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A-League Ins & Outs 2016/17


The A-League off-season is starting to wind down, so that means the transfer season is heating up!

So, from now through to the start of the season in October, we’ll be keeping you up to date with all the squad movements from each of the 10 Hyundai A-League clubs.

So, favourite, share, or bookmark this page — that way you’ve got it close handy so you’re fully informed before Round 1.

Last updated: Tuesday 18th October, 9:30pm

Adelaide United


Adelaide down Wanderers, crowned A-League Champions

Adelaide United lifted their first A-League Championship trophy on Sunday night, defeating the Western Sydney Wanderers 3-1 in front of 50,119 fans at a pulsating Adelaide Oval.

Goals to Bruce Kamau, Isaias and Pablo Sanchez sealed the win for …

2015/16 Player of the Season

POTY_bannerAfter 135 games, the 2015/16 A-League regular season has come to an end, and with it, we welcome what should be a thoroughly exciting finals series to come over the next few weeks.

Before we get to that, however, it’s time for us to award our Ultimate A-League Player of the Season for 2015/16.

After each game of the regular season, our Match Reporters lodged votes (3, 2 and 1) for the players they thought performed the best on the day and, since round 1, we’ve been providing weekly updates on our Instagram …

Round Recap – Week 27

RoundRecapWell, it took until the final weekend of the season, but we finally have a Premier. Congratulations to Adelaide United who, after a 2-0 win away at Melbourne City on Friday, had results go their way throughout the weekend, allowing them to claim their second A-League Premier’s Plate.

On Saturday, the inconsequential game of the week saw the Jets defeat the Mariners 4-2 at Central Coast Stadium, before Melbourne Victory held out Brisbane Roar later that night to ensure Adelaide’s triumph.

Then, on Sunday, the Wanderers leap-frogged the Roar to claim second place (and …

Sky Blues put four past poor Perth

Perth Glory have stumbled at Allianz Stadium tonight, going down 4-0 to Sydney FC to rule out a home final in week one of the play-offs.

David Carney, Filip Holosko, Milos Ninkovic and Ali Abbas scored for the home …

Jets down Mariners in F3 Derby

Central Coast Mariners were defeated by the Newcastle Jets 4-2 in Gosford on Saturday, in what was a thrilling final F3 Derby of the season.

Newcastle got the game going in the opening minute with a spectacular goal from …

Reds down City, claim top spot

Adelaide United have defeated Melbourne City 2-0 tonight at AAMI Park, with Isaias and Bruce Djite scoring to keep the Reds’ Premier’s Plate hopes alive.

The equation for both teams was simple – a win would give them a …

Round Recap – Week 26

RoundRecapTop spot in the A-League changed hands three times in round 26, as each of the top four teams fought for superiority.

Ultimately, the fate of the Premier’s Plate will come down to the last 5 games of the season, setting up a spectacular round 27 next weekend.

The action began on Friday when the Wanderers saw off the Mariners 4-1, allowing them to take top spot back.

Then, on Saturday, the Victory ended Sydney FC’s season as they downed the Phoenix 4-1 on the road. Later that night, Adelaide United got past Sydney FC …

Perth hold on to defeat plucky City

Perth Glory have withstood a late Melbourne City comeback, downing the title-contenders 3-2 in front of 14,504 fans at nib Stadium – the highest attendance for a Glory home game in over three years.

Andy Keogh, Gyorgy Sandor and …

Round Recap – Week 25

RoundRecapThere’s just two rounds left until finals, but still we’re no closer to knowing which team will lift the Premier’s Plate after round 27.

Western Sydney faltered on Good Friday against the Victory, and Brisbane capitalised with a last gasp win against Sydney FC on Saturday.

Adelaide United followed suit on Sunday, defeating the lowly Mariners 4-2 at home, whilst Perth kept pace with an important 2-1 away win over Newcastle.

Then, on Easter Monday, Melbourne City downed the Phoenix 3-0, which pushed City into top spot on the A-League ladder at the end of …