The A-League best and worst: Bad sport Muscat, Jets look the goods - Goal.com

Sydney FC got the job done 2-1 against Melbourne Victory in the grand final rematch on Saturday night, but there was plenty to be disappointed at during the first Big Blue of the season. It was petulant of Kevin Muscat to not shake Graham Arnold's hand ...

Defeat of Victory just the start, says Sydney FC goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne - Gears Of Biz

IT'S only round one, but Sydney FC seem to have picked up where they left off. A second-half own goal from Victory's Thomas Deng on Saturday night earned the Sky Blues a winning start to the season at Etihad Stadium, despite goalkeeper Andrew ...

Sydney strike early blow as A-League returns - The News International

SYDNEY: Sydney FC struck an early blow in the defence of their A-League title on the opening weekend of the season with a hard-fought win over the team they beat in last year's grand final. Graham Arnold's side enjoyed a record-breaking season last ...

Five things we learned from A-League Round 1 - SBS - The World Game

Pre-game antics, post-game snubs and everything in between, the opening round of the new A-League season offered fans plenty to ponder ahead of what will be an enthralling 2017-18 instalment. By. Jonathan Bernard. 9 Oct 2017 - 11:07 AM UPDATED 10 ...

Sydney FC begins A-League defense with 1-0 win over Victory - Sacramento Bee

Defending champion Sydney FC began the new A-League season the way it finished the last, beating the Melbourne Victory 1-0 in a grand final rematch. An own-goal from defender Thomas Deng early in the second half Saturday was all Sydney FC needed ...

A-League: Graham Arnold backs Sydney FC to improve on winning start - The Australian

The business as usual sign is already on display for Sydney FC. Winning start. Tick. Outstanding defence. Tick. Beating their arch rivals. Tick. Sure, they were not at their best and needed an own goal to secure all three points but the Sky Blues got ...

Sydney sides make winning A-League start - FiveAA

Reigning A-League champions Sydney FC got off to a winning start to open the new season while NSW rivals Western Sydney Wanderers and Newcastle showed early signs they will be among the challengers. The Sky Blues beat an undermanned ...

Melbourne Victory handshake snub of Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold adds spice to Big Blue - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Big Blue lived up to its name as a post-game handshake snub further fuelled the tensions between Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory. Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold was visibly angered after the match when several members of Melbourne Victory's ...

Victory downed, but plenty of reasons for optimism in lead up to City derby - The Sydney Morning Herald

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Sydney FC shut down Melbourne Victory to begin title defence with a road win - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney FC won the A-League championship last year by being tight at the back, relentless in midfield and good enough to take the chances that came their way once they took control of a game. On Saturday night they began their title defence in the same ...

Match analysis: Victory v Sydney - FourFourTwo Australia

A repeat of last season's grand final was headlined by a solid defensive performance from Sydney FC, who went away with three points courtesy of a Thomas Deng own goal in the second half. The result meant that after 43 Big Blue derbies, both sides had ...

Graham Arnold: Sydney FC “were at 30% of our capabilities” - Daily Football Show

Sydney FC manager Graham Arnold has warned his side played at “30 per cent of our capabilities” in the season opener against Melbourne Victory. The Sky Blues got their title defence off to the perfect start with a 1-0 win in Melbourne, courtesy of ...

Kevin Muscat applauds Leroy George's debut, warns his best is a few weeks away - Daily Football Show

Melbourne Victory manager Kevin Muscat says he was pleased with the output from new signing Leroy George on debut against Sydney FC. The Dutchman – who was expected to appear off the bench – was thrown into the starting line-up with several key ...

Victory v Sydney player ratings - FourFourTwo Australia

A Thomas Deng own goal gifted Sydney with all three points at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night in a repeat of last season's Grand Final. Page 1 of 4 | Single page. With some of Melbourne Victory's key players on Socceroos duty, the likes of Besart ...

Western Sydney Wanderers - 101 Great Goals

Bet365 are showing a Western Sydney Wanderers v Central Coast Mariners live stream, legal and straight onto your computer via 101 Great Goals. Simply click on this link and follow the simple step-by-step instructions to watch Western Sydney Wanderers v ...

Player ratings: Melbourne Victory v Sydney FC - Deng own-goal gifts Sky Blues victory - Goal.com

An unfortunate own-goal from Thomas Deng proved to be the difference as reigning A-League champions Sydney FC narrowly defeated Melbourne Victory 1-0 at Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening. The hosts had hoped of avenging their Grand Final loss to ...

Slick Sydney shift focus to FFA Cup semi - FiveAA

Sydney FC have shifted their attention to the only trophy that eluded them last season after vanquishing A-League rivals Melbourne Victory once again. The slick Sky Blues beat Victory 1-0 in Saturday night's grand final rematch at Etihad Stadium ...

Retre the buy of the year, says Arnie - FourFourTwo Australia

Despite all the pre-season talk about flashy imports, Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold reckons he has the bargain buy of the year in Paulo Retre. The reigning champions downed Melbourne Victory 1-0 at Etihad Stadium on Saturday with the Sky Blues ...

Socceroos star Mark Milligan on World Cup aspirations and returning to Melbourne Victory - Courier Mail

IN the absence of Mile Jedinak, Melbourne Victory star Mark Milligan donned the Socceroos' captain's armband last Thursday in Australia's 1-1 draw with Syria. He will again play a leading role against the same opposition in Sydney on Tuesday, when the ...

A-League: Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold says plenty of improvement left in side after win over Melbourne Victory - Herald Sun

HIS side won the grand final rematch, but Graham Arnold insists Sydney FC was only playing at 30 per cent of its capacity in Saturday night's 1-0 win over Melbourne Victory at Etihad Stadium. A Thomas Deng own goal early in the second half was all that ...