Topor-Stanley put in a captain's performance against FC Seoul, but says the honour of the armband was never his motivation.
Football Federation Australia chief executive has declared the sport must urgently engage with its grassroots or risk never fulfilling the sport's much-vaunted potential.
There was something presidential about FFA chief executive David Gallop's "State of the Game" address in Sydney on Thursday, a US-style declaration of national goals achieved and those still to be kicked.
Western Sydney Wanderers continued to ride their luck in the Asian Champions League but there is a confidence within the club they can progress to the final after somehow avoiding defeat in the first leg of their semi-final.
Socceroos midfielder Carl Valeri says Canberra has shown it should be home to the next A-League team.
The Wanderers may have tilted the tide in the mental battle of their Asian Champions League semi-final tie against FC Seoul after heaping more pressure on the underperforming strike force of last year's runners-up.
The resolve of the Western Sydney Wanderers' new owners is about to be tested with back-to-back J-League champions Sanfrecce Hiroshima set to make a bid for their star striker, Tomi Juric.
Tony Popovic was true to his pre-game mantra that the Wanderers were here to win, but as events transpired, even they realised that was not going to happen.
All you need to know ahead of the clash from Seoul World Cup Stadium on Wednesday night.
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