The Melbourne Victory handed Brisbane their biggest A-League defeat and extended their winless streak to nine with a 5-0 thumping at Suncorp Stadium on Tuesday.
Kevin Muscat's men lived up to their billing of favourites, but were helped by some Roar wastefulness before running away from a re-jigged Brisbane in the second half.
Former Socceroos attacking midfielder Mitch Nichols has parted ways with the Wellington Phoenix, his fifth A-League club.
The club said the 29-year-old leaves immediately after his contract was "mutually terminated."
Nichols has struggled to make an impact since joining the Phoenix on a two-year deal in the offseason, seeking a fresh start after a turbulent period in Australia which included a four-game ban after he admitted to cocaine possession.
While he was mostly been used off the bench in his...
The A-League finals series picture became crystal clear this weekend, Rob Brooks explains, as two wild comeback wins highlighted the chasm which has opened up between the top of the league and the bottom.
Talking point of the weekend
With just over half the season remaining, it appears that the top six teams who will enter the finals series in May have all but been decided. A staggering seven points now separates sixth-placed Adelaide from the team in seventh position, the Newcastle Jets.