The Oz Files: A-League Playoff Thrillers

Brisbane Roar continue to be kings of the A-League jungle after a stirring fight back in the second leg of their semi-final match. Only two other teams remain and will battle it out this weekend for the opportunity to journey to Brisbane for the Grand Final.

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 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 Oz Files: Socceroos Heartbreak

Asian Cup Final: Australia 0-1 Japan The Socceroos’ Asian Cup campaign has ended in heartbreak thanks to a fine strike in the 109th minute by Tadanari Lee. The momentary lapse in concentration by the Aussie defence gifted the trophy to Japan who secured their fourth title. It could be argued that Australia had the better of … Read more

The Oz Files: A Record-Breaking Week In Australia

Australian football has seen all sorts of new records set in a memorable week. The Socceroos have progressed to the Asian Cup semi-finals for the first time after eliminating Iraq in the 118th minute. Back in the A-League, Adelaide United recorded the highest score in the league’s history, along with its largest margin of victory, demolishing … Read more

The Weekend Catch For 22-23 January, 2011

If you don’t think there’s much good footy to watch this weekend, well crank up the TiVo and fasten your seatbelt because we’ve got more than you can handle.  No less than seven WFC writers have selected 16 club matches from across the globe.  There has to be something in there to tickle your fancy. … Read more

The Oz Files: Coast Mariners and Brisbane Roar Share Points In a Thriller

It’s all happening in Australian football. Week 23 of the A-League gave us plenty of great games and great goals. The Socceroos set their Asian Cup campaign off on a good note while if you read my previous article, you’d have seen the great lengths Australian players and clubs are going too to help Queensland’s flood … Read more

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