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Sydney FC head home as A-League champions

Sydney FC coach Steve Corica has declared Diego Castro the best player in the A-League after his best afield outing in their grand final success.

They are champions in my eyes: Popovic

Perth Glory coach Tony Popovic says he is proud of his players despite watching them go down in a penalty shootout against Sydney in the grand final.

Neil Kilkenny needed grand final injection

Perth Glory midfielder Neil Kilkenny says he should have missed between two to six weeks with the ankle injury he picked up on the eve of the finals.

A look at the A-League grand final

Sydney FC claimed the 2019 A-League championship at Optus Stadium in Perth on Sunday night, defeating Perth Glory in a penalty shootout.

A-League champions honour roll

A look at the list of A-League champions.

Sydney's Ninkovic wins Joe Marston medal

Sydney FC import Milos Ninkovic has won the Joe Marston medal for his star performance in Sunday's A-League grand final win over Perth Glory.

Glory fans left heartbroken again

Perth Glory's hopes of a maiden A-League Championship came to a crushing halt against Sydney FC in the grand final on Sunday.

Sydney fume after VAR drama in A-League

STEVE CORICA arrives at the Sydney FC coach announcement press conference at Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC were denied an early goal when it was deemed Michael Zullo was offside in the lead-up play.

Perth pay penalty as Sydney claim A-League

ANDY KEOGH of Perth Glory in action during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Perth Glory at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Sydney FC are the A-League Champions after beating Perth Glory on penalties in the grand final at Optus Stadium.

Glory, Sydney prepare for A-League rumble

TONY POPOVIC, coach of the Wanderers, looks on during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and Western Sydney Wanderers at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

The A-League title goes on the line at Optus Stadium, where Sydney FC face hometown heroes Perth Glory.

Red-emption goalkeepers take centre stage

LIAM REDDY of the Glory rolls the ball out during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and Melbourne City FC at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Former Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Bosnich believes Liam Reddy and Andrew Redmayne are very worthy of their places in the A-League grand final.

Big-game Brosque believing in fairytales

ALEX BROSQUE of Sydney reacts after being tackled during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Brisbane Roar at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC captain and veteran Alex Brosque will play his final professional match in the A-League grand final against Perth Glory.

A-League grand final explainer

The facts and figures of the A-League grand final between Perth and Sydney FC.

Perth seek Glory in A-L final for the ages

Wanderers coach TONY POPOVIC looks on during the A-League Elimination Final match between the Brisbane Roar and the Western Sydney Wanderers at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Tony Popovic might win Perth's first championship of the A-League era in the Glory's grand final at home against Sydney FC.

Glory hero Reddy aims to block out Sydney

LIAM REDDY of the Glory rolls the ball out during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and Melbourne City FC at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Perth Glory will be ready to go the distance in the A-League grand final against Sydney FC at Optus Stadium.

Alex Brosque aims for perfect AL farewell

ALEX BROSQUE of Sydney shows his dejection during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Brisbane Roar at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

After 18 years as a professional, Sydney FC captain Alex Brosque will retire after Sunday's A-League grand final against Perth Glory.

Chairman sees changes at A-L club Victory

KEVIN MUSCAT, Head Coach of the Victory speaks to his players during a Melbourne Victory A-League training session at Gosch's Paddock in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat says planning for the club's next A-League season began weeks ago.

Glory's heartbreak is the greatest of all

Perth Glory have a history of grand final heartbreak, but can they break the shackles in Sunday's clash with Sydney FC at Optus Stadium?

Glory keen to give Popovic an AL title

Wanderers coach TONY POPOVIC looks on during a Western Sydney Wanderers A-League training session at Pirtek Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Perth Glory coach Tony Popovic has already lost three A-League grand finals, but he has the chance to end that drought in Sunday's clash with Sydney FC.

Sydney full strength for A-League decider

STEVE CORICA poses after his announcement as coach during the Sydney FC coach announcement press conference at Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC coach Steve Corica says they are at full strength for Sunday's A-League grand final in Perth with Siem de Jong and Michael Zullo right to play.

Sydney's Ninkovic laments lack of goals

MILOS NINKOVIC of Sydney FC celebrates scoring the opening goal during the AFC Champions League match between Suwon Samsung Bluewings and Sydney FC at Suwon World Cup Stadium in Suwon, South Korea.

He's been short of goals this season heading into Sunday's A-League grand final, but Sydney FC playmaker Milos Ninkovic has shown he can impact on a big game.

Sydney FC talk up A-League final mentality

Sydney FC are pointing to their advantage over Perth in terms of big-game experience as a trump card in the A-League final.

Burgess poised to sign for Western United

Western United are set to sign their second Phoenix player in the space of a week after midfielder Max Burgess announced his departure from Wellington.

Glory not fazed by losing home ground

More than 50,000 fans are expected to turn up for Sunday's A-League grand final between Perth Glory and Sydney FC at Optus Stadium.

Can Glory's Castro cement GOAT status?

DIEGO CASTRO of the Glory celebrates a goal during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Perth Glory at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Perth Glory captain Diego Castro has been a star of the A-League since arriving in 2015, and looms as a key figure in Sunday's grand final against Sydney FC.

Glory's Djulbic recalls war-torn youth

Perth Glory defender Dino Djulbic says he still remembers the sound of bullets from his time growing up in war-torn Bosnia.

Glory dominate PFA team of the season

DIEGO CASTRO of the Glory celebrates a goal during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Perth Glory at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Glory mentor Tony Popovic was named coach and Diego Castro captain of the PFA A-League team of the season.

Glory coach confident of strong GF display

TONY POPOVIC, coach of the Wanderers, looks on during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and Western Sydney Wanderers at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Perth Glory have been the dominant team all season, and their coach Tony Popovic is confident his players will produce the goods in Sunday's grand final.

Honda finds A-League not so easy

KEISUKE HONDA of the Victory poses for the media at a Melbourne Victory A-League press conference at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Exiting Melbourne Victory star Keisuke Honda says the A-League was "not so easy" as rival clubs put the clamps on him this season.

Sydney FC star O'Neill up for return home

BRANDON O'NEILL of Sydney reacts during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Brisbane Roar at WIN Jubilee Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Playing an A-League grand final back in his home city and against his former club is an exciting prospect for Sydney FC midfield ace Brandon O'Neill.

Galloway crosses A-League divide to City

SCOTT GALLOWAY of the Phoenix makes a break during the A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne City FC at QBE Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Scott Galloway has signed for his fifth A-League club at age 24, and will appear for Melbourne City next season.

Milicic to coach A-League's Macarthur FC

Matildas coach Ante MIlicic has been named as inaugural coach of the new A-League side for 2020-21 which will be called Macarthur FC.

Valeri backs under-fire Victory boss

CARL VALERI of the Victory controls the ball during the A-League match between the Melbourne Victory and the Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

After two titles in five seasons, captain Carl Valeri says Kevin Muscat has earned the right to rebuild Melbourne Victory.

Hamill joins A-League's Western United

BRENDAN HAMILL of the Wanderers is challenged by NICK FITZGERALD of the City during the A-League match between Melbourne City and the Western Sydney Wanderers at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Western United have snapped up former Western Sydney Wanderers skipper Brendan Hamill as they gear up for their debut season in the A-League.

Wanderers sign Schwegler from Bundesliga

Western Sydney Wanderers have signed former Swiss international midfielder Pirmin Schwegler for the 2019-20 A-League campaign.

Popovic hoping for fourth time lucky

Wanderers coach TONY POPOVIC looks on during a Western Sydney Wanderers A-League training session at Pirtek Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Tony Popovic will be coaching his fourth A-League grand final on Sunday when his Perth Glory take on Sydney FC.

De Jong ready for full grand final hitout

Dutch international and Sydney FC marquee Siem de Jong believes his injury-prone body can handle the rigours of a 90-minute game in the A-League grand final.

Kyah Simon, Chidiac miss World Cup

Injury issues have prevented Kyah Simon from making Australia's Women's World Cup squad, while Alex Chidiac has missed out due to a lack of club action.

Goalkeeper Kurto signs with Western United

MARK RUDAN addresses the media at a Wellington Phoenix A-League press conference after being appointed new head coach at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. Rudan has signed a two-year deal with the club.

Wellington must find a new goalkeeper after acclaimed Polish shot-stopper Filip Kurto announced his departure to new A-League club Western United FC.

Evans to referee A-League grand final

Jarred Gillett's departure to England will allow Shaun Evans to officiate his first A-League grand final when Perth Glory face Sydney FC.

Captain Hamill leaves A-League's Wanderers

BRENDAN HAMILL of the Wanderers is challenged by NICK FITZGERALD of the City during the A-League match between Melbourne City and the Western Sydney Wanderers at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Western Sydney Wanderers will have to find a new captain with Brendan Hamill leaving the A-League club.

Guide to the Matildas' World Cup squad

SAMANTHA KERR of Australia controls the ball during a match at Pepper Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

A look at the Matildas squad for the FIFA women's World Cup, which kicks off next month in France.

Fowler makes Matildas cut for World Cup

ANTE MILICIC, assistant coach of Australia looks on during the Australian Socceroos training session at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Teenager Mary Fowler has been named in Australia's squad for the Women's World Cup but injury-plagued forward Kyah Simon has missed selection.

Krishna honoured with Johnny Warren Medal

ROY KRISHNA of the Phoenix makes a break during the A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne City FC at QBE Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Wellington Phoenix forward Roy Krishna and Melbourne Victory's Christine Nairn have claimed Australian football's top individual awards.

Corica is the reason Brosque played on

ALEX BROSQUE of Sydney and Jack Hingert of Brisbane contest the ball during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Brisbane Roar at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

The appointment of Steve Corica as coach was the major reason Sydney FC captain Alex Brosque decided to play one more season.

Glory not fazed by past losses to Sydney

Perth Glory have been the A-League's most dominant team this season, but Sydney FC proved to be their bogey side.

Milicic to name France-bound Matildas

ANTE MILICIC coaches during the PS4 Player Pathway Award Camp in Sydney, Australia.

On Tuesday, Matildas coach Ante Milicic will reveal his squad for the Women's World Cup in France.

Sydney FC aim for rare interstate GF win

RHYAN GRANT of Sydney FC passes during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Wellington Phoenix at WIN Jubilee Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC defender Rhyan Grant rates winning an A-League grand final interstate as their biggest challenge - with the feat having been achieved just twice.

Sydney FC to throw heat back at Perth

STEVE CORICA arrives at the Sydney FC coach announcement press conference at Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC coach Steve Corica will prime his side to give as good as they get when they meet Perth Glory in next Sunday's A-League grand final at Optus stadium.

Muscat apologises for Victory humiliation

Melbourne Victory coach KEVIN MUSCAT looks on during the A-League match Melbourne Victory and Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has apologised for his side's display in the 6-1 loss to Sydney FC in the A-League semi-final.

City's title addict Guardiola retains EPL

Manchester City did what they needed to on the final day of the season to end Liverpool's relentless attempt to dethrone them as Premier League champions.

Valeri salutes six-goal Sydney FC

CARL VALERI of the Victory controls the ball during the A-League match between the Melbourne Victory and the Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Retiring Melbourne Victory captain Carl Valeri has saluted Sydney FC's stunning performance in their 6-1 semi-final win.

Retiring Brosque sparks Sydney FC to final

ALEX BROSQUE of Sydney shows his dejection during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Brisbane Roar at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC captain Alex Brosque has marked his return from injury with a classy goal in the penultimate A-League game of his career, a 6-1 semi-final win.

A-League grand final: How they match up

TONY POPOVIC, coach of the Wanderers, looks on during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and Western Sydney Wanderers at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

The facts and figures of next Sunday'[s A-League grand final between Perth Glory and Sydney FC

A-League grand final details

Premiers Perth Glory will host Sydney FC in the 2018/19 grand final on Sunday after the Sky Blues defeated Melbourne Victory 6-1 in their semi-final.

Sydney FC smash Victory in A-League semi

ALEX BROSQUE of Sydney shows his dejection during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Brisbane Roar at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC will play Perth in the A-League grand final after a stunning six-goal smashing in their semi-final with Melbourne Victory.

Kerr, Castro favourites for awards

SAMANTHA KERR of Perth Glory finds space near the goals during the W-League match between the Perth Glory and Canberra United at Hay Park in Bunbury, Australia.

Perth Glory stars Diego Castro and Sam Kerr are among the favourites to win the A-League and W-League's top individual honours.

Sydney FC's Corica plucky about shootout

TERRY ANTONIS of the Victory controls the ball during the A-League match between the Melbourne Victory and Perth Glory at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

An in-form goalkeeper and some proven penalty takers gives Sydney FC coach Steve Corica confidence if tonight's A-League semi final goes to a shootout.

Big-game Victory ready to roll in A-League

Victory goalkeeper LAWRENCE THOMAS takes part during a Melbourne Victory A-League training session at Gosch's Paddock in Melbourne, Australia.

Lawrence Thomas believes Melbourne Victory's reputation as a big game club, to be put to the test against Sydney FC, is well deserved.

A-League grand final in Sunday twilight

Football Federation Australia says the A-League grand final will be held on Sunday week in a twilight timeslot in Perth.

Australia's Clasico gets another outing

CARL VALERI of the Victory controls the ball during the A-League match between the Melbourne Victory and the Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory meet for the 50th time, a year after their incredible A-League semi-final.

Brosque return boosts fully-fit Sydney FC

STEVE CORICA arrives at the Sydney FC coach announcement press conference at Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney coach Steve Corica is relishing the rare luxury of having all his stars available for Sunday's home A-League semi-final against Melbourne Victory.

Sydney FC v Victory: how they match up

STEVE CORICA poses after his announcement as coach during the Sydney FC coach announcement press conference at Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

A look at the A-League's second semi-final between Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory.

Troisi ruled out of A-League semi

JAMES TROISI during the AFC Asian Champions League match between the Melbourne Victory and Kawasaki Frontale at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has ruled out ex-Socceroo James Troisi from Sunday's A-League semi-final.

Milicic adds two extra for France prep

ANTE MILICIC, assistant coach of Australia looks on during the Australian Socceroos training session at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Matildas coach Ante Milicic will name a bumper squad of 25 women to take to Europe to prepare for the women's soccer World Cup.

Popovic praises Glory's steely resilience

Wanderers coach TONY POPOVIC looks on during a Western Sydney Wanderers A-League training session at Pirtek Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Perth Glory will play either Sydney FC or Melbourne Victory in the A-League grand final after beating Adelaide on penalties.

Adelaide coach slams penalty coin snub

Coach MARCO KURZ of Adelaide United looks on during the A-League match between Wellington Phoenix and Adelaide United at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.

Adelaide lost their penalty shootout 5-4 against Perth in their A-League semi-final, but should the shootout have been held near Glory's main supporter base?

Glory beat Adelaide in semi-final thriller

LIAM REDDY of the Glory rolls the ball out during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and Melbourne City FC at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Perth Glory will take on either Sydney FC or Melbourne Victory in the A-League grand final after surviving a major scare against Adelaide.

Milicic signs Matildas contract extension

ANTE MILICIC coaches during the PS4 Player Pathway Award Camp in Sydney, Australia.

Ante Milicic has signed a one-year contract extension to coach Australia's women's soccer team through to next year's Olympics in Tokyo.

Dutchman Verbeek talks with Adelaide Utd

Dutch manager Gertjan Verbeek has been approached to coach A-League club Adelaide United.

Sydney FC face catch-22 in A-League semi

RHYAN GRANT of Sydney FC passes during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Wellington Phoenix at WIN Jubilee Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC are wary of Melbourne Victory's counter-attacking capabilities going into their home A-League semi-final against the defending champions.

Ryan's big role in epic EPL season finale

MAT RYAN of Australia saves a goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian Playoff match between the Australian Socceroos and Syria at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Brighton's Socceroos No.1 Mat Ryan has the opportunity to potentially become a hero to Liverpool fans by helping deny Manchester City the EPL title.

Glory hope fan power will help in AL semi

NEIL KILKENNY of the Glory move the ball foward during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and the Central Coast Mariners at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Perth Glory will start as hot favourites in Friday night's semi-final against Adelaide at HBF Park.

Glory star Neil Kilkenny to play Adelaide

NEIL KILKENNY of the Perth Glory kicks the ball into the square during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and the Brisbane Roar at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Perth Glory have received a massive boost with star midfielder Neil Kilkenny cleared to take on Adelaide United on Friday night.

Victory not cocky ahead of Big Blue semi

TERRY ANTONIS of the Victory in action during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Melbourne Victory at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Melbourne Victory midfielder Terry Antonis says the memory of scoring the winner in last year's Big Blue A-League semi-final will stay with him forever.

Adelaide vow to take up the fight to Glory

Adelaide United skipper Isaias says more of the pressure will be on Premiers Plate winners Perth Glory in their A-League semi-final showdown at HBF Park.

Glory versus United in A-League semi-final

A look at the A-League semi-final between Perth Glory and Adelaide United at HBF Park.

Victory trio make debuts in ACL spanking

KEVIN MUSCAT, Head Coach of the Victory speaks to his players during a Melbourne Victory A-League training session at Gosch's Paddock in Melbourne, Australia.

The bright side of Melbourne Victory's 4-0 ACL loss to Daegu FC was the chance for coach Kevin Muscat to blood a string of young players.

Ex-Socceroos goalkeeper Galekovic retires

Veteran goalkeeper Eugene Galekovic has retired after 288 A-League appearances at three clubs.

Future can wait for Adelaide coach Kurz

Coach MARCO KURZ of Adelaide United looks on during the A-League match between Wellington Phoenix and Adelaide United at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.

Ending his time with Adelaide on a high is the focus for coach Marco Kurz as he enters what could be his last A-League match with the Reds.

Victory's youngsters humbled in Asia

Melbourne Victory's Asian Champions League campaign is over after a second-strong side were thrashed in South Korea by Daegu FC.

Victory bring the best out of us: O'Neill

BRANDON O'NEILL of Sydneycompetes with Terry Antonis of the Victory during the A-League Semi Final match between Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC are drawing confidence from the knowledge Melbourne Victory usually bring the best out of them as they prepare for Sunday's A-League semi-final.

Reds lightning reflexes impress coach Kurz

If their response to a lightning strike at training is anything to go by, Adelaide have enough energy to face Perth Glory in Friday's A-League semi-final.

What is required to fix Melbourne City

Coach WARREN JOYCE of Melbourne City looks on before the League match between Melbourne City FC and Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

After a fifth-placed A-League finish, coach Warren Joyce has been sent packing by Melbourne City.

Socceroo McDonald joins new A-League club

SCOTT MCDONALD of Motherwell misses a fine chance to score during the BETFRED Cup First Round Group F Match between Motherwell and East Stirlingshire at Fir Park in Motherwell, Scotland.

After years of rumoured returns, Scott McDonald will be playing in the A-League next season for Western United.

In-form Keogh eyes A-League title success

ANDY KEOGH of Perth Glory in action during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Perth Glory at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Perth Glory can secure a home A-League grand final with victory over Adelaide United in their semi-final at HBF Park.

Haliti returns to Wanderers A-League club

LABINOT HALITI of the Wanderers controls the ball against Scott Jamieson of the Glory during the A-League match between Perth Glory and the Western Sydney Wanderers at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Foundation player and Asian Champions League winner Labinot Haliti has returned to Western Sydney Wanderers in an assistant coaching capacity.

Valeri backs Troisi for Big Blue return

JAMES TROISI during the AFC Asian Champions League match between the Melbourne Victory and Kawasaki Frontale at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Victory could regain attacking midfielder James Troisi for their Big Blue A-League semi-final against Sydney FC.

Joyce shown the door by A-League's City

WARREN JOYCE the coach of Melbourne City looks on during the A-League match between Melbourne City FC and Sydney FC at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne City are on the lookout for a new coach after they elected not to extend Warren Joyce's two-season stint at the helm of the A-League club.

Sydney FC turn attentions to home front

MICHAEL ZULLO of Sydney reacts to the referee during the A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Their Asian Champions League hopes extinguished, Sydney FC will now focus on Sunday's A-League semi-final blockbuster against Melbourne Victory.

Loss dumps Sydney out of Champions League

ANTHONY CACERES of Melbourne City in action between Melbourne City and the Newcastle Jets at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

A 1-0 away loss to South Korea's Ulsan Hyundai has ended Sydney FC's hopes of advancing from their Champions League group.

Muscat OK with Victory back-ups for Korea

KEVIN MUSCAT

Melbourne Victory have a skeleton staff in South Korea this week, with key players and people back home to prepare for their A-League semi-final.

Glory backing depth if Kilkenny goes out

NEIL KILKENNY of the Perth Glory kicks the ball into the square during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and the Brisbane Roar at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Perth Glory will start as hot favourites against Adelaide in Friday night's A-League semi-final at HBF Park, even if Neil Kilkenny is ruled out.

Tough calls loom for Milicic's Matildas

ANTE MILICIC, assistant coach of Australia looks on during the Australian Socceroos training session at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Ante Milicic's biggest headache for his Matildas squad announcement could be whether to include injury-plagued star Kyah Simon.

Lightning strikes Adelaide United ground

Lightning has struck and damaged signage at Adelaide United's home ground while the club's A-League players were warming up for training.

Gulum saddles up with Western United

ERSAN GULUM of Adelaide controls the ball during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and Adelaide United at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Former Adelaide United defender Ersan Gulum has become Western United's 12th player signing as they prepare to join the A-League next season.

Masked pitch invader cops 10-year ban

A man wearing as Mexican wrestling mask has been banned from all levels of soccer in Canberra for 10 years following a bizarre pitch invasion.

City players at crossroads after AL exit

SCOTT JAMIESON of Melbourne City makes a break during the A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne City FC at QBE Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

A host of senior players could leave Melbourne City after their exit from the A-League finals, including Luke Brattan, Bart Schenkeveld and Riley McGree.

A-League finals 'odd' for Adelaide hero

Adelaide United's Ben Halloran says the A-League finals schedule is "odd" as the Reds prepare to play Perth Glory in a semi-final with just a five-day break.

Arnold to blood young Socceroos in Korea

Sydney FC coach GRAHAM ARNOLD looks on during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Central Coast Mariners at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold has listed Harry Souttar, Thomas Deng, Riley McGree and Nathaniel Atkinson as possibilities to play against South Korea.

Zullo set to return for Sydney FC ACL game

MICHAEL ZULLO of Sydney reacts to the referee during the A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Defender Michael Zullo is set to start for Sydney FC in Tuesday's crunch Asian Champions League game in South Korea after recovering from a hamstring issue.

Jets give up on re-signing O'Donovan

ROY O'DONOVAN of the Jets celebrates a goal during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Wellington Phoenix at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Roy O'Donovan's two-year A-League spell at Newcastle Jets is over with the club pulling their offer a contract extension.

Glory sweating on Neil Kilkenny injury

NEIL KILKENNY of the Perth Glory kicks the ball into the square during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and the Brisbane Roar at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Star Perth Glory midfielder Neil Kilkenny copped a knock to his ankle at training on Saturday, but the club is hopeful the injury isn't serious.

Adelaide scrape into A-League's final four

BEN HALLORAN of Adelaide reacts after missing a shot on goal during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and Adelaide United at HBF Park in Perth, Australia.

Perth Glory, Sydney FC, Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United are the four teams left standing in this year's A-League finals.

Joyce in limbo after City's A-League exit

Coach WARREN JOYCE of Melbourne City looks on before the League match between Melbourne City FC and Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

It remains to be seen whether Warren Joyce has coached his last A-League game for Melbourne City after their finals exit.

Reds outlast City to set up Glory semi

Ben Halloran has been the hero for Adelaide United who've defeated Melbourne City 1-0 with one minute of extra time left in their A-League elimination final.

Victory keep A-League stars at home

OLA TOIVONEN of the Victory trains away from the main group of players during training session in Melbourne, Australia.

Ola Toivonen, who like many senior Melbourne Victory players won't travel for Asian Champions League duty, said their A-League final with Wellington was tough.

Adelaide running in City's DNA

Adelaide United head coach MARCO KURZ speaks to the media during a press conference at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Melbourne City is the sole team Adelaide United coach Marco Kurz has yet to beat in his time in the A-League - and his opponent in Sunday's elimination final.

Adelaide v City: how they match up

A look at the A-League's second elimination final between Adelaide United and Melbourne City.

Adelaide to draw on cup win in finals

Adelaide United head coach MARCO KURZ speaks to the media during a press conference at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Adelaide coach Marco Kurz says his team can draw on their experience in winning the FFA Cup at the start of the season for their A-League finals campaign.

Massive week ahead for Sydney FC

Sydney FC face massive games in both the Asian Champions League and the A-League, in a huge week for the club.

Phoenix announce Talay as new coach

Wellington Phoenix A-League Head coach MARK RUDAN poses following a Wellington Phoenix A-League press conference at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.

Wellington Phoenix have unveiled Ufuk Talay as their new coach after he was released by A-League rivals Sydney FC.

Rudan sees blue skies ahead for Phoenix

MARK RUDAN addresses the media at a Wellington Phoenix A-League press conference after being appointed new head coach at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. Rudan has signed a two-year deal with the club.

Mark Rudan could be named coach of new A-League club Western United as soon as this week after Wellington Phoenix's exit from the finals.

Melbourne Victory eye A-League semi-finals

KEVIN MUSCAT

Melbourne Victory will save their senior players the trip to South Korea for Asian Champions League duty after sealing a return to the A-League semi-finals.

Victory down Nix to march on in AL finals

KEVIN MUSCAT head coach of the Victory during a Melbourne Victory A-League training session at WIN Jubilee Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Melbourne Victory have set up a rematch of last year's epic with Sydney FC in this year's semi-final after beating 10-man Wellington Phoenix 3-1.

Perth have right mentality for A-L title

CHRIS IKONOMIDIS of the Glory in action during the A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and the Perth Glory at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.

Perth Glory have become the most feared team in the competition heading into the A-League finals.

Socceroos to face South Korea in friendly

GRAHAM ARNOLD speaks to the media during a press conference announcing the succession plan for long term appointment of head Socceroos coach, at FFA Headquarters in Sydney, Australia.

The Socceroos will face South Korea in a friendly in their first match since their Asian Cup campaign.

11 players go in Wanderers A-League cull

ORIOL RIERA of the Wanderers and PETROS SKAPETIS of Brisbane contest the ball during the A-League match between the Brisbane Roar and the Western Sydney Wanderers at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Western Sydney have become the second A-League club to undergo a player clear out this week, with 11 players released by the Wanderers.

City confident of A-League semis return

Coach WARREN JOYCE of Melbourne City looks on before the League match between Melbourne City FC and Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne City striker Jamie Maclaren is fit to face Adelaide United after a toe issue kept the Socceroo forward out of their last regular-season clash.

Honda set to depart Victory and A-League

KEISUKE HONDA of the Victory poses for the media at a Melbourne Victory A-League press conference at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

The highest paid player in the A-League, Keisuke Honda, says he expects to leave Melbourne Victory at the end of the season.

Honda-Toivonen pair key to Victory success

OLA TOIVONEN of the Victory trains away from the main group of players during training session in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Victory have won eight of 10 matches that key foreign duo Keisuke Honda and Ola Toivonen have started together this A-League season.

Rudan, Phoenix not going to die wondering

Wellington Phoenix A-League Head coach MARK RUDAN poses following a Wellington Phoenix A-League press conference at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.

Wellington Phoenix have pledged to take the fight up to Melbourne Victory in what promises to be an enthralling start to the A-League finals.

FFA boss Gallop seeks A-L finals momentum

DAVID GALLOP speaks to media during a press conference at FFA Headquarters in Sydney, Australia.

FFA boss David Gallop is counting on the A-League finals acting as a spark plug for the stalling competition.

Victory v Phoenix: how they match up

OLA TOIVONEN of the Victory trains away from the main group of players during training session in Melbourne, Australia.

A look at the A-League's first elimination final between Melbourne Victory and Wellington Phoenix.

Troisi no go for Victory's A-League final

JAMES TROISI during the AFC Asian Champions League match between the Melbourne Victory and Kawasaki Frontale at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat won't be able to call on James Troisi in their elimination final clash with Wellington Phoenix.

A-L final could be Joyce's last City stand

SCOTT JAMIESON of Melbourne City makes a break during the A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne City FC at QBE Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Melbourne City captain Scott Jamieson says coach Warren Joyce "probably might" stay at the A-League club beyond this season even without success in the finals.

Stajcic out to arrest Central Coast slide

ALEN STAJCIC Australia Head Coach during the Algarve Cup Tournament Match between Australia W and Netherlands W in Vila Real de Santo Antonio, Portugal.

Former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has signed a three-year deal to coach battling A-League club Central Coast Mariners.

Barca in control of Champions League semi

LIONEL MESSI of Barcelona celebrates his equaliser during the UEFA Champions League match between Chelsea FC and FC Barcelona at Stamford Bridge in London, United Kingdom.

A Lionel Messi double has inspired Barcelona to a 3-0 win over Liverpool in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final at the Camp Nou.

Valeri, Broxham bullish on Victory chances

CARL VALERI of the Victory controls the ball during the A-League match between the Melbourne Victory and the Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Having come from the clouds to claim last year's championship, Carl Valeri and Leigh Broxham believe Melbourne Victory are well-positioned to do it again.

Sydney star Le Fondre loving high workload

ADAM LE FONDRE of Sydney FC kick during the FFA Cup match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Sydney FC at Panthers Stadium in Penrith, Australia.

He's hardly missed a minute of playing time for Sydney FC all season and Englishman Adam Le Fondre is relishing the heavy workload.

Phoenix urge Singh to find A-League form

MARK RUDAN addresses the media at a Wellington Phoenix A-League press conference after being appointed new head coach at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. Rudan has signed a two-year deal with the club.

Wellington playmaker Sarpreet Singh has been urged to overcome robust defenders and find his form in the A-League elimination final against Melbourne Victory.

Castro keen on more silverware for Glory

DIEGO CASTRO of the Glory celebrates a goal during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Perth Glory at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Diego Castro has been named Perth Glory MVP for a third time but the Spanish veteran craves team success more than individual awards.

Legend Galekovic mulling A-League end

MATT MCKAY of the Roar runs with the ball during the A-League Semi Final match between Melbourne Victory and the Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

A-League foundation goalkeeper Eugene Galekovic could hang up the gloves at season's end; making the elimination final in Adelaide a potential career ender.

Roestbakken enters Matildas equation

MARY FOWLER of Australia takes a shot at goal during the International match between the Young Matildas and Thailand at Leichhardt Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Canberra United teen Karly Roestbakken has been put forward as a possible Matildas bolter for next month's World Cup in France.

Socceroo Ryan gives full backing to Arnold

MAT RYAN of Brighton and Hove Albion during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Brighton and Hove Albion at Stamford Bridge in London, England.

Socceroos No.1 Mat Ryan says the arrival of Graham Arnold as coach will benefit the team long-term despite the Asia Cup disappointment earlier this year.

A-League finals schedule

A look at the A-League finals schedule after the elimination finals, won by Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United.