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?
Norway v Caltex Socceroos: 4 key match ups
Bert van Marwijk’s first match in charge as Caltex Socceroos boss sees his side take on tricky European outfit Norway at the Ullevaal Stadion on Saturday, March 24 (AEDT). With a chance for his players to stake a claim for a spot on the plane to Russia in June, it’s an importa
Ultimate Guide: Caltex Socceroos vs Norway and Colombia
Caltex Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk has assembled a 26-man squad for this month's twin friendlies that will help determine his FIFA World Cup roster. The players on show against Norway and Colombia have the chance to show the new boss what they can do as they push to squee
Elder’s FA Cup dream ended by Southampton
The fairytale run of Australian defender Callum Elder and his Wigan Athletic in England’s FA Cup is over after their quarter-final loss to Southampton on Monday morning (AEDT). Wigan, who play in League One, went down 2-0 at the DW Stadium after second-half goals from Pierre-E
Aussies Abroad: Rogic shines as Celtic held
Tom Rogic will head into Caltex Socceroos camp this week with another impressive 90 minutes under his belt as Celtic were held to a draw against Motherwell in the SPL overnight. Despite dominating the match and having double the shots at goal than their hosts, the Hoops were u