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A-League: Sydney FC v Brisbane Roar

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Shane Brady Live coverage as Sydney FC host runaway leaders the Brisbane Roar at Allianz Stadium.

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Live A-League: Western Sydney FC v Sydney FC

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Ash Grey Bragging rights will be on the line as NSW rivals Western Sydney FC and Sydney FC clash in a local derby at Parramatta Stadium on Saturday night.

A-League

Sky Blues ready to give Del Piero lots of space

Alessandro Del Piero

Dominic Bossi Alessandro Del Piero will be deployed as a lone centre forward next season but Sydney FC coach Frank Farina does not expect he will struggle to adapt to the less familiar role.

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Farina hopes to strike gold on Sydney's Italian jaunt

Alessandro Del Piero

Dominic Bossi Sydney FC will fly out for their six-game, three-week trip to Italy on Friday, and coach Frank Farina hopes to return with the perfect souvenir - a new striker.

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Alessandro Del Piero to captain Sydney FC

Sydney FC captain Alessandro Del Piero

A-League marquee superstar Alessandro Del Piero will captain Sydney FC in his second season in Australia.

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A-League

Nikola Petkovic joins Sydney FC

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Sydney FC have signed Serbian defender Nikola Petkovic on a one-year deal, completing coach Frank Farina's new-look squad for the 2013-2014 A-League season.

Football

Struggles over for Sky Blues, says Del Piero

2013-14 A-League Season Launch. Alessandro Del Piero from Sydney FC. SPORT photo: Marco Del Grande 8 October, 2013

Dominic Bossi Never Again. With those two words, Alessandro Del Piero pledged that Sydney FC would finally return to the summit of Australian football after spending the past three seasons in the doldrums of the...

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We will be No.1, declares David Gallop on eve of new A-League season

FFA head David Gallop gives a presser over the alleged match fixing envolving victorian soccer team Southern Stars
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Sebastian Hassett Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop used Tuesday's A-League launch to make the boldest statement of his reign, declaring football will one day become Australia's national sport.

Football

Ange Postecoglou firms for Socceroos hot seat

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 10:  Coach Ange Postecoglou looks ahead during a Melbourne Victory A-League training session at Gosch's Paddock on October 10, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Dominic Bossi Football Federation Australia is set to reject the lure of a big-name foreigner and appoint an Australian as the new Socceroos coach, with Melbourne Victory boss Ange Postecoglou emerging as the...

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With this team in tatters, it's time FFA bosses took blame for the mess

Michael Lynch Australia surely must have run out of sackcloth and ashes.

Football

Farina targets Victory after three defeats in succession

 Frank Farina

Sebastian Hassett Sydney FC’s crunch match against arch rivals Melbourne Victory this Saturday night looms as the final straw for under-fire coach Frank Farina.

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Live A-League coverage: Melbourne Heart v Sydney FC

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Teo Pellizzeri The situation is getting desperate for winless Melbourne Heart. They are lodged at the bottom of the A-League ladder with just two points from five matches. On Friday night they host Sydney FC.

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Corica takes the reins as Sydney start hunt for new coach

Steve Corica

Dominic Bossi SYDNEY FC might appear as a club in crisis but captain Terry McFlynn believes there is still plenty of time for a new coach to save their season.

A-League

Sydney FC's marquee man needs protection

Del Piero

SYDNEY FC drawcard Alessandro Del Piero needs better protection from referees or he will continue to miss A-League games, his coach Frank Farina says.

A-League

Injuries force Farina's hand: 16-year-old set for senior duty

New signing Joel Griffiths wit Sydney FC Coach Frank Farina at the press conference to announce his joining Sydney FC one day before the clubs sydney derby against the Western Sydney Wanderers.Photography brendan Espositosmh,14th December,2012

Dominic Bossi SYDNEY FC coach Frank Farina is set to hand 16-year-old defender Aaron Calver his first A-League start after the club's injury crisis further depleted their back line.

Window pain: Farina's riled by long wait for Griffiths

Joel Griffiths

Sebastian Hassett SYDNEY FC coach Frank Farina has added his voice to the growing concern over the timing of the A-League transfer window, declaring it to be ''almost a restraint of trade''.

Abbas rues bust-up with Del Piero

Alessandro Del Piero speaks with Sydney FC coach Frank Farina.

Sebastian Hassett Sky Blues midfielder plays down public spat with Italian legend.

A-League

Mariner Rogic set for move to Celtic

Tomas Rogic

Dominic Bossi The brightest young talent in Australian football, Tom Rogic, may never play in the A-League again.

Caravella looks for new home after early release from Reds

Zenon Caravella

Dominic Bossi ADELAIDE United have released attacking midfielder Zenon Caravella from the final six months of his contract to pursue his career elsewhere.

A-League

Sydney left to sweat over Griffiths and Grant niggles

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 19:  Alessandro Del Piero of Sydney FC celebrates with teammates Joel Griffiths, Ali Abbas and Brett Emerton after scoring a goal during the round 17 A-League match between Sydney FC and the Wellington Phoenix at Allianz Stadium on January 19, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Sebastian Hassett SYDNEY FC striker Joel Griffiths is touch and go for Saturday night's sold-out Australia Day clash against Melbourne Victory as he tries to recover from a hip-flexor injury.