Ex-Sydney FC defender Matt Jurman admits that it was a "weird feeling" to watch his former teammates win the A-League Grand Final.
Former Brisbane Roar striker Maclaren, 23, has signed a three-year contract with the club, who have been relegated from the Bundesliga.
Jason Dasey and Brad Maloney break down the comings and goings following an entertaining A-League season.
Australia internationals Robbie Kruse and James Holland are free agents after terminating their deals with Chinese Super League club Liaoning Whowin.
Sydney FC chairman Scott Barlow says he is willing to stump up the cash for a big-name guest marquee player next A-League season.
A-League aspirants Southern Expansion have criticised the FFA for not accepting their offer to enter a team in the W-League next season.