Dominic Bossi It was just four minutes into Wellington Phoenix's round five match against Perth Glory last season when Ernie Merrick thought he was on to something special. They had just scored the first goal and looked to be in cruise control in Christchurch. It put them on course for what was sure to be the new Wellington coach's firs win.
Sebastian Hassett The Wellington Phoenix might be four points clear on top of the A-League and on track for their their first ever Premiers' Plate but Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold feels the final five matches will sort out whether the Phoenix are contenders or pretenders.
Sebastian Hassett No matter what you think of Bulut, you can't deny his talent. He can make things happen.
Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory boss Kevin Muscat admitted that it wasn't pretty, but was happy to take the three points courtesy of two "magical" Gui Finkler goals that brought his side a 2-1 win over a well organised and highly competitive Central Coast Mariners.
Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory boss Kevin Muscat insisted during the week leading up to his side's clash with Central Coast Mariners that there were many twists and turns left in the five-cornered fight for the Premiers Plate.
Michael Lynch Of the five foreign players on Melbourne City's books at present, only one _ marquee player Robert Koren _ is likely to be with the Manchester City owned subsidiary next season.
David Polkinghorne She helped save the Pararoos, now Canberra schoolgirl Claire Falls wants to make soccer more inclusive.
Michael Lynch Digeo Maradona has supporters who would claim for him the title of the world's greatest ever footballer.
Dominic Bossi The timing of Sydney FC's crucial clash against league leaders Wellington Phoenix could not be any better for the harbour city club who are relishing the prospect of facing the New Zealand club while ravaged by international selection.