Graham Arnold rejected the overtures of Sydney FC to remain coach of the Central Coast Mariners, much to the club’s delight.
Rado Vidosic steps into the Brisbane top job, with some big shoes to fill.
Gary van Egmond’s focus on youth could bode well for his plans to implement a positive, possession style at Newcastle Jets.
Kosmina’s second tenure at Adelaide has seen him attempt to turn the Reds into a more proactive footballing side.
Ian Crook has to find a way to make Sydney attractive again, while getting the best out of marquee signing Alessandro Del Pier.
The biggest managerial move of the A-League off-season saw Ange Postecoglou move home to Melbourne Victory, where his challenge lies in changing the fortunes of the dysfunctional side.
An intriguing battle between two contrasting approaches centred around Perth’s attempts to nullify Brisbane’s holding midfielder