For Archie Thompson this could be the longest of long goodbyes.
Greg Baum The Gold Coast is the Bermuda Triangle of Australian sport.
Dominic Bossi Sydney FC don't fear any test they will come up against in the knock-out stages of the Asian Champions League after topping the continent's group of death.
State League 1 side Goulburn Stags face a David versus Goliath battle after drawing National Premier League leaders Cooma Tigers in the fourth round draw of the FFA Cup qualifiers. The Stags beat Canberra City 2-1 in the third round but will need to improve further to upset the Tigers, who have won four of five games this season. The Capital League clash between White Eagles and Queanbeyan City set to be a potentially cracking clash whilst ANU FC, riding high in the same division, will be optimistc of causing an upset against NPL side Belconnen United after pushing the Blue Devils to the limit last season. FFA Cup round four fixtures: Tuesday, May 10 - Belconnen United v ANU FC; Cooma Tigers v Goulburn Stags; Thursday, May 12 - White Eagles v Queanbeyan City, Tuggeranong United v Monaro Panthers; Tuesday, May 17 - Narrabundah v Canberra FC, Woden-Weston FC v Brindabella Blues; Thursday, May 19 - Canberra Olympic v Gungahlin United; Weston-Molonglo FC v O'Connor Knights.
Simon White When a Mandurah man embarks on a a cruise next year to celebrate his 50th wedding anniversary, he'll have his childhood club and unlikely English Premier League winner Leicester City to thank for it.
Greg Baum To call Leicester City's feat a miracle is to undersell it. A miracle is an instantaneous things, achieving in a blinding, transforming, water-into-wine flash what would not be possible even with years and decades of sweat of the brow.
Michael Lynch Archie Thompson will have to prolong his Melbourne Victory farewell for at least another few weeks after Kevin Muscat's team made history by beating Gamba Osaka in the final match of the group phase of their Asian Champions League campaign at AAMI Park on Tuesday night.
Dominic Bossi It was a question of which makeshift side would struggle amid the hot, humid and loud atmosphere at Tianhe Stadium.
Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory boss Kevin Muscat was trying to keep a lid on things after his history-making side reached the last 16 of the Asian Champions League for the first time, but even his hard-nosed professionalism had to give way to the sheer pleasure of the moment.
Sebastian Hassett Western Sydney Wanderers forward Mark Bridge has capped one of his best seasons by winning the Wanderers' Medal – but it might be a farewell accolade for the 31-year-old.