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Thailand 0 - Australia 1

12/11/2011: Australia will progress to the next round in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian qualification with a 1-0 win away over Thailand in a torrid game. Brett Holman grabbed a winner in the 76th minute. [ Report ...]

A-League: 2011-2012 Season
Round 6 in Review

13/11/2010
Jeremy Ruane


'Chasing Pack Beginning To Reel In Brisbane!' - Reigning Hyundai A-League champions Brisbane Roar extended their unbeaten run to 34 games on November 13, but they are slowly but surely being caught by the chasing pack after a terrific rearguard action by Wellington Phoenix frustrated the league leaders at Suncorp Stadium. ..
Review by Jeremy Ruane ...

[ More ...]

A-League: Round 6
Wellington's fantastic
defensive effort

13/11/2011


Brisbane Roar 1 - Wellington Phoenix 1



Wellington have courageously taken a point away at the champions with a fantastic defensive effort in the second half where Brisbane have for the second week in a row been unable to break down the opposition ..
Adrian Demack reports from Brisbane .. and Jeremy Ruane from NZ

[ Match report .... ]

NYL: 2011-2012 Season
Round 4 in Review

14/11/2010
Zee Ko


'Ruthless Heart Down Jets' - BOTN was pitch side as Melbourne Heart Youths were impressive against the Newcastle Jets ..
Review by Zee Ko ...

[ More ...]

A-League: Round 6
Heart Break Jets’ Wings

12/11/2011


Melbourne Heart 3 - Newcastle Jets 0



In a 19-minute period, the Melbourne Heart have put three goals past the Newcastle Jets to secure a solid victory at home. Coach John Van’t Schip was under a lot of pressure leading up to this match, with only 3 points from 7 matches. A win for the Heart was a must to crawl their way off the bottom of the ladder, which they have done. ..
Shane Derham reports from Melbourne ..

[ Match report .... ]

National Youth League: Round 4
13/11/2011


Melbourne Heart 3 - Newcastle Jets 1


Melbourne Heart has defeated Newcastle Jets 3-1 in a solid victory at John Cain Memorial Park today. Coach John Aloisi praised his senior players saying he was “really happy with their efforts” in what he thought overall was “not a bad performance” ...
Alex Robinson reports from Melbourne
[ Match Report.... ]

A-League: Round 6
Mariners don't take their chances

12/11/2011


Central Coast Mariners 0 - Melbourne Victory 0



The Central Coast Mariners let 2 points slip when they were unable to take any of the many chances they created, ending in a 0-0 draw with visitors Melbourne Victory ..
Chris Dunkerley reports from Gosford ..

[ Match report .... ]

W-League: Round 4
12/11/2011


Newcastle Jets 1 - Sydney FC 4


Newcastle Jets suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday when they somehow managed to allow a solid display in the first half turn into a seven minute rout in the second in front of nearly 1,000 mostly local fans ...
Chris Dunkerley reports from Adamstown
[ Match report .... ]

International Football: Men
Oman 1 - Australia 0

12/11/2011: Australia lost 1-0 to the home side Oman in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian Group 'D' Qualifier played this morning Australian Eastern Summer Time. The Socceroos conceded an early goal and could not grab one back. The group remains open and they now play Thailand away. [ Report from The Examiner ...]

A-League: Season 7
Round 6 Preview
11/11/2011


This preview report covers the exciting start of the season and details of HAL Round 6, as well as draws for NYL Round 4, and W-League Round 4. 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 ..
[ Preview .... ]

A-League: Round 5
Sydney comes back

08/11/2011


Sydney FC 3 - Gold Coast United 2



Sydney came back from two goals down to thrill home fans with a last-gasp penalty win against a mightily pissed off Gold Coast United. At least if coach Miron Bleiberg's comments about hometown referee Peter Green are any guide ..
Stephen Webb from the SFS ..

[ Match report .... ]

W-League: Round 3
08/11/2011


Sydney FC 0 - Canberra United 1


Sydney .. Can’t cross, can’t shoot.. And Canberra proved that a team with a simple, direct style of play can beat a short-passing, possession-style team with no strike force ...
Stephen Webb reports from Leichhardt
[ Match report .... ]

National Youth League: Round 3
06/11/2011


Melbourne Victory 1 - Brisbane Roar 5


Brisbane Roar has defeated Melbourne Victory in a convincing 5-1 victory at Kingston Heath on Sunday. It would be a tale of the bigger and taller Roar overpowering and out-playing their younger counterparts ...
Alex Robinson reports from Melbourne
[ Match Report.... ]

A-League: Round 5
Victory hangs on
for a deserved point

05/11/2011


Melbourne Victory 2 - Brisbane Roar 2



Melbourne Victory have fought out and showed a lot of character at Dockside on Saturday night to get a 2 all draw with the Brisbane Roar after going down to 10 men in the first minute and 9 men in the 37th minute. ..
Shane Derham reports from Docklands ..

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 5
Mariners edge Wellington
in uninspiring spectacle

04/11/2011


Wellington Phoenix 1 - Central Coast Mariners 2



Central Coast Mariners moved out of the bottom four in the Hyundai A-League on November 4 after scoring a 2-1 win at Wellington Phoenix in front of just 5,090 fans at Westpac Stadium. ..
Jeremy Ruane reports from NZ ..

[ Match report .... ]

W-League: Round 2
03/11/2011


Sydney FC 2 - Melbourne Victory 1


United States international guest Megan Rapinoe saved Sydney FC from the embarrassment of its profligacy with a late goal at a steamy Leichhardt Oval on Saturday. Sydney dominated the first half and squandered several good chances during a more even second half. Victory could easily have copped another 5-1 hiding but might consider themselves unlucky not come away with a point. ...
Stephen Webb reports from Leichhardt
[ Match report .... ]

A-League: 2011-2012 Season
Round 4 in Review

30/10/2010
Jeremy Ruane


'Adelaide annihilated by brilliant Brisbane' - They’re being hailed as the best team ever to grace football grounds in Australia, and on October 28, Brisbane Roar gave an object demonstration as to why this is so with one of the finest displays of the finer arts of the beautiful game you will see in this area of the world ..
Review by Jeremy Ruane ...

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National Youth League: Round 2
30/10/2011


Central Coast 2 - Perth Glory 3


Perth Glory came back from two goals down to defeat Central Coast Mariners 3-2 in Round 2 of the National Youth League at Pluim Park, Lisarow on the NSW Central Coast on a showery Sunday ...
Chris Dunkerley reports from Lisarow
[ Match Report.... ]

A-League: Round 4
Melbourne escape with rare win in Wellington

30/10/2011


Wellington Phoenix 1 - Melbourne Victory 2



Wellington Phoenix only have themselves to blame after Melbourne Victory punished their opponents’ profligate finishing by executing a smash-and-grab raid at Westpac Stadium on 30 October to win this Hyundai A-League encounter 2-1, much to the despair of the 9,369 fans present ..
Jeremy Ruane reports from NZ ..

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 4
'Dutchy' wins out, for Gold Coast

30/10/2011


Gold Coast United 3 - Newcastle Jets 1



Gold Coast have showed their ‘Flying Dutchman’ is more than a match for the Flying Jets, coming away from another open Week Four fixture with a 3-1 win ..
Adrian Demack reports from Robina ..

[ Match report .... ]

Opinion:
Heart denied their greatest desire!
30/10/2011

It wasn’t a particularly good look, the Melbourne Heart bench sheltering under a line of black umbrellas on the touchline as the Sydney F.C. substitutes braved the elements just mere feet away at AAMI Park. On the pitch, the two sides battled away oblivious to the lashing rain, Heart seeking their first win of the season while Sydney attempted to keep pace with runaway leaders Brisbane Roar .... Zee Ko looks at Heart's last home game ....
[ Opinion ...]

A-League: Round 4
Carle’s late touch salvages
Sydney a point

29/10/2011


Melbourne Heart 1 - Sydney FC 1



Nick Carle has salvaged a point for Sydney FC as Pascal Bosschaart’s cross was touched home by the attacking midfielder. However it was Maycon for Melbourne Heart who opened his account in the A-League and for the game in the 85th minute ..
Daniel Quinn reports from Melbourne ..

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 4
Mariners maintain hoodoo

29/10/2011


Central Coast Mariners 2 - Perth Glory 1



Central Coast Mariners continued their hoodoo over visitors Perth Glory with a come-from-behind 2-1 win in the bayside sunshine in front of 6,883. The defeat ended Glory's perfect start to the season, and their well-deserved win lifted the Mariners away from the bottom of the table ..
Chris Dunkerley reports from Gosford ..

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 4
Besart Berisha's five-minute hat-trick!

28/10/2011


Brisbane Roar 7 - Adelaide United 1



Back Of The Net apologises for the slightly late arrival of this article on the site. Halfway through the match report, a quick glance around the house revealed that we were just about to run out of superlatives. Had to get down to the shops and buy some more ..
Andrew Demack reports from Brisbane ..

[ Match report .... ]

Link to HAL7 R5

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

Link to HAL7 R5
A-League 2011/12 Season 7
Premiership

Results & Reports

Round 6
Gold Coast
1
2
Adelaide
3
0
0
0
Perth Glory
0
1
Sydney FC
1
1
 

2011/2012 A-League Table

Round 6

#

Team

Pl

Wo

Dr

Lo

Gf

Ga

Dif

Pts

1

Brisbane R

6

4

2

0

16

3

13

14

2

Sydney

6

3

2

1

7

6

1

11

3

Perth Glory

6

3

0

3

5

6

-1

9

4

Newcastle

6

3

0

3

7

9

-2

9

5

Central Coast

6

2

2

2

5

5

0

8

6

Victory

6

1

4

1

4

4

0

7

7

Adelaide U

6

2

1

3

6

12

-6

7

8

Heart

6

1

3

2

8

7

1

6

9

Wellington

6

1

2

3

6

7

-1

5

10

Gold Coast

6

1

2

3

8

11

-3

5

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