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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 …

Reds eke out win over Jets

Adelaide United have closed the gap to the top 4 once again, with a 1-0 win over the Newcastle Jets on Sunday at Coopers Stadium.

With over 12,000 fans in attendance, a goal shortly before half time to Marcelo …

Round Recap – Week 16

RoundRecapRound 16 had plenty of twists and turns, and a blowout or two as well. Perth Glory registered their biggest ever winning margin in the A-League when they embarassed Newcastle 6-1 at Hunter Stadium on Saturday. Brisbane, too, went down heavily for the second week running, with in-form Adelaide United putting four more past the Roar.

Elsewhere, Central Coast fought hard but ultimately were beaten 2-1 by the Wanderers, and Melbourne City saw off the Phoenix 3-1 in an impressive display at AAMI Park on Monday. Then, on Australia Day, an own goal …

Title race tightens as Reds thump Roar

Adelaide United has continued its undefeated streak, thumping league leader Brisbane Roar 4-1 on home soil on Friday night.

The result means Brisbane has managed just one point out of a possible nine in the last three weeks. Western …

Round Recap – Week 15

RoundRecapThere were some important results for clubs inside the top 6 in round 15, as the finals picture became even more unsettled than it already was.

Melbourne Victory made a statement with a 4-0 thrashing of Brisbane Roar on Friday night, before Adelaide cemented their 6th position with a 3-1 win over the Mariners on Saturday.

Sydney FC’s win in the Derby and Melbourne City’s draw with Perth on Saturday night ensured that the top teams couldn’t break away from the rest of the pack. Then, on Sunday, Newcastle earned their first win since …

Round Recap – Week 14

RoundRecapIt was a high intensity week of A-League football in round 14, starting with a huge comeback from the Victory to claw back the Mariners to a 3-3 draw on Friday, followed by Melbourne City’s late winner over the Wanderers in a 3-2 classic at AAMI Park.

Elsewhere, Sydney FC downed the Jets 2-0 at ANZ Stadium, and Adelaide United held on to beat ten-man Perth Glory 3-1.

Finally, on Sunday evening at Westpac Stadium, the Phoenix and Roar held each other to a 0-0 draw.

Goal of the week

The goal goes down in the …

Carrusca shines in Reds’ win over Glory

Adelaide United have held off a determined, ten-man Glory side to register a 3-1 win and jump into the A-League top six.

A goal to Sergio Cirio canceled out an early own goal from Tarek Elrich, before a red …

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 …

Late penalty sees Reds past ten-man Sydney

Adelaide has seen back-to-back wins courtesy of Marcelo Carrusca’s late penalty against a resolute Sydney which played the majority of the game a man down.

Jimmy Jeggo broke the deadlock  at the hour mark with a thunderous effort before Filip Holosko …

Victory hold on against fast-finishing Adelaide

Melbourne Victory defeated Adelaide United 2-1 on Saturday night at Etihad Stadium.

In an encounter that saw as many cards as a newsagency, with a total of ten given out by referee Jarred Gillett, Besart Berisha and Oliver Bozanic got on …