Australian football has it’s A-League fixture for 2020-21, while its federation will soon have a new name. That, plus young player minutes, the Asian Champions League, and more is on tap for a bumper ESPN Australian and New Zealand Football wrap!
A Message from the Emperor
Arriving with preparations that could, at best, be described as chaotic, Australian clubs have struggled in the Asian Champions League: Sydney FC, Perth Glory and Melbourne Victory all failing to record a win so far. It’s almost inevitable that, for the third year in a row, Australia won’t have a representative in the knockout stages of the tournament.
Of course, there’s no fremdschamen here. None of the three have been outright embarrassed in any of their contests and Perth and Sydney could have easily beaten Ulsan and Jeonbuk. But, you know, horseshoes and hand grenades.
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