Gold Coast United

Griffiths signs with Gold Coast United

Socceroo defender Adam Griffiths has agreed to a three-year deal with A-League expansion club Gold Coast United.

Gold Coast United to lure marquee player

Jim Morton Gold Coast United have promised to sign at least one big-name star on a record A-League deal when they are admitted to an expanded 2009 competition.


Brisbane's Steve Lustica targets championship after switch from Adelaide United

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24:  Steven Lustica of the Roar in action during the round 26 A-League match between the Brisbane Roar and the Melbourne Heart at Suncorp Stadium on March 24, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Canberra product Steve Lustica would have been happy to see out the season with Adelaide United, but now finds himself 180 minutes from winning an A-League championship with Brisbane Roar.


Adrian Leijer and Tom Rogic out for Victory while Mike Mulvey marshalls Brisbane troops

Adrian Leijer lined up at the heart of defence.

Michael Lynch Former skipper Adrian Leijer and Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic will be absentees from Sunday's sudden-death A-League semi-final but Kevin Muscat will otherwise have virtually a full-strength...


Two decades later, Brisbane Roar coach Mike Mulvey's an overnight success ...

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch The bookies have Brisbane Roar as clear favourites to win the A-League championship on Sunday, and that's how it should be.

Brisbane Roar coach proves naysayers wrong

In Mike Mulvey's first game at Suncorp Stadium after a contract extension, a fan's sign demanded

Phil Lutton Mike Mulvey has done the hard yards to sell his football vision to Brisbane Roar supporters, writes Phil Lutton.


Melbourne Victory loses Adama Traore to European dream

Bound for Europe: Adama Traore.

Melbourne Victory's most consistent defender of the past two seasons, Adama Traore, is leaving the A-League.


Waiting for Glory years

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Perth Glory is not quite an A-League byword for dysfunctionality.


World Cup 2014: The overseas-based Australians who could be surprise selections

Nikita Rukavytsya

Dominic Bossi On May 10, 2006, Australian football fans were left scratching their heads as they stared at three names in Guus Hiddink's Socceroos squad - Mark Milligan, Mile Sterjovski and Josh Kennedy.

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Ex-Victory coach rises from ashes at Phoenix

Michael Lynch At 61, age certainly doesn't appear to be wearying Ernie Merrick.


Ernie Merrick has been reinvigorated by move to Phoenix

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch You can, it seems, teach an old dog new tricks.

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Golgol Mebrahtu to leave Heart and call Wanderers home

Michael Lynch The exodus at Melbourne Heart has yet to start in earnest as new owner Manchester City audits the club's roster.


Wanderers sign Golgol Mebrahtu and Daniel Mullen

Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers have signed Golgol Mebrahtu and Daniel Mullen until the end of next season but neither will be eligible to play in the remainder of this A-League campaign as the club's...


Dylan Murnane signs with Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory defender signs his first professional contract, a 2½-year deal with the club.

I’m not going anywhere: Roar coach

Laine Clark Speculation linking Mike Mulvey with rival A-League clubs has been dismissed as just that by the Brisbane Roar coach.


A-League: A leg-up from lower level is best way for coaches to reach top

Michael Lynch dinkus

Michael Lynch There's little in the Australian football world that John Kosmina does not know about.

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Tireless keeper gets a rap from Wanderers coach

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22: Tony Popovic coach of Sydney FC looks on  during the round 20 A-League match between Perth Glory and the Western Sydney Wanderers at nib Stadium on February 22, 2014 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)

Sebastian Hassett Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic has praised the resilience of Jerrad Tyson after the goalkeeper kept a clean sheet against Perth Glory in his long overdue club debut.

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.


Trent Sainsbury and Zac Anderson re-sign with Central Coast Mariners

Trent Sainsbury.

Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners have re-signed highly-rated young defenders Trent Sainsbury and Zac Anderson despite the duo attracting interest from overseas and rival A-League clubs.

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Socceroos call in big guns

Aziz Behich

Michael Lynch Holger Osieck mixes it up for Australia's clash with South Korea in a friendly.

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