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Alessandro del Piero and Brett Emerton out for Sydney FC

Sebastian Hassett Sydney FC marquee pairing Brett Emerton and Alessandro Del Piero have been ruled out of Sunday's clash with Wellington Phoenix at Westpac Stadium.

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Alessandro Del Piero and Brett Emerton set to return for Sydney FC

Alessandro Del Piero

Dominic Bossi Sydney FC's hopes of returning to form have received a boost as star players Alessandro Del Piero and Brett Emerton are close to lining up for the Sky Blues' Boxing Day clash against Brisbane Roar.

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Brett Emerton calls time on a brilliant career

All over: Brett Emerton played 95 times for the Socceroos.

Sebastian Hassett Australia's third-most-capped Socceroo, Brett Emerton, will announce on Thursday morning that his 18-year professional career is over.

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Socceroos veteran Brett Emerton to retire from the game

Sebastian Hassett Third-most-capped Socceroo of all time set to announce his 18-year professional career is over.

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Veteran Socceroo Brett Emerton retires

7 Brett EMERTON In action during the Western Sydney Wanderers vs Sydney fc at Pirtek Stadium
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Sebastian Hassett Australia's third-most capped Socceroo, Brett Emerton, has decided to retire from football.

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Final whistle blows for soccer great Brett Emerton

Sebastian Hassett When the referee blew his whistle for half-time, for Brett Emerton, it was a good as full-time.

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Sydney FC star Brett Emerton likely to be sidelined for A-League season opener

PADOVA, ITALY - AUGUST 07:  Brett Emerton of Sydney FC scores his first goal during the pre-season friendly match between Padova Calcio and Sydney FC at Stadio Euganeo on August 7, 2013 in Padova, Italy.  (Photo by Dino Panato/Getty Images)

Sebastian Hassett Sydney FC have been dealt a major blow for Friday night's season-opening clash against Newcastle at Allianz Stadium with marquee star Brett Emerton almost certainly out with a back injury.

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Brett Emerton may have to wait to return to Sydney FC starting lineup

Brett Emerton

Sebastian Hassett Even though Sydney FC marquee star Brett Emerton is fit again there is unlikely to be a place for him in the starting side in Brisbane on Saturday night.

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Sydney FC v Western Sydney Wanderers: Alessandro Del Piero and Brett Emerton in doubt for derby

Under a cloud: Sydney FC marquee men Alessandro Del Piero and Brett Emerton.

Dominic Bossi The sold-out Sydney derby on Saturday might not feature Sydney FC's two marquee players.

Ange Postecoglou to try more new Socceroos faces: Paul Okon

Ange Postecoglou is expected to experiment with his side in the lead-up to next year's Asian Cup.

Steve Zemek Former Socceroos great Paul Okon expects Ange Postecoglou to experiment with his side in the lead-up to next year's Asian Cup.

'There is no excuse': Socceroos must win Asian Cup, says Rale Rasic

Cup challenge: Paul Okon, Rale Rasic and Brett Emerton during the AFC Asian Cup ambassador announcement on Tuesday.

Tom Decent The man who coached Australia to their first World Cup finals appearance in 1974 says if the Socceroos do not win next year's Asian Cup, it should be viewed as nothing but a failure. 

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Postecoglou puts future on the line at World Cup

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Malcolm Knox Ange Postecoglou has rolled the dice with his bold changing of the guard ahead of the World Cup.

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Central Coast hang on for narrow win over Sydney

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David Sygall Sydney FC's four-game winning streak came to a disappointing end at the hands of the champions and the feet of last season's golden boot winner on Saturday night.

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A-League clash revives Spirit of the past

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Sebastian Hassett For a place dripping with cricket, union and league nostalgia, one of Australian football's most tortured ghosts still lurks between the stands at North Sydney Oval.

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A-League squads: Round three

Alessandro Del Piero

All the ins and outs for round three of the A-League.

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Sydney FC striker Joel Chianese lost for answers over miss of the season

Joel Chianese

Sebastian Hassett It's already been dubbed the miss of the season but Sydney FC striker Joel Chianese still can't explain how he managed to botch what should have been the easiest goal of his life.

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Sydney coach says Del Piero fitness no distraction

Sydney FC coach Frank Farina speaks to his players during a training session at Macquarie Uni on Tuesday.

Sydney Skipper still in doubt for Sydney FC's Boxing Day clash with Brisbane.

Rivalry already like no other in A-League

Frank Farina LAST week's performance at Brisbane Roar was unacceptable, and we know it.

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Time for Frank Farina bring Terry McFlynn in from the cold

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Sebastian Hassett Of all the forgotten men in the A-League this season, there's few more left in the shadows than Terry McFlynn.

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Football: A watershed year for Socceroos and Mariners

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Sebastian Hassett The thought of sacking a coach who had just guided the Socceroos to a World Cup was simply unthinkable until this year.