Taking the fight to trolls; wobbly Wanderers; five A-League youngsters taking their chances; and much more. ESPN's Australian football wrap is back.
Jamie Mclaren continued his great scoring record against Western Sydney as Melbourne City overcame prematch disruptions to secure a 2-0 away win.
Craig Goodwin made an immediate impact for Adelaide United, who survived a furious late charge from Western Sydney to claim a 3-2 A-League win.
Australia's football ecosystem is set to fully awaken, City find their speed, referees under fire again... it's the wrap.
Wellington Phoenix were denied a much-needed win as Western Sydney Wanderers rallied in an action-packed 2-2 A-League draw.
Why are the Mariners performing so well? And what do Australia's member federations think of the proposed second division? Here's the wrap.
Melbourne Victory aren't alone in their early-season wobbles. Meanwhile, there's reason for optimism at Newcastle Jets. Here's the A-League wrap.
Second-half goals from Graham Dorrans and Kwame Yeboah earned Western Sydney Wanderers a hard-fought 2-0 win over Melbourne Victory.
A-League new boys Macarthur FC were denied a first home win as Western Sydney Wanderers mounted a second-half comeback to earn a stirring 2-2 draw.
Bernie Ibini scored against his former club Newcastle before the Jets salvaged a point in their 1-1 A-League draw against Western Sydney Wanderers.
The Mariners are top of the A-League table after almost half a decade in the wilderness, and credit must go to the whole club for a job well done.
Western Sydney handed Central Coast their first loss of the A-League season, winning a grudge encounter 1-0 in Gosford.
James Troisi played the roles of villain and hero as his Western Sydney Wanderers side fought back to force a 1-1 draw with Sydney FC.
Few matches in Australian sport can match the rivalry that has been built between Sydney FC and the Western Sydney Wanderers.
Carl Robinson's return to Newcastle went as planned as Western Sydney defeated the Jets 2-1 -- and for the first time in nine A-League games.
With the "unbundling" of the A-League and W-League from Football Australia official, it's time for those who promised so much to start to deliver.
Western Sydney being viewed as A-League villains in 2021 is fine with captain Dylan McGowan if it gives the competition some much-needed exposure.
How Newcastle fans welcome him is up to them, but Western Sydney coach Carl Robinson is just eager to draw a line under his time at the Jets.
Macarthur have lived up to their pre-match expectations, claiming the first western Sydney bragging rights in a 1-0 A-League win over the Wanderers.
Ahead of the 2020-21 season, the leaders of each A- and W-League team sat down with ESPN to discuss the culture of Australia's top-flight clubs.
After an offseason of twists and turns, the A-League is finally set to return on Dec. 27. Here's all you need to know ahead of the 2020-21 campaign.
After 12 months like no other, the A-League returns this week. And while it may be crazy, chaotic and in flux, it's ours, writes Joey Lynch.
The A-League has been forced into a major fixture reshuffle following a COVID-19 outbreak in Sydney.
Western Sydney Wanderers have made it three signings of wantaway A-League players this week.
WSW are expected to make it three signings of wantaway A-League stars with Bernie Ibini set to join James Troisi and Ziggy Gordon at the Wanderers.
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|Melbourne City FC||9||5||0||4||+5||15|
|Western Sydney Wanderers||10||3||4||3||0||13|
|Wellington Phoenix FC||9||2||2||5||-4||8|