Over the winter, Perth have built their campaign on gaining revenge, and going one better than last season. Whilst a healthy attitude to adopt, one has to be careful during the long A-League season. Perth hit form at the right end of the season in 2011/12, and will need to do the same this time around. They have built an impressive squad, and one that is definitely capable of going all the way.
The team has been built from the back this season, with Michael Thwaite and Adrian Zahra handy editions. But much will be reliant on the Kiwi magician Shane Smeltz, who has an uncanny knack for finding the back of the net. It will be a very exciting season for the Glory.
PREDICTION: Third. Predicting one worse than last year, but the shorter finals campaign may suit the Glory.
BEST FINISH: 2nd in 2011/12. Lost to Brisbane in Grand Final 2-1.
THE SIGNING: When Gold Coast folded last season, Michael Thwaite was the golden …