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Reduce A-League visa numbers: Merrick

Reduce A-League visa numbers: Merrick

Allowing more foreign players into the A-League is "ridiculous" and will threaten the survival of some clubs, veteran coach Ernie Merrick says. 18 Sep 2019
Hearts Ulster teen joins Jets

Hearts Ulster teen joins Jets

Northern Ireland U21 international Bobby Burns has joined Newcastle Jets on a season-long loan deal. 18 Sep 2019
Refs haven't improved in 15 years: Merrick

Refs haven't improved in 15 years: Merrick

A-League veteran coach Ernie Merrick says refereeing standards haven't improved in 15 years. 18 Sep 2019
WSW aim to be the Barcelona of the West

WSW aim to be the Barcelona of the West

Western Sydney Wanderers borrowed a line from Barcelona when co-owner Paul Lederer outlined his ambitious vision for the club's future. 17 Sep 2019
Bruno 'didn't do what was asked of him...'

Bruno 'didn't do what was asked of him...'

Ex-Melbourne City hitman Bruno Fornaroli was forced out after he failed to live up to club expectations – despite his incredible strike rate, former team-mate Scott Jamieson revealed. 17 Sep 2019
Acton injury blow for Victory

Acton injury blow for Victory

Melbourne Victory's A-League preparations have been dealt a blow with goalkeeper Matt Acton ruled out for up to six months due to a shoulder injury. 17 Sep 2019
'I don't think there is a better club in Australia...of any code'

'I don't think there is a better club in Australia...of any code'

Western Sydney Wanderers opened stage one of their new HQ and training base and hailed it as the best facilities in the country. 16 Sep 2019
Adelaide United coach flying blind in FFA Cup

Adelaide United coach flying blind in FFA Cup

Adelaide United coach Gertjan Verbeek knows next to nothing about Newcastle Jets before their Tuesday night FFA Cup quarter-final. 16 Sep 2019
ABC 'set to show A-League'

ABC 'set to show A-League'

The ABC are set to show Saturday night football on their main channel in a TV rights coup for football in Australia, says the Daily Telegraph. 16 Sep 2019
Inside a salary cap scandal: 'It was complete bullshit'

Inside a salary cap scandal: 'It was complete bullshit'

As a salary cap scandal threatened to shatter Perth Glory's stunning season four years ago, players were still being told it was all lies...and then their world came crashing down. 13 Sep 2019
'I was a bit of a dick...' – Jamieson's warning to the next gen

'I was a bit of a dick...' – Jamieson's warning to the next gen

Fiery Melbourne City fullback Scott Jamieson has warned the next gen of Australian stars to beware complacency and over-confidence after learning the tough lesson in his own career. 12 Sep 2019
Look who's back at Victory...

Look who's back at Victory...

Former Melbourne Victory Medallist Adama Traore has returned to the club on a one-year deal. 12 Sep 2019
5 things we learnt: Western United

5 things we learnt: Western United

Ersan Gulum's a bit chirpy. Filip Kurto's new skills are coming on, as is the team. FTBL analyses the evolving Western United FC a month out from the new A-League season. 11 Sep 2019
Valentino stakes claim for starting XI spot at United

Valentino stakes claim for starting XI spot at United

Western United will continue to search for another striker as forward Valentino Yuel’s pre-season form continues to sizzle a month out from the new A-League season.  10 Sep 2019
Western United defeat City in behind-closed-doors friendly

Western United defeat City in behind-closed-doors friendly

Western United defeated Melbourne City 2-1 on Tuesday afternoon in a behind-closed-doors friendly at City’s training ground. 10 Sep 2019
God's guidance invaluable for Roar striker

God's guidance invaluable for Roar striker

Introduced to the A-League by ex-Socceroos striker John Aloisi, young Brisbane forward Dylan Wenzel-Halls is revelling under Roar coach Robbie Fowler's gaze. 10 Sep 2019