How John Aloisi went from the Optus Sport couch to A-League champion in 10 months

John Aloisi spent three years analysing the world’s best football on Optus Sport. Only 10 months after departing, he has led Western United to their first ever A-League championship. JOEY LYNCH explains how he did it. Full story for Optus Sport: https://sport.optus.com.au/articles/os43764/australian-football-news-john-aloisi-western-united-aleague

“It was like a Gordon Banks save, wasn’t it?” – High praise for Western United match-winner Jamie Young

If finals football is about moments, a singular point in a game when the victor and the vanquished are decided, then Western United keeper Jamie Young put in a famous A-League Men’s finals performance against Wellington Phoenix on Saturday evening.  Untied’s custodian produced a series of stunning saves to keep Phoenix at bay over the … More “It was like a Gordon Banks save, wasn’t it?” – High praise for Western United match-winner Jamie Young

Show me what you’ve got: Gustavsson eagerly anticipating chance to observe A-League Women season in person

Getting a sneak peek during the Matildas’ two-game series against Brazil, coach Tony Gustavsson is looking forward to getting a chance to spend an extended time Down Under — and get a firsthand look at the talent assembled in the A-League Women competition — in coming months. Due to the combination of Australia’s mandatory 14-day … More Show me what you’ve got: Gustavsson eagerly anticipating chance to observe A-League Women season in person

Meet Noah, the real star of Sunday’s A-League action

Full article first published on SBS’ The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/meet-noah-the-real-star-of-sunday-s-a-league-action Western United secured an important 1-0 win over Brisbane Roar on Sunday, but the most impressive performance delivered at AAMI Park that evening happened before a ball was even kicked. As both sides went through their warm-ups before kick-off, 10-year-old Noah Barlow, accompanied by his … More Meet Noah, the real star of Sunday’s A-League action

Victory slips further into the mire as founding investor resigns from board and slams club’s direction

Melbourne Victory’s calamitous 2020-21 season has taken another turn for the worse after director Richard Wilson declared that he could not support the club’s direction and resigned his position from the board on Monday.  A founding investor and director at Victory, Wilson also had a two-year stint as the club’s managing director – during which … More Victory slips further into the mire as founding investor resigns from board and slams club’s direction

Good vibes, great games: A-League, W-League building something special in 2021

It’s one of the biggest developments to hit Australian football in years: the A-League and W-League are outrageously fun. Alou Kuol levels of fun. Full story published in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australian-a-league/story/4310490/good-vibesgreat-games-a-leaguew-league-building-something-special-in-2021

City’s title charge under the spotlight; Mariners flying and Roar making things fun

Central Coast Mariners and Brisbane Roar are flying, Melbourne City aren’t, there are questions of legacy and the kids are failing … in a good way. Confused? Don’t worry, the ESPN Australia and New Zealand football wrap is here to take you through a big week in football. Full story published in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australian-a-league/story/4306777/citys-title-charge-under-the-spotlight-mariners-flying-and-roar-making-things-fun