Perth Glory's hopes of title success have been dealt an unexpected blow, with star signing Chris Herd opting out of his contract.
Brisbane Roar's Luke DeVere is not retiring from football despite another injury setback, according to coach John Aloisi.
Adelaide have joined a host of A-League clubs on the hunt for a new line-leading striker with Bruce Djite set for an imminent transfer to South Korea.
The same scouts that unearthed Bruno Fornaroli hope they've found the next A-League sensation in Argentinian Fernando Brandan.
Adelaide United chairman Greg Griffin has warned the FFA against loosening the A-League salary cap to accommodate Tim Cahill.