Travis Dodd


Former Socceroo Jacob Burns to retire from football

Perth Glory skipper Jacob Burns has announced he will retire at the end of the A-League season.


Sydney FC's Matt Thompson relishes another derby in the west

Matt Thompson

Sebastian Hassett Hard though it might be for some to comprehend, there was football in western Sydney before the Wanderers. There was even a successful team based at Parramatta Stadium.


Newcastle Jets and Perth Glory play out dour 0-0 draw in A-League


Perth Glory and the Newcastle Jets opened their A-League accounts for 2013-14 with an uninspiring scoreless draw at Hunter Stadium on Sunday.

The lowdown: A-League Round 3 2013

Matthew McKay

Dominic Bossi Ange Postecoglou will take charge of his final Victory game on Friday night.

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Kewell misses shot at Glory, as Mifsud steps in

Michael Lynch Former Socceroo superstar is again an absentee from the Melbourne Heart line-up when it travels to Perth.


A-League squads: Round three

Alessandro Del Piero

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


No rush on Grella return

In the groove: Fitness is top priority for new Melbourne Heart midfielder Vince Grella.

Michael Lynch Vince Grella getting the lie of the land at his new club's training base at La Trobe University.

Golgol goal has Heart pumping

Golgol Mebrahtu of the Heart celebrates his goal.

Michael Lynch Golgol Mehbratu has waited an eternity to score his first A-League goal.

The run home

Marco Rojas of the Victory celebrates a goal with Archie Thompson.

Craig Foster At the mid-point of the A-League season, here is the report card on how things have gone.


Victory edges out Glory in Perth

Victory's James Jeggo is brought down by Jacob Burns of Perth Glory during the round 17 A-League match at nib Stadium on Saturday.

Ten-man Perth Glory scored the only goal of the night, but it was into the wrong net.

Victory loses in extra time

Legging it: Victory's Leigh Broxham (right) is tackled by Perth's Travis Dodd.

Michael Lynch Battle for last two A-League finals berths may go down to last kick of season.

Victory limps into finals

On the run: Victory's Leigh Broxham makes a break in Wellington.

Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory will face Perth Glory in the first of this season's A-League finals.


Glory not to be taken too lightly

Perth Glory

Michael Lynch Teams usually get a fillip after sacking a manager and appointing a replacement, but often the effect is short-lived.

Glory thumps Gold Coast

Perth Perth Glory sets a club record and takes another step towards securing a top-four berth.

Glory coach locks in contract as finals loom

Perth Glory coach Ian Ferguson.

Justin Chadwick, Perth Ian Ferguson sets his sights on building a successful dynasty at the A-League club.

The never ending Glory

More please: Eli Babalj hopes to repeat his goalscoring form at Adelaide in his home town against Perth Glory.

Michael Lynch, Perth Highest A-League finish and first home final suggest good days ahead for Glory.


Door open for Glory's McGarry

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 15:  Steven Mcgarry of the Glory celebrates a goall during the round 15 A-League match between the Melbourne Heart and the Perth Glory at AAMI Park on January 15, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Lucas Dawson/Getty Images)

Michael Lynch Perth Glory will give Scottish forward Steve McGarry until close to kick-off to prove his fitness.


Glory roars into final

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 14:  Billy Mehmet of the Glory celebrates after Shane Smeltz of the Glory scored his teams first goal during the A-League Grand Final Qualifier match at Bluetongue Stadium on April 14, 2012 in Gosford, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Liam Fitzgibbon Perth to meet Brisbane Roar in the A-League grand final after Glory defeated Central Coast.

Final to test the best's mettle

Perth Glory v Brisbane Roar

Michael Lynch Most teams go into grand finals fresh and rested, primed for the ultimate test.

Brisbane roars late to take glory

Brisbane Roar's Besart Berisha

Michael Lynch, Brisbane The beautiful game can often be joyous. But just as often it can be downright ugly.