Lee Gaskin Carl Valeri will fulfill his life-long dream of playing in one of the world’s premier leagues after securing a promotion to the Serie A.
Sebastian Hassett Rado Vidosic is poised to land a plum job as Frank Farina's assistant at Sydney FC despite having been dumped as Brisbane Roar coach just two months into the last A-League season.
Michael Lynch THE conventional wisdom about grand final winners finding it difficult to back up is that once successful, they become the hunted not the hunter.
Michael Lynch For the first time all season, Melbourne Heart coach John Aloisi walked away from a training session on Sunday at the club's Latrobe University base almost content with the number of players he has...
Michael Lynch IN CRICKET we have flat-track bullies - batsmen who cannot be blasted out with dynamite when the wicket is offering little to the bowler, but who struggle when there is some movement in the pitch.
Sebastian Hassett DID new Sydney FC signing Lucas Neill break a promise to join Melbourne Heart? They say yes, he says no - and suddenly the scene is set for a sizzling encounter when the two clubs clash on Saturday...
Michael Lynch Former Socceroo Vince Grella’s bid to make a comeback through the A-League is over, the midfielder announcing his retirement from the game on Monday afternoon.
Michael Lynch MELBOURNE Heart got off to a dream New Year's Day start with Golgol Mebrahtu's sixth-minute strike putting them on the way to a 2-1 triumph over the Newcastle Jets, who had come into this game with...
Michael Lynch WITH all due respect to Wellington Phoenix, they are not one of the A-League's bigger drawcards, yet Melbourne Victory will still pull somewhere in the region of 20,000 fans to AAMI Park for their...
Sebastian Hassett THERE are few relationships in Australian football quite as luminous and demoralising as the one shared between Sydney and John Aloisi.
Michael Lynch ALLEGATIONS of spying on closed training sessions, talk of tackles flying in and the expectation of a physical, high-octane encounter in a fevered atmosphere.
Sebastian Hassett FRANK FARINA'S first match in charge of Sydney FC won't be remembered as a glamorous spectacle but it at least delivered something. A draw, if an uninspiring one, at least stems the bleeding.
Sebastian Hassett UNFAIR though it may be, Richard Garcia seems forever associated with the Socceroos' infamous opening match at the 2010 World Cup.
Craig Foster How fascinating that last year's champions, Brisbane Roar, are sitting bottom of the A-League. Who would have thought? Come to think of it, though, the signs were already there last year.
Sebastian Hassett WATCH out, we're coming. That's the message to the rest of the sporting world from David Gallop, the new chief executive of Football Federation Australia.
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.
A GOAL in each half propelled Perth Glory to a 2-0 win over Melbourne Heart and top spot on the A-League ladder last night.
Sebastian Hassett When Ante Milicic sees John Aloisi across the dugout at Parramatta Stadium on Friday night, expect him to take a moment.
The 2012-13 A-League season is upon us, so we run through each team’s prospects.
Sebastian Hassett IN TRUTH, last A-League season was meant to be the most eagerly awaited of all. Harry Kewell had landed at Melbourne Victory, Brett Emerton had signed with Sydney FC and domestic football hadn't...