After a disappointing loss on the weekend, Adelaide United fans face the prospect of a difficult end to what was a very promising season.
For better or worse, it’s difficult to fall out of the running for a spot in the finals in the A-League. Despite there being just six rounds remaining, even bottom-placed Wellington Phoenix could, in theory, win all its remaining matches and sneak in.
Adelaide United's biggest challenges lie ahead, writes soccer columnist Paul Marcuccitti, who wonders at the double-standards applied to certain figures in the A-League.
An eye-opening insider's account of Australia's disastrous World Cup bid raises questions about moves to seek the women's event, writes Paul Marcuccitti.