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Live A-League: Melbourne Heart v Melbourne Victory

Scott Spits It's that time of the season once again when local combatants Melbourne Heart and Melbourne Victory clash in arguably the best derby in the A-League.


Live A-League coverage: Adelaide United v Melbourne Victory

A-League Live dinkus

Teo Pellizzeri Return here on Friday night for live coverage of the compelling clash between Adelaide United and Melbourne Victory.


Live A-League coverage: Melbourne Victory v Adelaide United

Teo Pellizzeri Live coverage of the clash between old foes Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United FC from Etihad Stadium in Melbourne.


Wanderers claw game from toothless Roar

Mark Bridge and James Donachie

Phil Lutton GIVEN the status quo of the Brisbane Roar, this could only be classed as an improvement. But as the unshakeable confidence and slick football that defined their years of dominance continues to...


Del Piero caught in All Stars tug-of-war

Alessandro Del Piero

Sebastian Hassett A three-way showdown is looming between Football Federation Australia, Sydney FC and Alessandro Del Piero over the star forward's availability for the match between the A-League All Stars and...

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Osieck to make changes ahead of dead rubber

Holger Osieck

Michael Lynch Holger Osieck, Australia's coach, has promised to make wholesale changes to the Socceroo line up for Sunday's dead _ for Australia _ rubber against China in the final match of the East Asia Cup.

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Can the premiers become champions?

Shane Stefanutto

Phil Lutton The Brisbane Roar have swept all before them this A-League season. As they kicked down the door and made off with the Premier's Plate, they went 25 games without a loss.

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Brisbane roars back into contention for top spot

BRISBANE coach Ange Postecoglou concedes the Roar is unlikely to run down A-League leader Central Coast despite halting the Mariners' 15-game unbeaten streak with a 2-0 win at Bluetongue S

Kewell to star in 'blended' Socceroos

Guy Hand Harry Kewell is set to head a Socceroos squad blending overseas and A-League players for next week's World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia in Melbourne.

Cowardly display angers Roar boss

Brisbane Roar coach Ange Postecoglou has accused his side of playing like cowards, labelling its lucky 3-3 draw with Perth Glory on Wednesday night as its worst A-League performance of the past 18...

A Real ambition: Postecoglou aiming to put Roar on the world map

Ange Postecoglou

Jim Morton BRISBANE ROAR are daring to dream of sharing the FIFA Club World Cup stage with the best of Europe as they kick off their ''exciting Asian adventure'' tonight.

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.

New signings make noise, but Roar still to come

Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC insist star recruits Harry Kewell and Brett Emerton will build significantly on their A-League debuts and they will likely have to if either side is to stop the...


Roar draw 1-1 with Beijing Guoan

Brisbane Roar

Laine Clark Stage fright is no longer a problem for Brisbane Roar yet they could still be accused of fluffing their lines after drawing 1-1 with Beijing Guoan in their Asian Champions League clash in China last...

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Adelaide earns respect after downing Gamba: Mullen

Steve Larkin Adelaide United will no longer be treated as easybeats by Asia's soccer heavyweights, defender Daniel Mullen says.

A-League stars missing from PFA's top team

They were the star recruits of the A-League this season but Socceroos duo Harry Kewell and Brett Emerton were absent from the starting side of Professional Footballers Australia's team of the season...


Hyundai lacks killer drive against 10-man Roar

Jim Morton A 10-man Brisbane Roar produced their best performance in the Asian Champions League with a gutsy 1-1 draw with Ulsan Hyundai in South Korea last night.