Asian Champions League


Kevin Muscat pays tribute to players' self-belief

Victory coach Kevin Muscat and his Sydney FC counterpart Frank Farina shake hands before the A-League elimination final match on Friday.

Michael Lynch For Melbourne Victory boss Kevin Muscat, Gui Finkler's last minute goal to win their elimination final against Sydney FC was a vindication of his squad's self-belief and commitment, never better...


Phil Moss toys with mixing up Central Coast Mariners' formation for Asian Champions League match

Mariners manager Phil Moss.

Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners coach Phil Moss hinted he is toying with the possibility of deploying two strikers instead of his usual lone target man and wingers.


Muscat puts faith in Victory young guns to carry Asian Champions League hopes

Back: Leigh Broxham will play for Melbourne Victory in its Asian Champions League match.

A young all-Australian Melbourne Victory will be tasked with keeping their Asian Champions League campaign on track.


Is the Asian Champions League worth the hassle?

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Michael Lynch All too the Asian Champions League has looked as though it's just too much trouble.


Asian Champions League offers treat for fans and players

Mile Sterjovski

Sebastian Hassett Convincing Australians about the merits of the Asian Champions League is a bit like trying to convince them about the merits of the Asian century white paper.

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Central Coast Mariners draw confidence from Asian Champions League defeat

Phil Moss

Central Coast Mariners coach Phil Moss has warned Sydney FC they are in for a torrid match as the A-League champions battle to arrest a five-game losing streak.

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Asian Champions League: Central Coast Mariners warm to being out in the cold in Seoul

Central Coast Mariners

Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners may be preparing to face one of the biggest clubs in Asia but there is a sense of relief throughout the team given the respite the challenge has provided from their A-League...


Wanderers get a lesson from Ulsan Hyundai in Asian Champions League

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 26:  Kim Shin Wook of Ulsan Hyandai celebrates his goal with team-mates during the AFC Asian Champions League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Ulsan Hyundai at Parramatta Stadium on February 26, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Joosep Martinson/Getty Images)

Sebastian Hassett Despite scoring the fastest goal in their history, the Western Sydney Wanderers were taught a brutal lesson in Asian football by Ulsan Hyundai at Parramatta Stadium on Wednesday night.

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Asian Champions League: Melbourne Victory's opponents Muangthong United in crisis

Archie Thompson

Ben McKay Melbourne Victory's Asian Champions League opponents appear in crisis before their do-or-die clash in Geelong on Saturday night.


Melbourne Victory reaches Asian Champions League group stage

Hero: Leigh Broxham scored the goal that put Melbourne Victory through to the Asian Champions League group stage.

Michael Lynch Victory makes it through to Asian Champions League group stage, but only by the skin of its teeth.


Asian Champions League will test Victory's depth

Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory must now manage a fixture pile-up of testing proportions.


Mariners sign South Korean star Kim Seung-yong for Asian Champions League campaign

Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners signing Kim Seung-yong turned down an offer to remain with Korean giants Ulsan Hyundai in favour of joining the A-League champions until the end of next season.

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Central Coast Mariners say they won't withdraw from Asian Champions League

John Hutchinson

Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners have denied reports that they are contemplating withdrawing from the Asian Champions League due to the operating costs of competing but confirmed that they have approached the...

Mariners hope FFA can help land shirt sponsors for Asian Champions League campaign


Dominic Bossi Central Coast have accepted an offer from Football Federation Australia to assist in finding additional shirt sponsors for their Asian Champions League campaign to help cover projected losses.


Central Coast Mariners receive tough Asian Champions League draw


Central Coast Mariners have been handed a brutal draw for next year’s Asian Champions League, the defending A-League title holders pooled with reigning J-League premiers Sanfrecce Hiroshima and...


Lyall Gorman: Wanderers to embrace Asian Champions League

A-League. Western Sydney Wanderers vs Melbourne Victory. Pirtek Stadium, Parramatta.
Mark Bridge celebrates his goal
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Photos: Anthony Johnson

Sebastian Hassett The Western Sydney Wanderers might be wading into unchartered waters in the Asian Champions League, but chairman Lyall Gorman says they are ideally prepared for success.


Central Coast Mariners v Adelaide United: The Lowdown

Clash of styles: The Mariners' direct approach comes up against Adelaide's tiki-taka revolution.

Sebastian Hassett Rarely do goalkeepers get much of the acclaim but it’s hard to fault either Liam Reddy or Eugene Galekovic on form this season.


Central Coast Mariners' Kim Seung-yong opens up on perils of stardom

Big signing: Central Coast Marinerr' Korean star Kim Seung-yong.

Dominic Bossi Six years ago, Kim Seung-yong couldn't walk down the streets of Seoul without being mobbed by adoring fans.


Tony Popovic aims Wanderers at dual glory

Wanderers coach Tony Popovic.

Sebastian Hassett The dream season for the Western Sydney Wanderer is at last within reach, according to coach Tony Popovic.


Fixture pile-up is route to the fast lane for Melbourne Victory

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch There's always two sides to a fixture pile-up.