The Hunter Stadium was an unhappy hunting ground for Victory, whose Premier's Plate ambitions have all but dissolved after a 0-0 draw with Newcastle.
Coach Alen Stajcic has drafted in Matildas old and new as he looks to revitalise the national women's soccer team for their next challenges.
Central Coast Mariners coach Paul Okon admits his battle to re-sign striker Roy O'Donovan grows more difficult with every goal the Irishman scores.
Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has called for more full-time A-League referees, arguing match officials are only as good as they can afford.
Western Sydney Wanderers' coach Tony Popovic has distanced himself from reports he has attracted interest from Shanghai Shenhua to replace Gus Poyet.
The frustration has continued for the Western Sydney Wanderers after a wasteful performance saw them crash to a 2-nil defeat to the Central Coast Mariners at Spotless Stadium.