2015/16 Sydney FC Season Review – Part 1

Written by Michael Safro (@Safrossydney) After years of stagnation, 2014/15 was a breath of fresh air. The Sky Blues thrilled their fans and only the team’s occasional naivety cost it the premiership. The fans moved on from the club’s Grand Final defeat, looking to go one better in 2015/16. Instead, what transpired in the A-League […]

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Sky Blue Faith Restored Despite Broken Hearts

Written By Michael Safro (@safrossydney) Sydney FC’s Asian Champions League campaign that brought a smile to the faces of the club’s long suffering supporters came unstuck in the 90th minute of a tie that had everything. Everything, that is, except the fairytale ending that would have taken the club into ACL quarter finals – an […]

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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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