Perth defender Dino Djulbic is facing a possible 18-month ban after being sensationally sent off in the Glory's 5-2 defeat against Sydney FC.
Sydney FC coach John Kosmina is set to experience a selection headache - how to fit Socceroos hero John Aloisi into the team.
A week is a long time in football. For Sydney FC and coach John Kosmina, it could well mean the return of up to five first-team players.
Club captains are predicting the closest competition on record as the A-League enters its fourth season, despite installing Sydney FC as title favourites.
FFA's decision to shift the A-League grand final to Sydney appears set to be vindicated with a crowd of nearly 40,000 expected on Sunday.
A return home for the birth of his second child has delivered a twin-set of unexpected bonuses for Central Coast defender Alvin Ceccoli.
Queensland Roar kept their grand final hopes alive and in the process likely confirmed the Sydney Football Stadium as the venue for the A-League decider.
The war of words between rival A-League coaches Frank Farina and John Kosmina is set to continue with officials unlikely to intervene.
Sydney FC captain Tony Popovic has denied his side used rough house tactics to unsettle Queensland in the opening leg of the A-League minor semi-final.
Queensland goalkeeper Griffin McMaster has set up an intriguing showdown in the second leg of the A-League minor semi-final.
Sydney FC coach John Kosmina has claimed Queensland should be concerned about the second leg of the minor semi-final after the Roar held on for a 0-0 draw.
The A-League grand final will definitely be in Sydney on February 24. Exactly where will require a delicate juggling act from Football Federation Australia.
Sydney FC captain Tony Popovic believes the club's early season woes have them steeled for a run at the A-League championship.
Striker Michael Bridges will on Tuesday return to England with little fanfare, but having played his part in Sydney FC's resurrection.
Sydney FC are headed for a showdown with Socceroos boss Pim Verbeek after John Kosmina foreshadowed a club-versus-country row heading in to the A-League finals.
By kick-off in Sunday's must-win clash against Melbourne, it will have been 778 days since Sydney FC last beat the Victory.