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You are viewing Posts Tagged ‘Aaron Mooy’

Former Mariner now saving Seagulls

In terms of Australian internationals who are currently plying their trade in the English Premier League, the list is not necessarily all that exhaustive. In fact, just two players from that competition featured in the most recent Socceroos squad.

One of those is Huddersfield’s Aaron Mooy, while the other is Mat Ryan of Brighton. These two players may not have any similarities in terms of on-field positions, but they certainly do when it comes to their objectives for the season.

Both of their employers earned promotion from the EFL Championship back in 2016/17 and managed to stay in the English top flight …

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 …

Second-half treble pushes City into first

Melbourne City has jumped from fourth to first on the ladder after defeating Brisbane Roar 3-1 at AAMI Park. Brisbane had taken the lead in the first half but three goals in the second half, including two in …

Round Recap – Week 22

RoundRecapWell, we have a new leader in the A-League after round 22, with Adelaide extending their unbeaten streak to 14 games and taking first place on the table from Western Sydney Wanderers, who went down 3-2 in a classic match on Friday night.

Adelaide’s 4-0 win over Wellington on Saturday launched them into first, before Melbourne City kept pace with the top three later that night with a 3-0 win over Sydney FC.

Then, on Sunday, Melbourne Victory defeated Central Coast 2-0 in Gosford, before Perth jumped into sixth place on the ladder with …

Round Recap – Week 21

RoundRecapA win to Western Sydney and a loss to Brisbane Roar sees the Wanderers establish a crucial two point advantage on the A-League ladder after round 21. Western Sydney saw off Perth Glory 2-1 on Friday night, before Brisbane Roar suffered another substantial loss as they went down 3-0 to the in-form Adelaide United.

In the first game of the week, Wellington shocked Melbourne City 2-1 in windy conditions in the New Zealand capital on Friday night, and on Saturday night, Melbourne Victory could only manage a 1-1 draw with ten-man Sydney FC …

Phoenix hold on in windy Wellington

Melbourne City has spurned a chance to start the weekend on top of the table after losing to Wellington Phoenix 2-1.

In windy conditions at Westpac Stadium, City was unable to make the most of its dominance in the …

Round Recap – Week 20

RoundRecapThere’s hardly a need for scrapping the offside rule and making the goals bigger in the A-League, after another 22 goals were banged in a crazy, yet entertaining, round 20.

Adelaide started the week off with a last-gasp win over Melbourne Victory on the road, before Newcastle overcame a spirited Wellington Phoenix on Saturday afternoon.

In the Sydney derby, a first-half goal each way ensured a 1-1 draw, before Perth Glory smashed six past the Roar in a ridiculous 6-3 result late on Saturday.

Then, on Sunday, Melbourne City edged closer to ensuring a finals …

City power past Mariners in second half

Melbourne City have consolidated fourth place on the A-League table this afternoon with a 3-1 win over the Central Coast Mariners at AAMI Park.

Goals to Patrick Kisnorbo, Aaron Mooy and Ben Garuccio were more than enough to offset …

City share the points with ten-man Glory

Ten-man Perth Glory have held Melbourne City to a 2-2 draw in a back-and-forth contest at nib Stadium on Saturday night.

With 7,021 fans in attendance, goals to Erik Paartalu and Aaron Mooy were offset by strikes from Diego …

Round Recap – Week 10

RoundRecapRound 10 of the A-League saw the competition add another city to the ever growing list of those that have hosted regular season fixtures, with Cairns’ Cazaly’s Stadium the venue for Brisbane Roar and Wellington Phoenix on Saturday.

More impressive was the Wanderers extended their winning streak to seven games, and their lead at the top of the table to four points, following a 2-0 win over Melbourne Victory on Saturday night.

That game at Wanderland was bookended by a 2-1 come-from-behind win for Brisbane Roar over the Phoenix, and a 2-1 win for …