A clever finish by Rhyan Grant has given Sydney FC an unconvincing 2-1 victory over Wellington to maintain their unbeaten start to the A-League season.
Brandon O'Neill's opener was cancelled out by Ulises Davila midway through the second half before Grant produced his memorable 77th-minute game-winner. Five days after helping the Socceroos to a six-goal win in Taiwan, Grant flicked a Brandon O'Neill free kick over Stefan Marinovic and just under the crossbar.
It was a cruel defeat for the visitors,...
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The under-23 rule
Football Federation Australia announced Friday that A-League regulations had been amended to allow two extra substitutes on the bench...
A late header from Ryan McGowan delivered Sydney FC a 3-2 win against Adelaide United in a rollicking A-League season opener.
McGowan nailed a free header in the 87th minute to settle a feisty Friday night encounter at Adelaide's Coopers Stadium.
"It's nice to come here and get a win," said Sydney coach Steve Corica.
"I'm pleased with the win and the performance - it can get better but it's the first game."
After Sydney's Adam Le Fondre produced a rapid first-half brace, Adelaide rallied with replies...