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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Preview: Against All Odds Twice In A Row?

V Written By Michael Safro (@safrossydney) Sydney FC will need to get off their cloud. Games are coming thick and fast and Sky Blues will have had no time to celebrate Wednesday’s momentous win against Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande. In the lead up to their all-important clash with Melbourne City this Saturday night, it has […]

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Review: A Win To be Savoured Against The Reigning Asian Champions – ACL 2016 Match Day 2

Sky Blue fans will speak of this night for years to come. Sydney FC’s 2-1 defeat of Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande will rank in the club’s Allianz Stadium pantheon alongside Steve Corica’s Grand final winner in 2006, John Aloisi’s 2010 wonderstrike and Sydney’s emotion-charged, ten-man defeat of Melbourne Victory in late 2013. With multi-million dollar […]

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Arnie's Saitama Slip-up

This one is down to the coach. A litany of tactical and selection errors hamstrung the Sky Blues, rendering them impotent for a large part of its Asian Champions League opener – a contest that, in hindsight, was winnable against an opponent that was out of season and, for all its midfield superiority, hardly impressed […]

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