A late header from Ryan McGowan delivered Sydney FC a 3-2 win against Adelaide United in a rollicking A-League season opener.
McGowan nailed a free header in the 87th minute to settle a feisty Friday night encounter at Adelaide's Coopers Stadium.
"It's nice to come here and get a win," said Sydney coach Steve Corica.
"I'm pleased with the win and the performance - it can get better but it's the first game."
After Sydney's Adam Le Fondre produced a rapid first-half brace, Adelaide rallied with replies...
Socceroos coach Graham Arnold says he is not responsible for the actions of four Australian under-23 players who are being investigated by the FFA following an incident in Cambodia earlier this year that happened under his watch.
The Olyroos were in Phnom Penh at the end of March playing in a qualifying tournament for next year's Olympics and a complaint was made against the players regarding the final night of their trip.
"Sometimes people take their own responsibility," said Arnold, when asked...
After the longest preseason in football, the battle for the Toilet Seat finally returns. The boardroom struggle for control means season 2019-20 is one of transition for the A-League, while a lack of blockbuster signings underlined the more subdued lead-up.
Still, there are plenty of talking points. A new club and another on the way, and coaching changes to rival the player merry-go-round.
Here's all you need to know about every team ahead of Friday night's opener between Adelaide United and Sydney...
Ten-man Central Coast Mariners fell just short of completing a fairytale run to the FFA Cup final as reigning champions Adelaide United secured a 2-1 comeback semifinal victory thanks to Riley McGree's last-minute winner.
The Mariners were in front with 20 minutes remaining but the match turned on its head within a matter of moments with Mariners veteran Matt Simon sent off and George Blackwood finding an equaliser.
Adelaide's late heroics mean they will feature in their fourth FFA Cup final when...