After two wildly successful seasons, watching their side drastically underachieve must be a strange feeling for Brisbane Roar fans. But with the benefit of hindsight, perhaps this wasn’t unexpected – Ange Postecoglou is a fine coach who must take the majority of the credit for transforming Brisbane’s fortunes, and in his absence, the squad has […]
The perennial cliché about the Central Coast is that it always ‘slips under the radar’ – but it’s hard not to describe the Mariners in any other way. Despite topping the table for most of the season, all the talk has been about other clubs, while recent discussion has only focused around the loss of […]
“Before last weekend we had been first or second in the league and were recognised as a good football team. However, apart from survival, I can see no clear direction. There is no vision. Decision-making at management level is reactive and impulsive at best, and there is no consistency in managerial procedure.” “There is far […]
Having lost Guilherme Finkler for the season, how Melbourne Victory coach Ange Postecoglou set up his side for their clash against Wellington Phoenix was always going to be the key feature of the pre-match build-up.
The Wanderers leapfrogged Melbourne Victory into 3rd place.
Central Coast defeated Perth with a lone goal from substitute Bernie Ibini-Isei.
Wellington turned a two goal deficit into three points.
A huge upset as the last placed side shocked the league leaders.
An entertaining game that will be remembered for two stunning strikes from Marco Rojas rather than for the tactical battle. As it were, this was a strange game with little overall pattern, so here are ten observations.
Henrique’s second half goal was enough for Brisbane’s first win under Mike Mulvey.