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Football: Australian A-League results

Results of Australian A-League matches played on Sunday: Melbourne Heart 1 (Engelaar 34) Central Coast Mariners 2 (Seung-Yong 45+2, Ibini 77) Western Sydney Wanderers 3 (Polenz 42, Bridge 61, Juric 78) Perth Glory 0 Saturday: Newcastle Jets 5 (Heskey 35, Griffiths 46, Taggart 57, 77, Bridges 90+3) Wellington Phoenix 0 Brisbane Roar 1 (Brattan 90+2) Melbourne Victory 0 Friday: Adelaide United 3 (Ferreira 13, Cirio 55, Djite 88) Sydney FC 1 (Thompson 75)

Football: Australian A-League results

Results of an Australian A-League match played on Sunday: Melbourne Heart 2 (Germano 29, Williams 62-pen) Wellington Phoenix 2 (Krishna 7, Boyd 57) Saturday: Western Sydney Wanderers 0 Adelaide United 0 Central Coast Mariners 3 (Bosnar 1, Ibini 6, Trifiro 88) Newcastle Jets 1 (Griffiths 23) Perth Glory 1 (Milligan 28-og) Melbourne Victory 2 (Milligan 40-pen, Thompson 90+1) Friday: Sydney FC 1 (Ryall 35) Brisbane Roar 1 (Berisha 23) Standings (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, goal difference, points):

Football: Australian A-League result

Result of an Australian A-League match played on Friday: Sydney FC 1 (Ryall 35) Brisbane Roar 1 (Berisha 23) afp

Football: Australian A-League results

Results of Australian A-League matches played on Sunday: Wellington Phoenix 1 (Cunningham 85) Perth Glory 1 (Gallas 34) Brisbane Roar 2 (Berisha 22, 53) Adelaide United 1 (Neumann 90+3) Saturday Newcastle Jets 1 (Taggart 53) Melbourne Heart 0 Sydney FC 3 (Jurman 59, Garcia 75, Abbas 90+3) Western Sydney Wanderers 1 (Ono 50) Friday Melbourne Victory 3 (Jeggo 31, Troisi 77-pen, Barbarouses 90+2) Central Coast Mariners 1 (Anderson 63) Standings (played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, goal difference, points):

Football: Roar 10 points clear in A-League

Brisbane Roar surged 10 points clear at the top of Australia's A-League with a 2-1 win over playoff contenders Adelaide United on Sunday. The Roar capitalised on Wanderers' tempestuous 3-1 derby defeat to Sydney FC to have the Premier's Plate for finishing first past the post all but wrapped up with five games left in the regular season. A fortnight ago the Wanderers trailed Roar by four points, but they are now in a dogfight for a top-two berth, which grants a home semi-final in the playoffs, with four rival clubs.

Football: Australian A-League results

Results of Australian A-League matches this weekend: Sunday: Melbourne Heart 1 (Engelaar 61) Brisbane Roar 0 Saturday: Newcastle Jets 0 Sydney FC 2 (Ognenovski 60, Del Piero 73-pen) Melbourne Victory 4 (Finkler 15, 57, Thompson 66, Barbarouses 75) Adelaide United 3 (Cirio 3, 45, 83) Perth Glory 0 Western Sydney Wanderers 2 (Poljak 12, Juric 71) Friday: Central Coast Mariners 1 (Ibini 20) Wellington Phoenix 4 (Cunningham 47, Hernandez 64, Huysegems 65, Brockie 82)

Football: Berisha winner sends Roar 7 points clear

Besart Berisha scored a late winner to put Brisbane Roar seven points clear at the top of Australia's A-League on Sunday. The Albanian striker netted in the 90th-minute to deliver Roar a 2-1 come-from-behind win over reigning champions Central Coast Mariners. Mariners' Mile Sterjovski won and converted a first half penalty before the home side equalised through Brazilian substitute Henrique as a prelude to Berisha's late goal. Western Sydney Wanderers lost ground on the competition leaders when Newcastle Jets snatched a dramatic a 2-2 draw in Newcastle.

Football: Mariners lose Sainsbury, McBreen overseas

Central Coast Mariners Friday suffered a double blow to their Australian A-League title defence with the transfers of defender Trent Sainsbury and veteran striker Daniel McBreen to overseas clubs. Sainsbury, one of the league's leading defenders, has signed a two and a half season deal with Dutch club PEC Zwolle, while 36-year-old McBreen was granted a transfer back to China, the Mariners said.

Football: Besart Berisha to join Melbourne Victory

Australia's Melbourne Victory has signed one of the A-League's most prolific strikers, Besart Berisha, for the start of next season, the club said Wednesday. The signing of the Albanian, who has scored 41 goals in his 65 appearances for Brisbane Roar, will move to Melbourne at the end of his current contract with the league-leaders. "Besart has been performing at the highest level week-in, week-out for Brisbane and has caused plenty of headaches for opposition defenders and coaches, including myself," said Victory coach Kevin Muscat.

Football: Aloisi sacked as Melbourne Heart coach

Former World Cup striker John Aloisi has been sacked as coach of troubled A-League franchise Melbourne Heart, the club said on Sunday. Aloisi had been under enormous pressure with the Heart winless in 12 games this season and without a victory since beating Sydney FC in February of the previous season. "John has been an absolute professional at our club; as an inaugural player, as a coach of our youth side and as head coach of our A-League team," chairman Peter Sidwell said in a statement.
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