The Oz Files: Lucky Brisbane Clinch A-League Title

For the second time in the playoffs, the A_League’s dominant side, Brisbane Roar, were faced with the daunting task of fighting back from a 2-0 deficit to Central Coast Mariners in order to salvage their season and become champions.

The Oz Files: A-League Grand Final Preview

The Brisbane Roar must overcome one final obstacle to culminate the most dominant season in A-League history and be crowned Grand Final Champions. In their last meeting against that obstacle, however, Central Coast Mariners struck early and dominated the first half of their Preliminary Final second leg before the Roar found their way back. This time, the Mariners are determined to finish the job.

The Weekend Catch: WFC’s Choice Fixtures For 5-6 March, 2011

WFC’s picks of the best weekend football on the planet. Twenty-one matches, fifteen competitions, eight writers. Pick and choose or down them all in one sitting, you greedy piglet!

The Oz Files: The A-League Finals

The first matches of the A-League playoffs have been played and, as expected, Brisbane have continued their unbeaten run, topping their rivals to host the Grand Final, Central Coast in the away leg of their tie. Meanwhile, two of the four lower seeds have been sent packing. To see who and catch some match highlights, read on…

The Weekend Catch: WFC’s Football Fixture List For 19-20 February, 2011

This week’s tallies:  twenty matches in fifteen competitions chosen by ten writers.  Hop on for the ride! Chelsea v Everton (Saturday) — It has just occurred to me that Chelsea is a lot like Toy Story.  Seriously.  Roman Abramovich is Andy, although he doesn’t have to wait for Christmas or his birthday for his parents … Read more

The Oz Files: A-League Finalists Decided, Jets Crash, Phoenix Soar

With the conclusion of the regular season this weekend, the line up for the first week of the finals has been decided and boy, are football fans in for a treat. This season has been the best in the A-League’s short history with a new pace-setter, in the Brisbane Roar, playing an attractive brand of … Read more

The Oz Files: The King Is Dead, Long Live The King — Sydney Fall, Brisbane Roar

This week saw the Brisbane Roar officially crowned the premiers of the 2010/11 A-League season. Adelaide’s shock loss to the Wellington Phoenix and the Central Coast Mariners draw with Melbourne Heart means the title of best team during the regular season goes to the impressive Roar for the first time. The dominant Brisbane outfit joins … Read more

The Weekend Catch For 29-30 January, 2011

For those of you who follow the Weekend Catch, you’ll notice that we’ve rearranged the furniture a bit.  Instead of sorting by author and yanking you this way and that, we’ve placed all matches from the same competition together.  Hopefully, you’ll find it a bit easier to enjoy the tour of big weekend matches we … Read more

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