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#A-League

# a-league - Monday 27 July, 2020

Football returns for ex-Ireland striker with 88th-minute equaliser in the A-League Simon Says This post contains videos

Football returns for ex-Ireland striker with 88th-minute equaliser in the A-League

Simon Cox earned a point for Western Sydney Wanderers in their first game since the season was halted.

# a-league - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Irish striker O'Donovan believes Fowler was 'selfish' for not returning to A-League

The Liverpool legend managed Brisbane Roar before the pandemic.

# a-league - Monday 29 June, 2020

Robbie Fowler to leave role as Brisbane Roar manager due to coronavirus pandemic God

Robbie Fowler to leave role as Brisbane Roar manager due to coronavirus pandemic

The team were fourth in the A-League when the 2019-20 season was suspended in March.

# a-league - Friday 26 June, 2020

Hoolahan leaves Newcastle Jets but his A-League stint may not be over

The former Republic of Ireland international won’t be returning to Australia for the season’s restart.

# a-league - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'Mission impossible' - Australia's A-League finally pulls the plug

A quartet who have represented Ireland play their football in Australia.

# a-league - Monday 23 March, 2020

Business as usual for the Irish duo who've played three games in the last nine days

Roy O’Donovan and Wes Hoolahan were in A-League action again today for Newcastle Jets.

# a-league - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Victory for Hoolahan and O'Donovan as football continues in Australia

Roy O’Donovan opened the scoring for Newcastle Jets in today’s win against Adelaide United.

# a-league - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Former League of Ireland rivals joining forces on the other side of the world

Roy O’Donovan and Wes Hoolahan have become team-mates at A-League outfit Newcastle Jets.

# a-league - Thursday 6 February, 2020

New gaffer for Hoolahan and O'Donovan as former Wales international takes A-League gig

Carl Robinson has been appointed head coach at Newcastle Jets.

# a-league - Friday 31 January, 2020

Roy O'Donovan's stint under Robbie Fowler has come to a premature end

The Liverpool legend made the Irish striker his first signing as manager of Brisbane Roar last summer.

# a-league - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Irish striker's hat-trick helps Fowler to first A-League win with Brisbane Roar Back Of The Net This post contains videos

Irish striker's hat-trick helps Fowler to first A-League win with Brisbane Roar

Roy O’Donovan helped his side rally from 2-0 down to secure the win.

# a-league - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Fowler spared defeat in first A-League game as manager by Irish striker’s last-gasp goal

Roy O’Donovan marked his first A-League outing as a Brisbane Roar player with a stoppage-time equaliser.

# a-league - Friday 9 August, 2019

Newcastle Jets confirm signing of Wes Hoolahan

The former Irish international signed a one-year deal with the Australian club.

# a-league - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Irish midfielder's goal helps Fowler make winning start against A-League champions

Jay O’Shea scored for Brisbane Roar today in their victory against Sydney FC in the FFA Cup.

# a-league - Friday 28 June, 2019

Irish midfielder heads to Australia to join Robbie Fowler's Brisbane Roar

Jay O’Shea helped Bury to League One promotion last year.

# a-league - Monday 20 May, 2019

Cillian Sheridan on the move after stint with A-League side comes to an end

The Irish striker joined Wellington Phoenix in January, having left Polish club Jagiellonia Białystok.

# a-league - Sunday 19 May, 2019

Andy Keogh's bid to become the second Irish winner of the A-League ends in disappointment

The former Ireland striker saw his penalty saved in a shootout as Perth Glory lost to Sydney FC.

# a-league - Monday 6 May, 2019

Irish striker O'Donovan leaving A-League club after contract talks break down

Newcastle Jets announced they have withdrawn their contract offer for the Cork native.

# a-league - Thursday 25 April, 2019

French midfielder scores magnificently-cheeky penalty in front of new manager Robbie Fowler Along The Ground This post contains videos

French midfielder scores magnificently-cheeky penalty in front of new manager Robbie Fowler

Did Brisbane Roar’s Eric Bautheac mean it though?

# a-league - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Liverpool great Fowler named head coach of A-League side Brisbane Roar

Brisbane Roar confirmed the appointment overnight.

# a-league - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

'Don't be the sheep, be the shepherd' - Cillian Sheridan shines on A-League debut Irish Eye This post contains videos

'Don't be the sheep, be the shepherd' - Cillian Sheridan shines on A-League debut

The Cavan man well and truly caught the eye on the other side of the world.

# a-league - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

'I want to move on. I’m sick of hearing about it' - O'Donovan set to return from 10-match ban

The Irish striker was sent off in last season’s A-League Grand Final.

# a-league - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Andy Keogh recalls his prolific partnership with an 18-year-old Harry Kane

The pair’s impressive goal haul proved crucial as Millwall avoided relegation from the Championship in 2012.

# a-league - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Andy Keogh scores again to help Perth Glory to the top of the A-League In Form This post contains videos

Andy Keogh scores again to help Perth Glory to the top of the A-League

The Ireland international was pivotal as 10-man Perth Glory overcame Brisbane Roar earlier today.

# a-league - Friday 2 November, 2018

It's over: Usain Bolt's Australian football dream collapses

The eight-time Olympic champion had been trying out with the A-League side.

# a-league - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Jamaica chief tips Bolt for call-up if he adds 'flair' to his game

Jamaica could give Usain Bolt an international call-up, but their Football Federation’s president wants to see improvements.

# a-league - Friday 26 October, 2018

Andy Keogh says Usain Bolt's first touch is 'like a trampoline' after arrival in Australia Bounce Bounce This post contains videos

Andy Keogh says Usain Bolt's first touch is 'like a trampoline' after arrival in Australia

The Ireland striker said the Olympic gold medalist’s presence in the A-League was ‘like a kick in the teeth’.

# a-league - Monday 22 October, 2018

A-League contract offer to Usain Bolt worth 'much less' than he expected

“Football purists would say if you have some money to invest, we don’t think you should put it into a trialist…”

# a-league - Friday 12 October, 2018

Usain Bolt scores first 'professional' goals for Central Coast Mariners

The Jamaican sprint legend scored twice for the Australian A-League side.

# a-league - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Usain Bolt set for surprise trial with Australian club Central Coast Mariners

Olympic great Usain Bolt is set to trial with Australian club the Central Coast Mariners with a view to a season-long deal.

# a-league - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Former Liverpool and Germany defender takes managerial career to the A-League

Western Sydney Wanderers have announced the appointment of Markus Babbel as their new head coach.

# a-league - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Roy O'Donovan sent off for high boot to keeper's head as Newcastle Jets lose controversial Grand Final

The Corkman also took a blow to the face in a hard-fought season finale down under.

# a-league - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

'If I can emulate Liam Miller's achievement on Saturday I'll be a very, very happy man'

Roy O’Donovan is one game away from becoming the second Irish-born player to win an A-League medal.

# a-league - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Tim Cahill announces shock departure from Melbourne City with his eyes on the World Cup

Cahill confirmed the decision on Wednesday, with Melbourne announcing the mutual agreement, effective immediately.

# a-league - Saturday 28 October, 2017

'I'd walk back home to play for Ireland if that's what it took'

In-form A-League striker Roy O’Donovan won’t give up on his dream of playing for Ireland.

# a-league - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Roy O'Donovan scores again but Vargas injury mars Newcastle Jets win

Andy Keogh was also on the mark.

# a-league - Friday 29 September, 2017

Ross McCormack's fruitless spell at Aston Villa has come to an end

McCormack, 31, has moved to Melbourne in Australia.

# a-league - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Fairytale over for Shamrock Rovers Darwin after cup defeat to Sydney FC

The three-year-old club founded by Irish and English emigrants were drawn against the most dominant A-League champions in Aussie soccer history, and traveled to the game in a limo.

# a-league - Thursday 4 May, 2017

G'day Roy! Keane linked to Melbourne City job by Australian media

Stuart Pearce and Alan Pardew are also thought to be on the shortlist.

# a-league - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Robbie Fowler in contention to take over as manager at Roy O'Donovan's new club

The former Cork City striker has swapped Central Coast Mariners for their arch rivals in the A-League.

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