The Early Days

The first in a series of articles, which chronicles the history of Sydney FC, every game, every signing, every key event is documented with links to website articles, photos and other references. This section covers the period 24 March 2004, when Soccer Australia announced plans for a new league, to 7 April 2005, when Sydney […]

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HAL v1 – Champions!

¤ 12 December 2005: Sydney FC vs Deportivo Saprissa, Toyota Stadium, 7:20pm (Club World Championship – QF)Sydney bow out of the Club World Championship despite playing impressively against experienced opposition. Clint Bolton had an excellent game but couldn’t stop Cristian Bolanos’ goal from a long ball, while Alvin Ceccoli was sent from the field with […]

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HAL v1 Mideseason

¤ 01 October 2005: Sydney FC vs Perth Glory FC, Members Equity Stadium, 7:30pm (A-League – Rd 6)Dwight Yorke nets his fourth goal for the season to move to equal first on the goalscorers list, as Sydney moves into second on the ladder behind Adelaide United. Jacob Timpano retains his place in the side despite […]

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HAL v1 Kicks Off

¤ 02 July 2005: Australian U-20 captain and Sydney FC defender Jacob Timpano leaves Australia for a one week trial with Leicester City, despite the FFA threatening to block any potential deal. He returns home unsuccessful.[FT][SMH] ¤ 04 July 2005: Dwight Yorke completes his first training session with Sydney FC.[SFC]¤ 08 July 2005: Sydney FC […]

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