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: Borrello fires as Freiburg keep up hot Bundesliga start, Souttar awarded star man honours
Brandon Borrello's Freiburg SC continued their impressive start to the German Bundesliga season with a 3-1 win at newly-promoted Paderborn. The 24-year-old from Adelaide earned his first Caltex Socceroos cap in the June 2019 friendly against Korea Republic and has since broken
Duke named as Western Sydney Wanderers captain
Caltex Socceroo Mitchell Duke has been unveiled as Western Sydney Wanderers' new club captain ahead of their homecoming campaign. The 28-year-old forward was born in Liverpool, only 20km south of Western Sydney's spiritual home in Parramatta, and led out his hometown club on t
Caltex Socceroos defender Jurman departs Al-Ittihad
Caltex Socceroos defender Matthew Jurman is on the lookout for a new club after announcing he has left his Saudi Arabian side Al-Ittihad. Jurman confirmed on social media he is now a "free agent" and thanked the club for allowing him to experience playing in the Saudi Pro Leag
Taggart joins De Bruyne and Ibrahimovic in FIFA 19 TOTW
Adam Taggart has earned a spot in the FIFA 19 Team of the Week after his hat-trick heroics for Suwon Bluewings. The Australian joins Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne, LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos in the latest release of 'in for