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A-League: Round 8
'Sydney and Them'

27/11/2012


Sydney FC 1 - Adelaide United 2


For a while in the second half it looked as though Sydney might win. But then someone said, “Pinch me” and the game woke up. In the cold, hard light of reality Adelaide strung passes together. Sydney’s defence went AWOL ..
Stephen Webb reports from the SFS ...

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: 2012-2013 Season
Round 8 in Review (+ WWL, NYL)

26/11/2012
Jeremy Ruane


'Top two opening up gap on the rest in A-League' - Adelaide United and Central Coast Mariners are opening up a bit of a break on the chasing pack in the Hyundai A-League after both scored contrasting 2-1 victories in eighth round action on the last weekend in November ..
Review by Jeremy Ruane ...

[ More ...]

A-League: Round 8
'Roar jinx junked by the Coast'

25/11/2012


Central Coast 2 - Brisbane Roar 1


The jinx that has lasted longer even than the A-League - the Mariners being unable to defeat the Roar at their Brisbane Water home - was junked in a solid display on Sunday evening. The Mariners ended up 2-1 winners over their oft nemesis, the Brisbane Roar, in front of 9,084 fans on a hot day ..
Chris Dunkerley reports from Gosford ...

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 8
'Archie stole the plaudits'

25/11/2012


Western Sydney W 0 - Melbourne Victory 2


Roadrunner Rojas put in a promising display as veteran No.10 Archie Thompson stole all the plaudits in this Round 8 game of A-League action at Parramatta Stadium ..
Daniel Paperny reports from Sydney ...

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 8
'Perth And Wellington share spoils out west'

24/11/2012


Perth Glory 1 - Wellington Phoenix 1


The visitors were in the ascendancy in the early stages of proceedings, although it was Perth who initially went closest to breaking the deadlock when Leo Bertos had to step in to prevent the well-performed Josh Risdon’s cross from picking out Nick Ward ..
Jeremy Ruane reports from NZ ...

[ Match report .... ]

National Youth League: Round 6
24/11/2012


Central Coast Mariners 0 - Brisbane Roar FC 1


The Mariners lost this match, and their one hundred per cent record, although they played the whole of the second half against ten men ...
Ray Sandell reports from Tuggerah
[ Match Report.... ]

A-League: 2012-2013 Season
Round 7 in Review (+ WWL, NYL)

18/11/2012
Jeremy Ruane


'Adelaide On Top As Those Around Them Stumble' - Adelaide United enjoy outright leadership of the Hyundai A-League once again following the conclusion of seventh round action on November 18, during which they were the only one of the top five teams to collect three points ..
Review by Jeremy Ruane ...

[ More ...]

A-League: Round 7
'All you want from a visit by Sydney'

16/11/2012


Brisbane Roar 4 - Sydney FC 2


Great game, everything you want from a Sydney trip, ADP goals and 3 points. risbane have weathered the Del Piero Storm in another goal-fest for both teams, the Roar coming out 4-2 winners in front of 22,970 fans at Suncorp Stadium ..
Adrian Demack reports from Brisbane ...

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: 2012-2013 Season
Round 6 in Review (+ WWL, NYL)

11/11/2012
Jeremy Ruane


'Lively Sixth Round Of A-League Action Ensues'' - Come-from-behind victories and terrific performances were the stand-out features of sixth round action in the Hyundai A-League on the weekend, with reigning champions Brisbane Roar playing anything like champions as they slumped to a 4-1 loss at Melbourne Heart ..
Review by Jeremy Ruane ...

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A-League: Round 6
'Mariners maintain winning streak
over Wellington'

12/11/2012


Wellington Phoneix 0 - Central Coast Mariners 1


Central Coast Mariners surged to the top of the Hyundai A-League table on November 11th by scoring their sixth successive victory over Wellington Phoenix, on this occasion at Westpac Stadium. ..
Jeremy Ruane reports from NZ ...

[ Match report .... ]

W-League: Round 4
11/11/2012


Sydney FC 1 - Melbourne Victory 2


Sydney dropped to third on the ladder following their first loss to Melbourne at sunny Leichhardt Oval on Sunday. Melbourne started better and, tellingly, finished better than Sydney, with the home side dominating either side of half time ...
Stephen Webb reports from Leichhardt
[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 6
'Sydney threw away a two-goal lead'

11/11/2012


Sydney FC 2 - Melbourne Victory 3


Bravery and commitment couldn’t compensate for a lack of cohesion and direction as Sydney threw away a two-goal lead to succumb to fellow strugglers Melbourne Victory ..
Stephen Webb reports from Sydney ...

[ Match report .... ]

W-League: Round 4
10/11/2012


Newcastle Jets 1 - Perth Glory 6


The weather wasn't the only miserable thing for the Jets about this match! For the second successive home game they suffered a devastating loss, this time against a highly professional and experienced Perth Glory team ...
Ray Sandell reports from Broadmeadow
[ Match report .... ]

A-League: 2012-2013 Season
Round 5 in Review (+ WWL, NYL)

06/11/2012
Jeremy Ruane


'Slaughter of Sydney Highlights Goal-Laden Round' - Big-spending Sydney FC found themselves on the wrong end of a right royal thumping in the feature fifth round match of the Hyundai A-League, interstate rivals Central Coast Mariners coming from behind to crush them 7-2 at Bluetongue Stadium on the first weekend in November ..
Review by Jeremy Ruane ...

[ More ...]

A-League: Round 5
'Victory performance convincing
in win over Phoenix'

05/11/2012


Melbourne Victory 3 - Wellington Phoenix 2


Melbourne Victory have sounded a warning ahead of their crunch fixture against Sydney FC at ANZ stadium next week, convincingly beating Wellington Phoenix despite the narrow 3-2 score line ..
Zee Ko reports from Docklands and Jeremy Ruane from NZ ...

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 5
'Dario makes the difference'

04/11/2012


Brisbane Roar 0 - Adelaide United 1


It wasn't a classic smash-and-grab raid, but Adelaide United made the start of Brisbane Roar's season go from bad to worse as they came away from Suncorp Stadium with a 1-0 win last night ..
Andrew Demack reports from Brisbane ...

[ Match report .... ]

National Youth League: Round 3
04/11/2012


Central Coast Mariners 4 - Sydney FC 2


Mariners Youth looked like emulating the performance of their A-league team the previous night when, at one stage in the second half, they led 4 goals to 1, but had to be content with a 4-2 victory to retain their unbeaten record for the new season and remain on top of the Youth League table ...
Ray Sandell reports from Tuggerah
[ Match Report.... ]

A-League: Round 5
'Mariners Goal Deluge in Derby'

04/11/2012


Central Coast Mariners 7 - Sydney FC 2


Central Coast Mariners won the derby over Sydney FC by a record seven goals to two on Saturday night, in front of a bumper crowd of 15,686. A hat-trick to Daviel McBreen and a brace for Tomas Rogic were features ..
Chris Dunkerley reports from Gosford ...

[ Match report .... ]

A-League: Round 5
'It's all heart for Wanderers
first home win of the season'

02/11/2012


Western Sydney W 2 - Melbourne Heart 1


Western Sydney Wanderers return to their home ground at Parramatta Stadium after their historic first win last weekend away against the A-League champions Brisbane Roar in a dominant display. Can the Wanderers score their first goal and record their first win at their home in Parramatta Stadium? ..
Steven Nguyen reports from Parramatta ...

[ Match report .... ]

W-League: Round 2 Feature Review
31/10/2012


'The Difficult Job That Just Got Harder'

If Melbourne Victory coach Mike Mulvey's job wasn't already difficult enough, it just got harder as the team lost two key players for the season during a narrow 0-1 loss at home to Brisbane Roar ...
Zee Ko reports from Bulleen
[ Feature and photos .... ]

Link to HAL8 Round 7

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

Link to HAL8 R7
A-League 2012/13 (Season 8)
Results & Reports

Round 8
1
2
Melb Heart
3
3
Newcastle
0
2
1
1
2
1
 

2012/2013 A-League Table

HAL 8 Premiership (Round 8)

#

Team

Pl

Wo

Dr

Lo

Gf

Ga

Dif

Pts

1

Adelaide U

8

6

1

1

12

5

7

19

2

Central Coast

8

5

2

1

15

7

8

17

3

Newcastle

8

4

1

3

14

16

-2

13

4

Victory

8

4

1

3

14

16

-2

13

5

Perth Glory

8

2

2

3

9

8

1

11

6

West Sydney

8

3

1

4

5

7

-2

10

7

Wellington

8

2

3

3

11

10

1

9

8

Heart

8

3

2

3

11

12

-1

8

9

Brisbane R

8

2

1

5

12

12

0

7

10

Sydney

8

2

0

7

12

22

-10

6

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