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  1. Jets to face toughest test against Roar

    Unbeaten in four games, Newcastle will get the sternest test yet of their A-League credentials when they host early season pacesetters Brisbane at Hunter Stadium on Sunday.The Jets followed up a first game loss at Sydney FC with three straight draws ...

    Preview | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  2. Syd FC A-League dogfight continues: Farina

    Coach Frank Farina has praised the fighting spirit of his Sydney FC side after they salvaged a vital point on Saturday night in their 1-1 draw with Melbourne Victory.In an entertaining up-tempo game in which both sides were wasteful in front of goal,...

    Preview | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  3. Sydney still in A-League finals hunt

    Slipping to eighth spot after back-to-back losses and with clashes against the top three sides to come, Sydney FC face one almighty battle to secure an A-League finals spot.The "dogfight" for a playoff berth, as Sydney coach Frank Farina recently put...

    Preview | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  4. Roar bracing for great A-League challenge

    Brisbane coach Mike Mulvey says the Roar face a great challenge with three games in eight days, but insists they only have eyes on Sunday's A-League clash away to Sydney.The two teams entered the round even on points with Melbourne Heart in the battl...

    Preview | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  5. Wheelhouse exit will spur Jets on: Heskey

    Superstar striker Emile Heskey says Newcastle will use Jobe Wheelhouse's shock departure from the Jets as added motivation in Saturday's crucial A-League clash with Sydney FC.Former captain Wheelhouse shocked the Jets when he walked out on Thursday a...

    Preview | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  6. Roar to place faith in new defence combo

    Brisbane Roar must place their faith in an unlikely defensive combination after losing both skipper Matt Smith and Socceroo Jade North in a huge double blow for Sunday's A-League clash with Western Sydney.Recent scapegoat Matt Jurman can resurrect a ...

    Preview | Conversation | January 18, 2013
  7. Del Piero wants Sydney to keep up fight

    Sydney FC star Alessandro del Piero says his on-field bust-up with teammate Ali Abbas last week was a positive indicator that the Sky Blues are in the right mindset to fight their way into the A-League finals.Del Piero said everything was fine betwee...

    Preview | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  8. Glory's Thwaite injured in Wanderers draw

    Perth Glory defender Michael Thwaite will miss up to four weeks of A-League action after tearing his calf in Thursday night's 1-1 draw with Western Sydney at Patersons Stadium.Thwaite felt a pop in his right calf while preparing to jump for a header ...

    Recap | Conversation | December 27, 2012
  9. Sydney FC stun Central Coast 1-0

    A resurgent Sydney FC have stunned A-League leaders Central Coast 1-0 with Brett Emerton sealing the victory with a late winner on Thursday.Emerton's 89th minute winner secured the three points to lift the Sky Blues off the bottom of the ladder into ...

    Recap | Conversation | December 27, 2012
  10. Wanderers get revenge against Sydney FC

    Western Sydney turned the tables on cross-town rivals Sydney FC with a classy 2-0 win in their A-League derby at Allianz Stadium on Saturday night.After losing 1-0 at home in the first clash between the sides in October, the Wanderers always looked i...

    Recap | Conversation | December 15, 2012
  11. Sydney FC find form, beating Phoenix 2-1

    Sydney FC's twice-daily sessions under new coach Frank Farina aren't about to end just because they've won their first A-League match in six weeks.The Sky Blues notched up their third win of the season in beating fifth-placed Wellington Phoenix 2-1 a...

    Recap | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  12. Phoenix wary of Farina factor

    Captain Andrew Durante is wary of the Farina factor as Wellington Phoenix approach their round 10 clash with A-League cellar-dwellers Sydney FC on Sunday.The fifth-placed Phoenix have won their past five matches against the Sky Blues, who haven't won...

    Preview | Conversation | December 07, 2012
  13. Farina upbeat after SydFC draw with Heart

    Incoming Sydney FC coach Frank Farina took plenty of positives but will be sweating on the fitness of star player Alessandro Del Piero after the Sky Blues' scoreless draw with Melbourne Heart on Sunday.Farina, who arrived at the club on Friday, watch...

    Recap | Conversation | December 02, 2012
  14. Brockie nets in Phoenix win over Wanderers

    Phoenix target man Jeremy Brockie was a little reluctant to celebrate his sixth goal of the A-League football season, the deciding strike in Wellington's 1-0 win over Western Sydney Wanderers at Westpac Stadium on Sunday.Brockie curled in a long-rang...

    Recap | Conversation | December 02, 2012
  15. Herbert wary of Wanderers' A-League threat

    Phoenix coach Ricki Herbert is taking little comfort from Western Sydney's lack of finishing over the first eight weeks of the A-League ahead of their ninth-round clash in Wellington on Sunday.The league newcomers have netted just five times for thre...

    Preview | Conversation | November 30, 2012
  16. Brisbane find their mojo with 4-2 win

    The A-League's marquee man Alessandro Del Piero lived up to his superstar billing with two spectacular goals for Sydney FC against Brisbane at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night, but it wasn't enough to stop the Roar recording a 4-2 win.Unfortunately fo...

    Recap | Conversation | November 16, 2012