Amazing Escape by Victory

December 31st, 2008 by luckyliam10

Recently I attended my second A-League game for the season and was amazed at how poor the level of football was after my first visit .
Melbourne Victory had recently been through an extremely poor patch losing to the bottom three teams really looking like a side that would drop out of the finals race.
Sydney FC [...]

A-League Review Round 17

December 31st, 2008 by luckyliam10

The Hyundai A-League is fast approaching the business end of the season with only 4 rounds to go things are really starting to tighten up in this new and every improving league.
Round 17 really showed how close the league is with each game decided by a single goal.
Newcastle Jets vs Central Coast Mariners
Bottom of the [...]

A-League Review Round 16

December 22nd, 2008 by luckyliam10

Round 16 of the A-League once against saw Adelaide on FIFA Club World Cup duties so their was only 3 games in the round. The bottom sides are starting to assert themselves as top 4 contendor while early leaders have lost their way.
Wellington Phoenix vs Central Coast Mariners
BANG a goal to Smeltz the top striker [...]

Adelaide United at the FIFA Club World Cup

December 21st, 2008 by luckyliam10

Adelaide United the Australian team that made it all the way to the Asian Champions League Final earned its place into the FIFA Club World Cup.
The team had to play Oceania Champions Waitakere United before moving onto Gamba Osaka their AFC Final opponents for a possible berth into a semi final against Manchester United.
Adelaide United [...]

A-League Review Round 15

December 21st, 2008 by luckyliam10

Round 15 of the Hyundai A-League saw only 3 matches being played due to Adelaide being on FIFA Club World Cup Duties.
Wellington Phoenix vs Perth Glory
The two teams that have struggled in the A-League came up against each other to decide who was going to have a dash at the top 4. The match was [...]

A-League Review Round 14

December 21st, 2008 by luckyliam10

Round 14 of the A-League saw the equal biggest defeat in the league’s short history and a massive upset in a very competitive season.
Adelaide United vs Wellington Phoenix
Adelaide came saw and conqured in an outstanding game by their standards. The home side dominated the game and managed to score 2 first half goals and 4 [...]

A-League Review Round 13

December 21st, 2008 by luckyliam10

Round 13 in the Hyundai A-League saw some interesting results and showed how even the competition can be at times.
Wellington Phoenix vs Melbourne Victory
Wellington Phoenix came up against top of the table Melbourne Victory at home in what was expected to be a tight contest due to the return of former Victory striker Fred on [...]

Captain Courageous

November 26th, 2008 by Jackson

Queensland Roar captain Craig Moore showed what inspiration is all about, by playing in Queensland Roar’s 4-1 victory over Perth, just 12 days after having surgery for testicular cancer. Moore defied all odds by playing with coach Frank Farina all but ruling him out midweek.
Moore pulled off a stellar performance in Queensland’s first home win [...]

A-League Review Round 12

November 25th, 2008 by luckyliam10

Round 12 of the Hyundai A-League saw the home teams dominate proceedings with convincive wins on all fronts.
The opening game of the round was Melbourne Victory vs Central Coast Mariners which has already been covered by Blogs FC: http://a-league.blogsfc.com/a-league-overview-and-match-report.html which also includes a review of the A-League in its first four seasons.
Adelaide United vs Sydney [...]

A-League Overview and Match Report

November 22nd, 2008 by luckyliam10

Last night Friday the 21st of November(Australian Time) was my first trip to an A-League game this season. Having attended one game in each of the four seasons I can really see the development from season to season in only 90 minutes.
Season One:The league in season one was slow and rough with low skills and [...]