Melbourne City have declared Tim Cahill ready to make his first Australian club soccer appearance in two decades.
Sydney FC have confirmed Brazilian striker Deyvison Rogerio "Bobo" da Silva as their major overseas recruit for the coming A-League season.
The parlous state of Brisbane's finances is set to be laid bare as the A-League club begin sifting through the wreckage of Daniel Cobb's reign.
Adelaide United is reportedly waiting on an answer from German international Kevin Kuranyi to become the club's full-season guest marquee player.
Derbies between Western Sydney and Sydney FC at ANZ Stadium could become the norm if the opening-round A-League fixture attracts a huge crowd.
A new consortium of local business identities is keen to buy embattled A-League club Brisbane after Daniel Cobb's sacking as Roar managing director.