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You are viewing Posts Tagged ‘FFA Cup’

FFA grossly overestimate Cup’s perception

In 2014, Adelaide United hosted Perth Glory in the inaugural FFA Cup final, in front of 16,142 fans on a Tuesday night in December. Last night, just 15,098 fans came through the turnstiles for the FFA Cup Final between the …

Victory take out 2015 FFA Cup Final

Melbourne Victory have taken out the 2015 FFA Cup tonight with a 2-0 win in front of 15,098 fans at AAMI Park.

First-half goals to Oliver Bozanic and Besart Berisha were enough for the reigning A-League Champions to add a third …

Podcast 89: Money for Nothing

This week, the guys take an in-depth look at the Phoenix licence dilemma, analyse all the round 3 results and talking points, and preview the round 4 games to come this weekend.

Follow us at @ultimatealeague on Twitter and Instagram, like us on Facebook, or email us at podcast@ultimatealeague.com

Featuring: Kristian Dwyer and Justin Tickner.

Length: 1 hour, 1 minute, 29 seconds.



Victory overcome Hume to qualify for Cup final

A spirited display by Hume City wasn’t enough on Wednesday night, as the reigning A-League Champions Melbourne Victory qualified for the FFA Cup final with a hard-fought 3-0 win.

Over 6,000 fans made the trip to AAMI Park for the match …

Glory through to second successive Cup final

Perth Glory will play in the FFA Cup Final for the second year in succession, after comfortably defeating fellow semi-finalists Melbourne City 3-1 on Wednesday night.

An own goal just before half time and a Chris Harold finish in the 72nd …

FFA Cup Quarter Finals Matchday Two Wrap

velaphicupMelbourne City and Perth Glory joined the Victory and Hume City in the final four of the 2015 FFA Cup, with City seeing off Heidelberg United 5-0 at the Olympic Village, and Perth defeating Western Sydney 4-2 on penalties in the West.

The draw for the semi-finals, conducted at the conclusion of tonight’s matches, sees Hume City host Melbourne Victory, and Melbourne City taking on the Glory in Perth.

Heidelberg United 0-5 Melbourne City

FFA Cup Quarter Finals Matchday One Wrap

489540494It’s that time of the competition where heroes are made and legendary teams are slain, where 90 minutes can define the difference between a fairytale and underperforming – of course, we’re talking about the FFA Cup!

Three teams from Victoria and one from South Australia took part in two do-or-die Quarter final clashes in the Garden State, with the prize of reaching the semi finals at hand.

Melbourne Victory 3-1 Adelaide United…

2015 FFA Cup Round of 16 Matchday One Wrap

cityduranteFour games down, four to go in the Round of 16 of the FFA Cup 2015. We had twelve goals, a red card, a record breaking strike, and two games go into extra time on a scintillating night of Cup football.

Two all A-League clashes highlighted the first match-day of the round, with Melbourne City putting five past a hapless Phoenix, and Adelaide edging past Sydney FC 2-1 after extra time. Elsewhere, NPL Victoria’s Heidelberg United defeated Sydney United 2-0 at home, and the Glory left it very late to defeat Brisbane Premier …

2015 FFA Cup Matchday Four Wrap


While there weren’t as many shots hitting the back of the net as there were on Match Days 2 and 3, the last four games of the Round of 32 provided plenty of action for football fans everywhere. All in all, 8 goals were scored on Tuesday night across three venues in New South Wales and one in Victoria.

Western Sydney, Wellington and Perth were the winners of the all A-League clashes, with Oakleigh overcoming Far North Queensland in Melbourne in the final state federation game of the round.

Western Sydney Wanderers 1-0 Brisbane Roar

Penrith’s Pepper …

2015 FFA Cup Matchday Four Preview

FFACup_GenericIt’s the final matchday for the Round of 32 and it’s make or break time for the remaining six A-League sides in the competition.

Pairing off against each other, these six sides face a do-or-die battle for a place in the round of 16, and a chance at replenishing their long awaiting trophy cabinets.

Brisbane Roar v Western Sydney Wanderers

The Breakdown: Both sides had FFA Cup’s to forget last year, with Western Sydney, in particular, having a disappointing outing in the round of 32 when they were knocked out by South Australian representatives …