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A-League round 27 preview panel

A look at the action in the A-League ahead of round 27, the last week before the finals begin.

Roar team playing for AL future: Davies

DIMITRI PETRATOS of the Jets and Matthew McKay of the Roar to contest the ball during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Brisbane Roar at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Brisbane Roar's A-League clash with Adelaide United will be a final chance for players to impress incoming coach Robbie Fowler, says interim boss Darren Davies.

Fornaroli urged Castro to stay at Perth

DIEGO CASTRO of the Glory celebrates a goal during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Perth Glory at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Star midfielder Diego Castro will play two more A-League seasons at Perth Glory and is looking forward to bonding with boom recruit Bruno Fornaroli.

Ex-Roar skipper backs new coach Fowler

Brisbane Roar new head coach ROBBIE FOWLER poses after a A-League media opportunity at Sea World Resort in Gold Coast, Australia.

Brisbane Roar premiership-winning former captain Matt Smith is excited by Robbie Fowler's arrival as coach of the A-League club.

City's Jamieson wants Victory in AL finals

SCOTT JAMIESON of Melbourne City makes a break during the A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne City FC at QBE Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Melbourne City are well into the mind games before a likely blockbuster A-League final against Melbourne Victory.

Antonis shines on eve of A-League finals

KEVIN MUSCAT, Head Coach of the Victory speaks to his players during a Melbourne Victory A-League training session at Gosch's Paddock in Melbourne, Australia.

Given James Troisi's hamstring injury, Terry Antonis's showing in the Asian Champions League could be a major A-League blessing for Melbourne Victory.

Four ACL points may do for Sydney: Corica

STEVE CORICA arrives at the Sydney FC coach announcement press conference at Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

Coach Steve Corica thinks four points from their last two Asian Champions League games may be enough for Sydney FC to advance to the knockout stages.

Sydney force 2-2 draw with Shanghai SIPG

Sydney FC have kept alive their hopes of advancing from the Asian Champions League group stage with a plucky 2-2 away draw at Chinese champions Shanghai SIPG

Victory B-Team holds Guangzhou in ACL

Melbourne Victory have denied Chinese Super League giants Guangzhou Evergrande in their Asian Champions League encounter, drawing 1-1.

Mariner handed three-match ban for tackle

Central Coast defender Kye Rowles has been handed a three-match ban for his horror tackle on Western Sydney import Alex Baumjohann.

Fowler news already making waves for Roar

Brisbane Roar new head coach ROBBIE FOWLER poses after a A-League media opportunity at Sea World Resort in Gold Coast, Australia.

Robbie Fowler's coaching credentials are unproven, unlike his ability to draw attention, which is being experienced by A-League strugglers Brisbane.

Adelaide wary of Roar A-League backlash

GEORGE BLACKWOOD of United celebrates after kicking a goal between Adelaide United and the Central Coast at Coopers Stadium in Adelaide, Australia.

Adelaide United striker George Blackwood says his A-League club has more reasons than usual to be wary of final-round opponents Brisbane Roar.

Roar coach Robbie Fowler's career numbers

Brisbane Roar new head coach ROBBIE FOWLER poses after a A-League media opportunity at Sea World Resort in Gold Coast, Australia.

A rundown on the career of Liverpool great and new Brisbane Roar head coach Robbie Fowler.

Liverpool's 'God' answers Roar's prayers

Brisbane Roar new head coach ROBBIE FOWLER speaks to media during an A-League media opportunity at Sea World Resort in Gold Coast, Australia.

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler has been named as the new head coach of A-League strugglers Brisbane Roar in the first significant coaching role of his career.

Corica's tactical tweaks for Sydney FC

STEVE CORICA arrives at the Sydney FC coach announcement press conference at Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

Containing Shanghai SIPG's Brazilian trio is in the forefront of Sydney FC coach Sreve Corica's mind for Tuesday's vital Asian Champions league away game.

Cannavaro gives VAR tick, then and now

The most contentious penalty call in Socceroos history would still have stood in the VAR era, according to Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro.

Troisi's A-League season in the balance

JAMES TROISI of the Victory controls the ball during a Melbourne Victory A-League training session at Gosch's Paddock in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Victory face an all-but dead rubber visit of Asian Champions League powerhouse Guangzhou Evergrande on Tuesday night at AAMI Park.

Henrique ponders A-League coaching future

MATT MCKAY of the Roar runs with the ball during the A-League Semi Final match between Melbourne Victory and the Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Henrique has not ruled out returning to Brisbane Roar as part of the coaching staff after confirming his departure from the A-League battlers as a player.

Phoenix A-League striker Krishna in demand

ROY KRISHNA of the Phoenix makes a break during the A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne City FC at QBE Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

A-League clubs are queuing up for the services of Roy Krishna, who is poised to become the first Wellington player in a decade to claim the golden boot.

Phoenix star Krishna adds life to A-League

ROY KRISHNA of the Phoenix in action during the A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and the Perth Glory at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.

There will be renewed interest in the final round of the A-League thanks to Roy Krishna's match-winning hat-trick for a resurgent Wellington Phoenix.

Snapshot for A-League round 26

A look at the action in round 26 of the A-League.

Krishna leads Phoenix to late A-League win

ROY KRISHNA of the Phoenix makes a break during the A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne City FC at QBE Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Roy Krishna has completed a hat-trick in the 94th minute to hand Wellington a dramatic 3-2 home A-League win over Melbourne City.

Wanderers revamp on the agenda for Babbel

Wanderers coach MARKUS BABBEL looks on during a Western Sydney Wanderers A-League training session at Wanderers Training Field in Sydney, Australia.

Markus Babbel has said that Western Sydney "have to do a lot" in the A-League off-season if they want to be competitive after their lacklustre loss in Gosford.

Teenager gives Jets hope for A-L future

Newcastle Jets' Port Macquarie product Angus Thurgate is making an A-League name for himself with some confident performances in the midfield.

Central Coast beat Wanderers in A-League

The Central Coast Mariners have won their final home game of the A-League season, beating Western Sydney Wanderers 3-1 in Gosford.

Jets crush Roar in lopsided A-League clash

Joey Champness has scored twice for Newcastle to spark a youth-inspired 6-1 romp against Brisbane in their A-League clash.

Durante eyes possible Wellington farewell

ANDREW DURANTE of the Phoenix during the A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and the Wellington Phoenix at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

Long-serving Wellington skipper Andrew Durante could lace up at Westpac Stadium for the final time on Sunday when the Phoenix host Melbourne City.

Welcome A-League week off for Sydney FC

RHYAN GRANT of Sydney FC passes during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Wellington Phoenix at WIN Jubilee Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

There's a very welcome week off from A-League action looming for Sydney FC's hard-running right-back Rhyan Grant and his Sky Blues teammates.

James Troisi in scans for hamstring issue

JAMES TROISI of the Victory controls the ball during a Melbourne Victory A-League training session at Gosch's Paddock in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Victory's James Troisi will soon have scans on an injured hamstring after being hurt a 1-0 A-League loss to Adelaide United.

Adelaide United defeat Victory in A-League

JAMES TROISI of the Victory runs with the ball during the AFC Asian Champions League between the Melbourne Victory and Ulsan Hyundai FC at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Adelaide United have defeated Melbourne Victory 1-0 in their A-League game in Adelaide.

Duke relishing A-League return to Gosford

MITCHELL DUKE of the Wanderers kicks during the A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne City at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Mitchell Duke had success early in his A-League career with Central Coast and the Western Sydney Wanderers forward is looking forward to returning to Gosford.

Retiring McKay yearns for Roar revival

MATT MCKAY of the Roar runs with the ball during the A-League Semi Final match between Melbourne Victory and the Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Matt McKay's retirement announcement has given Brisbane's clash with Newcastle plenty of meaning as the Roar champion prepares to ponder life after football.

Matildas aim to out-gun World Cup rivals

ANTE MILICIC, assistant coach of Australia looks on during the Australian Socceroos training session at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Australia.

Matildas coach Ante Milicic has completed his review into Australia's 5-3 friendly loss to the United States and will persist with an all-attack mentality.

Proud dad Poppa praises Perth in A-League

MATTHEW SPIRANOVIC of Australia controls the ball during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification match between the Australian Socceroos and Bangladesh at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Perth Glory coach Tony Popovic has extracted plenty of positives from a 1-0 away loss to Sydney in which he gave his son Kristian an A-League debut.

Sydney tighten grip on second in A-League

STEVE CORICA arrives at the Sydney FC coach announcement press conference at Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC have taken a big step to securing second spot in the A-League with a 1 -0 home win over leaders Perth, who suffered their first away loss.

Kurz wants Adelaide AL fans to be 12th man

Coach MARCO KURZ of Adelaide United looks on during the A-League match between Wellington Phoenix and Adelaide United at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.

A packed Coopers Stadium should be a fantastic venue for Adelaide United's final home game of the season - and possibly Marco Kurz's last in South Australia.

The retiring A-League class of 2019

A major changing of the guard is upon the A-League, with captains from Australia's four biggest clubs calling time on their careers.

A-League farewelling club legends

MATT MCKAY of the Roar runs with the ball during the A-League Semi Final match between Melbourne Victory and the Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Matt McKay has joined A-League stars Alex Brosque, Carl Valeri, Mark Bridge and Brendon Santalab in announcing this season will be his last.

Schenkeveld to miss City's Tasman trip

Melbourne City will face the formidable Wellington Phoenix forward line on Sunday without their best A-League defender, Bart Schenkeveld.

Roar A-League skipper McKay to retire

MATT MCKAY of the Roar runs with the ball during the A-League Semi Final match between Melbourne Victory and the Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

One of the A-League's finest ever midfielders, Matt McKay, has called time on his career and will end his Brisbane Roar playing days next week.

Phoenix deserve to stay long-term: Rudan

MARK RUDAN addresses the media at a Wellington Phoenix A-League press conference after being appointed new head coach at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. Rudan has signed a two-year deal with the club.

Departing Wellington Phoenix coach Mark Rudan says it will be a travesty if the Kiwi club aren't involved in a new-look A-League.

Victory at full strength for home stretch

KEVIN MUSCAT, Head Coach of the Victory speaks to his players during a Melbourne Victory A-League training session at Gosch's Paddock in Melbourne, Australia.

Terry Antonis, Carl Valeri and Lawrence Thomas have all been cleared by Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat for their round 26 trip to Adelaide United.

Emotional Rudan eyes new A-League role

MARK RUDAN addresses the media at a Wellington Phoenix A-League press conference after being appointed new head coach at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. Rudan has signed a two-year deal with the club.

Mark Rudan has apologised for his pending premature exit from the Wellington Phoenix but admits he will look at other A-League options next season.

A-League round 26 preview panel

In the penultimate round of the A-League regular season, Sydney FC host a Perth Glory side on a high after clinching the Premiers Plate.

Victory's Acton at peace with waiting game

MATT ACTON of the Victory warms up before the AFC Champions League match between Melbourne Victory and Shanghai SIPG at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Victory 'keeper Matt Acton says his back-up teammates will need to follow his lead and be ready at all times to perform over the next month.

Corica praises Perth's A-League defence

STEVE CORICA arrives at the Sydney FC coach announcement press conference at Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

A-League Premiers Plate winners Perth need to avoid defeat at closest challenger Sydney to go unbeaten away from home during the regular season.

A-League finals momentum at stake: Glory

Perth Glory don't want to give Sydney FC a leg-up heading into the A-League finals, placing high value on their table-topping clash.

Bring on Melbourne derby AL final: Brattan

LUKE BRATTAN of City kicks the ball during the A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne City at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Melbourne City play Wellington Phoenix this week in a match that could decide where both teams finish in the A-League's top six.

Sydney target second and rest in A-League

ALEX BROSQUE of Sydney shows his dejection during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Brisbane Roar at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC skipper Alex Brosque says he's a 50-50 chance of beating a hip injury and playing in their home A-League match against Perth.

Alex Brosque to call time on soccer career

ALEX BROSQUE of Sydney reacts after being tackled during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Brisbane Roar at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

A-League veteran Alex Brosque will call an end to his long career at the completion of this A-League season.

Snapshot for A-League round 25

A look at the action in round 25 of the A-League.

Popovic has unfinished business at Glory

Wanderers coach TONY POPOVIC looks on during the A-League Elimination Final match between the Brisbane Roar and the Western Sydney Wanderers at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

"One down, one to go" is the attitude Perth Glory are taking after ending their 15-year title drought on Sunday.

Stajcic expects Mariners decision soon

Matildas Head Coach ALEN STAJCIC speaks to the media during an Australian Matildas media opportunity at Harmony Park in Sydney, Australia.

Central Coast caretaker coach Alen Stajcic expects a decision on his future with the A-League club will be made this week.

Glory claim A-League's Premiers Plate

TONY POPOVIC, coach of the Wanderers, looks on during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and Western Sydney Wanderers at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Perth Glory are guaranteed to finish on top of the A-League ladder after beating Newcastle 1-0 at HBF Park on Sunday.

Victory leave it late in win over Mariners

GEORG NIEDERMEIER of the Victory controls the ball during a Melbourne Victory A-League training session at Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Victory have claimed a 2-1 win over the Central Coast Mariners at AAMI Park that keeps them in the hunt for a top-two finish.

Sam Kerr starts US season with a goal

SAMANTHA KERR of the Glory celebrates after scoring a goal during the W-League match at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Sam Kerr has scored in her Chicago Red Stars season debut.

Sydney FC captain welcomes derby niggle

MILOS NINKOVIC of Sydney FC celebrates scoring the opening goal during the AFC Champions League match between Suwon Samsung Bluewings and Sydney FC at Suwon World Cup Stadium in Suwon, South Korea.

Sydney FC captain Alex Brosque was happy to see the niggle back in the A-League derby against Western Sydney Wanderers.

Motivation no issue for Wanderers: Babbel

MARKUS BABBEL, head coach of Hoffenheim looks on during the training session of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim for the upcoming Bundesliga season at Dietmar-Hopp-Stadion in Sinsheim, Germany.

Western Sydney coach Markus Babbel says the last two A-League rounds will offer players opportunities to put themselves in the shop window for other clubs.

A-League home final no big deal: Joyce

WARREN JOYCE the coach of Melbourne City looks on during the A-League match between Melbourne City FC and Sydney FC at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne City coach Warren Joyce says he's only focused on winning and not concerned if his team secure an A-League home final.

Sydney A-League derby ends in 1-1 draw

ALEX BROSQUE of Sydney shows his dejection during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Brisbane Roar at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC have been held 1-1 by local rivals Western Sydney in the A-League, which all but ended their hopes of pipping Perth for the Premiers' Plate.

City and Adelaide settle for A-League draw

Coach WARREN JOYCE of Melbourne City looks on before the League match between Melbourne City FC and Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne City and Adelaide United have played out a 0-0 draw at AAMI Park, leaving the Reds in fourth spot and within reach of an A-League home final.

A-League relief looms for bruised Victory

TRENT SAINSBURY of the Socceroos acknowledges the crowd after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between Thailand and the Australia Socceroos at Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.

After a 2-1 loss in last Saturday's Big Blue and a 4-0 shellacking in the Asian Champions League, Melbourne Victory want an A-League win over Central Coast.

Perth Glory not swayed by Premiers Plate

Wanderers coach TONY POPOVIC looks on during the A-League Elimination Final match between the Brisbane Roar and the Western Sydney Wanderers at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Leaders Perth Glory say they'll be methodical in pursuit of a first piece of A-League silverware when they host the Newcastle Jets.

Player stocks dwindling at Brisbane Roar

DARREN DAVIES coach of the Brisbane Roar during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Brisbane Roar at McDonald Jones Stadium on in Newcastle, Australia.

Darren Davies' delight at a rare Brisbane Roar A-League win has been tempered by the loss of even more senior players ahead of their match with Newcastle.

Coach Rudan to leave Wellington Phoenix

MARK RUDAN addresses the media at a Wellington Phoenix A-League press conference after being appointed new head coach at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. Rudan has signed a two-year deal with the club.

Coach Mark Rudan will leave Wellington Phoenix for personal reasons at the end of their finals campaign and goes with the A-League club's blessing.

Beautheac double hands Roar A-League win

Brisbane Roar have stunned Wellington 2-1 thanks to a double from Eric Beautheac, all but ensuring Central Coast will finish with the A-League's wooden spoon.

A-League set for finals marketing campaign

FFA will launch a finals-specific marketing campaign in the hope to boost viewership numbers before the end of a miserably watched A-League season.

Joyce backing City's 'team of men'

Melbourne City confront Adelaide United in a possible elimination A-League final preview on Saturday night at AAMI Park.

Rudan to leave Wellington Phoenix: report

Wellington Phoenix A-League Head coach MARK RUDAN poses following a Wellington Phoenix A-League press conference at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.

Unsettled coach Mark Rudan will reportedly leave Wellington Phoenix at the end of this season, cutting short his A-League contract by a year.

Sydney in form ahead of A-League derby

ALEX WILKINSON of Sydney FC looks on during the A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and Sydney FC at Central Coast Stadium on in Gosford, Australia.

Sydney aren't fretting over a short turnaround going into their A-League derby with a Western Sydney side they have dominated in recent times.

A-League champ Carl Valeri calls time

CARL VALERI of the Victory controls the ball during the A-League match between the Melbourne Victory and the Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Socceroo and Melbourne Victory captain Carl Valeri has made the decision to call time on his playing career at the end of the A-League season.

International strikers sparking Sydney FC

Attacking players from five different nations are providing late-season spark for A-League high-flyers Sydney FC.

A-League round-25 preview panel

Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory must shake off Asian Champions League fatigue in two key A-League fixtures in round 25.

More injury woes afflict lowly Roar

Roar coach Darren Davies

Brisbane interim coach Darren Davies will have just 17 fit players to choose from for their A-League clash with Wellington.

We can destroy A-League teams: Corica

STEVE CORICA arrives at the Sydney FC coach announcement press conference at Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

Coach Steve Corica says Sydney FC will destroy other A-League sides if they produce the same attacking flair they showed in their latest Champions League game.

Melbourne Victory hit for four in China

Melbourne Victory's hopes of progressing to the Asian Champions League knock-out phase are in tatters after a 4-0 loss to Guangzhou Evergrande.

Sydney FC held to 3-3 draw in ACL thriller

Sydney FC have dropped two precious points in the Asian Champions league, drawing 3-3 at home by China's Shanghai SIPG after leading on three occasions.

Sydney FC fed up with focus on SCG pitch

STEVE CORICA arrives at the Sydney FC coach announcement press conference at Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC are more than happy to play at Jubilee Stadium until the iconic SCG playing surface is restored to the required standards.

Sydney FC ready for Brazilian threat

STEVE CORICA arrives at the Sydney FC coach announcement press conference at Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC know they must stop Brazilian stars Hulk and Oscar in order to beat cashed-up Shanghai SIPG and stay in the race for Asian Champions League honours.

Victory's Chinese task doesn't faze Muscat

Melbourne Victory coach KEVIN MUSCAT looks on during the A-League match Melbourne Victory and Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Victory's Asian Champions League opponents, China's Guangzhou Evergrande,- boasts Brazilian international Paulinho.

Victory's Antonis could train this week

TERRY ANTONIS of the Victory kicks the ball clear from RYOTA OSHIMA of Kawasaki Frontale during the AFC Asian Champions League match between the Melbourne Victory and Kawasaki Frontale at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Terry Antonis has avoided a major injury from his tumble at the SCG and could resume training this week for A-League club Melbourne Victory.

Jets to field rookies against Glory in A-L

ERNIE MERRICK coach of the Phoenix watches on during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and Wellington Phoenix at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Ernie Merrick wants to see more of his Newcastle Jets youngsters with an eye to the next A-League season.

Perth's Ikonomidis cleared of major injury

CHRIS IKONOMIDIS of Perth Glory looks on for a player to pass to during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and the Brisbane Roar at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Star forward Chris Ikonomidis has been cleared of serious damage to his shoulder and will be fit for Perth Glory's push for a maiden A-League title.

Fowler hunts goals on road to France

MARY FOWLER of Australia takes a shot at goal during the International match between the Young Matildas and Thailand at Leichhardt Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Mary Fowler, the 16-year-old talent hoping to make the Matildas squad for the World Cup, says she wants to become the best striker in world football.

Matildas tee up Dutch friendly

ANTE MILICIC coaches during the PS4 Player Pathway Award Camp in Sydney, Australia.

Australia's national women's football team will play the Netherlands in their last fully-fledged hitout before June's World Cup in France.

A-League rubs Stamatelopoulos out for two

APOSTOLOS STAMATELOPOULOS of Adelaide United shoots for goal during the A-League match between Adelaide United and Sydney FC at Coopers Stadium in Adelaide, Australia.

Rising star Apostolos Stamatelopoulos has been suspended for two A-League matches after receiving a straight red card in Adelaide's win against Wellington.

A-League moves Sydney FC from SCG

Sydney FC's round 26 fixture with A-League ladder leaders Perth Glory will now take place at Netstrata Jubilee Stadium rather than the SCG.

Victory's Antonis gets good injury news

TERRY ANTONIS of the Victory kicks the ball clear from RYOTA OSHIMA of Kawasaki Frontale during the AFC Asian Champions League match between the Melbourne Victory and Kawasaki Frontale at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Terry Antonis is expected to be eyeing off a return in time for the A-League finals after being cleared of a serious knee injury.

Spiranovic boosts Perth's A-League push

Wanderers coach TONY POPOVIC looks on during the A-League Elimination Final match between the Brisbane Roar and the Western Sydney Wanderers at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Socceroos central defender Matthew Spiranovic has underlined his class in a successful return to action for A-League ladder leader Perth Glory.

A-League round 24 snapshot

RITCHIE DE LAET of the City kicks the ball at goal during the A-League match between Melbourne City and the Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

A look at the action in round 24 of the A-League.

Perth close in on A-League Premiers Plate

MILOS NINKOVIC of Sydney FC celebrates scoring the opening goal during the AFC Champions League match between Suwon Samsung Bluewings and Sydney FC at Suwon World Cup Stadium in Suwon, South Korea.

Perth are tantalisingly close to clinching the Premiers Plate and may be able to do it before meeting their closest challenger Sydney in the penultimate round.

Glory cruise to A-League win over Mariners

NEIL KILKENNY of the Glory move the ball foward during the A-League match between the Perth Glory and the Central Coast Mariners at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Perth have remained on course for the A-League Premiers Plate with a 3-0 away win over last-placed Central Coast in Gosford.

Ten-man Reds down Phoenix 3-1 in A-League

APOSTOLOS STAMATELOPOULOS of Adelaide United shoots for goal during the A-League match between Adelaide United and Sydney FC at Coopers Stadium in Adelaide, Australia.

A 10-man Adelaide United has drawn level with fourth-placed Wellington Phoenix after a 3-1 win at Coopers Stadium on Sunday.

Sky Blues haunted by last season's pain

BRANDON O'NEILL of Sydneycompetes with Terry Antonis of the Victory during the A-League Semi Final match between Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC midfielder Brandon O'Neill admits to still being haunted by the pain of last year's semi-final exit in the A-League.

Surging Sky Blues put heat on Perth Glory

Sydney FC have cut the gap between themselves and A-League leaders Perth to three points with four games remaining in the regular season.

Victory star injured on "unsafe" SCG turf

TERRY ANTONIS of the Victory controls the ball during the A-League match between the Melbourne Victory and Perth Glory at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Milos Ninkovic has scored a 93rd-minute winner for Sydney FC in their 2-1 win over Melbourne Victory in the A-League.

Merrick cool on Jets A-League prospects

ERNIE MERRICK coach of the Phoenix watches on during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and Wellington Phoenix at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Newcastle coach Ernie Merrick believes the Jets win over Western Sydney just delays the inevitable as he is braced for his side to miss the A-League finals.

Beaten Matildas keeping eyes on WC prize

LISA DE VANNA of Australia in action during the Women's Algarve Cup Tournament match between Australia and China at Estadio Municipal de Albufeira in Albufeira, Portugal.

Lisa De Vanna and Ellie Carpenter believe the Matildas will be better for their 5-3 loss against World Cup champions USA.

Glory look to rebound from A-League loss

Wanderers coach TONY POPOVIC looks on during the A-League Elimination Final match between the Brisbane Roar and the Western Sydney Wanderers at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Perth Glory aren't taking last-placed Central Coast lightly as the A-League leaders aim to preserve their record of not suffering successive losses this season.

Phoenix the A-League form team: Rudan

MARK RUDAN addresses the media at a Wellington Phoenix A-League press conference after being appointed new head coach at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand. Rudan has signed a two-year deal with the club.

Wellington Phoenix coach Mark Rudan is increasingly bullish about his form team's A-League prospects ahead of their trip to Adelaide.

Roar confront further A-League injuries

Coach WARREN JOYCE of Melbourne City looks on before the League match between Melbourne City FC and Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne City coach Warren Joyce has revealed that French star Florin Berenguer was robbed after settling into his new A-League home.

Ritchie De Laet fires City past Brisbane

RILEY MCGREE of the Jets in action during the 2018 A-League Grand Final match between the Newcastle Jets and the Melbourne Victory at McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Melbourne City have jumped up to fifth in the A-League standings after a 4-1 defeat of a woeful Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park on Friday.

Good headaches for A-League coaches

Victory head coach KEVIN MUSCAT looks upfield during a Melbourne Victory Training Session at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

A-League heavyweights Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory are set to field almost full-strength sides in Saturday's Big Blue clash at the SCG.

Lessons from the Matildas loss to the USA

HAYLEY RASO Australia holds off Narumi Miura of Japan during the Tournament Of Nations at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois.

The Matildas lost 5-3 to world No.1s USA in Denver on Friday (AEDT).

Milicic wants USA rematch in World Cup

LISA DE VANNA of Sydney FC in action during the W-League semi final match between Sydney FC and the Newcastle Jets at Leichhardt Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Australia suffered from fatigue and poor defensive choices in a 5-3 loss to world No.1 USA, according to Matildas coach Ante Milicic.

Jets pitch new A-League deal to O'Donovan

ROY O'DONOVAN of the Mariners celebrates a goal during the A-League match between Central Coast Mariners and Adelaide United at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

The Newcastle Jets have tabled a one-year contract to extension to Irish striker Roy O'Donovan ahead of Saturday's A-League game against Western Sydney.

FFA appoint Rob Sherman technical director

FFA CEO DAVID GALLOP speaks to the media during a press conference at the FFA Offices in Sydney, Australia.

Melbourne Victory's coaching general manager Rob Sherman has been announced as the new FFA technical director.

Socceroo Ryan chasing FA Cup final glory

MAT RYAN of Australia saves a goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Asian Playoff match between the Australian Socceroos and Syria at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Should Brighton manage to beat Manchester City on Sunday, Socceroo Mat Ryan will become just the sixth Australian to play in an FA Cup final.

USA win eight-goal thriller vs Matildas

SAMANTHA KERR of Perth Glory finds space near the goals during the W-League match between the Perth Glory and Canberra United at Hay Park in Bunbury, Australia.

Goals to Lisa De Vanna, Caitlin Foord and Sam Kerr were not enough to earn the Matildas an upset over world champions USA in Denver.

Big decision looming on A-League: Barlow

The A-League has reached a fork in the road and a looming choice will decide whether it proves a success or failure, says Sydney FC chairman Scott Barlow.

Santalab wants to leave A-League a winner

BRENDON SANTALAB of the Wanderers reacts during the A-League match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Adelaide United at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Striker Brendon Santalab has announced he'll retire at the end of the A-League season, and wants to go out a winner with Perth Glory.

28 teams before AL relegation

Australian soccer's much-vaunted panacea - a promotion and relegation system - is no chance of happening in the near future according to the players' union.

A-League round-24 preview panel

Roar coach DARREN DAVIES gestures during the A-League match between the Brisbane Roar and the Western Sydney Wanderers at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

The six A-League finalists can be determined three weeks out from the end of the regular season if results fall the right way in round 24.

Matildas field Fowler against No.1s USA

LAURA ALLEWAY of Australia in action during the Women's Algarve Cup Tournament match between Australia and China at Estadio Municipal de Albufeira in Albufeira, Portugal.

Vice-captain Steph Catley, defender Laura Alleway and forward Chloe Logarzo have all been ruled out of the Matildas' clash with USA due to minor injuries.

Niedermeier craves Champions League role

GEORG NIEDERMEIER of the Victory controls the ball during a Melbourne Victory A-League training session at Melbourne, Australia.

Georg Niedermeier is open to extending his A-League stay with Melbourne Victory but wants a role in the Asian Champions League squad if he does.

Phoenix labelled A-League's best to watch

ANGE POSTECOGLOU, coach of Australia reacts during the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Group B match between Chile and Australia at Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

Socceroos great Mark Bosnich rates Wellington Phoenix as the most attractive teams in the A-League.

Ill Joyce saddles up for City-Roar clash

Coach WARREN JOYCE of Melbourne City looks on before the League match between Melbourne City FC and Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne City will hope to move back into the race for a home A-League final by beating Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park.

Sky Blues want A-League Big Blue payback

ALEX BROSQUE of Sydney shows his dejection during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Brisbane Roar at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC tasted defeat in their last two matches against Melbourne Victory but captain Alex Brosque says the Sky Blues were the better side each time.

Didulica, Lederer want A-League deal soon

Money-losing professional football clubs have again appealed for a new economic model to underpin Australian football and the A-League.

Fowler factor on Matildas' minds

MARY FOWLER of Australia takes a shot at goal during the International match between the Young Matildas and Thailand at Leichhardt Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Could Mary Fowler follow in the footsteps of established Matildas Sam Kerr, Emily van Egmond and Caitlin Foord and head to a World Cup before turning 18?

City players want Joyce A-League clarity

JAMIE MACLAREN of Australia controls the ball during the Australian Socceroos Training Session at the Gloria Football Club in Antalya, Turkey.

A-League ace Jamie Maclaren says he's passed concussion protocols and is fit to resume for Melbourne City against his former side Brisbane.

Jets coach gives up on A-League finals

ERNIE MERRICK coach of the Phoenix watches on during the A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and Wellington Phoenix at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle, Australia.

Newcastle coach Ernie Merrick says consecutive defeats mean the seventh-placed Jets won't make the A-League finals.

Sydney FC acknowledge Victory's favour

ALEX WILKINSON of Sydney FC dribbles the ball during the A-League match between Sydney FC and the Newcastle Jets at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney FC defender Alex Wilkinson says Melbourne Victory did his team a favour by beating A-League leaders Perth Glory.

Broken toes sideline Phoenix defender

LOUIS FENTON of the Phoenix passes the ball during the A-League match between Melbourne City and the Wellington Phoenix at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Wellington defender Louis Fenton's A-League campaign is seemingly over after he underwent surgery on his broken toes.

Stajcic welcomes Perth A-League test

Matildas Head Coach ALEN STAJCIC speaks to the media during an Australian Matildas media opportunity at Harmony Park in Sydney, Australia.

Central Coast caretaker coach Alen Stajcic welcomes the challenge of his A-League last-placed side taking on Perth in just his third match in charge.

New Wanderer Duke making A-League impact

MITCHELL DUKE of the Mariners in action during the A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and the Brisbane Roar at Central Coast Stadium in Gosford, Australia.

Mitchell Duke's mid-season move to Western Sydney Wanderers is paying off for both player and club, as his eye-catching A-League goal celebration turns heads.

Milicic's Matildas impress forward Simon

KYAH SIMON of Melbourne City Womens team poses during a Melbourne City W-League media opportunity at SBS Studios in Melbourne, Australia.

Injured forward Kyah Simon is excited about what she's seen so far from an Ante Milicic-led Matildas outfit.