ACL: Sydney Top Group of Death

Sydney FC have topped Group H in the Asian Champions League despite losing 1-0 away to Guangzhou Evergrande yesterday (Wednesday 3 May 2016). It was known as the “group of death” and many didn’t rate our chances. The Sky Blues finished ahead of Urawa Reds by 1 pt go into the Round of 16 without […]

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Sky Blues Power Without Glory

​ Graham Arnold’s shake of the head at the full time whistle told the story. Where had this performance been all season? Resolute, blemish-free at the back. In control of the midfield. Clinical in front of goal. Sydney FC’s display against a strangely lethargic Perth Glory was among its best of the season, flying in […]

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Sky Blues' ACL Domination

Why such a paltry turnout? What accounts for Sydney’s great form in Asia? And what was up with Mikael Tavares? ​Just over 5,600 fans turned up to Allianz Stadium on Tuesday night to see the Sky Blues put themselves within a whisker of a spot in the Asian Champions League (ACL) knockout stages. Why so […]

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Sydney Stand-ins Fall To Adelaide

With Melbourne Victory thumping Wellington Phoenix 1-4, hammering the final nail in the Sky Blues’ A-League coffin in the process, Saturday night became all about resting Sydney’s best players for their vital Asian Champions’ (ACL) League clash with the visiting Pohang Steelers this Tuesday night. Certain ACL starters Matt Jurman, Rhyan Grant, Mikael Tavares, David […]

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ATTACKING SKY BLUES GO TOP OF THE GROUP

​Sydney FC produced another inspired Champions League performance to put themselves in with an excellent chance of reaching the competition’s playoff stages for the first time in its history. Much remains to be done but, with three rounds left to play, the Sky Blues lead the group by two points and could confound their critics […]

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Wishing The Season Away

​In Seinfeld’s “English Patient” episode, Elaine finally explodes in a packed cinema, screaming “Just die already! Die!” If last season’s Sky Blues took their fans on a wonderful journey, the 2015/16 version has been a roller-coaster ride – slow and steady on the way up, some yo-yoing in the middle and a breakneck-speed, screaming plummet […]

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No Turning Back against Phoenix

There is no turning back. No playing for a draw. Sydney FC’s next two games see them play the two bottom-placed sides, while on the final day of the regular season, the Sky Blues will take on Perth Glory in a game that could decide the make-up of the Top 6. Sydney must take all […]

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Tipping The Sky Blue Bucket

One of Dad’s favourite instructional parables was about the cow that filled the bucket to the brim, only to knock it over with its hind hoof at the end of the milking. That’s how it felt for Sydney’s fans, lifted to great heights last Wednesday night only to be dropped with a thud just three […]

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