Even the highly credentialled, Brett Emerton, may play in the shadow of the Italian icon, particularly now he has stated he would be prepared to allow Del Piero to take over the dead ball duties. With all the hysteria generated round the Del Piero acquisition, it would be easy for fans to forget that 2011/12 was Brisbane Roar's triumph when
The NWS Koalas scored a last gasp win in extra time against an unlucky Manly United FC side in the Elimination Semi Final before the Illawarra Stingrays rose to the occasion with what many saw as a surprise win over Sydney University in the Qualifying Semi Final. With these results five became four as Manly United FC bowed out of the competition.
His strike-rate of a goal per game is unmatched in the league and is a remarkable achievement for the striker, who made his name at APIA Leichhardt Tigers. Younis looks back at his time at APIA very fondly. ?I thoroughly enjoyed my time there. I got along really well with Tony Raciti and the coaches and I still keep in touch with the boys. I have a
It was a match played in the right spirit, as both sides endeavoured to play good passing football and it made for an entertaining match. Sean Rooney opened the scoring for the visitors, but goals from Nik Tsattalios and a stunner from Matt Gordon won the match for Robbie Stanton's side. Sutherland Sharks looked in the mood early on at Seymour
Sydney FC coach Ian Crook sent out a strong starting side containing new recruits Lovrek, Ali Abbas, Fabio, Trent McClenahan and Yau, sending the Sky Blues into action in a 4-3-3 formation. Crook would have been impressed with what he saw in the early stages as the Sky Blues kept possession well and pressured St George into error with a