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Sydney Experience World Class Side In Liverpool Match News 

Sydney Experience World Class Side In Liverpool Match

Sydney FC may have been beaten 3-0 by Liverpool FC in their recent post season friendly at ANZ Stadium on Wednesday night, but it was a great experience to play against a world class side. Despite the English Premier League side having just arrived after a long journey, they had taken the lead in the 7th minute through Daniel Sturridge. The lead was doubled in the 17th minute by Albert Moreno, before Firmino sealed the win for Liverpool in the 38th minute. Sydney’s keeper Danny Vukovic did well to prevent…

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Liverpool FC Return To Oz To Play Sydney FC News 

Liverpool FC Return To Oz To Play Sydney FC

Liverpool FC will be returning to Australia to play recently crowned champions of the Hyundai A-League, Sydney FC in a high-profile friendly at the 82,000-seat ANZ Stadium on Wednesday evening. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp named a strong 25-man squad that includes vice-captain James Milner, Roberto Firmino, Lucas Leiva, Divock Origi, Daniel Sturridge and Georginio Wijnaldum, for the post season friendly. The trip comes just 3 days after Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Middlesbrough that secured their fourth spot in the Premier League and a coveted Champions League berth next season (albeit…

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Wellington Phoenix Agree Terms With New Europe Based Manager News 

Wellington Phoenix Agree Terms With New Europe Based Manager

Wellington Phoenix General Manager David Dome announced on Friday they have agreed terms with a new experienced coach for the Hyundai A-League 2017/18 season, to be revealed next month. After an interview process that spanned three continents, it is understood the ‘preferred candidate’ has a deep knowledge of European football and would be announced pending flights and immigration. Des Buckingham and Chris Greenacre stepped in as co-coaches, after Ernie Merrick’s resignation nine games into the 2016/17 A-League season. They were both considered for the permanent role of head coach, but…

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Maclaren Confirms Roar Departure Via Emotional Instagram Message News 

Maclaren Confirms Roar Departure Via Emotional Instagram Message

Brisbane Roar’s Jamie Maclaren has officially confirmed he is leaving the club via an emotional Instagram message to his fans on Tuesday. It ends months of speculation regarding the joint A-League Golden Boot winner of the 2016/17 season, who is now out of contract after departing Suncorp Stadium with 39 goals from 54 appearances. The 23-year-old Socceroo striker will not be rushed into any rash decisions but there is talk of the German side Kaiserslautern being the hot contender, with his agent Sydney-based Paddy Dominguez, in talks with other clubs…

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Guillermo Amor To Leave Adelaide Utd News 

Guillermo Amor To Leave Adelaide Utd

Adelaide United have confirmed it’s head coach Guillermo Amor will be leaving the club after three years, after the Spaniard announced his departure during a team meeting on Wednesday. The news comes in the wake of a 1-0 defeat to Jiangsu Suning on Tuesday night which saw Adelaide bow out of the AFC Champions League. The Barcelona legend landed in Adelaide in June 2014 and joined the Reds as Technical Director for the 2014-15 season before taking over the reins as head coach from Josep Gombau in 2015. During his…

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Ernie Merrick Appointed As Newcastle Jets’ Head Coach News 

Ernie Merrick Appointed As Newcastle Jets’ Head Coach

Two-time Hyundai A-League Coach of the Year Ernie Merrick, has been appointed Newcastle Jets’ new coach on a two-season contract which will see him remain at the club until the end of the 2018/19 season. The Edinburgh born manager has a wealth of experience to his name, with 241 A-League matches under his belt and having won two Premierships and two Championships with his previous club Melbourne Victory in 2007 and 2009. Merrick has most recently coached Wellington Phoenix for the previous three seasons, taking them to the 2015 final…

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Sydney Win A-League Grand Final In Penalty Shootout Against Melbourne Victory News 

Sydney Win A-League Grand Final In Penalty Shootout Against Melbourne Victory

After a record-breaking season Sydney FC have secured the Hyundai A-League premiership-championship double, beating Melbourne Victory in a penalty shootout in the A-League grand final at Allianz Stadium on Sunday. Besart Berisha scored another grand final goal, his fifth in four grand finals to put Victory ahead in the 20th minute of the game. Captain Carl Valeri played in Berisha, who against the run of play darts his way inside two defenders with his shot driven low and hard past Vukovic, inside the bottom left corner. The Sky Blues equalised…

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Victory To Play Sydney After 1-0 Victory Over Roar In Semis News 

Victory To Play Sydney After 1-0 Victory Over Roar In Semis

Melbourne Victory will play Sydney FC in the Hyundai A-League championships after overcoming Brisbane Roar 1-0 in its semi-final at AAMI Park on Sunday night. The last time these two teams met back in March, the Roar had won 1-0. But this time former Roar favourite Besar Berisha, who has won titles with both sides, headed the only goal in 70th minute of the tense game to take Victory through to their fifth successive grand final. Victory proved determined in what was an extremely competitive showing and could have scored…

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Sydney To Host Grand Final After 3-0 Victory Over Perth Glory News 

Sydney To Host Grand Final After 3-0 Victory Over Perth Glory

Sydney will host their first Hyundai A-League Grand Final since 2006, after their 3-0 win over Perth Glory in Saturday night’s semi-final at Allianz Stadium. Their strong performance in front of 21,000 fans was not without controversy after two disallowed goals were overturned by video assistant referee (VAR). Josh Brillante lashed an absolute bullet into the goal in the 21st minute to put Sydney ahead. But shortly after, Jordy Buijs was involved in the most controversial incident of the game after his 37th minute goal was ruled as offside. The…

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Perth Beat Melbourne City 2-0 In Elimination Final News 

Perth Beat Melbourne City 2-0 In Elimination Final

For the second week running Perth Glory have beaten Melbourne City, this time coming away with 2-0 victory at AAMI Park in front of a crowd of 9944 supporters as part of the Hyundai A-League elimination final. Melbourne who looked sluggish from the outset and a shadow of the team that won the FFA Cup earlier in the season, went on to become the first Australian side to lose a home final since 2013. Much to the delight of Perth coach Kenny Lowe, City coach Michael Valkanis changed the format…

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