Ian Ferguson

Soccer

Mariners hold tough in grudge rematch

Dominic Bossi CENTRAL Coast Mariners wore pink kits for a charitable cause but showed no compassion towards the Perth Glory, claiming a 1-0 win in a cagey battle at Bluetongue Stadium.

Glory proves too hot for lacklustre Heart

Chris Pike A goal in each half propelled Perth Glory to a 2-0 win over Melbourne Heart yesterday and joint top spot on the A-League ladder.

Del Piero lets fly from the spot and the lip as poor Sky Blues get lucky

Sebastian Hassett

Sebastian Hassett Good teams win even when they play poorly, or so the adage goes. If this is true, Sydney FC have little to worry about.

Refs marked down as player standards rise

Emile Heskey

Dominic Bossi THE arrival of marquees Alessandro Del Piero, Emile Heskey and Shinji Ono has raised the standard of football in the A-League but players and coaches fear the quality of refereeing is lagging.

A-League

Sky Blue but with a chance of storms

Blake Powell

Sebastian Hassett SYDNEY FC always wanted it this way. From the moment the club was put together, way back in 2004, they always held aspirations of the grandest stage.

Glory courted by England veteran Owen

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: Michael Owen of Stoke City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on September 22, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)


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PERTH GLORY have their sights set on bringing star English striker Michael Owen to the A-League club.

Football

A-League Power Rankings: Arnie's Mariners deserved title favourites

Sebastian Hassett

Sebastian Hassett As we turn for the second half of the A-League season, the contenders are being separated from the pretenders.

Thwaite boosts Glory's spirits after brushing aside Sky Blues

Thwaite

Sebastian Hassett PERTH GLORY have landed their first blow against Sydney FC before Saturday's match at nib Stadium by re-singing defender Michael Thwaite.

New coach oversees win

MELBOURNE Victory showed incoming coach Jim Magilton he would have plenty to work with, climbing temporarily into the A-League top six with a 2-1 win over 10-man Newcastle Jets.

Perth battles to secure a point from Jets despite early send off

PERTH Glory fought for most of the match a man down but held on for a 1-1 draw in the A-League clash with the Jets at Newcastle yesterday.

Glory pays the price for Brisbane record

CLAIMING a piece of Australian sporting history wasn't enough for Brisbane Roar last night as the side celebrated by tearing apart Perth Glory 4-0.

Mehmet grabs the Glory as Perth downs Adelaide

Perth striker Billy Mehmet ensured his A-League debut was memorable, tucking away a late header to hand the Glory a 1-0 victory over a flat Adelaide United at nib Stadium yesterday.

Andrezinho in doubt for decider

Justin Chadwick Perth Glory winger Andrezinho is facing a race against time to prove his fitness for Sunday's A-League grand final against Brisbane Roar at Suncorp Stadium.

Berisha admitted call was bad: Burns

Sebastian Hassett Besart Berisha might have landed the equaliser that led to Brisbane Roar's comeback in last night's A-League grand final, but the player himself allegedly told Perth Glory captain Jacob Burns that...

A-League awards medal to wrong player

Laine Clark In an embarrassing gaffe Perth Glory captain Jacob Burns was awarded the Joe Marston Medal for the A-League grand final's best player after it was mistakenly awarded to Brisbane Roar playmaker Thomas...