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?
'I'm not convinced anymore': Dane worried by Socceroos
Hyundai A-League star Michael Jakobsen was confident Denmark would beat Australia comfortably at the World Cup, but the Socceroos' performance against France now has him less convinced. Australia's display against one of the tournament favourites in Kazan on Saturday drew prai
How to watch, follow Socceroos v Denmark
The Socceroos will be in search of a vital win against their Scandinavian opponents tonight to keep their FIFA World Cup™ dream alive. It will be the fourth meeting between Australia and Denmark in Thursday night's clash at the Samara Arena, with the Socceroos last tasting vic
Russia Watch: Heartbreak for Iran, another Ronaldo record
Despite two valiant displays from Iran and Morroco, Spain and Portugal were overnight victors in Group B, while Luis Suarez got off the mark in Uruguay's win over Saudi Arabia. Here's our wrap of the overnight action: READ: Update on 2018 FIFA World Cup™ broadcast details
Opponent Watch: Pogba still 'positive' despite criticism
France defender Raphael Varane insists teammate Paul Pogba is “staying positive” despite copping negative comments in the French press. Pogba, who played a key role in the winning goal against the Socceroos on Saturday night, described himself as the "most criticised player in