Cassio backflip like 'punch in mouth'

Laine Clark Livid North Queensland FC boss Don Matheson has described Cassio's decision to backflip and re-sign with Adelaide United as a "punch in the mouth".

Timing right for Cassio to remain in Red

Jim Morton A-League flag bearers Adelaide United have been boosted by the retention of star midfielder Cassio ahead of Friday night's crunch match with Queensland Roar.

Hands off Cassio: Adelaide United coach

Daniel Brettig Adelaide United coach Aurelio Vidmar is adamant he won't lose gifted fullback Cassio to either of the two new clubs joining the A-League next season.

Cassio loss leaves Adelaide lop-sided

Daniel Brettig Adelaide United coach Aurelio Vidmar has conceded that he had no-one in his present squad capable of replacing irrepressible left-back Cassio.

Adelaide United gutted by Cassio injury

Adelaide United are reeling from the news their pivotal Brazilian Cassio will be out of action for at least nine months with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

Cassio set to miss Asian Champions games

Adelaide United defender Cassio will have scans on a knee injury likely to force him out of the remainder of the Asian Champions League group stage.

Adelaide United's Cassio out with injury

By Daniel Brettig Brazilian wing-back Cassio has suffered a hamstring strain that will keep him out of Sunday's A-League encounter with Newcastle.

Josep Gombau's tiki-taka touch wins Adelaide United over

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 08:  Adelaide United coach Josep Gombau and Bruce Djite are seen during the 2013/14 A-League Season Launch at AMMI Park on October 8, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Emma Kemp The club's sixth coach in three years is adding Spanish flare to the Reds.


A-League squads: Round three

Alessandro Del Piero

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


Adelaide spoils Gallas welcome party

Osama Malik

Brad Elborough Adelaide United took a much-needed point and ruined the Perth Glory welcome party for marquee signing William Gallas at nib Stadium on Saturday.


Live A-League coverage: Melbourne Victory v Adelaide United

A-League Live dinkus

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


Heart coach John Aloisi calm in face of pressure

Melbourne Heart coach John Aloisi at training on Saturday.

Michael Lynch Coach says he has not been given any ultimatums or told his job depends on Sunday's result.


Live: Melbourne Heart v Adelaide United

Adelaide keeper Eugene Galekovic dives to save a wide shot.

Claire Siracusa Melbourne Heart hosts Adelaide at AAMI Park.

Still hope for Chelsea: Benitez

Rafael Benitez consoles Chelsea defender Gary Cahill after he received a red card during the Club World Cup final.

Yokohama Interim coach insists Chelsea still has all to play for despite another debilitating defeat.

Adelaide thumps Sydney FC

Dario Vidosic of Adelaide and Peter Triantis of Sydney each try to gain possession during the A-League game in Adelaide.

Adelaide Dario Vidosic scores twice to orchestrate a 3-0 drubbing of an off-key Sydney FC.


Reds win tough scrap to leave Victory blue

Nathan Coe Iain Ramsay

Michael Lynch 'Whatever it takes' is a slogan that's rather fallen out of fashion around Melbourne this week, but Adelaide United shoved, scrapped, fought, scragged and did, well, whatever it took, to get the...


Heart's pre-season drought continues with loss to Reds

Michael Lynch Melbourne Heart's four-year run without a pre-season win will stretch to a fifth.

Smiles, a goal and he's all Heart

Right, said Fred: Heart captain Fred gets through a crowded Adelaide defence last night.

Michael Lynch Golgol Mebrahtu has made quite an impression in his short time in the A-League.

Adelaide United beat Newcastle 2-0

Hannibal Rossi Adelaide United showed Hindmarsh Stadium was still their castle after a 2-0 win over fallen A-League champions Newcastle on Friday.

Nth Qld Fury miss out on top player

Laine Clark The North Queensland Fury have refused to live up to their name despite missing out on another high profile signing.