Ross McCormack has jumped to the top of the A-League scoring charts, scoring the only goal in Melbourne City's 1-0 defeat of Central Coast on Sunday.
In the week after City tore up Tim Cahill's contract as the Socceroo sought more game time, the striker preferred by Warren Joyce did the business.
McCormack struck after 59 minutes, finishing a sumptuous piece of direct play that began with Dean Bouzanis.
Bouzanis, retained in goal despite Eugene Galekovic's return to fitness, found Luke Brattan with...
Substitute Blake Powell propelled Central Coast into the A-League's top four with a one-sided 1-0 win over a gritty Perth.
Last weekend, Powell marked his return from nearly a year recovering from injury with an assist against Wellington.
At Gosford on Sunday, the 26-year-old attacker replaced Kwabena Appiah with 13 minutes to play and had created and scored the game's only goal by the time the clock had ticked down to 12.
That the two sides could not be separated early was scarcely believable,...
Central Coast coach Paul Okon is almost evangelical when it comes to singing the praises of Mariners attacking midfielder Daniel De Silva.
The 20-year-old playmaker featured prominently in the Mariners' 4-1 win over Wellington Phoenix on Saturday, grabbing his second goal of the A-League season in a dominant performance.
The win shunted Central Coast four places up the ladder into fifth and left Wellington anchored at the bottom in 10th.
Okon says it is pleasing to see De Silva grow stronger with...
Central Coast ended a five-year winless A-League run in Wellington, outplaying the Phoenix 4-1 on Saturday in a clinical display.
Second-half strikes from Daniel De Silva, Andrew Hoole and Trent Buhagiar pushed out a 1-0 half-time lead from a Phoenix own-goal.
A a Dario Vidisic header -- his fourth of the season -- was Wellington's only consolation.
The return of skipper Alan Baro from suspension bolstered the Mariners' backline, but it was their control in the midfield, masterminded by the Dutch...