Melbourne Victory all but secured the A-League Premiers' plate with a 1-0 win at Brisbane Roar.
Mark Milligan netted the crucial goal from the spot in added time at the end of the first half after Carl Valeri had been fouled.
The win moved them three points clear of Sydney FC at the top of the A-League with just one match of the regular season remaining.
Only defeat for Victory against Central Coast Mariners, a win for Sydney against Wellington Phoenix and a seven-goal swing in the second-placed...
Perth Glory won't be deducted any points next season after accepting the punishment of Football Federation Australia (FFA) for breaches of the A-League's salary cap.
The Western Australian club will miss this season's A-League finals, despite being guaranteed of a top six finish. They will pay AU$269,000 in fines after allegedly exceeding the cap by AU$400,000 this season.
But despite being threatened with a third show-cause notice this week, their ability to avoid a points deduction next season...
Melbourne Victory beat Brisbane Roar 2-1 at Lang Park to move three points clear at the top of the A-League.
Carl Valeri and Besart Berisha scored in the 17th and 22nd minutes to put Victory in charge and, although Matt McKay pulled one back early in the second half, Brisbane rarely looked like getting an equaliser.
With two rounds remaining, Victory are now firmly on course to win the Premier's Plate, and coach Kevin Muscat said afterwards: "I thought in the first half we were clinical, we were...