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International Football: Women
Australia 2 - New Zealand 0

27/06/2012: Australia's national women's football team, the Westfield Matildas, again took on New Zealand 'Football Ferns' in a friendly game on Wednesday June 27 in Wollongong at WIN Stadium. A brace by Sarah Walsh sealed the game for the home side, for a clean sweep of the two-game series. [ FFA report ...]

Hyundai A-League Season 8
Wanderers FC launched

26/06/2012: Less than 12 frantic weeks have elapsed since FFA announced on April 4th that a New Sydney Club would be established in Western Sydney and compete in the 2012 / 2013 A-League season ... [ Craig McKew writes ...]

International Football: Men U22
AFC Squad

26/06/2012: Qantas Young Socceroos Head Coach Paul Okon has selected a 23-player squad for the AFC U-22 Championship Qualifiers which will be played in Pekanbaru, Sumatra, Indonesia from 5 to 15 July 2012. FFA are fielding mostly home based U19 players in the competition as part of their preparations for the AFC U-19 Championship which will be held in the United Arab Emirates in November, which will also serve as the qualifiers for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup. [ FFA more ...]

Hyundai A-League Season 8
Western Sydney Wanderers FC revealed

25/06/2012: Western Sydney Wanderers FC was today officially unveiled as the Hyundai A-League’s newest club at a media launch at Parramatta Stadium. The first three player signings, Aaron Mooy, Tarek Elrich and Kwabena Appiah-Kubi, were revealed, wearing Nike red and black hoop jerseys with white shorts and black socks. One of the first ever game of football played in New South Wales on 3 August 1880 between the King’s School and the Wanderers just across the road from what is now Parramatta Stadium. [ FFA more ...]

International Football: Women
Australia 1 - New Zealand 1

23/06/2012: Australia's national women's football team, the Westfield Matildas, again took on New Zealand 'Football Ferns' in a friendly game on Sunday June 24 in Wollongong at WIN Stadium. A last gasp equaliser (93') from Thea Slatyer ended NZ hopes of breaking an 18-year winless record against the Matildas. An early second half goal from striker Hayley Moorwood (51') opened the scoring following a strong period of dominance from the New Zealand side ... [ FFA report ...]

NSW Leagues & Cups 2012

Super League - Round 14

24/06/2012: ''At the top Bankstown City FCs clear win at Lynwood Park laid down the gauntlet to their hosts, the Macarthur Rams, and to chasing Northern Tigers, “catch us if you can!" What else did the fully completed Round 14 tell us? Yep, this is yet another exciting Super League season ... '
[ .. FNSW's Super League report ...]

Hyundai A-League Season 8
Fixtures released for League & Finals

19/06/2012: Start planning your life next spring and summer Australian football fans! The FFA have today released the first full fixtures list for the 26 round 10 team 2012/2013, or HAL 8, season, plus a recast short finals series. Some games have details tba. Round 1 starts Friday 5 October at Docklands with the Melbourne derby [ HAL8 Fixtures in pdf ...]

International Football: Women
Matidas squad for the 'Gong

13/06/2012: Westfield Matildas Head Coach Tom Sermanni has selected a locally based 23-player squad for the upcoming Australia v New Zealand 'Football Ferns' game on June 24 in Wollongong. [ FFA more ...]

International Football: Men
Australia 1 - Japan 1

13/05/2012: A Luke Wilkshire penalty in the 70th minute saw a 10-man Australia salvage a 1-1 draw with Japan in their AFC World Cup qualifier at Suncorp Stadium on Tuesday night. [ FFA more ...]

NSW Leagues & Cups 2012

Super League - Round 12

10/06/2012: 'The leading duo became a leading trio after an exciting round 12 of the NSW Super League was completed this afternoon. With Northern Tigers and Bankstown City FC drawing, a solid 5-1 win by Macarthur Rams puts them well back in the frame, despite having played one more game. The big mover however might be Hills Brumbies' ...
[ .. FNSW's Super League report ...]

International Football: Men
Oman 0 - Australia 0

10/05/2012: The Qantas Socceroos have begun their final phase of World Cup qualification in Asia with a goalless draw against Oman in Muscat on Friday 8 June, 2012 [ FFA more ...]

ACL Champions League: Round of 16
Galekovic takes Reds to Qtr Final

29/05/2012


Adelaide United 1 - Nagoya Grampus 0
Adelaide United FC defeated Group G's Nagoya Grampus in a knockout Round of 16 encounter tonight by 1-0, with Eugene Galekovic making two amazing saves. They now play in the Quarter Finals in September ...

[ Match report ... ]

NSW Super League: R10
Spirit good for the point

Spirit FC 0 - Macarthur Rams 0

27/05/2012: Spirit FC were good value for their point, holding true Premiership aspirants Macarthur Rams to a 0-0 draw on a sunny afternoon at Christie Park on Sunday. .. Chris Dunkerley reports from Marsfield [ Match report ...]

NSW Super League: R9
Tigers finish too strong

Northern Tigers 3 - Spirit FC 0

20/05/2012: Northern Tigers proved ultimately too strong for the still competitive Spirit FC at Mills Park this afternoon, running out 3-0 winners with a brace to poacher Tom Spencer .. Chris Dunkerley reports from Asquith [ Match report ...]

ACL Champions League: Round of 16
Reds to host Nagoya Grampus

15/05/2012


Adelaide progress in top spot from Group E
Adelaide United FC will host a knockout Round of 16 encounter after confirming first place in Group E with a 2-0 win over Gamba Osaka in Japan on Wednesday night. ...
[ AFC site ... ]

ACL Champions League: Group G
Mariners fail at last hurdle

16/05/2012


Nagoya Grampus 3 - Central Coast Mariners 0



A clear 3-0 win by J-League side Nagoya Grampus FC over Central Coast Mariners FC at Mizuho Athletic Stadium in Nagoya on Tuesday night saw the home side progress in 2nd spot from Group G and the Coast fail to progress from this final hurdle ...
Chris Dunkerley reports

[ Match report ... ]

International Football: Men
Socceroo squad picked

15/05/2012: Qantas Socceroos Head Coach Holger Osieck today named an extended squad of 26-players for the upcoming international friendly match with Denmark and the 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers against Oman and Japan. The squad is: Mark Bresciano, Alex Brosque, Tim Cahill, David Carney, Nathan Coe (GK), Adam Federici (GK), Chris Herd, Brett Holman, Mile Jedinak, Joshua Kennedy, Harry Kewell,Neil Kilkenny, Robbie Kruse, Matt McKay,Mark Milligan, Lucas Neill, Jade North, Sasa Ognenovski, Nikita Rukavytsa,Mark Schwarzer (gk), Matt Spiranovic, Archie Thompson, Carl Valeri, Luke Wilkshire, Rhys Willimas, Michael Zullo .. [ FFA more ...]

ACL Champions League: Matchday 6
Mariners and Reds away
and Roar at home!

15/05/2012


Nagoya Grampus 3 - Central Coast Mariners 0
Gamba Osaka v Adelaide United
Brisbane Roar 1 v Beijing Guoan 1
On Tuesday night the Central Coast Mariners battle Nagoya in Japan needing a win to progress, Adelaide United are in Japan wanting a result over Gamba Osaka to go top of the group, and Brisbane Roar entertain Beijing Guoan in the final group game with only pride at stake ...

[ AFC site ... ]

NSW Super League: R8
Naive Spirit fall to Fraser Park

Spirit FC 0 - Fraser Park 1

13/05/2012: Fraser Park came away from Christie Park on Sunday afternoon with 3 points from a close 1-0 win through a scrambled goal by Paolo Oliviera in the 10th minute. .. Chris Dunkerley reports from Marsfield [ Match report ...]

A-League: 2011-2012 Season
BOTN Team Podcast - No.5
'The Grand Final washup, and ACL'

03/05/2012

ACL Champions League: Group G
Mariners dominate Tianjin

01/05/2012


Central Coast Mariners 5 - Tianjin Teda 1



Central Coast Coast Mariners dominated Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda in their last Group G home game in Gosford last night, running out 5-1 winners, and turning around their ACL prospects with the scoreline. ...
Chris Dunkerley reports from Gosford

[ Match report ... ]

ACL Champions League: 5th week
Mariners and Reds at home
and Roar away!

30/04/2012


Central Coast 5 - Tianjin Teda 1
Adelaide United 0 - Bunyodkor 0
FC Tokyo 4 - Brisbane Roar 2
On Tuesday night the Central Coast Mariners host Tiajin Teda, and on Wednesday Brisbane to FC Tokyo in Japan, while Adelaide United host Buyodkor in Adelaide ...
[ AFC site ... ]

NSW Super League: R5
Spirit leave it late

Spirit FC 1 - Mounties Wanderers 0

22/04/2012: Spirit FC left it very late to grab a 1-0 win over Mounties Wanderers in it's Round 5 NSW Super League game at Christie Park on Sunday afternoon .. Chris Dunkerley reports from Marsfield [ Match report ...]

A-League: HAL 7 Grand Final
Another late, late show
as Brisbane go back to back

22/04/2012


Brisbane Roar 2 - Perth Glory 1

So Brisbane Roar are the first back-to-back champions of the Hyundai A-League after defeating Perth Glory 2-1 in front of a full house at Suncorp Stadium tonight ...
Andrew Demack reports from Brisbane
[ Match report ... ]

NSW Premier League: R4
Derby duel goes to 10-man City

Blacktown Spartans 0 - Blacktown City 1

21/04/2012: Blacktown Football Park played host to the first ‘Blacktown’ derby for 2012 as the newly promoted Blacktown Spartans FC went down 0-1 to 10-man Blacktown City FC in Round 4 action on Saturday evening .. Chris Dunkerley reports from Rooty Hill [ Match report ...]

ACL Champions League: Group G
Change favours Seongnam
but not the Coast

18/04/2012


Seongnam Ilhwa 5 - Central Coast Mariners 0



Seongnam Ilhwa ChunmaFC picked up their first win of the 2012 AFC Champions League campaign on Wednesday evening at home to move into equal top of Group G, with a 5-0 win over previously undefeated Central Coast Mariners FC ...
Chris Dunkerley reports

[ Match report ... ]

ACL Champions League: Group F
Not with a Roar but a whimper

17/04/2012


Brisbane Roar 1 - Ulsan Hyundai 2



Brisbane Roar’s first Asian Champions League campaign is likely to end in the group stages, after the A-League champions suffered their second home loss in the ACL, going down 1-2 to Ulsan Hyundai at Suncorp Stadium last night ...
Andrew Demack reports from Brisbane

[ Match report ... ]

ACL Champions League: 4th week
Roar and Reds at home
and Mariners away!

17/04/2012


Brisbane Roar 1 - Ulsan Hyundai 2
Seongnam Ilhwa 5 - Central Coast 0
Adelaide United 1 v Pohang Steelers 0
Tonight Brisbane Roar played Ulsan Hyundai (South Korea) at home in Brisbane. On Wednesday evening the Central Coast Mariners are away to Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma (South Korea), and Adelaide United host Pohang Steelers (South Korea) in Adelaide ...
[ AFC site ... ]

NSW Waratah Cup: Round 1
Magpies Picton
the wrong team this time!

10/04/2012


Miranda Magpies 1 - Picton Rangers 1



Having slain the Hurstville Minotaurs in an a-maze-ing preliminary round encounter, the Miranda Magpies of the Sutherland Shire Association were keen to notch up another victory over Illawarra Premier League heavyweights, Picton Rangers. However, it was Rangers who eventually prevailed on penalty kicks after 120 minutes of free-flowing football couldn’t separate the two teams ...
Mark Taylor reports on the Cup

[ Match report ... ]

Link to HAL7 F3

R.I.P: Johnny Warren (1943 - 2004)
'The Conscience of Australian Football!'

Link to HAL7 F3
A-League 2011/12 Season 7
Finals Series - Championship

Results & Reports

Finals - Grand Final
3
2
2
0
Perth Glory
3
0
Melb Heart
3
2
2
3
1(1)3p
1(1)5p
2
1
 

2011/2012 A-League Table

HAL 7 Premiership (27 games)

#

Team

Pl

Wo

Dr

Lo

Gf

Ga

Dif

Pts

1

Central Coast

27

15

6

6

40

24

16

51

2

Brisbane R

27

14

7

6

50

28

22

49

3

Perth Glory

27

13

4

10

40

35

5

43

4

Wellington

27

12

4

11

34

32

2

40

5

Sydney

27

10

8

9

37

42

-5

38

6

Heart

27

9

10

8

35

34

1

37

7

Newcastle

27

10

5

12

38

41

-3

35

8

Victory

27

6

11

10

35

43

-8

29

9

Adelaide U

27

5

10

12

27

44

-17

25

10

Gold Coast

27

4

9

13

30

42

-12

21

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2011/12 Premiers - Brisbane Roar FC
GF Runners Up - Perth Glory FC
2011/12 Premiers - Central Coast Mariners FC
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2009/10 Premiers - Sydney FC
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Champion - Sydney FC
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Matches

Socceroos & Matildas:

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  • Friendlies: Denmark (away)
  • Fourth stage Asia WCQ vs Oman (away) 8 June, 2012, then Japan at home on 12 June, 2012.
  • Matildas & Young Matildas :
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  • Olyroos (U23) & Young Socceroos (U20):
    Olympic qualifiers
    Fixtures & Results
A-League fixtures:
HAL Season 6, Round 1 - Started on Thursday 5 August 2010. 'Round' 30 (Week 27) - 12/13 February, 2011. Finals - 18 February to 13 March; with Grand Final held on Saturday 13 March, 2011.
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