Christian Marchetti

Melbourne Victory 2 Newcastle Jets 1 Player Ratings

Melbourne Victory 2 Newcastle Jets 1 Player Ratings

Reigning champions Melbourne Victory defeated Newcastle Jets 2-1 in their second meeting since last season’s decider. 12 Jan 2019
Melbourne City 1 Melbourne Victory 1 player ratings

Melbourne City 1 Melbourne Victory 1 player ratings

The second Melbourne Derby of the season and Warren Joyce’s side were looking to end Victory’s winning streak while Kevin Muscat’s men were aiming for seven straight wins. 22 Dec 2018
Wellington Phoenix v Central Coast Mariners player ratings

Wellington Phoenix v Central Coast Mariners player ratings

Wellington hosted the Mariners on Saturday with the intention of backing up there fantastic performance away to Sydney last week with another win, while Mike Mulvey’s side were just looking for something to spark their season to life. 15 Dec 2018
Five turning points that changed the game

Five turning points that changed the game

After round 5 of the A-League, many questions were raised about a certain Uruguayan, ‘Spotless’ Stadium and some comical own-goals. 27 Nov 2018
Taggs leads Team of the Week

Taggs leads Team of the Week

In round 5, Jets and Roar notched up their first wins of the season, Victory snatched the Big Blue while Glory extended their advantage at the top. But who features in our Team of the Week? 26 Nov 2018
A-League Team of the week round four

A-League Team of the week round four

In round 4 Glory moved clear at the top, a thriller was played out in Mudgee, whilst the Phoenix and Mariners continued to struggle. But who made our team of the week? Time to find out. 14 Nov 2018
'Delighted' Popovic counts the positives

'Delighted' Popovic counts the positives

Tony Popovic is not getting carried away with Perth Glory’s excellent start to the new campaign, despite comfortably defeating Adelaide United 2 – 0. 11 Nov 2018
Kurz laments penalty decision: 'I think the ref was nervous'

Kurz laments penalty decision: 'I think the ref was nervous'

Adelaide United coach Marco Kurz lamented his side’s performance on Sunday but said they were denied a clear penalty in the first half. 11 Nov 2018
The five key moments...

The five key moments...

After round 3 we started to get more of an idea as to who are the contenders and the pretenders this season, with three teams remaining unbeaten after three games. 6 Nov 2018
A-League Team of the Week

A-League Team of the Week

Round 3 saw some interesting results, with four of the five matches ending in away wins. Adelaide and the two Sydney clubs had massive wins on the road, while Victory were triumphant in the Grand Final rematch and Perth continued their impressive start. But who made our best XI for the week? 5 Nov 2018
Wellington Phoenix v Western Sydney Wanderers player ratings

Wellington Phoenix v Western Sydney Wanderers player ratings

Wellington Phoenix took on the Western Sydney Wanderers in Saturday’s early kick-off at Westpac Stadium, with the away side running out comfortable 3 – 0 winners. 3 Nov 2018
Team of the week - who made it this week?

Team of the week - who made it this week?

Champions Melbourne Victory succumbed to back-to-back losses at home to Glory, Sydney FC won the derby against the Wanderers with VAR once again the talking point and Ross McCormack haunted his old club in Gosford. 30 Oct 2018
5 moments that changed everything...

5 moments that changed everything...

Round 2 showed every A-League fan that the competition is as tight and competitive as ever...with added fire! 30 Oct 2018
Sydney derby player ratings

Sydney derby player ratings

Football returned to the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday night as the first Sydney Derby of the season took place between the Sky Blues and Western Sydney Wanderers with Sydney once again prevailing over their cross-town rivals. 27 Oct 2018
Merrick laments horror draw: 'At least we're playing good football'

Merrick laments horror draw: 'At least we're playing good football'

Newcastle Jets coach Ernie Merrick is satisfied with the 1-1 result to Adelaide United given what's facing the Hunter outfit in the coming weeks. 27 Oct 2018
Kurz: 'It’s a car accident'

Kurz: 'It’s a car accident'

Adelaide United coach Marco Kurz was again left frustrated after his side had to settle for another draw at home, this time to the Newcastle Jets. 26 Oct 2018
FTBL's Team of the Week

FTBL's Team of the Week

Round 1 gave us goals, upsets and of course VAR controversy with several players putting in good first impressions to start the new campaign. But who made our best XI of the week? 22 Oct 2018
Five key moments that defined round one

Five key moments that defined round one

It was the opening round of the new A-League season... and got predictably sidetracked by a Video Assistant Referee controversy, despite some quality football and an upset or two. 22 Oct 2018
Melbourne Victory v City Player Ratings

Melbourne Victory v City Player Ratings

On the first Saturday night of the new A-League season, the first Melbourne Derby of the season saw Melbourne City take the bragging rights over reigning champions Melbourne Victory, coming from behind to win 2-1. 20 Oct 2018
FFA Cup player ratings: Western Sydney Wanderers v Sydney FC

FFA Cup player ratings: Western Sydney Wanderers v Sydney FC

In the second semi-final of the FFA Cup, and 19th ever Sydney Derby, it was Sydney FC who came out on top yet again, eventually easing to a comfortable 3-0 victory over rivals the Western Sydney Wanderers. Steve Corica’s side will now take on Adelaide United in the final of this year’s tournament. 6 Oct 2018
Wellington Phoenix v Melbourne City player ratings

Wellington Phoenix v Melbourne City player ratings

In a dead-rubber fixture to end a dead season for the Wellington Phoenix, they came out on top against a flat Melbourne City to move off the bottom of the A-League ladder. 14 Apr 2018