Name
Australian A-League

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Established
2004 (15 years old)

First Recorded Event
2013-10-11

Sport
Soccer

Location
Australia

Gender
Male

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Last Edit
zag: 14 Jan 2019
Site
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Upcoming Events
29 Mar 19 Brisbane Roar FC  -  Sydney FC
30 Mar 19 Wellington Phoeni  -  Newcastle Jets
30 Mar 19 Western Sydney Wa  -  Melbourne City FC
30 Mar 19 Perth Glory  -  Melbourne Victory
31 Mar 19 Central Coast Mar  -  Adelaide United
05 Apr 19 Melbourne City FC  -  Brisbane Roar FC
06 Apr 19 Newcastle Jets  -  Western Sydney Wa
06 Apr 19 Sydney FC  -  Melbourne Victory
07 Apr 19 Adelaide United  -  Wellington Phoeni
07 Apr 19 Central Coast Mar  -  Perth Glory

Latest Results
17 Mar 19 Sydney FC 0 - 2  Melbourne City FC
17 Mar 19 Wellington Phoeni 3 - 1  Western Sydney Wa
16 Mar 19 Melbourne Victory 2 - 1  Brisbane Roar FC
16 Mar 19 Newcastle Jets 2 - 3  Central Coast Mar
15 Mar 19 Adelaide United 0 - 2  Perth Glory
09 Mar 19 Central Coast Mar 2 - 8  Wellington Phoeni
08 Mar 19 Brisbane Roar FC 1 - 4  Western Sydney Wa
03 Mar 19 Melbourne City FC 2 - 2  Perth Glory
02 Mar 19 Melbourne Victory 0 - 2  Newcastle Jets
01 Mar 19 Sydney FC 2 - 0  Adelaide United

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The A-League is a professional men's soccer league, run by Football Federation Australia (FFA). At the top of the Australian league system, it is the country's primary competition for the sport. The A-League was established in 2004 as a successor to the National Soccer League (NSL) and competition commenced in August 2005. The league is currently contested by ten teams; nine based in Australia and one based in New Zealand. It is known as the Hyundai A-League (HAL) through a sponsorship arrangement with the Hyundai Motor Company.

Seasons run from October to May and include a 27-round regular season and an end-of-season finals series playoff tournament involving the highest-placed teams, culminating in a grand final match. The winner of the regular season tournament is dubbed 'premier' and the winner of the grand final is 'champion'. This differs from the other major football codes in Australia, where 'premier' refers to the winner of the grand final and the winner of the regular season is the 'minor premier'. The A-League's non-standard terminology is reflective of the increased prestige associated with winning the regular season in association football compared to other football codes in Australia. Successful A-League clubs gain qualification into the continental competition, the Asian Football Confederation Champions League (ACL).

Since the league's inaugural season, a total of six clubs have been crowned A-League Premiers and five clubs have been crowned A-League Champions. The current premiers and champions are Brisbane Roar, who won both titles in 2013–14.

Schedule
1314 Season 1415 Season 1516 Season 1617 Season 1718 Season 1819 Season

Teams

Adelaide Unite

Brisbane Roar

Central Coast

Melbourne City

Melbourne Vict

Newcastle Jets

Perth Glory

Sydney FC

Wellington Pho

Western Sydney

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