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A-League: 2011-2012 Season
Round 1 in Review

10/10/2010
Jeremy Ruane


'Incidents Aplenty As A-League Erupts Into Life' - Late goals, terrific goalkeeping, sendings-off, missed penalties, new signings aplenty, fiercely fought contests … the 2011-12 Hyundai A-League erupted into life on the second weekend in October, some seven months since the previous campaign ended with impressive champions in Brisbane Roar ..
Review by Jeremy Ruane ...

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A-League: Round 1
'Stunning Gold Coast equaliser'

09/08/2011


Gold Coast U 1 - Wellington Phoenix 1



A stunning James Brown equaliser two minutes from time secured Gold Coast United a richly deserved point from their clash with an injury-hit Wellington Phoenix side at Skilled Park on October 9, as the Hyundai A-League teams kicked off the season with a 1-1 draw. ..
Jeremy Ruane reports from NZ ...

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 1
'Kewell 0 - Emerton 0'

08/08/2011


Melbourne Victory 0 - Sydney FC 0



A 10 men Sydney FC grinded out a 0-0 draw at Docklands in a much-anticipated match. However both teams did not make the most of their chances, and after the sending off of Mark Bridge the match came to a halt like a freight train ..
Shane Derham reports from Melbourne ...

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 1
Roar go on where they left off

08/08/2011


Brisbane Roar 1 - Central Coast 0



Brisbane Roar have claimed the grand final replay, in a convincing performance from both sides. Young Socceroo Mitch Nichols clinched the 1-0 win in the 70th minute when the patient build up forced an error from the otherwise solid Mariners defence ..
Adrian Demack reports from Brisbane ...

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Season 7
Round 1 Preview
07/10/2011


This preview report covers the exciting start of the season and details of HAL Round 1. Get out to a local game either this weekend or next! Otherwise catch it at your local club, pub, or new-found best friend's house! Game previews .. Lineups, tickets, TV and radio, etc.)

All the details in ..
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International Football: Women
Vietnam 3 - Australia 4

06/10/2011: In a thrilling and see-sawing first game the Westfield Young Matildas have defeated Vietnam 4-3 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in the AFC U19 Women’s Championship 2011. A first half goal to Linda O'Neill 11 minutes in, and a hat-trick to Emily Gielnik in the 60, 62, and 73 minutes. They next play DPR Korea on Saturday 8th. Also in other news the U17s have lost and drawn in Auckland versus NZ in two of three friendlies. [ AFC more ...]

Australian Football Awards 2011
FFA, PFA, and FMA awards announced

04/10/2011: The Australian football family united for a special celebration, the 2011 Australian Football Awards in the ballroom of the Sheraton on the Park Hotel in Sydney on the evening of Tuesday 4 October, 2011. The Awards bring together the Qantas Socceroos, Westfield Matildas and the grass roots football community, providing a unique opportunity to recognise and reward outstanding achievements at all levels of the game. ...

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BOTN Team Fearless Predictions:
A-League 2011-2012

4 October, 2011

The BOTN HAL 7 season writing team have all now placed their end of R25 ranking tips, and we have then consolidated them into one Fearless Prediction! Who will be Premiers, who are in the six, who has the wooden spoon?
Laugh at us, and see how badly wrong (or right) we have been in the first 6 seasons!

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We are football!
HAL 7 A-League Launch

04/10/2011: The 2010-2011 Hyundai A-League season 7 was launched early on Monday morning 4 October, 2011 at the Sydney Football Stadium. The theme of "We are football" was written out on the pitch by the fans who were able to attend. A season with a lot riding on it and lots of interest - whetted by the signings of Socceroos Brett Emerton and Harry Kewell, and today the sacking of Jets coach Branko Culina before a ball has been kicked.
[ .. More ..]

International Football: Women
Young Matildas off to Vietnam

04/10/2011: The Westfield Young Matildas are in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to compete in the AFC U19 Women’s Championship 2011 against five other Asian countries to qualify for the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Uzbekistan 2012. The 23-player squad will play their first match against hosts Vietnam on October 6 at Thong Nhat Stadium. As the qualifiers for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2012 in Uzbekistan, they will be played over a 10 day period (October 6-16) round robin tournament vs China, DPR Korea, Korea Republic, Japan & hosts Vietnam. Caitlin Friend was a late addition. In other news the U17 Australian women’s team are in New Zealand to play three friendly matches in Auckland. [ FFA more ...]

NSW Premier League: Grand Final
Sydney Olympic 2 - Sydney United 0

03/10/2011: 'Sydney Olympic are Champions' - NSW Premier League Premiers Sydney Olympic have backed up to take out the Grand Final 2-0 over Sydney United in front of an excellent crowd of 10,138 at Belmore Sportsground this afternoon .. ... Chris Dunkerley reports from Belmore [ Report ...]

Season 4 W-League Fixtures released
Exciting season ahead!

27/09/2011: Football Federation Australia (FFA) have today released the Westfield W-League 4th season (2011/12) draw. The seven team competition play 35 matches over the a limited 12 week season from the October 21 start until January 15, 2012, finishing on January 28 with the Westfield W-League 2012 Grand Final. ABC TV will again cover the ‘match of the week’ live and exclusive on ABC1 throughout. This season also sees a host of new coaches enter the league, including some imports, thus perhaps varying the tactics and styles of play ...
Chris Dunkerley writes for BOTN ...
[ .. Download draw ..]

International Football: Men
Socceroo squad picked

27/09/2011: Qantas Socceroos Head Coach Holger Osieck today named his 19-man squad for the upcoming international friendly match against Malaysia (in Canberra on Friday 7 October 2011) and subsequent 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian Group 'D' Qualifier against Oman (Sydney, Tuesday 11 October 2011). Notable omissions are Socceroo A-League recruits Brett Emerton and Harry Kewell. [ FFA more ...]

International Football: Men (U16)
Joeys qualify for next AFC round

22/09/2011: Australia's youngest men's team, the Joeys,have qualified for the Asian Under 16 Championships, defeating Indonesia 5-2 in the last game to finish second to Thailand in Group G, qualifying for the full tournament .. [ Examiner more ...]

Link to HAL6 Off season

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

Link to Off-season 6 page
A-League 2011/12 Season 7
Premiership

Results & Reports

Round 1
Newcastle
3
2
Melb. Heart
0
0
1
0
1
1
Perth Glory
1
0
Adelaide
 

2011/2012 A-League Table

Round 1

#

Team

Pl

Wo

Dr

Lo

Gf

Ga

Dif

Pts

1

Brisbane R

1

1

0

0

1

0

1

3

2

Perth Glory

1

1

0

0

1

0

1

3

3

Newcastle

1

1

0

0

3

2

1

3

4

Gold Coast

1

0

1

0

1

1

0

1

5

Wellington

1

0

1

0

1

1

0

1

6

Sydney

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

7

Victory

1

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

8

Adelaide U

1

0

0

1

0

1

-1

0

9

Central Coast

1

0

0

1

0

1

-1

0

10

Heart

1

0

0

1

2

3

-1

0

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2010/11 Champions - Brisbane Roar FC
2010/11 Premiers - Brisbane Roar FC
2010/11 Runners Up - Central Coast Mariners FC
2009/10 Champions - Sydney FC
2009/10 Runners Up - Melbourne Victory FC
2009/10 Premiers - Sydney FC
2008/09 Premiers - Melbourne Victory FC
Champions - Melbourne Victory FC
Runners up - Adelaide United FC
2007/08 Premiers - Central Coast Mariners FC
Champions - Newcastle Jets FC
Runners up - Central Coast Mariners FC

2006/07 Premiers - Melbourne Victory FC
Champions - Melbourne Victory FC
Runners Up - Adelaide United FC

2005/06 Premiers - Adelaide United FC
Champion - Sydney FC
GF Runners Up - Central Coast Mariners FC

Matches

Socceroos & Matildas:

    Socceroos:
  • Friendlies: tba
  • Asian third stage WC qualifiers start end of 2011
  • Matildas & Young Matildas :
    - Matildas in Asian Olympic Qualifiers
  • Olyroos (U23) & Young Socceroos (U20):
    World Cup in August
    Fixtures & Results
A-League fixtures:
HAL Season 6, Round 1 - Starts 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.
All times are the local unless shown otherwise!

BOTN Player Points
Premiership Player 2010-11
Matt McKay (Brisbane)

Winner of Back Of The Net's 2005-2006
& Inaugural BOTN A-League Player Of The Year (Premiership)

Then Roar's Alex Brosque


See the Writers choices listing for 2010-11 HAL Premiership
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See the Full listing to the final 2008-09 HAL Premiership round.
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See the Full listing to the final 2005-06 HAL Premiership round.
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