Adelaide United downed the Western Sydney Wanderers 3-1 in the A-League Grand Final on Sunday to claim the club's first premiership.
United completed a fairytale rise from chumps to champs -- from winless and bottom of the table after eight rounds -- with Bruce Kamau and Isaias scoring first-half goals at Adelaide Oval.
The Wanderers' Scott Neville dragged his side back into the decider with a 58th minute goal before substitute Pablo Sanchez settled Adelaide's nerves with a 90th minute strike.
SYDNEY -- Arsenal have confirmed they will play two matches in Australia next year, marking their first visit to the country in almost 40 years.
The Gunners will take on Sydney FC on July 13 in 2017 at ANZ Stadium, followed by a clash with Western Sydney Wanderers two days later at the same venue.
Arsenal CEO Ivan Gazidis said: "Our preseason matches enable the squad to complete final preparations ahead of a new campaign, and Sydney FC and Western Sydney Wanderers will provide a strong test...
Harry Redknapp is to join the Central Coast Mariners as a football consultant, the A-League club have announced.
Writing on their Twitter account during the club's end-of-season dinner, the Mariners said: "Owner Mike Charlesworth announces that Harry Redknapp will join the Mariners as a consultant."
Former Portsmouth, Queens Park Rangers and Tottenham Hotspur boss Redknapp was recently in Australia as part of a two-game spell in charge of Jordan.