2018–19 A-League

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A-League
A-League text logo 2.png
Season2018–19
Dates19 October 2018 – 19 May 2019
ChampionsSydney FC (4th title)
PremiersPerth Glory (1st title)
Champions LeaguePerth Glory
Sydney FC
Melbourne Victory
Matches played135
Goals scored422 (3.13 per match)
Top goalscorerRoy Krishna (18 goals)
Biggest home winMelbourne City 5–0 Central Coast Mariners
(26 April 2019)
Perth Glory 5–0 Wellington Phoenix
(28 April 2019)
Biggest away winCentral Coast Mariners 2–8 Wellington Phoenix
(9 March 2019)
Highest scoringCentral Coast Mariners 2–8 Wellington Phoenix
(9 March 2019)
Highest attendance40,504
Melbourne Victory vs. Melbourne City
(20 October 2018)
Lowest attendance3,703
Central Coast Mariners vs. Wellington Phoenix
(9 March 2019)
Average attendance10,411

The 2018–19 A-League was the 42nd season of national level soccer in Australia, and the 14th since the establishment of the A-League in 2004. The regular season commenced on 19 October 2018 and concluded on 28 April 2019. The play-offs began on 3 May 2019 and ended with the Grand Final on 19 May 2019.

Clubs[edit]



Team City Home Ground Capacity
Adelaide United Adelaide Coopers Stadium 16,500
Brisbane Roar Brisbane Suncorp Stadium 52,500
Central Coast Mariners Gosford Central Coast Stadium 20,059
Melbourne City Melbourne AAMI Park 30,050
Melbourne Victory Melbourne Marvel Stadium
AAMI Park
56,347
30,050
Newcastle Jets Newcastle McDonald Jones Stadium 33,000
Perth Glory Perth HBF Park 20,500
Sydney FC Sydney Sydney Cricket Ground
Jubilee Oval
Leichhardt Oval
48,000
20,500
20,000
Wellington Phoenix Wellington Westpac Stadium 34,500
Western Sydney Wanderers Sydney ANZ Stadium
Spotless Stadium
84,000
24,000

Personnel and kits[edit]

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Kit sponsor
Adelaide United Germany Marco Kurz Spain Isaías Macron IGA
Brisbane Roar Wales Darren Davies (caretaker) Australia Matt McKay Umbro Actron Air
Central Coast Mariners Australia Alen Stajcic (caretaker) Australia Matt Simon Umbro Masterfoods & State Road Constructions
Melbourne City England Warren Joyce Australia Scott Jamieson Nike Etihad Airways
Melbourne Victory Australia Kevin Muscat Australia Carl Valeri Adidas Metricon
Newcastle Jets Scotland Ernie Merrick Australia Nigel Boogaard Viva Sports Ledman Group
Perth Glory Australia Tony Popovic Spain Diego Castro Macron QBE Insurance
Sydney FC Australia Steve Corica Australia Alex Brosque Puma The Star
Wellington Phoenix Australia Mark Rudan New Zealand Andrew Durante Adidas Huawei
Western Sydney Wanderers Germany Markus Babbel Australia Brendan Hamill Nike Centuria

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position on table Incoming manager Date of appointment
Sydney FC Australia Graham Arnold Signed by Australia[1] 8 March 2018 Pre-season Australia Steve Corica[2] 16 May 2018
Central Coast Mariners Republic of Ireland Wayne O'Sullivan (caretaker) End of caretaker spell 14 April 2018 England Mike Mulvey[3] July 2018
Western Sydney Wanderers Spain Josep Gombau Sacked[4] 19 April 2018 Germany Markus Babbel[5] 19 May 2018
Perth Glory England Kenny Lowe Sacked[6] 20 April 2018 Australia Tony Popovic[7] 11 May 2018
Wellington Phoenix England Chris Greenacre (caretaker) End of caretaker spell 30 May 2018 Australia Mark Rudan[8] 30 May 2018
Brisbane Roar Australia John Aloisi Resigned 28 December 2018 9th Wales Darren Davies (caretaker)[9] 28 December 2018
Central Coast Mariners England Mike Mulvey Sacked[10] 9 March 2019 10th Australia Alen Stajcic (caretaker)[11] 12 March 2019

Foreign players[edit]

Club Visa 1 Visa 2 Visa 3 Visa 4 Visa 5 Non-Visa Foreigner
Adelaide United Denmark Ken Ilsø Denmark Michael Jakobsen Germany Mirko Boland Netherlands Jordy Thomassen Senegal Baba Diawara England Ryan Strain1
Spain Isaías1
Brisbane Roar Denmark Thomas Kristensen Denmark Tobias Mikkelsen France Éric Bauthéac Spain Álex López Brazil Henrique1
England Jamie Young2
New Zealand Dane Ingham2
Central Coast Mariners England Sam Graham Republic of Ireland Stephen Mallon Netherlands Tom Hiariej New Zealand Michael McGlinchey Turkey Jem Karacan
Melbourne City Belgium Ritchie De Laet England Shayon Harrison France Florin Berenguer Netherlands Bart Schenkeveld Italy Iacopo La Rocca1
Melbourne Victory Germany Georg Niedermeier Japan Keisuke Honda New Zealand Kosta Barbarouses Spain Raúl Baena Sweden Ola Toivonen New Zealand Jai Ingham2
New Zealand Storm Roux2
Newcastle Jets Brazil Jair Republic of Ireland Roy O'Donovan New Zealand Matthew Ridenton Venezuela Ronald Vargas England Kaine Sheppard1
North Macedonia Daniel Georgievski2
New Zealand Glen Moss2
Perth Glory Republic of Ireland Andy Keogh Spain Diego Castro Spain Juande Portugal Fábio Ferreira
Sydney FC England Adam le Fondre Iran Reza Ghoochannejhad Netherlands Siem de Jong Netherlands Jop van der Linden Serbia Miloš Ninković
Wellington Phoenix England Steven Taylor Republic of Ireland Cillian Sheridan Poland Michał Kopczyński Poland Filip Kurto Spain Mandi Fiji Roy Krishna1
Western Sydney Wanderers Curaçao Roly Bonevacia Germany Alexander Baumjohann Germany Patrick Ziegler Spain Raúl Llorente Spain Oriol Riera

The following do not fill a Visa position:
1Those players who were born and started their professional career abroad but have since gained Australian citizenship (and New Zealand citizenship, in the case of Wellington Phoenix);[12]
2Australian citizens (and New Zealand citizens, in the case of Wellington Phoenix) who have chosen to represent another national team;
3Injury Replacement Players, or National Team Replacement Players;
4Guest Players (eligible to play a maximum of fourteen games)

Salary cap exemptions and captains[edit]

Club First Marquee Second Marquee Captain Vice-Captain
Adelaide United Senegal Baba Diawara[13] None Spain Isaías[14] None
Brisbane Roar France Éric Bauthéac[15] None Australia Matt McKay[16] None
Central Coast Mariners Scotland Ross McCormack[17][note 1] None Australia Matt Simon[19] None
Melbourne City Belgium Ritchie de Laet[20][21] Uruguay Bruno Fornaroli[22][note 2] Australia Scott Jamieson[24] None
Melbourne Victory Japan Keisuke Honda[25][26] Australia James Troisi[27] Australia Carl Valeri[28] Australia Leigh Broxham[28]
Newcastle Jets Venezuela Ronald Vargas[29] None Australia Nigel Boogaard[30] Australia Nikolai Topor-Stanley[31]
Perth Glory Spain Diego Castro[32][33] None Spain Diego Castro[34] None
Sydney FC Serbia Miloš Ninković[35] Netherlands Siem de Jong[36] Australia Alex Brosque[37] Australia Alex Wilkinson[38]
Wellington Phoenix None None New Zealand Andrew Durante[39] None
Western Sydney Wanderers Spain Oriol Riera[40] None Australia Brendan Hamill[41] None

Transfers[edit]

Regular season[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Perth Glory 27 18 6 3 56 23 +33 60 Qualification to AFC Champions League group stage and Finals series[a]
2 Sydney FC (C) 27 16 4 7 43 29 +14 52
3 Melbourne Victory 27 15 5 7 50 32 +18 50 Qualification to AFC Champions League preliminary round 2 and Finals series[a]
4 Adelaide United 27 12 8 7 37 32 +5 44 Qualification to Finals series[a]
5 Melbourne City 27 11 7 9 39 32 +7 40
6 Wellington Phoenix[b] 27 11 7 9 46 43 +3 40
7 Newcastle Jets 27 10 5 12 40 36 +4 35
8 Western Sydney Wanderers 27 6 6 15 42 54 −12 24
9 Brisbane Roar 27 4 6 17 38 71 −33 18
10 Central Coast Mariners 27 3 4 20 31 70 −39 13
Source: A-League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c The top two teams enter the Finals series at the semi-finals, while the teams ranked third to sixth enter the Finals series at the elimination-finals.
  2. ^ Wellington Phoenix cannot qualify for the AFC Champions League as they are not recognised as an AFC club.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away ADE BRI CCM MCY MVC NEW PER SYD WEL WSW ADE BRI CCM MCY MVC NEW PER SYD WEL WSW
Adelaide United 2–1 2–1 0–2 2–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–0 2–2 4–3 1–0 0–2 3–1 1–3
Brisbane Roar 3–5 1–1 2–0 2–4 1–6 2–4 2–1 0–0 2–2 0–5 1–3 2–1 1–4
Central Coast Mariners 0–3 1–1 1–1 2–3 1–2 1–4 1–2 2–8 3–1 0–1 3–5 2–1 0–3
Melbourne City 1–1 1–0 5–0 1–1 3–0 0–0 0–3 2–0 4–3 0–0 4–1 2–1 2–2
Melbourne Victory 2–0 2–1 4–1 1–2 2–1 2–3 2–1 1–1 4–0 2–1 1–1 0–2 1–2 3–3
Newcastle Jets 1–2 2–0 1–0 3–1 0–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 3–2 0–0 2–2 2–3 2–0
Perth Glory 0–0 2–1 3–2 1–0 0–2 2–0 1–2 3–0 1–1 4–0 1–0 3–1 5–0 4–3
Sydney FC 2–1 2–1 5–2 2–0 1–2 1–0 1–0 1–3 2–0 2–0 1–1 0–2 2–1
Wellington Phoenix 1–3 4–1 2–0 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 0–3 3–2 3–2 4–0 0–1 3–1
Western Sydney Wanderers 1–2 2–2 2–0 0–2 1–2 0–2 1–1 1–3 2–3 2–0 3–0 0–1 1–5 1–1
Updated to match(es) played on 28 April 2019. Source: A-League
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For upcoming matches, an "a" indicates there is an article about the match.

Positions by round[edit]

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627
Perth Glory322111111111111111111111111
Sydney FC311233333333332333322222222
Melbourne Victory9107422222222223222233333333
Adelaide United353644456555665544445655444
Melbourne City135355544444444455556566665
Wellington Phoenix146799865556556666664444556
Newcastle Jets9810977677777777777777777777
Western Sydney Wanderers394588788888888888888888888
Brisbane Roar378866999999999999999999999
Central Coast Mariners359101010101010101010101010101010101010101010101010
Leader and qualification to AFC Champions League group stage
Qualification to AFC Champions League preliminary round 2
Qualification to Finals series
Updated to match(es) played on 28 April 2019. Source: ultimatealeague.com

Finals series[edit]

Elimination-finals   Semi-finals   Grand Final
                   
      Perth Glory (pen.) 3 (5)  
Adelaide United (a.e.t.) 1     Adelaide United 3 (4)  
Melbourne City 0       Perth Glory 0 (1)
    Sydney FC (pen.) 0 (4)
      Sydney FC 6
Melbourne Victory 3     Melbourne Victory 1  
Wellington Phoenix 1  

Elimination-finals[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Grand Final[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Attendances[edit]

By club[edit]

These are the attendance records of each of the teams at the end of the home and away season. The table does not include finals series attendances.

As of matches played on 28 April 2019.
Team Hosted Average High Low Total
Melbourne Victory 14 20,604 40,504 8,039 288,453
Sydney FC 13 13,566 30,588 6,261 176,357
Perth Glory 14 10,360 17,856 7,213 145,045
Brisbane Roar 13 9,632 15,129 6,084 125,222
Western Sydney Wanderers 14 9,191 21,984 5,067 128,670
Newcastle Jets 13 9,079 11,814 6,701 118,029
Adelaide United 14 9,013 12,866 7,071 126,188
Wellington Phoenix 14 8,533 23,648 4,829 119,455
Melbourne City 13 8,135 24,306 4,950 105,750
Central Coast Mariners 13 5,562 8,923 3,703 72,300
{{{T11}}} 0 0 0 0 0
{{{T12}}} 0 0 0 0 0
League total 135 10,411 40,504 3,703 1,405,469

By round[edit]

2018–19 A-League Attendance
Round Total Games Avg. Per Game
Round 1 84,761 5 16,952
Round 2 77,986 5 15,597
Round 3 44,728 5 8,946
Round 4 49,105 5 9,821
Round 5 54,712 5 10,942
Round 6 46,789 5 9,358
Round 7 57,101 5 11,420
Round 8 50,507 5 10,101
Round 9 58,429 5 11,686
Round 10 55,700 5 11,140
Round 11 44,866 5 8,973
Round 12 41,546 5 8,309
Round 13 53,733 5 10,747
Round 14 48,849 5 9,770
Round 15 37,920 5 7,584
Round 16 57,050 5 11,410
Round 17 42,065 5 8,413
Round 18 52,669 5 10,534
Round 19 63,527 5 12,705
Round 20 57,812 5 11,562
Round 21 38,835 5 7,767
Round 22 46,329 5 9,266
Round 23 46,704 5 9,341
Round 24 40,205 5 8,041
Round 25 63,295 5 12,659
Round 26 45,431 5 9,086
Round 27 44,794 5 8,959
Elimination Final 29,242 2 14,621
Semi Final 30,009 2 15,004
Grand Final 56,371 1 56,371

Club membership[edit]

2018–19 A-League membership figures
Club Members
Adelaide United 8,082
Brisbane Roar 11,524
Central Coast Mariners 6,843
Melbourne City 10,302
Melbourne Victory 26,478
Newcastle Jets 11,606
Perth Glory 10,460
Sydney FC 15,848
Wellington Phoenix 5,671
Western Sydney Wanderers 16,444
Total 123,258
Average 12,326

Last updated: 28 April 2019.
Source: a-league.com.au

Player stats[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

As of the end of the Regular Season, 28 April 2019[42]
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Fiji Roy Krishna Wellington Phoenix 18
2 England Adam le Fondre Sydney FC 16
3 Republic of Ireland Andy Keogh Perth Glory 15
4 New Zealand Kosta Barbarouses Melbourne Victory 14
5 Sweden Ola Toivonen Melbourne Victory 13
6 Republic of Ireland Roy O'Donovan Newcastle Jets 11
Australia Adam Taggart Brisbane Roar
Australia David Williams Wellington Phoenix
9 Australia Craig Goodwin Adelaide United 10
Spain Oriol Riera Western Sydney Wanderers

Hat-tricks[edit]

Player For Against Result Date Ref
Australia Alex Brosque Sydney FC Central Coast Mariners 5–2 4 January 2019 [43]
New Zealand Kosta Barbarouses Melbourne Victory Brisbane Roar 0–5 15 January 2019 [44]
Australia David Williams Wellington Phoenix Newcastle Jets 4–1 31 March 2019 [45]
Fiji Roy Krishna Wellington Phoenix Melbourne City 3–2 21 April 2019 [46]

Own goals[edit]

As of the end of the Regular Season, 28 April 2019
Player Club Against Round
North Macedonia Daniel Georgievski Newcastle Jets Wellington Phoenix 1
Australia Connor O'Toole Brisbane Roar Perth Glory 3
New Zealand Tom Doyle Wellington Phoenix Adelaide United 5
Australia Tomislav Mrcela Perth Glory Central Coast Mariners 5
Sweden Ola Toivonen Melbourne Victory Brisbane Roar 8
Australia Jordan Elsey Adelaide United Melbourne City 8
Greece Avraam Papadopoulos Brisbane Roar Wellington Phoenix 9
Australia Aaron Reardon Brisbane Roar Perth Glory 11
Australia Nigel Boogaard Newcastle Jets Sydney FC 14
Australia Ben Kennedy Central Coast Mariners Melbourne Victory 17
England Sam Graham Central Coast Mariners Wellington Phoenix 21
Australia Paulo Retre Sydney FC Melbourne City 22
Australia Harrison Delbridge Melbourne City Brisbane Roar 24
Australia Vedran Janjetović Western Sydney Wanderers Newcastle Jets 24

Clean sheets[edit]

As of the end of the Regular Season, 28 April 2019[47]
Rank Player Club Clean
sheets
1 Australia Liam Reddy Perth Glory 12
2 Australia Eugene Galekovic Melbourne City 8
Australia Paul Izzo Adelaide United
Australia Andrew Redmayne Sydney FC
5 New Zealand Glen Moss Newcastle Jets 6
6 Australia Lawrence Thomas Melbourne Victory 5
7 Australia Vedran Janjetović Western Sydney Wanderers 4
Poland Filip Kurto Wellington Phoenix
9 England Jamie Young Brisbane Roar 2
10 Australia Matt Acton Melbourne Victory 1
Australia James Delianov Melbourne City

Discipline[edit]

During the season each club is given fair play points based on the number of cards they received in games. A yellow card is worth 1 point, a second yellow card is worth 2 points, and a red card is worth 3 points. At the annual awards night, the club with the least number of points wins the Fair Play Award.[48]

Club Yellow card Second yellow card Red card FP Pts
Newcastle Jets 42 1 1 47
Sydney FC 49 0 0 49
Adelaide United 41 2 2 51
Perth Glory 50 0 1 53
Melbourne Victory 53 2 0 57
Western Sydney Wanderers 57 1 1 62
Melbourne City 61 2 0 65
Wellington Phoenix 59 1 2 67
Central Coast Mariners 58 5 2 74
Brisbane Roar 61 3 3 76
League total 532 17 12

Last updated: 28 April 2019.
Source: ultimatealeague.com

NAB Young Footballer of the Year Award[edit]

The NAB Young Footballer of the Year Award will be awarded to the finest performance of an under-23 player from Australia or New Zealand throughout the season. Each month a panel of experts, headed by Graham Arnold, vote for a monthly nomination using a 3-2-1 points basis. At the end of the season fans vote online for the overall winner. The winner receives a $10,000 personal investment portfolio and a NAB Private Client Manager to assist with meeting their financial goals.[49]

Nominees[edit]

Month Player Club Ref.
November 2018 Australia Chris Ikonomidis Perth Glory [50]
December 2018 New Zealand Sarpreet Singh Wellington Phoenix [51]
January 2019 Australia Lachlan Wales Melbourne City [52]
February 2019 Australia Thomas Deng Melbourne Victory [53]
March 2019 Australia Keanu Baccus Western Sydney Wanderers [54]
April 2019 Australia Riley McGree Melbourne City [55]

End of season awards[edit]

The following end of the season awards were announced at the 2018–19 Dolan Warren Awards night on 13 May 2019.[56][57]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ McCormack transferred out of Central Coast Mariners and his marquee deal part-way through on 5 January 2019.[18]
  2. ^ Fornaroli was mutually released from his contract and marquee deal by Melbourne City part-way through on 26 February 2019.[23]

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  4. ^ "Western Sydney Wanderers sack A-League coach Josep Gombau after tumultuous season". The Guardian. 19 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Western Sydney Wanderers appoint German legend Babbel as A-League coach". The Guardian. 19 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Perth Glory sack Kenny Lowe as A-League axe swings again". The Guardian. 20 April 2018.
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  51. ^ "Wellington's Singh December nominee for NAB Young Footballer of the Year". Football Federation Australia. 11 January 2019.
  52. ^ "Lachlan Wales named January nominee for NAB Young Footballer of the Year Award". Football Federation Australia. 8 February 2019.
  53. ^ "Thomas Deng named February nominee for NAB Young Footballer of the Year Award". Football Federation Australia. 7 March 2019.
  54. ^ "Keanu Baccus named March nominee for NAB Young Footballer of the Year Award". Football Federation Australia. 4 April 2019.
  55. ^ "Riley McGree named April nominee for NAB Young Footballer of the Year Award". Football Federation Australia. 1 May 2019.
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