Chronic back injury has forced Brett Emerton to retire, the former Blackburn Rovers captain and Australia's third-most capped player announced at a news conference Thursday.
Late goals from Brett Emerton and Rhyan Grant saw Sydney FC claim a 2-1 win over Melbourne Heart that lifts them off the bottom of the A-League, while Western Sydney Wanders beat Wellington Phoenix 2-0.
Breet Emerton's late header from an Alessandro Del Piero cross secured a remarkable win for struggling Sydney FC over A-League leaders Central Coast Mariners.
Adelaide United and Newcastle Jets are in top spot but it was a trio of big-names led by Alessandro Del Piero taking the weekend headlines, while Western Sydney Wanderers created a slice of history with an unlikely win over ...
Alessandro Del Piero and Brett Emerton have been included in coach Ian Crook's squad for Sydney FC's opening match of the new A-League season, away to Wellington Phoenix.
After Sydney FC pulled off the coup of bringing Alessandro Del Piero to the Sydney Football Stadium, midfielder Brett Emerton has called for fans to give the Italian maestro time to settle.