There are effectively three broad phases to the history of Brisbane Roar in the A-League – the pre-Postecoglou era, the Postecoglou era, and the post-Postecoglou era. Their poor results and performances in the phases without him illustrate how important he was to their incredible success during the October 2009 to April 2012 period, and it’s […]
For someone who not many would have known much about – or even heard of – we have come to expect many things from Josep Gombau and Adelaide United this season.
This site will feature in-depth tactical profiles of each of the ten teams for the upcoming A-League season, but first, here are some general themes.
Brazil scored three goals in each half for a comprehensive victory.
Australia took the lead through Jamie MacLaren but failed to win for the third consecutive match.
El Salvador secured a historic win, the first ever for their country in an 11-a-side FIFA tournament.
Australia played well for the majority of the game, but Carlos Restrep’s helter-skelter changes at 1-0 down helped his side draw level.
Even without the context of a war-torn nation, Iraq would be hugely difficult to summarise – not only have they experienced great turmoil with their coaches, with Vladimir Petkovic seemingly on the cusp of the sack for failing to secure to qualification only months after Zico was fired, but they’ve also lost their two most […]
Neither Australia nor Jordan have played particularly revolutionary football during this World Cup qualification campaign.
Australia’s task for qualifying for the World Cup was effectively about how they could perform against two different types of opponents.