SYDNEY -- Evergreen Western Sydney Wanderers striker Brendon Santalab has set a new club goal-scoring record as his hat trick helped shore up the club's A-League finals hopes with a 3-1 home victory over Melbourne City,
The 34-year-old poacher added to his tally for the season to 14, eclipsing the previous record of 11 he had shared with Mark Bridge.
Sanatalab equalised midway through the first half at Spotless Stadium on Friday, after City took a fortuitous lead in the third minute when a Neil...
Melbourne Victory head to Brisbane understrength but have vowed to make Sydney FC earn their A-League premiership.
Anything less than three points for Kevin Muscat's side on Saturday night will see the Sky Blues crowned this season's premiers.
But it shapes as a tough ask for Victory, who have been hit by another unavailability for the crunch match.
Muscat will be without four internationals -- Besart Berisha, James Troisi, Marco Rojas and Jai Ingham -- as well as the recently departed Oliver...
The Wellington Phoenix have run out of patience with Football Federation Australia (FFA), issuing a vigorous demand for an international window in the A-League.
In a strongly-worded statement, Phoenix general manager David Dome says the integrity of the competition is undermined by the FFA's refusal to budge on the issue.
The problem is highlighted again this Sunday when a Phoenix side missing seven key players -- six All Whites and Fijian Roy Krishna -- host the Newcastle Jets in a key fixture.
Suspended Brisbane Roar goalkeeper Michael Theo has sought to explain lashing out at Adelaide United's Dylan McGowan, saying it wasn't his intention to collect his opponent.
Theo was handed a two-match ban for elbowing McGowan in an act the A-League's match review panel ruled was an "assault on a player."
Defender McGowan was felled by the blow, clutching his face.
Theo was red-carded, which led to Sergio Cirio's penalty in the sixth minute of stoppage time to hand the Reds a 2-1 win.