Hyundai A-League: 5 talking points

The A-League is back with an almighty bang. With a record 106,365 fans turning up to see the five games, which had a glut of goals, drama and comebacks, here are my top five talking points from Round 1.

AFTER SYDNEY’S  EPIC DERBY, CAN MELBOURNE NOW MATCH IT?

Can Melbourne now match the hype, the ‘event’ that is the Sydney Derby? With Tim Cahill as star attraction, you’d fancy the Victorian capital of coming up with something special – but the bar has been raised. Over to you Melbourne, as Cahill’s City and Berisha’s Victory meet this Saturday night at Etihad.

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YOSHI FEVER TAKES HOLD

As if the first round wasn't exciting enough, Yoshi's campaign for a team continues to inspire the fans. Judging by this, he's becoming a celeb in his own right!