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Adelaide’s Guillermo Amor Under Mounting Pressure News 

Adelaide’s Guillermo Amor Under Mounting Pressure

Adelaide United coach Guillermo Amor is under mounting pressure following Friday’s 5-0 home loss to Perth Glory, which has left his bottom rank side, eight points behind second-from-bottom Central Coast Mariners. It’s been a miserable A-League campaign for Adelaide, emphasised by their battering which started with a disastrous own goal, inexplicably headed in by Iacopo La Rocca 15 minutes into the game. He was substituted just after the half hour mark with a hip complaint. By half-time Glory had trebled their lead over the Reds with goals from Diego Castro…

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Sydney FC Extend Unbeaten Run News 

Sydney FC Extend Unbeaten Run

Sydney FC have extended their unbeaten run in the A-League to 20 games, with a comfortable 3-1 win over Wellington Phoenix on Thursday at Allianz Stadium. The home side scored twice during the first half before adding a third in the second, to extend their lead to 12 points ahead of the remaining four fixtures in Round 19. Sydney scored their first goal within 180 seconds through Ryan Grant from an Alex Brosque cross which the defender headed downwards beating a diving Glen Moss. Their second goal came in the…

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Victory Win A Controversial Melbourne Derby Against City News 

Victory Win A Controversial Melbourne Derby Against City

Melbourne Victory won a pulsating and controversial derby at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night, scoring twice in the last six minutes to beat Melbourne City 2-1. The deadlock was broken in the 70th minute with an own goal, after Neil Kilkenny’s shot was deflected in off Alan Baro, suffering a 1 goal deficit  put Victory under pressure. Victory equalised in the 84th minute after Marco Rojas twisted and turned inside the box to get past Osama Malik before squaring to Besart Berisha to side foot it home from six yards…

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Impressive Win For Western Sydney Wanderers News 

Impressive Win For Western Sydney Wanderers

Western Sydney Wanderers had an impressive 3-1 win over Wellington Phoenix on Saturday at Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth. Veteran forward Brendon Santalab scored a brace and supplied an assist to Nico Martinez’s goal, in the crucial win that saw the team end up in the top six at end of the round 18. Coach Tony Popovic had made some prominent changes to the side that lost to Brisbane Roar the previous weekend, omitting Mitch Nichols, Lachlan Scott and a suspended Scott Neville from the starting XI. Terry Antonis was…

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Vukovic Helps Sydney To Draw Against Roar Despite Pressing Family Matters News 

Vukovic Helps Sydney To Draw Against Roar Despite Pressing Family Matters

Brisbane Roar and Sydney FC goalkeepers were prolific in keeping clean sheets for their side in an entertaining match at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night that ended in 0-0 draw. For Sydney’s Danny Vukovic this was made all the more admirable after spending many nights on a hospital floor with his poorly son Harvey. For almost a month, Vukovic had been sleeping on the floor of hospital rooms, whilst his young son Harley awaited a liver transplant after suffering from the life-threatening condition biliary atresia. Vukovic was released from his…

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Roar Through To AFC Championships After Astonishing 6-0 Victory News 

Roar Through To AFC Championships After Astonishing 6-0 Victory

Brisbane Roar are through to the playoff round of the AFC Champions, after an astonishing 6-0 defeat of Filipino club Global FC at Suncorp Stadium on Tuesday evening. Brandon Borrello became the first Australian player to score four goals in an AFC Champions League match, completing a hat-trick in the opening half-hour. The six goal victory marked the biggest win by an A-League club in an ACL playoff or group match, eclipsing Western Sydney’s 5-0 defeat of Guizhou Renhe in 2014. The Roar went into the AFC match on the…

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Adelaide & Phoenix Share Points After 2-2 Draw In Sweltering Heat News 

Adelaide & Phoenix Share Points After 2-2 Draw In Sweltering Heat

Adelaide United and Wellington Phoenix shared the points after playing out a 2-2 draw during Sunday’s match at Coopers Stadium, in sweltering 38 degree temperatures. The hosts took the lead in the 7th minute after Sergio Cirio teed up 18-year-old Riley McGee who thumped a powerful first-time effort into the back of the net. Phoenix equalised 4 minutes later after Tom Doyle surged forward down the left flank, showing great feet to beat three defenders before firing a swerving left-footed effort which whistled off the post and into the back…

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Mariners & Roar Win Saturday Matches Against Glory & Wanderers News 

Mariners & Roar Win Saturday Matches Against Glory & Wanderers

Central Coast Mariners scored two goals in five minutes during Saturday’s 2-0 victory over Perth Glory, to see them come off the bottom of the Hyundai A-League ladder. The first half was a scrappy goalless affair but Josh Bingham and Fabio Ferreira both scored during the second half of the match at Central Coast Stadium, to frustrate Glory. It was the hosts first win since defeating Kenny Lowe’s side nine weeks ago by the same scoreline at the same venue. Bingham scored first in the 47th minute, burying the ball…

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Nabbout’s Brace Helps Newcastle Jets Past Melbourne City News 

Nabbout’s Brace Helps Newcastle Jets Past Melbourne City

Andrew Nabbout’s brace proved the difference Friday night, as Newcastle Jets were lifted back into the top six after their 2-1 victory over Melbourne City at Coffs Harbour International Stadium. This was the 24-year-old winger’s first brace since bursting on the scene in 2012 with Melbourne Victory and boosted his tally to seven for the season since signing to the Jets. Jets’ coach Mark Jones was not surprised at the stars breakout season since he signed to the Jets in September from the Malaysian Premier League side Negeri Sembilan FA,…

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Sydney Come From Behind To Beat Melbourne Victory 2-1 News 

Sydney Come From Behind To Beat Melbourne Victory 2-1

On Thursday, Sydney FC came from behind to move 11 points clear of the Hyundai A-League table, after beating a 10-man Melbourne Victory 2-1 at Etihad Stadium. The undefeated Sky Blues fought off their closest rivals in front of a crowd of just under 32,000 on Australia Day. And with just 10 rounds left, Graham Arnold’s side have all but clinched the A-League premiership. The match started off slow with more fouls handed out than goals, but after Troisi opened the scoring for the hosts in the 17th minute with…

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