Soccer Podcast: Round one A-League wrap and Socceroos survive in World Cup qualifier

That was close: Despite winning, Australia went the hard way against Syria. Is a performance like that going to be enough to get us to a World Cup? We tackle that question an more this week. Picture: AAP Image/Dean Lewins
That was close: Despite winning, Australia went the hard way against Syria. Is a performance like that going to be enough to get us to a World Cup? We tackle that question an more this week. Picture: AAP Image/Dean Lewins

The Super Subs are back for another round. The A-League is already in top gear and we cast our eyes over the big stories like – the Wanderers best ever start, the Big Blue’s big blue and the Jets flying start.

Heath is Chucking a Zet about the Socceroos and we chat about Australia’s chances. We even came back for a second day for it! 

We check out the big stories in the world of soccer – congrats to Iceland – and look at the path forward towards the World Cup.

Let us know what you think in the comments below!

Who are this week’s Super Subs?

- Andrew McMurtry, sports journalist, Australian Community Media – North-West 

- Harrison Vesey, journalist, Blacktown Sun

- Heath Parkes-Hupton, journalist, St Marys Star 

Our Tips

Friday 7.50pm – Brisbane Roar V Adelaide United at Suncorp Stadium

  • Heath: Roar
  • Harrison: Roar
  • Andrew: Adelaide

Saturday 5.35pm – Western Sydney Wanderers V Central Coast Mariners at Spotless Stadium 

  • Heath: Wanderers
  • Harrison: Wanderers
  • Andrew: Wanderers

Saturday 7.50pm Melbourne Victory V Melbourne City at Etihad Stadium

  • Heath: Draw
  • Harrison: Victory
  • Andrew: City

Sunday 5pm - Newcastle Jets V Perth Glory at McDonald  Jones Stadium

  • Heath: Jets
  • Harrison: Jets
  • Andrew: Jets

Sunday 7pm – Sydney FC V Wellington Phoenix at Allianz Stadium

  • Heath: Sydney
  • Harrison: Sydney
  • Andrew: Sydney

FFA Cup – South Melbourne V Sydney FC at Lakeside Stadium

  • Heath: South Melbourne (2-1 extra-time)
  • Harrison: Sydney FC (3-1)
  • Andrew: Sydney FC (2-1 extra-time)

Tips to date

  • Heath: 4
  • Harrison: 3
  • Andrew: 6
  • Super Subs podcast is produced by Australian Community Media.