Teo Pellizzeri Track our live coverage for this clash between the two glamour clubs of the A-League.
Teo Pellizzeri It's a warm summer night in Melbourne as Melbourne Heart hosts Sydney FC.
A-League marquee superstar Alessandro Del Piero will captain Sydney FC in his second season in Australia.
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.
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.
Sebastian Hassett Star-studded Sydney FC missed the A-League finals. Sebastian Hassett looks at where it all went wrong.
Sebastian Hassett Football: Alessandro Del Piero hasn’t even arrived in Australia yet but the new Sydney FC signing could be in line to take on the captain’s armband this season.
Sebastian Hassett ALESSANDRO DEL PIERO has promised he is fit to perform for Sydney FC, but coach Ian Crook will have the final say - and won't mind starting him from the bench if he doesn't feel the Italian is ready.
Richard Hinds Les Murray was at Sydney FC training. Which, under normal circumstances, would be like the Pope popping into a suburban parish to watch the local priest conduct holy communion.
Sebastian Hassett WHILE Alessandro Del Piero might have shown flashes of brilliance in his A-League debut on Saturday night, the Italian star concedes it's going to be a slow process for him to get used to his new...
Dominic Bossi SYDNEY FC coach Ian Crook dismissed a heated training ground bust-up between a player and a coach yesterday as a momentary clash and says he has no concerns about morale within his squad.
Sebastian Hassett Alessandro Del Piero turns 38 on Friday - but the only present he wants is for Sydney FC to claim all three points in Saturday's ''Big Blue'' against Melbourne Victory.
Dominic Bossi SYDNEY FC players are struggling to come to terms with the shock resignation of coach Ian Crook and believe they must take their share of the blame for the club's poor start to the season.
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.
Sebastian Hassett SYDNEY FC have opted for a fresh start under new coach Frank Farina, and club captain Terry McFlynn is hopeful the new boss will give him a reprieve as he fights to keep his place in the starting...
Sebastian Hassett SYDNEY FC now have Lucas Neill in their ranks but difficult questions lie ahead for Frank Farina as he wrestles with the embarrassment of riches at his disposal.
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.
Socceroo star Brett Emerton will get a chance to shine as he leads Sydney FC in its match against A-League high-flyer Melbourne Heart tomorrow night.