A Look Ahead to an Historic A-League Season

Daniel PuseljCorrespondent IJuly 31, 2009

A Look Ahead to an Historic A-League Season

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    SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 10:  Jason Culina of the Socceroos passes the ball during the 2010 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifying match between the Australian Socceroos and Bahrain at ANZ Stadium on June 10, 2009 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Gett

Adelaide United

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    ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 11:  Daniel Beltrame of United is swamped by jubilant teammates after he saved two penalties to give United victory during the penalty shoot out at the Hyundai A-League preliminary final match between Adelaide United and the

Brisbane Roar

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    BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 13:  Craig Moore of the Roar passes the ball during the minor semi final 2nd leg match between the Queensland Roar and the Central Coast Mariners held at Suncorp Stadium on February 13, 2009 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo b

Central Coast Mariners

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    GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19: Alex Wilkinson of the Mariners takes a shot at goal during the AFC Champions League Group H match between the Central Coast Mariners and the Tianjin Teda at Bluetongue Stadium on May 19, 2009 in Gosford, Australia.  (Photo by

Gold Coast United

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    GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JULY 08:  Gold Coast United pose for a photo before the exhibition football match between Gold Coast United and Fulham FC at Skilled Stadium on July 8, 2009 in Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Melbourne Victory

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    MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 24:  Archie Thompson, Kevin Muscat and Nick Ward of the Victory pose during the Melbourne Victory A-League television commercial shoot at Albert Park Lake on July 24, 2009 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Ge

Newcastle Jets

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    ULSAN, SOUTH KOREA - MAY 20:  Newcastle Jets team members leave the field after the AFC Champions League Group E match between the Ulsan Hyundai and the Newcastle Jets at Ulsan World Cup Stadium on May 20, 2009 in Ulsan, South Korea.  (Photo by Chung Sung

North Queensland Fury

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    TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 26: Fury supporters 'F Troop' chant during the A-League pre-season match between the North Queensland Fury and the Brisbane Roar at Tony Ireland Stadium on July 26, 2009 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty

Perth Glory

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    PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JULY 10:  Mile Sterjovski of the Glory runs onto the ball during the friendly match between Perth Glory and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Members Equity Stadium on July 10, 2009 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Sydney FC

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    BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 17:  Kofi Danning of Sydney in action during the round 20 A-League match between the Queensland Roar and Sydney FC on January 17, 2009 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Wellington Phoenix

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    WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 18:  Daniel and Costa Barbarouses of the Phoenix celebrate a goal during the round 20 A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and Adelaide United held at Westpac Stadium January 18, 2009 in Wellington, New Zealand.