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?
Former Caltex Socceroos defender hangs up the boots
Former Caltex Socceroo defender and inaugural Western Sydney Wanderers captain Michael Beauchamp has called time on a storied career in football. Beauchamp retired following the final match of the 2018 NPL NSW season with Marconi Stallions, who ended their comeback year in the
Aussies Abroad: EFL Cup wrap
It might be early in the English football calendar but with the English Football League Cup commencing this morning, the season’s first silverware is now on the radar for the 92 participating clubs. Several Australian players were in action during a round one that saw multiple
Joeys squad selected for final training camp in Melbourne
Joeys Head Coach Trevor Morgan has named a 26-player squad for a training camp in Melbourne next week (13-19 August) as they prepare for the upcoming AFC U16 Championship in Malaysia which will be held later this year. Morgan is looking forward to working with the players agai
Mixed news for Caltex Socceroos duo in Champions League qualifying
Milos Degenek’s Red Star Belgrade are still alive in their bid to qualify for this season’s UEFA Champions League, but there was heartbreak for Tom Rogic’s Celtic. After a 1-1 draw at home in the first leg, Celtic lost 2-1 against Greek side AEK Athens on Wednesday morning to