This week in Australian Football Weekly
All the latest news ahead of the Hyundai A-League Grand Final
There-s no surrender for the Hyundai A-League Grand Final when it-s Melbourne against Sydney…
Australian Football Weekly fires up for the big one and we-ve got every angle covered. Melbourne Victory coach Ernie Merrick tells us his troops won-t lose their focus, hardman skipper Kevin Muscat says he still gets nervous, and hotshots Archie Thompson and Robbie Kruse open up on what makes the Victory attack so deadly.
For the visitors, we find out how Sydney FC coach Vitezslav Lavicka has turned the club from battlers to double-hopefuls, stand-in skipper and Sky Blue veteran Terry McFlynn on what leading the team out will mean to him, plus Alex Brosque and Clint Bolton on the desire for Sydney to finish off their best season yet.
All that and Iven Necevski-s helito, Mitch Langerak-s ladies- mag photoshoot, the A-League season by numbers, the AFW Awards (who-s this years- Best Midget?) and the National youth League Grand Final.
Plus we talk to Socceroos Mark Bresciano and Nick Carle, World Cup rival Ghana-s captain Stephen Appiah on why he-s scared of Australia, the Matildas gear up for the biggest games in women-s football, and all the latest from the biggest leagues around the world. Where else are you gonna get that in one magazine?
Aussies Abroad: Sainsbury denies former club Inter in first UEFA Champions League start
Two Caltex Socceroos defenders were involved in key UEFA Champions League matches on Wednesday morning (AEDT). Milos Degenek’s Red Star Belgrade took on the might of Paris Saint Germain, featuring Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, while Trent Sainsbury went to former club Inter Milan
Aussies Abroad: Nabbout, Urawa Red Diamonds win Emperors Cup final
Andrew Nabbout emerged an Emperors Cup Final winner with Urawa Red Diamonds after the J-League outfit defeated Vegalta Sendai 1-0 yesterday evening. Nabbout was an unused substitute as the Reds clinched the trophy thanks to an early strike from Tomoya Ugajin. It is Urawa’s
'Amazing reward': Cahill to feature in FIFA World Football Museum
A pair of Tim Cahill’s boots will join items like the FIFA World Cup trophy, match balls from some of football’s biggest occasions and rare match-worn shirts in FIFA’s World Football Museum in Switzerland. The Caltex Socceroos legend revealed on Instagram on Sunday morning (AE
Boyle given 'all clear' following 'nasty collision'
Caltex Socceroos attacker Martin Boyle has been given the “all clear” following a head knock in Hibernian’s Scottish Premiership win at Hamilton Academical on Sunday morning (AEDT). Boyle needed lengthy treatment before half time after clashing with Hamilton’s Gary Woods and s