The good, the bad and the ugly as Sydney FC women take the crown.

Sydney FC Women 4 Newcastle Jets Women 0Sydney FC Men 3 Western United Men 3 Boom! After Western United won earlier on Saturday, there was only one plausible outcome from the first and most important game of the double-header at Allianz Stadium, and that was a Sydney FC victory. Two goals a-piece from Mackenzie HawkesbyContinue reading “The good, the bad and the ugly as Sydney FC women take the crown.”

Glorious, glorious entertainment

Sydney FC 4 Perth Glory 2 – A League Women A key fixture in a busy end-of-season schedule brought a fired-up Perth Glory to Kogarah in search of a result to catapult them into top-four contention. In their way were Sydney FC, hoping to build on the weekend’s big result and take themselves to theContinue reading “Glorious, glorious entertainment”

Sydney FC let Adelaide off lightly

A second half display to rival any other performance this season saw Sydney FC women take apart their visitors Adelaide United at a surprisingly rainy Kogarah Oval on Saturday afternoon. The United team stood and watched Rachel Lowe roll in the opening goal in an even first half, and close-range finishes from Nat Tobin andContinue reading “Sydney FC let Adelaide off lightly”

Sydney FC no show in derby calamity

A non-performance of alarming ineptitude from Sydney FC at their new Allianz Stadium home told us everything we need to know about the disintegration of Steve Corica’s tenure. Vast open gaps in midfield, defenders outpaced and an attack that never looked like scoring despite numerous clear chances, underlined the state of our once-proud club. TheContinue reading “Sydney FC no show in derby calamity”

Sky Blue nadir in woeful display

What was meant to be a day of celebration, Sydney FC Women’s members’ day, went from self-congratulation and back-slapping to the most alarming non-performance from a team still stacked with stars. Wellington Phoenix showed determination and a work ethic that was far superior to their illustrious opponents, and Sydney FC got what they deserved forContinue reading “Sky Blue nadir in woeful display”

Bruising Western win for Sydney FC

The reigning A-League Women premiers gave a terrific account of themselves in an emotional return to Kogarah and gave their chances of retaining the crown a massive boost in this six-pointer against leaders Western United. A second-half double from Rachel Lowe and a thumping finish from Princess Ibini were reward for their patience, but theContinue reading “Bruising Western win for Sydney FC”

Sydney FC toy with Victory

There was something in the air on Saturday at Allianz Stadium. Only those in the Cove will be able to tell you what it was, but it coincided with a thorough dicking of Melbourne Victory in the Big Blue. Somehow there was only one goal, but plenty to shout about, as the once-proud Melbourne teamContinue reading “Sydney FC toy with Victory”

Penalties : some yes, some no

A day of pure drama at Allianz Stadium on Saturday as Sydney FC Women were denied a stonewall penalty in the opening moments as the last defender handled on the line to prevent a Madison Haley goal right in front of the Cove. Luckily, with no VAR to cause an unwanted pantomime, the footballing godsContinue reading “Penalties : some yes, some no”

Ufuk it’s another home defeat

Sydney FC confirmed their status as the laughing stock of the A-League with an appalling performance at Allianz Stadium at home to Wellington Phoenix. Already a goal behind, the Sky Blues saw their opponents eventually reduced to nine men, and even a comical two-penalty sequence of events couldn’t put a goalscorer on the board forContinue reading “Ufuk it’s another home defeat”

Cove cavalry inspire Sky Blues to win

According to Scottish folklore, the first person to enter your house on New Year’s Day is the bringer of good fortune for the coming year and also brings gifts for the household. Sydney FC were meant to carry out that first-footing tradition at McDonald Jones Stadium, but the script was torn up as the SkyContinue reading “Cove cavalry inspire Sky Blues to win”