Josh Cavallo proof that ‘recycling’ A-League players works, Australia’s issue with referees

The unheralded yet serious threat to the Australian game, a youngster finding a home at Adelaide United, contextualising Sam Kerr's achievements and much more. It's all here in ESPN's Australian Football Wrap! Full story published for ESPN Australia and New Zealand: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australian-a-league/story/4387783/josh-cavallo-proof-that-recycling-a-league-players-worksaustralias-issue-with-referees

Popovic’s plan for Melbourne Victory, Rudan’s rebuild at Western United, Robinson’s Wanderers funk

What's the plan for Popa at Victory? How important is having one at all? What's gone wrong with Western Sydney's? Why does Milos Ninkovic always look like he has one? Did the European Super League even try to have one? If you want to find out, plan on reading the ESPN Australia and New Zealand Football Wrap. … Continue reading Popovic’s plan for Melbourne Victory, Rudan’s rebuild at Western United, Robinson’s Wanderers funk

ESPN’s A-League midseason awards: MVP, Best Young Player, Best Coach, Best Game, Best Goal

With the coronavirus lingering, the salary cap slashed and players heading for the exit, it had been tipped that the 2020-21 A-League season would be different. But few probably expected it to be like this. Even the most pessimistic of Melbourne Victory fans and sanguine of Central Coast Mariners supporters would likely have dismissed a scenario in late December in which the … Continue reading ESPN’s A-League midseason awards: MVP, Best Young Player, Best Coach, Best Game, Best Goal

Matildas’ Tony Gustavsson outlines simple approach ahead of Olympics

The Matildas are back and searching for consistency, someone is cutting onions in the W-League, there are climate change risks to Australian football, and much more. The ESPN Australian football wrap is here to catch you up on everything you might have missed in the round ball game.Full article published in ESPN: https://www.espn.com/soccer/australia-ausw/story/4346205/matildas-tony-gustavsson-outlines-simple-approach-ahead-of-olympics

Melbourne Victory’s A-League decline has been both gradual and sudden

What's gone wrong -- and right -- at Melbourne Victory? Are Central Coast Mariners wizards? Just how close is the A-League in 2020-21? Is having more of the ball better or worse? The ESPN Australia and New Zealand Football Wrap is back to answer all your questions about the round ball game Down Under. Full … Continue reading Melbourne Victory’s A-League decline has been both gradual and sudden