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A-League 2007–08: Round 7 Results

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Round 7 of the A-League 2007-08 has produced some interesting moments throughout the country. Accusations have been made that the A-League's 'thug-like' onfield play has decreased its good name, but all teams enjoyed a close-to satisfying game, whatever the result.

WA team Perth Glory is still stalling in its win drought, sparking calls for coach Ron Smith's dismissal, however this was met with limited concern. The low attendance numbers were partly due to the Perth Glory vs Adelaide United match with one of the lowest crowds in Perth's history, 6252.

  • Attendance/Average: 49,768 / 12,442

Ladder

# Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Central Coast Mariners 7 4 2 1 8 3 5 14
2 Melbourne Victory 7 2 5 0 8 5 3 11
3 Newcastle Jets 7 2 4 1 6 5 1 10
4 Adelaide United 7 1 5 1 9 9 0 8
5 Sydney FC 7 2 2 3 5 6 −1 8
6 Wellington Phoenix 7 2 2 3 11 12 −1 8
7 Queensland Roar 7 2 2 3 7 9 −2 8
8 Perth Glory 7 0 4 3 2 7 −5 4
Pld = Played | W = Wins | D = Draws | L = Losses | F = Goals For | A = Goals Against | GD = Goal Difference | Pts = Points

Results

5 October, 2007
20:00 UTC+10
Queensland Roar FC 2 – 0 Wellington Phoenix Suncorp Stadium
Attendance: 12,458
Referee: Craig Zetter
Zullo   4'
Kruse   45+1'
(Report)
(Summary)
Smeltz   90+5'

29 September, 2007
19:00 UTC+10
Sydney FC 1 – 0 Newcastle Jets Sydney Football Stadium
Attendance: 13,755
Referee: Craig Zetter
Brosque   36' (Report)
(Summary)

6 October, 2007
19:00 UTC+10
Sydney FC 0 – 1 Melbourne Victory Aussie Stadium
Attendance: 18,436
Referee: Mark Shield
(Report)
(Summary)
Allsopp   81'

7 October, 2007
17:00 UTC+10
Central Coast Mariners 1 – 1 Newcastle Jets Bluetongue Central Coast Stadium
Attendance: 12,622
Referee: Matthew Breeze
Pondeljak   61' (Report)
(Summary)
Mark Bridge   82'


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