For the first time since the entry of their crosstown rivals to the W-League, Melbourne Victory don't feel in the shadows of glamour side City.
Usain Bolt will give himself until the end of the month to decide whether to continue pursuing a career in professional football.
He set foot in Australia for the first time earlier this week but Martin Boyle could be the latest Socceroos debutant come Saturday.
After a second-straight reality check, Central Coast coach Mike Mulvey is beginning to understand the work on his A-League plate.
Tony Popovic has Perth Glory humming, while James Troisi showed Graham Arnold what he's missing out on. It's all in Rob Brooks' A-League Review.
Melbourne Victory delivered a stunning statement of A-League intent, thrashing Central Coast Mariners 4-1 at AAMI Park.
Perth Glory strikers Andy Keogh and Chris Ikonomidis both scored in a precious 2-0 away win against Adelaide United.
Brisbane goalkeeper Jamie Young says he's "baffled" at being racially taunted during an A-League game.
Newcastle substitute Nick Cowburn's first A-League goal salvaged a 1-1 draw for the Jets at home against leaders Sydney FC.
Brisbane Roar fought back from a disastrous start to secure a 2-2 A-League draw against Western Sydney Wanderers in Mudgee.
Stunning goals from Ritchie De Laet and Bruno Fornaroli returned Melbourne City to winning ways against Wellington Phoenix.
Malaysia's hopes of kicking off their AFF Cup with a win over Cambodia have been boosted by confirmation that mentor Keisuke Honda will be absent.
Newcastle coach Ernie Merrick may have earned another A-League foe after Wellington's Mark Rudan took issue with Merrick's words about the Phoenix.
Dimi Petratos and Craig Goodwin are among those name-checked by Australia coach Graham Arnold to replace Daniel Arzani at the Asian Cup.
Australia boss Alen Stajcic pulled no punches in an exclusive interview with ESPN ahead of the Matildas' two friendlies against Chile this week.
Matildas star Lisa De Vanna marvels at the progress Australian women's football has made, as she prepares to face a nation even she hasn't played.
One loss won't be enough to dent Wellington's confidence, with Steven Taylor happy to poke the bear ahead of their clash with Melbourne City.
The six remaining candidates are Southern Expansion, Macarthur South West Sydney, Western Melbourne, Team 11, South Melbourne and Canberra.
Established Matildas squad members hope talented teenager Mary Fowler won't be lost to Australian football and will soon be back in their midst.
A handful of A-League stars have played themselves into Socceroos contention, while many are asking: What exactly does Melbourne City stand for?
Craig Goodwin scored his second brace in a week during Adelaide United's 3-0 A-League win over Central Coast in Gosford.
Three rounds into the A-League and the Brisbane Roar have just two points with John Aloisi feeling they are playing well but starting too slowly.
Things looked ominous for WSW before they turned their A-League fortunes on their head with a comprehensive 3-0 trouncing of Wellington Phoenix.