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AFC Champions League 2012
Australia's 3 teams get their Groups

07/12/2011
Chris Dunkerley


Australia's entrants in the 2012 AFC Champions League, are Premiers Brisbane Roar FC, second placed Central Coast Mariners FC. New arrangements giving Australia access a third place through a draw and HAL third placed Adelaide City FC, a veteran of the competition, now join them. Details of opponents at 'More' ... [ More ...]

W-League: Round 7 Feature
06/12/2011


'Taylor sinks the Jets'

It was billed as an intriguing matchup between master and apprentice; Matildas number 1 Melissa Barbieri against her former understudy Brianna Davey. But instead, it was Victory captain Jodie Taylor who stole the show with a well-taken brace to lead the home team to a vital win ...
Zee Ko reports from Geelong
[ Feature and photos .... ]

A-League: Round 9
Upset? Surely not ..

04/12/2011


Sydney FC 2 - Brisbane Roar 0



An upset? Surely not. Brisbane Roar were ripe for the picking. Ange Postecoglou may insist it never played with Brisbane’s minds but the new record of games undefeated had been set. If they needed something deep down to draw on, that special motivating factor, it was gone ..
Stephen Webb reports from Kogarah

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: 2011-2012 Season
Round 9 in Review

05/12/2010
Jeremy Ruane


'Sydney End Brisbane’s Record Run!' - Two goals in the first twenty minutes at the WIN Jubilee Oval in Kogarah saw Sydney FC finally bring an end to Brisbane Roar’s remarkable run of thirty-six unbeaten matches in the Hyundai A-League on December 4, a record that spans some 448 days and over fourteen months. Also WWL and NYL ...
Review by Jeremy Ruane ...

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W-League: Round 7
03/12/2011


Sydney FC 11 - Perth Glory 0


Sydney FC has shown that they are W-League title contenders with a 11-0 thrashing against Perth Glory at Leichhardt Oval, Sydney. In a one sided match, Sydney FC showed their young and inexperienced opponents a goal scoring master class. Glory could have conceded more goals due to very poor defending and at times poor goalkeeping from the Perth Number 1 Mackenzie Arnold ...
Steven Nguyen reports from Leichhardt
[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 9
The woodwork denies Phoenix

03/12/2011


Melbourne Heart 1 - Wellington Phoenix 0



A first-half Mate Dugandzic strike has defeated Wellington Phoenix 1-0 on Sunday at Latrobe City Stadium. However Wellington Phoenix was unlucky to hit the post twice ..
Daniel Quinn and Jeremy Ruane report

[ Match reports .... ]

A-League: Round 9
Jets fligh high

03/12/2011


Newcastle Jets 3 - Melbourne Victory 1



The Newcastle Jets rewarded their biggest A-League crowd for 4 years with a 3-1 win over Melbourne Victory at Ausgrid Stadium. 17,245 saw the Jets come from behind to seal a massive win that sees them leap frog Melbourne to reach third place ..
Robert Szomolnoki reports from Newcastle

[ Match report .... ]

W-League: Round 7
03/12/2011


Melbourne Victory 2 - Newcastle Jets 1


Melbourne Victory bounced back from a loss away to Brisbane last week with a solid 2-1 win over Newcastle Jets at Simonds Stadium. Captain Jodie Taylor was the toast of the team again as she scored a brace to lead Melbourne to victory. ...
Zee Ko reports from Geelong
[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Season 7
Round 9 Preview
01/12/2011


This preview report covers details of HAL Round 9, as well as draws for NYL Round 7, and W-League Round 7. 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.)

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[ Preview .... ]

NYL: 2011-2012 Season
Round 6 in Review

28/11/2010
Zee Ko


'Almost, Not Quite for Victory''
- BOTN was pitch side as Melbourne Victory youths failed to hold out against Gold Coast United ..
Review by Zee Ko ...

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A-League: 2011-2012 Season
Round 8 in Review

27/11/2010
Jeremy Ruane


'Roar hit four to reach 36 not out!' - Brisbane Roar are the toast of Australian sport this weekend, after trouncing Perth Glory 4-0 at Suncorp Stadium to create history by recording their 36th consecutive Hyundai A-League match without defeat, an unprecedented achievement in all sporting codes across the continent ..
Review by Jeremy Ruane ...

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A-League: Round 8
Sydney sunk by Brown's bombshell

27/11/2011


Wellington Phoenix 2 - Sydney FC 1



Wellington Phoenix scored a welcome 2-1 victory over a disappointing Sydney FC at Westpac Stadium on 27 November, Tim Brown delighting the 6,308 fans present with an absolute snorter of a match-winner in this Hyundai A-League encounter ..
Jeremy Ruane reports from NZ

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 8
Mariners win again
.. with controversy

26/11/2011


Central Coast 3 - Melbourne Heart 1



Central Coast have retained their place in second spot on the Hyundai A-League table following a 3-1 win over the Melbourne Heart at Bluetongue Stadium in Gosford on Saturday night, albeit with a little controversy ..
Chris Dunkerley reports

[ Match report .... ]

National Youth League: Round 6
27/11/2011


Melbourne Heart 2 - Central Coast 1


Melbourne Heart have managed to clinch a tight 2-1 victory over NYL leaders Central Coast Mariners on Sunday afternoon at John Cain Memorial Oval ...
Alex Robinson reports from Melbourne
[ Match Report.... ]

National Youth League: Round 6
27/11/2011


Melbourne Victory 1 - Gold Coast United 2


Gold Coast has scored two late goals to steal the points against Melbourne Victory 2-1 at AAMI Park on Sunday ...
Daniel Quinn reports from Melbourne
[ Match Report.... ]

A-League: Round 8
Victory grab first win at home

27/11/2011


Melbourne Victory 3 - Gold Coast 2



Melbourne Victory has defeated Gold Coast United 3-2 at AAMI Park on Sunday to win their first home game of the season ..
Daniel Quinn reports from Melbourne

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 8
Perth dismissed
- Roar march to another record

26/11/2011


Brisbane Roar 4 - Perth Glory 0



In a simply breath-taking 20 minutes of football, Brisbane Roar dismissed the challenge of Perth Glory with some disdain, recording a 4-0 home win at Suncorp Stadium last night, and the win extended Brisbane's current unbeaten run in the A-League to 36 games ..
Andrew Demack reports from Suncorp

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Season 7
Round 8 Preview
24/11/2011


This preview report covers the exciting start of the season and details of HAL Round 8, as well as draws for NYL Round 6, and W-League Round 6. 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 7
Why one team loses
and one team wins

19/11/2011


Sydney FC 2 - Central Coast 3



Sydney played well enough in patches and certain players provided welcome moments of flair ... but perhaps Graham Arnold was right: Mariners deserved their win ..
Stephen Webb reports from SFS

[ Match report .... ]

Opinion:
Spotlight on Rani Dowisha
21/11/2011

Rani Dowisha feints left, lunges right to tap the goalpost, before diving low to his left to block a shot. A heart's beat later, another ball comes whistling towards him and the 19 year old scrambles to his knees to execute yet another desperate parry ....
Zee Ko looks at Victory's young 'keeper ....
[ Opinion ...]

A-League: 2011-2012 Season
Round 7 in Review

20/11/2010
Jeremy Ruane


'Brisbane On Verge Of Australian Sporting History' - Brisbane Roar put themselves on the verge of Australian sporting history on November 19, coming from behind to down Newcastle Jets 2-1 at Ausgrid Stadium to equal the long-standing 35-match unbeaten record of the Eastern Suburbs rugby league team. ..
Review by Jeremy Ruane ...

[ More ...]

Link to HAL7 R8

R.I.P: Johnny Warren (1943 - 2004)
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A-League 2011/12 Season 7
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Results & Reports

Round 9+
Adelaide
0
4
Central Coast
3
1
Perth Glory
2
0
Gold Coast
1
0
2
0
R10: Sydney FC (25/1)
P
P
R10: Perth Glory (25/1)
 

2011/2012 A-League Table

Round 9

#

Team

Pl

Wo

Dr

Lo

Gf

Ga

Dif

Pts

1

Brisbane R

9

6

2

1

22

6

16

20

2

Central Coast

9

5

2

2

15

8

7

17

3

Sydney

9

4

2

3

12

11

1

14

4

Newcastle

9

4

1

4

11

13

-2

13

5

Perth Glory

9

4

1

4

9

12

-3

13

6

Heart

9

3

3

3

12

11

1

12

7

Victory

9

2

5

2

10

11

-1

11

8

Wellington

9

2

3

4

9

10

-1

9

9

Adelaide U

9

2

3

4

7

17

-10

9

10

Gold Coast

9

1

2

6

11

18

-7

5

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