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David Squires on … the A-League grand final, VAR and Panenkas

Our cartoonist looks at Sydney FC’s win in Perth which featured the now-customary balls-up and a shootout miss for the agesTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading…

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Case for defence presents penalties to settle A-League grand final | Jonathan Howcroft

It’s common to bemoan the ending of a football match in such fashion, but not in Perth on Sunday nightSeven kicks. A championship season 140 matches long spanning seven months came down to seven kicks. Sport can be grotesquely cruel.Those seven kicks f…

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Sydney FC crowned A-League champions for fourth time after shootout win in Perth

Perth Glory 0-0 (aet) Sydney FC; Sydney win 4-1 on pensVAR controversy forgotten Andrew Redmayne starsVideo killed the radio star, according to The Buggles in 1980 and many in 2019 would have you believe that VAR has killed football. Yet after a first …

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A-League grand final: Perth Glory v Sydney FC – live!

Updates from the title decider at Optus StadiumAny thoughts? Email or tweet @mike_hytner 9.02am BST Pre-match entertainment. Perhaps as an nod to the formative years of Castro and Brosque in the 1990s, tonight’s show kicks off with something from the M…

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A-League grand final preview: a celebration of Perth’s rebirth or Sydney’s continuity?

It’s cruel that one football match can determine an entire season, but therein lies the drama of finalsGrand finals are torturous affairs. They funnel the blood sweat and tears of a 140 match season into a single 90 minute duel. When the final whistle …

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Sydney FC hand Melbourne Victory record A-League Big Blue belting

Sydney FC 6-1 Melbourne VictoryFirst time in A-League history Victory concede sixAfter a week of epic footballing comebacks, Sydney FC have served up a Big Blue belting, smashing Melbourne Victory 6-1 to march into next weekend’s A-League grand final.A…

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‘We’ll destroy A-League teams’: Steve Corica delighted with Sydney FC’s ACL outing

Sky Blues draw 3-3 with star-studded Shanghai SIPGCoach impressed with improved performance Bullish Sydney FC coach Steve Corica has declared his side will destroy A-League opposition if they reproduce the attacking flair they showed in their Asian Cha…

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PFA slams substandard SCG pitch after serious injury in A-League blockbuster

Melbourne Victory await news of Terry Antonis’ knee Sydney CEO says club are considering ‘all options’The players’ union has called for an independent investigation of the SCG playing surface, which has been slammed as dangerous after Saturday’s game b…

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Sam Kerr’s Glory denied a W-League championship in a six-goal thriller

Sydney FC 4-2 Perth GloryUS imports shine as McCaskill and Huerta score beltersSam Kerr might be the star import in the American women’s football league. But it was Sydney FC’s American imports to the W-League who turned the tables on the celebrated Ma…

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W-League grand final 2018-19: Sydney FC v Perth Glory – live!

Updates from the decider at Jubilee OvalAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 5.28am GMT Our players are out on the pitch, as we observe the national anthem.Your predictions? On paper, Sydney FC might just shade it position by position across the XI….

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Early Wellington Phoenix goal sinks Melbourne City

David Williams scores against former clubWellington remain on course for playoffsStriker David Williams has returned to haunt former A-League club Melbourne City, scoring the only goal in a pulsating 1-0 win for the Phoenix in Wellington.Williams’s fir…

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A-League: Sydney beat Newcastle to stay on pace

Sydney FC 1-0 Newcastle JetsAs it happenedSydney FC have all but put a nail in the coffin of Newcastle’s A-League season with a controversial 1-0 win at Jubilee Oval.Not only did the Sky Blues remain within touching distance of pacesetters Perth with t…

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A-League: Sydney FC v Newcastle Jets – live!

Sydney FC hoping for a win to keep pace with Glory and VictoryNewcastle hoping to put between them and the wooden spoon spot 7.03am GMT 26 mins: long ball to Jair, who was trying, but failing, to angle it down to O’Donovan. Accuracy of shots and passin…

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Shay Evans: the groundbreaking Indigenous footballer unafraid to push back | Michael McGowan

From playing barefoot in a remote Northern Territory town to Sydney FC, the 17-year-old’s journey has been remarkableWhen Shadeene “Shay” Evans made her W-League debut on Thursday night it marked another step in the career of a footballer long touted a…

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Brisbane Roar lose to Sydney FC as club consider head coach options

Sydney FC 2-1 Brisbane RoarRoar yet to clarify Darren Davies’ role long-termA brace to Sydney FC striker Adam Le Fondre and an Andrew Redmayne penalty save has piled further pain on the Brisbane Roar, beaten 2-1 by the Sky Blues at Jubilee Oval. Relate…

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Perth’s unbeaten A-League run ends in controversial injury-time drama

Perth Glory 1-2 Sydney FCW-League: Sam Kerr brace sinks Sydney FCPerth Glory players were left fuming after their stoppage-time equaliser was disallowed in a 2-1 loss to Sydney FC at nib Stadium.Sydney looked to have all three points in the bag after f…

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Phoenix shock shows Sydney FC ‘machine’ not running smoothly

Continuity has been a hallmark of Sydney FC’s post-Arnold transition, but key defensive relationships still need workSydney FC has been so steady over the past two seasons, the shock of the 3-1 drubbing inflicted by Wellington on Saturday seemed almost…

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Phoenix shock shows Sydney FC ‘machine’ not running smoothly

Continuity has been a hallmark of Sydney FC’s post-Arnold transition, but key defensive relationships still need workSydney FC has been so steady over the past two seasons, the shock of the 3-1 drubbing inflicted by Wellington on Saturday seemed almost…

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Wellington stun Sydney FC in A-League upset

Sydney FC 1-3 Wellington PhoenixSydney’s first successive home loss since April 2016Sydney coach Steve Corica has promised changes while ruing lapses of concentration, with Wellington’s perfectly executed game plan carrying them to a 3-1 A-League boilo…

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Genuinely thrilling final masks duality of FFA Cup | Ante Jukic

Alongside the intoxicating moments it can provide, the competition unearths numerous points of contentionIt was written on Isaías’ face as he lifted the FFA Cup trophy with Adelaide United coach Marco Kurz – a moment in time that embodies football, and…