Stuart Musialik

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Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch As young players jockey to stake their claim as late selections for Ange Postecoglou's World Cup squad, it must be remembered that a precocious talent does not always translate into a productive,...

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Revolving door a hurdle for title-winning sides in player stakes

Brent Griffiths and Mile Sterjovski of the Mariners during a training session earlier in the week.

Michael Lynch After grand final success, clubs can find it hard to retain players.

Fans boo Sydney FC in loss to Perth

Liam Fitzgibbon Sydney FC's season hit a new low as Perth boosted their A-League finals hopes with a stunning 4-1 win at the Sydney Football Stadium on Sunday.

Brosque out to prove point against Jets

Ed Jackson and Liam FitzGibbon Bench-ridden Sydney FC forward Alex Brosque plans to prove a point to his coach John Kosmina in Sunday's A-League clash with Newcastle.

Sydney hoodoo in Roar's sights

Laine Clark It will be a hard act to follow but the Queensland Roar hope to back up from a Craig Moore-inspired home win and end another hoodoo in Sydney on Friday night.

Roar clash biggest of the season: Corica

Liam FitzGibbon Sydney FC are at a crossroads of their season heading into Friday night's A-League clash with Queensland, according to captain Steve Corica.

Phoenix bag upset win over Sydney FC

Adrian Warren Wellington coach Ricki Herbert had to be dragged away from his Sydney counterpart John Kosmina following the New Zealanders' 2-1 A-League upset win.

A-League credibility takes a 'dive'

Roger Vaughan "Diving" is again in the A-League spotlight after Friday night's controversial incident during Melbourne's win over Adelaide.

Mariners fight to a draw against Sydney

Adrian Warren Olyroo Matt Simon scored twice as Central Coast overturned a three goal second half deficit to force a 3-3 A-League draw with Sydney FC.

Lopez won't start, says Victory coach

Leonard Siragusa Melbourne Victory coach Ernie Merrick has ruled out starting Jose Luis Lopez in Saturday night's A-League clash with Newcastle.

Kewell out, Cahill in to Socceroos squad

Adrian Warren Injuries are set to deprive Socceroos coach Pim Verbeek of three of his key players for the Asian World Cup qualifier against Qatar in Brisbane Wednesday week.

Silver lining appears for gutted Roar

A silver lining has appeared for Queensland Roar after their gut-wrenching 1-1 A-League draw with Sydney FC - Matt Mundy.

Victory clear on top of A-League ladder

Guy Hand Melbourne Victory powered clear at the top of the A-League after a performance their normally understated coach Ernie Merrick rated close to a season highlight.

Kosmina backs misfiring strike pair

Cameron Tomarchio Sydney FC coach John Kosmina insists it's just a matter of time before misfiring new strikers John Aloisi and Mark Bridge break their goal droughts.

Sydney claim unlikely draw against Roar

Cameron Tomarchio Sydney midfielder Stuart Musialik stole an incredible 1-1 draw against Queensland Roar with a neat strike deep into stoppage time.

Roar's speed a worry: Kosmina

Cameron Tomarchio and Jim Morton Sydney FC coach John Kosmina has rated visiting Queensland Roar one of the most daunting foes in the A-League, saying their speed will be his main concern.

Jets and Sydney FC play a stalemate

Defending A-League champions Newcastle Jets have drawn 0-0 with title favourites Sydney FC at EnergyAustralia Stadium.

Hostile Jets crowd to greet Sydney FC

Cameron Tomarchio All eyes will be on Sydney FC's new signings Stuart Musialik and Mark Bridge when they make an unwelcome A-League return to Newcastle on Saturday night.

Kosmina says he'll find room for Aloisi

Philip Henderson Sydney FC coach John Kosmina is set to experience a selection headache - how to fit Socceroos hero John Aloisi into the team.

Musialik sees red over apparent swearing

Stuart Musialik may not have completely understood the seriousness of the FFA's bid to crackdown on player dissent, but you can bet has now.