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Live A-League: Melbourne Victory v Western Sydney Wanderers

Wanderers

Teo Pellizzeri Melbourne Victory and Western Sydney clash in this southern city for the second time in a matter of weeks. There was trouble last time but both teams came away with one point each.

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Heart pay for early misses as red card revives Phoenix

Patrick Gerhardt

Michael Lynch TEN-MAN Melbourne Heart failed to take their chance to go top of the league by defeating a Wellington Phoenix side missing seven first-team players in a tight game in front of almost 11,000 fans at...

Glory reach A-League summit with home win

Roar and the Phoenix

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.

Mariners refuse to let Phoenix rise

Daniel McBreen and Andrew Durante

Cathy Walshe WHILE confidence was high for Central Coast, complacency wasn't an issue as they dug deep to defeat a gritty Wellington Phoenix at Westpac Stadium on Sunday.

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Ten-man Wanderers take glory

Aaron Mooy

A brilliant defensive effort from 10-man Western Sydney Wanderers helped the visitors hold on for a 1-0 victory over Perth Glory at nib Stadium on Sunday.

Popovic slams ref for costly misses

Mateo Poljak and Vince Lia

Cathy Walshe WELLINGTON: Western Sydney coach Tony Popovic could not understand how the Wanderers were denied two penalty shouts as they slumped to their fifth loss of the season, against Wellington Phoenix at...

Why it's time flares fell out of vogue with A-League fashionistas

Richard Hinds dinkus

Richard Hinds There is an equation often used by Australian soccer fans to illustrate the victimisation they feel: 11 arrests during a one-dayer at the SCG equals a quiet night out; 11 arrests at an A-League game...

Heart turn up heat for derby as Aloisi spots 'spy' at training

David Williams

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.

Phoenix keep focus on play-offs

Cathy Walshe WELLINGTON: Bottom-of-the-table Wellington Phoenix can still make the A-League play-offs, captain Andrew Durante believes, but they have to start on Sunday with a win over Newcastle at Westpac...

Jets draw as jinx continues

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 27:  Taylor Regan of the Jets goes down with cramp at the end of the game during the round 18 A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and the Newcastle Jets at Westpac Stadium on January 27, 2013 in Wellington, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Newcastle Jets could not quite break a five-year hoodoo at Wellington's Westpac Stadium, coming from behind to wrestle a draw from the Phoenix on Sunday.

Phoenix take Glory with 2-1 win

Wellington Phoenix players

Perth Glory's finals chances are hanging by a thread after suffering a shock 2-1 loss to A-League strugglers Wellington Phoenix at nib Stadium on Sunday.

Victory earn home final with late winner against Phoenix

Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory clinched third place in the A-League and a home elimination final against Perth with a scrambling 3-2 win over Wellington Phoenix at Westpac Stadium on Sunday.

A-League Grand Final: what the experts say

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The grand final predictions of A-League coaches,

Phoenix striker an Ifill for Roar

Their attacking weapon Besart Berisha may be making headlines but another danger man was on Brisbane Roar's mind ahead of Sunday's A-League clash in Wellington.

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...

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Emerton to steady ship for Sydney

Liam Fitzgibbon Finals football is almost foreign to Sydney FC's Brett Emerton these days but the Socceroos star knows he'll have to channel all his big-game experience in tomorrow's A-League elimination final...