David Villa scored his first goal for Melbourne City on his debut as they drew 1-1 with Sydney FC in their first A-League match of the season on Saturday.
Villa, who is on a 10-game loan spell before joining New York City FC, scored the equaliser in the 63rd minute after Corey Gameiro had opened the scoring for Sydney in the 54th minute.
Meanwhile, Central Coast Mariners moved joint top of the fledgling table as they claimed a 1-0 win over Newcastle Jets.
Mitchell Duke scored in the 90th minute...
Fiorentina have announced the signing of Australia defensive midfielder Joshua Brillante from A-League side Newcastle Jets.
Brillante underwent a medical on Monday before completing his permanent transfer to the Viola.
"I'm very happy to be in Florence,'' Brillante said on the club's official website. "I look forward to seeing the team soon. I can't wait to get started.''
Brillante, who also holds an Italian passport due to his roots, made 46 A-League appearances in his two seasons with the...
Northern Ireland international Jonny Steele has signed a two-year deal to play for Newcastle Jets in Australia's A-League after leaving the New York Red Bulls.
Steele, 28, has played three times for Northern Ireland, most recently in 2014 against Uruguay and Chile.
The midfielder played alongside Australia internationals Tim Cahill and David Carney at the Red Bull Arena and made 50 appearances in two seasons, scoring six goals.
"It's an exciting new chapter in my career," Steele said. "I spoke...