need to win their match…

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Jets Coach Ernie Merrick Promises Changes After 3rd Consecutive Defeat News 

Jets Coach Ernie Merrick Promises Changes After 3rd Consecutive Defeat

Frustrated and angry Newcastle Jets’ coach Ernie Merrick has promised changes to his team as he fears they will miss the Grand Final if they don’t snap out of a troubling funk. The Jets have just one regular season game left to get back on track after suffering their third consecutive defeat and conceding 10 goals in the process, this time at the hands of Perth Glory at McDonald Jones Stadium on Friday night. The match ended 2-0 after after a penalty to Diego Castro in the 9th minute and…

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Adelaide Outclass Wellington Phoenix 3-1 News 

Adelaide Outclass Wellington Phoenix 3-1

Adelaide United outclassed Wellington Phoenix 3-1 at Coopers Stadium on Friday, to rise to fourth on the A-league ladder, one point clear of Melbourne Victory. The Good Friday day game drew the largest crowd so far this season, 11,730 fans there for the Reds’ final home match of the campaign in which they dominated for large parts of the 90 minutes. With eight goals in two matches leading into the final two rounds, defender Ben Garuccio believes the Reds are ready to make an impact on the post-season. “We’ve already…

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Sydney FC Secure Premiers’ Plates After 3-2 win over Perth Glory News 

Sydney FC Secure Premiers’ Plates After 3-2 win over Perth Glory

Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold was beaming with pride after the Sky Blues made history as the first A-League team to secure successive Premiers’ Plates, following a 3-2 win over Perth Glory at nib Stadium last Thursday. The result put the Sky Blues 11 points clear of nearest rivals Newcastle Jets and with just nine competition points available, there is no chance of catching them. It was memorable night with records being record broken. Striker Bobo broke the competition’s scoring record for the regular season with his 23rd and 24th…

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