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Jets A-League coach backs O'Donovan

ROY O'DONOVAN of the Mariners celebrates a goal during the A-League match between Central Coast Mariners and Adelaide United at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

Newcastle coach Ernie Merrick has backed his striker Roy O'Donovan who is finally available again this weekend after serving a ten-match A-League ban.

Victory hitmen on record-setting A-L run

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.

With 20 goals in eight A-League games, Kevin Muscat's side are on pace to out-score even Graham Arnold's Sydney FC record-breakers.

Calver ready to seize Sydney FC shot

ALEX WILKINSON of Sydney FC looks on during the A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and Sydney FC at Central Coast Stadium on in Gosford, Australia.

Aaron Calver is expected to start for just the 26th time in his seven years with Sydney FC in Friday's A-League clash against Perth.

Brattan expects City to belt sides soon

LUKE BRATTAN of Melbourne passes the ball during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and Melbourne City FC at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Luke Brattan has backed 18-year-old A-League talent Ramy Najjarine to break into Melbourne City's first-team soon, following in the footsteps of Daniel Arzani.

Matildas' preparation is perfect: Stajcic

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

The FFA has unveiled a Cup of Nations tournament involving Australia, Argentina, South Korea and New Zealand to be played in February.

Merrick pans FFA coach sanction process

ERNIE MERRICK coach of the Phoenix watches on during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and Wellington Phoenix at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Ernie Merrick says the process in which A-League coaches are sanctioned for speaking out against referees is erratic and lacks transparency.

Melbourne City supporters group disbanding

BRUNO FORNAROLI of Melbourne City is challenged by Kearyn Baccus of the Wanderers during the A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne City FC at Spotless Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

The atmosphere at Melbourne City A-League games will take a hit after the club's official supporters group announced its break up.

The year in Australian football

TIM CAHILL of Millwall takes part in a warm down session after the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Cardiff City at The Den in London, England.

Tim Cahill calls time, Steven Lowy gets the boot, Usain Bolt's in and out, and the Matildas reach the World Cup; it's been a busy year in Australian football.

A-League round-eight snapshot

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.

A snapshot of round eight in the A-League.

Popovic's dream start in Perth continues

Perth Glory are the only unbeaten side in the A-League after eight rounds.

Merrick to rush O'Donovan back for Jets

ERNIE MERRICK of the Jets during the A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and the Newcastle Jets at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

Newcastle import Roy O'Donovan is set to make an anticipated A-League season debut next week after serving the final game of his infamous 10-game ban.

Perth good enough for title fight: Popovic

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.

Perth coach Tony Popovic admits his team is showing they are good enough to challenge for this year's A-League title.

Melbourne City down Adelaide in A-League

LUKE BRATTAN of City kicks the ball during the A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne City at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Melbourne City have beaten Adelaide United 2-0 in Sunday night's A-League fixture in Adelaide.

Victory slip to W-League loss in Brisbane

SAMANTHA KERR of the Glory celebrates after scoring a goal during the W-League match at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Brisbane Roar inflicted a first-defeat of the season on leaders Melbourne Victory in a W-League round that saw 18 goals in three matches.

Glory unbeaten A-League run reaches eight

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's unbeaten start to the A-League season has reached an eighth game after a comfortable 2-0 away win over Newcastle.

Rudan unmoved by A-League referee protest

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 Phoenix coach Mark Rudan won't be drawn on a silent protest from A-League match officials, who have covered the "#respect" message on their uniform.

Sydney FC import suffers hamstring injury

Sydney FC are likely to field another new centre-back pairing next week after import Jop van der Linden picked up a hamstring injury.

Wanderers must change mentality: Babbel

MARKUS BABBEL, head coach of Hoffenheim looks on during the training session of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim for the upcoming Bundesliga season at Dietmar-Hopp-Stadion in Sinsheim, Germany.

Western Sydney coach Markus Babbel is irate with his team after they conceded two goals from set pieces in their 3-1 defeat to Sydney FC.

Time for youth at hapless Mariners: Mulvey

Coach MIKE MULVEY of the Roar watches on during the A-League match between the Brisbane Roar and Adelaide United at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Central Coast are turning their sights to the future after an abysmal start to the A-League season continued with their loss to the Wellington Phoenix.

Wanderers see red in A-League Sydney derby

ALEX WILKINSON of Sydney FC looks on during the A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and Sydney FC at Central Coast Stadium on in Gosford, Australia.

Sydney FC have beaten Western Sydney 3-1 in an A-League derby that will be remembered for Vedran Janjetovic's brain snap.

Phoenix beat A-League's slumping Mariners

A 2-0 loss to the Phoenix in Wellington has consigned injury-plagued Central Coast to a club-record 14-match A-League winless streak.

Jets' Jair wants flood of A-League goals

DIMITRI PETRATOS of the Jets in action during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and Sydney FC at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Newcastle import Jair is hoping for a flood of goals after breaking a frustrating drought in last week's A-League win over Brisbane.

Melbourne Victory need polish: Muscat

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

Melbourne Victory are scoring for fun and flying high on the A-League ladder but Kevin Muscat says a 4-2 win over Brisbane showed his team are far from perfect.

Roar's Bautheac needs protection: Aloisi

ERIC BAUTHEAC of Brisbane Roar in action during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Brisbane Roar at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Brisbane coach John Aloisi wants Eric Bautheac to receive more protection after the player's frustrations boiled over against Melbourne Victory in the A-League.

City boss tips tight Reds A-League tussle

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 coach Warren Joyce is wary of Adelaide United ahead of their twilight A-League fixture in Adelaide.

Victory go top after Roar A-League win

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

Melbourne Victory have moved to the top of the A-League ladder with a 4-2 win over Brisbane in an action-packed clash at Suncorp Stadium.

Funding behind WMG still a mystery

Western Melbourne Group have yet to reveal the megabucks investors behind their successful A-League bid, and they may not do so.

World Cup draw a boost for injured Matilda

HAYLEY RASO Australia holds off Narumi Miura of Japan during the Tournament Of Nations at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois.

Matildas star Hayley Raso says the women's World Cup draw has given her a boost as she continues her rehabilitation from a serious back injury.

Western Melbourne shooting for A-L stars

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.

The ambitious consortium behind the successful A-League bid in Western Melbourne is looking at an Alessandro Del Piero-level marquee signing next season.

Corica jumps to Sky Blues' defence

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

Sydney FC have been beaten only once in their past 15 derbies against Western Sydney but are coming off their heaviest A-League defeat in 32 months.

Phoenix playing at another level: Durante

ANDREW DURANTE of the Phoenix during the A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and the Wellington Phoenix at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

Last week's shock win over Sydney FC reflects a new standard being achieved by the Wellington Phoenix, says captain Andrew Durante.

Joyce wants A-League goal-scoring spread

BRUNO FORNAROLI of Melbourne City (R) runs with the ball during the A-League match between Melbourne City and Wellington Phoenix at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Ritchie De Laet and Osama Malik are touch-and-go propositions for Melbourne City's A-League trip to Adelaide, while Curtis Good and Florin Berenguer won't play.

FFA want second opinion on Mooy injury

AARON MOOY of Huddersfield Town during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Swansea City at John Smith's Stadium in Huddersfield, England.

Football Federation Australia is sending its top physio to England to get a second opinion on Aaron Mooy's knee injury.

FFA to work on expanded A-League draw

FFA chief Greg O'Rourke has a decision to make on how many A-League rounds are held next season following the admission of Western Melbourne.

Outside 'noise' no issue for Roar coach

JOHN ALOISI, coach of Brisbane looks on prior to the AFC Champions League Group E match between Kashima Antlers and Brisbane Roar FC at Kashima Stadium in Japan.

Brisbane coach John Aloisi accepts his team's poor start to the A-League season will spark debate over his future, labelling it part of the job.

Macarthur SWS stirring up Sydney rivals

MILE JEDINAK in action during an Australian Socceroos training at Arasen Stadion in Oslo, Norway.

Macarthur South West Sydney are already stirring up their future A-League derby rivals and have confirmed an interest in former Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak.

Western Melbourne wins Victoria AL race

Western Melbourne Group has triumphed over Team 11 and South Melbourne to become Victoria's third A-League club.

A-League round eight preview panel

A preview panel for round eight of the A-League.

What they're saying on A-League expansion

A look at what the winners and losers in the A-League expansion race are saying after the FFA awarded the 11th and 12th licences on Thursday.

Canberra A-League bid remains optimistic

Canberra's A-League bid team say the disappointment of missing out on an expansion license quickly turned to optimism after hearing from the FFA.

Who are the two new A-League teams?

The coaches, players and colours are yet to be decided but here's what we know about the two new A-League clubs.

Glory hopeful of swift Spiranovic return

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 defender Matthew Spiranovic has received good news on his injured hamstring, with scans clearing him of any tears.

Wanderers must win big games: Babbel

MARKUS BABBEL, head coach of Hoffenheim looks on during the training session of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim for the upcoming Bundesliga season at Dietmar-Hopp-Stadion in Sinsheim, Germany.

Western Sydney coach Markus Babbel hopes an A-League derby win can bring back the Wanderers' crowds, which are at a club-low this season.

Roar ready for Victory A-League challenge

JOHN ALOISI, coach of Brisbane looks on prior to the AFC Champions League Group E match between Kashima Antlers and Brisbane Roar FC at Kashima Stadium in Japan.

Brisbane coach John Aloisi believes facing the in-form Melbourne Victory is the perfect challenge for his out-of-sorts A-League team.

Flexible Victory pleasing coach Muscat

KEVIN MUSCAT

A trip to interstate heavyweights Brisbane Roar without two imports might have previously worried Kevin Muscat but not this A-League season.

FFA expands A-League by two teams

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

Western Melbourne and Macarthur South West Sydney have been announced as the A-League's 11th and 12th clubs by FFA chairman Chris Nikou.

Socceroos star Mooy ruled out of Asian Cup

AARON MOOY of Australia during the International Friendly match between the Czech Republic and Australia Socceroos at NV Arena in Sankt Polten, Austria.

Socceroos midfielder Aaron Mooy is out of the Asian Cup with Huddersfield Town saying their star has suffered a torn medial ligament in his right knee.

A-League must boldly expand: Postecoglou

Australia Coach ANGE POSTECOGLOU looks on during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian Playoff match between the Australian Socceroos and Syria at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Former Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou says an A-League expansion should've happened years ago, he's optimistic of Australia retaining the Asian Cup.

Victory duo claim player awards

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

Keisuke Honda and Natasha Dowie have won Professional Footballers Australia's prizes for A-League and W-League player of the month.

Niedermeier in race for A-League derby

SCOTT JAMIESON of Melbourne City and Kosta Barbarouses of the Victory contest the ball during the A-League match between Melbourne City and Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Georg Niedermeier has been ruled out of Melbourne Victory's round eight trip to Brisbane to face John Aloisi's battling Roar.

Guide to A-League expansion

A look at the issues behind the looming FFA decision on A-League expansion.

Mariners out to avoid A-League low mark

ROSS McCORMACK of the City controls the ball during an A-League match at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Central Coast Mariners believe a first win of the A-League season in Wellington this weekend will be a panacea for their injury-struck squad.

FFA poised to pick new A-League clubs

D-Day has arrived for A-League expansion, as the FFA board meets in Sydney to pick new entrants to the league.

Roar's Dane over waiting for turnaround

KEISUKE HONDA of Japan during a Japan training session and press conference ahead of the FIFA World Cup Group H match between Poland and Japan at Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia.

Danish international Thomas Kristensen says Brisbane Roar must stop waiting for their A-League fortunes to turn around and actually deliver.

Socceroos wait as Mooy posts injury pic

AARON MOOY of Huddersfield Town during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Burnley at John Smith's Stadium in Huddersfield, England.

Aaron Mooy has posted an image of his right knee in a brace as Socceroos staff await official word on the severity of the midfielder's injury.

A who's who of A-League expansion bidders

A look at the six sides looking to join the A-League ahead of the FFA board meeting that will decide on expanding the competition.

Expansion decision arrives for FFA board

Six bidders remain in the hunt for A-League licenses with a decision to be made on expanding the competition at Wednesday's FFA board meeting.

Roar board still believe in Aloisi

KEISUKE HONDA of Japan during a Japan training session and press conference ahead of the FIFA World Cup Group H match between Poland and Japan at Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia.

Brisbane's start to the A-League season is disappointing but the Roar's board haven't lost their faith in head coach John Aloisi.

ACL draw gets clearer for A-League clubs

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

The direct qualifiers for the 2019 Asian Champions League have been confirmed, bringing a clearer picture for A-League entries Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory.

Socceroos staff sweat on Mooy fitness

AARON MOOY of Australia during the International Friendly match between the Czech Republic and Australia Socceroos at NV Arena in Sankt Polten, Austria.

Socceroos medical staff are awaiting updates from English Premier League club Huddersfield following a report star midfielder Aaron Mooy may miss the Asian Cup.

Aussie Asian Cup boost as Jordan omit star

Australia's group stage opponents Jordan have surprisingly overlooked star striker Hamza Al-Dardour for the Asian Cup.

Perth Glory ooze confidence under Popovic

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.

Perth Glory are unbeaten and on top of the ladder with new coach Tony Popovic working wonders in his first season at the club.

Slow Roar A-League starts frustrate Aloisi

Roar coach JOHN ALOISI looks on during the round five A-League match between the Brisbane Roar and the Central Coast Mariners at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Brisbane coach John Aloisi is frustrated with his team's slow starts after conceding the first goal for the fifth time in their opening seven A-League games.

Snapshot of A-League round seven

A look at the main talking points from round six of the A-League.

Merrick questions Jets' A-League draw

ERNIE MERRICK of the Jets during the A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and the Newcastle Jets at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

Newcastle coach Ernie Merrick has questioned why the Jets have had to play four away games over the opening six rounds of the A-League.

Jair breaks drought in Jets' win over Roar

Newcastle import Jair scored his first goal in nearly 15 months in the Jets' 2-0 A-League win over Brisbane on Sunday.

Sydney FC back to W-League winning ways

CAITLIN FOORD poses after re-signing with Sydney FC at Allianz Stadium in Australia.

Caitlin Foord has nabbed a hat-trick for Sydney FC against Brisbane Roar in a W-League round in which last year's grand finalists have re-found winning form.

Stajcic confident of Matildas' WC tilt

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

Alen Stajcic says the Matildas will not be underestimating their Women's World Cup opponents after being drawn with Brazil, Italy and Jamaica in Group C.

Popovic thrilled with Glory surprise

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

Perth Glory's unbeaten start to the A-League season continued when they beat Melbourne City 1-0 at nib Stadium.

Aust to face Brazil in World Cup group

The Matildas will be confident of progressing out of Group C at the 2019 World Cup in France after being drawn against Brazil, Italy and Jamaica.

Rudan calms Wellington hype in A-League

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.

Rising self belief is the key to Wellington's good results in their last two A-League fixtures, Phoenix coach Mark Rudan says.

Corica mulls A-League Sydney derby changes

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

He's been loath to make changes all season, but Sydney FC coach Steve Corica is set to tinker with his starting side after a shock loss to Wellington.

Swede Toivonen stars in Victory win

OLA TOIVONEN of Sweden and John Stones of England compete for the ball between Sweden and England in Samara, Russia.

Melbourne Victory striker Ola Toivonen looked a class above at Marvel Stadium with a goal and an assist setting up their A-League win over Adelaide.

Perth Glory edge 10-man City in A-League

MATTHEW SPIRANOVIC of Australia controls the ball during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification match between the Australian Socceroos and Bangladesh at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Glory lost Matthew Spiranovic to injury but still had enough firepower to beat Melbourne City 1-0 at nib Stadium, extending their unbeaten run to seven games.

Victory roll Adelaide 2-0 in A-League

Victory head coach KEVIN MUSCAT looks upfield during a Melbourne Victory Training Session at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Big Swede Ola Toivonen has scored a goal and set up another for Melbourne Victory who've beaten Adelaide 2-0 in their A-League clash at Marvel Stadium.

Phoenix stun Sydney FC in A-League upset

Two goals to Roy Krishna and another from Steven Taylor have propelled Wellington to a stunning 3-1 A-League away win over Sydney FC.

A-League goals a premium for Jets and Roar

Roar coach JOHN ALOISI looks on during the round five A-League match between the Brisbane Roar and the Central Coast Mariners at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Newcastle host Brisbane in the A-League on Sunday with both teams on one win, with injury problems up front and a lack of goals.

Australia top-seeded in Women's World Cup

The Matildas will avoid France, the US, Germany, England and Canada in the 2019 World Cup group stage after being named as a top seed for the tournament.

Mariner McCormack sees surgeon for knee

MIKE MULVEY, coach of the Roar during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and Brisbane Roar at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Central Coast star Ross McCormack will see the surgeon on Monday to assess a knee injury that is likely to rule him out for at least a month.

German stopper bolsters Wanderers' defence

MARKUS BABBEL, head coach of Hoffenheim looks on during the training session of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim for the upcoming Bundesliga season at Dietmar-Hopp-Stadion in Sinsheim, Germany.

Western Sydney defender Patrick Ziegler made a strong first impression in his first A-League outing in Friday's win over Central Coast.

Wanderers extend Mariners' horror start

KEANU BACCUS in action during a Western Sydney Wanderers A-League training session at Blacktown International Sportspark in Sydney, Australia.

Keanu Baccus and Jaushua Sotirio have scored in Western Sydney's 2-0 home A-League win over Central Coast.

A-League Glory's Castro made to bide time

DIEGO CASTRO of the Roar and JOSEPH KATEBIAN of the Glory compete for the ball during the A-League match between the Brisbane Roar and Perth Glory at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Perth Glory skipper Diego Castro scored a goal in a 1-1 draw with Wellington but coach Tony Popovich says he's still not ready for a starting role.

All business for Rudan against Sydney FC

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 Phoenix Mark Rudan is sure he can keep his emotions in check when he faces the Sydney FC, the club he led to A-League glory more than a decade ago.

Ninkovic backs himself for A-League clash

MILOS NINKOVIC of Sydney FC in action during the A-League Semi Final match between Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC star Milos Ninkovic expects he will be able to play the home A-League game against Wellington despite having a swollen knee for much of the week.

Muscat impressed by rivals Adelaide

KEVIN MUSCAT

Ahead of their A-League clash on Saturday night, Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat says arch-rivals Adelaide have improved from last season.

Matildas prepare for FIFA World Cup fate

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

Australia will soon learn its group stage opponents at the Women's World Cup in France at the tournament draw in Paris.

Honda wants more for Victory youngsters

KEISUKE HONDA of Japan during a Japan training session and press conference ahead of the FIFA World Cup Group H match between Poland and Japan at Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia.

Relentless standard-setter Keisuke Honda says he wants to change the culture of Melbourne Victory and the A-League before he leaves Australia.

A-League round seven preview panel

MARKUS BABBEL, head coach of Hoffenheim looks on during the training session of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim for the upcoming Bundesliga season at Dietmar-Hopp-Stadion in Sinsheim, Germany.

A preview panel for round seven of the A-League.

Adelaide defender apologises over red card

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

Adelaide United coach Marco Kurz has revealed Taylor Regan apologised to his teammates for gouging the face of Brisbane's Stefan Mauk.

Mulvey bullish on Mariners' revival

MIKE MULVEY, coach of the Roar during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and Brisbane Roar at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Central Coast coach Mike Mulvey is likely to be without star striker Ross McCormack for Friday's A-League clash against Western Sydney.

Jets' marquee Vargas to miss Roar clash

ERNIE MERRICK of the Jets during the A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and the Newcastle Jets at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

A groin injury has ruled out Newcastle marquee Ronald Vargas from the Jets' A-League clash with Brisbane.

No A-League return for City's Fornaroli

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 coach Warren Joyce has again left Bruno Fornaroli out of his match day squad to face A-League leaders Perth Glory.

South Melbourne claim expansion support

Fan surveys and market research commissioned by South Melbourne suggest the expansion hopefuls are the popular choice to be granted an A-League license.

Phoenix striker Krishna becomes NZ citizen

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

The door is open for another import at the Wellington Phoenix after their Fijian striker Roy Krishna was granted Kiwi citizenship.

Corica ponders De Jong start against Nix

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

Sydney FC are set to get both Siem de Jong and Daniel De Silva back in their squad for Saturday's A-League clash against Wellington.

Liverpool keep pressure on Man City in EPL

Manchester City and Liverpool have opened up a gap on the rest of the English Premier League title aspirants after Wednesday's action.

Victory's Thomas eyes first Socceroos cap

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

Melbourne Victory goalkeeper Lawrence Thomas would like to be the A-League's latest homegrown talent to break into the Socceroos set-up.

Krishna rubbishes Phoenix departure talk

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.

Roy Krishna wants to extend his goal-scoring record with the Wellington Phoenix, dismissing a report he is targeting a contract in Asia.

Honda on track to match A-League greats

KEISUKE HONDA of Japan during a Japan training session and press conference ahead of the FIFA World Cup Group H match between Poland and Japan at Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia.

Melbourne Victory are revelling in Keisuke Honda's greatness, which they say goes well beyond what is seen in A-League matches.

Struggling Wanderers need leaders: Babbel

German import Patrick Ziegler is finally set to make his A-League debut when Western Sydney host Central Coast this week.

City's Good back in A-League groove

BRUNO FORNAROLI of Melbourne City is challenged by Kearyn Baccus of the Wanderers during the A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne City FC at Spotless Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

After leaving Melbourne Heart as a teenager bound for stardom, Curtis Good has made an A-League return for Melbourne City on the road to recovery.

City extend EPL lead with win over Watford

RIYAD MAHREZ of Manchester City celebrates after scoring his team's at the Premier League match between Watford FC and Manchester City at Vicarage Road in Watford, United Kingdom.

There's no stopping Manchester City who beat Watford 2-1 in the English Premier League on Tuesday to extend their lead to five points at the top of the table.

Gallop hints at A-League expansion delay

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

Any delay in sealing A-League expansion could threaten the bids of prospective franchises for the 2019-20 season, FFA boss David Gallop has warned.

Merrick sweats on Jets' striker crisis

Newcastle Coach ERNIE MERRICK during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Adelaide United at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Newcastle marquee Ronald Vargas is battling a groin injury and is in doubt for Sunday's A-League match against Brisbane.

Postecoglou to punch on in J.League

ANGE POSTECOGLOU, coach of Australia reacts during the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Group B match between Chile and Australia at Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

Ange Postecoglou hopes his efforts to sow seeds of attacking football at J.League home Yokohama F.Marinos this season delivers results in 2019.

Six Socceroos Asian Cup spots open: Arnold

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 laid down the challenge for fringe players to make one final push for Asian Cup selection.

Brattan backs Fornaroli reaction at City

LUKE BRATTAN of City kicks the ball during the A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne City at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Melbourne City midfielder Luke Brattan says coach Warren Joyce is "an honest guy" and won't hold any grudges against Bruno Fornaroli.

Team 11 A-League bid hinges on Vic Govt

Three Victorian bids - Dandenong's Team 11, Western Melbourne Group and South Melbourne - have reached the final stage of assessment for A-League expansion.

Phoenix red upheld by A-League panel

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 player Ryan Lowry will serve a one-match ban after a match review panel upheld the decision to send him off against Perth Glory.

Sydney FC's O'Neill targets move abroad

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.

His A-League club wants to extend his contract but Sydney FC midfielder Brandon O'Neill has a desire to test himself overseas.

Positive outlook for Roar star Taggart

ADAM TAGGART of the Glory reacts during the round League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Perth Glory at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Brisbane Roar striker Adam Taggart may feature in this weekend's A-League clash with Newcastle after positive news on his groin injury.

Barbarouses owes Victory goal to Honda

KEISUKE HONDA of Japan during a Japan training session and press conference ahead of the FIFA World Cup Group H match between Poland and Japan at Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia.

After six A-League rounds, Melbourne Victory already boast an impressive nine goalscorers as the competition's highest scorers.

Castro impact hailed by Perth coach

DIEGO CASTRO of the Roar and JOSEPH KATEBIAN of the Glory compete for the ball during the A-League match between the Brisbane Roar and Perth Glory at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Skipper Diego Castro looks poised to return to the Perth Glory starting lineup as the A-League leaders try to put a lethargic draw with Wellington behind them.

Snapshot of A-League round six

BRUNO FORNAROLI of Melbourne City (R) runs with the ball during the A-League match between Melbourne City and Wellington Phoenix at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

A look at the main talking points from round six of the A-League.

Newcastle Jets seek A-League home lift

Newcastle Coach ERNIE MERRICK during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Adelaide United at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

After their third loss of the A-League season, Ernie Merrick is hoping the fixture list will bring his Newcastle Jets side relief.

Melbourne City enter A-League's top five

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 proved too good for Newcastle Jets without Bruno Fornaroli but it's uncertain if he will be restored for next week's A-League trip to Perth.

Rudan bags ref and FFA after Phoenix draw

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.

Irate coach Mark Rudan says his Wellington Phoenix are the whipping boys of the A-League and not surprised to be on the receiving end of tough referee rulings.

Super City brush aside Jets, Bruno woes

BRUNO FORNAROLI of Melbourne City is challenged by Kearyn Baccus of the Wanderers during the A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne City FC at Spotless Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Goals from Riley McGree, Luke Brattan and Lachlan Wales have ended a week of A-League woe for Melbourne City, who have defeated Newcastle 3-0.

Canberra W-League win marred by injury

Canberra United ended a three-match winless streak with victory over Sydney FC but their joy was dampened by injury to Natasha Prior.

Glory snare late draw with angry Phoenix

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 have ridden their luck to snatch a contentious 1-1 draw with an infuriated Phoenix in Wellington and remain two points clear of the A-League field.

Postecoglou's Yokohama survive in Japan

Australia Coach ANGE POSTECOGLOU looks on during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian Playoff match between the Australian Socceroos and Syria at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Yokohama F Marinos have ensured their status in Japan's top flight on the final day of the season, in Ange Postecoglou first season in charge.

Matildas ready for women's World Cup draw

ALEN STAJCIC looks on prior to a Women's International match at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

The Matildas are set to be ranked in the top pot for next June's World Cup, avoiding fellow heavyweights USA, Germany, England, Canada and hosts France.

Fearful Wanderers took step back: coach

MARKUS BABBEL, head coach of Hoffenheim looks on during the training session of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim for the upcoming Bundesliga season at Dietmar-Hopp-Stadion in Sinsheim, Germany.

Western Sydney coach Markus Babbel says the Wanderers must throw away the fear that is shackling them if they are to be successful this A-League season.

Honda wants more from high-flying Victory

KEISUKE HONDA of Japan during a Japan training session and press conference ahead of the FIFA World Cup Group H match between Poland and Japan at Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia.

The perfectionist in Melbourne Victory midfielder Keisuke Honda has shown late in their 4-0 defeat of Western Sydney.

Central Coast boss Mulvey urges VAR tweak

MIKE MULVEY, coach of the Roar during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and Brisbane Roar at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Central Coast A-League coach Mike Mulvey says former players should be involved in the VAR process after querying a penalty award against his team.

Corica vows Sydney FC will get better

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

Coach Steve Corica is convinced A-League powerhouse Sydney FC will get improve on their unconvincing display against regional rivals the Central Coast.

Victory reduce Wanderers to rubble in A-L

KEISUKE HONDA of Japan during a Japan training session and press conference ahead of the FIFA World Cup Group H match between Poland and Japan at Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia.

A-League gem Keisuke Honda was once again best afield as Melbourne Victory put four goals past a sorry Western Sydney.

O'Neill secures A-League win for Sydney FC

Brandon O'Neill has scored a spectacular winner as Sydney FC came from behind to score a 2-1 A-League win over the Central Coast Mariners.

Situation normal at City: De Laet

BRUNO FORNAROLI of Melbourne City (R) runs with the ball during the A-League match between Melbourne City and Wellington Phoenix at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Sunday's A-League clash between Melbourne City and Newcastle Jets has been elevated by the axing of striker Bruno Fornaroli.

Phoenix braced for table-topping Glory

DYLAN FOX of the Phoenix passes the ball during between the Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne City FC in Auckland, New Zealand.

Accomplished defender Steven Taylor believes the Wellington Phoenix can climb out of their rut and is relishing the visit of red-hot Perth Glory.

Star Brisbane striker among injured trio

Roar coach JOHN ALOISI looks on during the round five A-League match between the Brisbane Roar and the Central Coast Mariners at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Brisbane is counting a heavy cost from Friday night's A-League loss to Adelaide with star striker Adam Taggart among three injured players.