Sydney faces season-defining A-Leagues stretch

Sydney FC coach Steve Corica has acknowledged that his side’s looming A-League Men fixtures against Central Coast Mariners and Adelaide United have the potential to make or break the Sky Blues' season. Second best from the opening whistle, Sydney slumped to a 4-0 defeat at the hands of Melbourne City at AAMI Park on Wednesday … Continue reading Sydney faces season-defining A-Leagues stretch

Melbourne City throw down ALM gauntlet with 4-0 thrashing of Sydney FC

Melbourne City has ratcheted up the pressure on Western United in the race for the Premiers’ Plate, heaped pressure on Sydney FC and sounded another ominous tone for the rest of the A-League Men after downing the Sky Blues 4-0 on Wednesday evening.  Placed in the ascendency by a Jordy Bos thunderbolt in the 26th … Continue reading Melbourne City throw down ALM gauntlet with 4-0 thrashing of Sydney FC

The hard-won lessons that revitalised Emma Checker and Melbourne City

As her side prepares to face Sydney FC with a spot in the A-League Women grand final on the line, Melbourne City captain and fringe Matilda Emma Checker believes her side’s successful campaign was forged in the disappointment of the season prior. Hit hardest by the changing dynamics of women’s football that saw an exodus … Continue reading The hard-won lessons that revitalised Emma Checker and Melbourne City

City look to deny the odds against Sydney FC

After a season that surpassed most external expectations, Melbourne City and their coach Rado Vidošić believe they have the quality to continue the surprises and upset Sydney FC in their A-League Women’s semi-final.  Belying assumptions that the 2021-22 ALW season was a two-horse race between Sydney and Melbourne Victory, City stormed past the latter and … Continue reading City look to deny the odds against Sydney FC

Western United go top of ALM, again, after winning 1-0, again.

The Western United revival rolls on. Restored to the top of the A-League Men table after downing Sydney FC 1-0, Wednesday afternoon's triumph at AAMI Park means that coach John Aloisi’s side has now equalled their win total from the 2020-21 season – eight triumphs delivered by the 46-year-old in just 13 games this campaign.  … Continue reading Western United go top of ALM, again, after winning 1-0, again.

Victory stun Sydney to secure a point and keep ALW premiership race alive

Inspired by second-half substitute Lia Privitelli, Melbourne Victory has stunned Sydney FC with a 93rd-minute equaliser that secured a 2-2 draw at City Vista Reserve on Wednesday evening.  After dominating the opening half for no reward on the scoresheet, a well-drilled and organised Harboursiders unit eventually made a deserved breakthrough early in the second stanza … Continue reading Victory stun Sydney to secure a point and keep ALW premiership race alive

Battle-hardened City ready for Sydney FC ALW test

Melbourne City A-League Women coach Rado Vidošić believes that his side’s challenging slate of opening fixtures will place them in good stead to challenge high-powered Sydney FC. Initially scheduled to take place in Melbourne on Sunday, an Australian Open-driven dearth of personnel to broadcast the contest forced the relocation of the 2019-20 Grand Final re-match … Continue reading Battle-hardened City ready for Sydney FC ALW test