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Ninkovic clean sweeps Sky Blues awards

Friday May 12, 2017 by  

Sydney FC Champion and Johnny Warren Medalist Milos Ninkovic has taken out all three of the major A-League awards tonight at Sydney FC’s glamorous night of nights, the Sky Blue Ball.

The Serbian midfielder, and newly signed marquee, claimed the top award the A-League Player of the Year, ahead of Danny Vukovic, Bobô and captain Alex Brosque, as voted for by a select panel of coaching staff after each match in the 2016/17 season.

Taking home the A-League Players’ Player of the Year award and the Members’ Player of the Year award as well, Ninkovic follows in the footsteps of compatriot Milos Dimitrijevic and former Sky Blue Matt Jurman to collect all three major A-League accolades. Read more

Sky Blues re-sign Matt Simon

Thursday May 11, 2017 by  

Sydney FC have retained the services of industrious frontman Matt Simon for a further season, the club confirmed today.

The towering centre forward will remain a Sky Blue for his third season, following his lifting of the A-League Premiership and Championship in season 2016/17.

Simon’s efforts, especially in his titling winning year have cemented his status as a fan’s favourite among the Sky Blues faithful. Read more

Sky Blues re-sign Milos Ninkovic

Tuesday May 9, 2017 by  

Sydney FC has made a huge statement of intent for the A-League 2017-18 season with the re-signing of Johnny Warren Medalist Milos Ninkovic.

Just two days after the Sky Blues clinched the A-League Championship for a record equalling third time, the Serbian has put pen to paper on a one year international marquee deal.

Chairman Scott Barlow believes it shows the desire of the club to keep its best players and continue to set the standard in the A-League. Read more

Ninkovic claims Johnny Warren Medal

Monday May 1, 2017 by  

Sydney FC have taken out a host of the top honours at football’s night of nights the prestigious Dolan Warren Awards, with star forward Milos Ninkovic scooping the evening’s top award, the Johnny Warren medal for the best player in the A-League.

Voted on a 3-2-1 basis by a four body independent panel after each regular season game, Ninkovic’s honour confirms his status as the best player in the 2016/17 season.

In claiming the prestigious accolade, Ninkovic becomes the first ever Sydney FC player to receive the award, further confiding himself to the annals os f the Sky Blues. Read more

Sky Blues through to Grand Final after convincing win

Saturday April 29, 2017 by  

Sydney FC booked their place in next week’s A-League Grand Final after defeating Perth Glory 3-0 on Saturday night.

The Premiers took the lead courtesy of Joshua Brillante’s superb long-range effort 20 minutes into the match.

In what was a remarkable end to the first half, the Video Assistant Referee was required to reverse two incorrect offside decisions after replays showed both Jordy Buijs and Filip Holosko had put the ball beyond Liam Reddy from onside positions. Read more

Sky Blues lift the Premiers Plate

Saturday April 15, 2017 by  

Sydney FC capped off their remarkable, record-breaking regular season in style defeating the Newcastle Jets 2-0 to smash the A-League points record and lay claim to being the greatest team in Australian football history.

Sydney FC Captain Alex Brosque receives the 2016-17 A-League Premiership Plate from FFA CEO David Gallop.
Photo courtesy of Jaime Castaneda/Sydney FC

The win takes the Sky Blues to 66 points from a possible 81 this season with 20 wins to their name having dropped points in just seven games.

The total eclipses Brisbane Roar’s points total of 65 and was achieved with Sydney FC playing three fewer games.

Second half goals to Milos Ninkovic and Alex Brosque sealed the points for the Sky Blues, leaving their ecstatic fans to celebrate their team’s triumphant and watch skipper Brosque raise the Premiers Plate. Read more

Sydney FC within touching distance of Premiers Plate

Friday March 3, 2017 by  

Sydney FC are within touching distance of the A-League Premiers Plate after a 1-0 win over Melbourne Victory took them eleven points clear at the top of the ladder.

The Sky Blues could wrap up the title as early as next weekend which would make them the fastest winners of the Plate in A-League history.

Graham Arnold’s men produced a host of chances against second placed Melbourne Victory and took a deserved lead five minutes after half time as Bobô rounded off a clinical counter-attack. Read more

Sky Blues unbeaten run ends at Nineteen

Saturday February 18, 2017 by  

Sydney FC’s unbeaten run has come to an end after a solitary goal defeated the Sky Blues in the Sydney Derby.

Brendan Santalab struck midway through the first half to hand the home side the lead going into the break, before a gritty second half played out with chances for both sides but for no reward.

The Sky Blues will feel hard done by after three penalty decisions were contentiously waved away, with Alex Brosque having strong claims denied in stoppage time with the goal beckoning. Read more

Sky Blues continue unbeaten run, set new record

Friday February 3, 2017 by  

Sydney FC have moved 12 points clear at the top of the A-League and extended their unbeaten run to 18 games since the start of the season, after a 0-0 draw against Brisbane Roar.

The Sky Blues have also set a new Australian football record for the number of goals conceded after 18 games with eight, beating the record of 10 conceded by Wollongong Wolves at the same stage of the 1991/92 season.

Roar keeper Michael Theo was tested on numerous occasions by the Sydney FC attack while Sky Blues stopper Danny Vukovic also made some crucial saves in an end to end game. Read more

Sky Blues unstoppable, still undefeated

Thursday January 26, 2017 by  

Sydney FC came from behind to deservedly move an incredible 11 points clear at the top of the A-League and stretch their unbeaten run to an immense 17 games since the start of the season.

Filip Holosko’s first half header cancelled out James Troisi’s opener for second placed Melbourne before Bernie Ibini scored a stunning second half winner.

Hosts Melbourne were reduced to ten men after James Donachie was sent off following a reckless challenge on Alex Brosque, as the striker looked to increase the Sky Blues lead. Read more