Source: FFA

Note: Australian and international marquee players – Each A-League club is permitted an Australian or international marquee player, or both, whose payments are not included in the $2.48 million salary cap. It is optional, not a requirement.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Adelaide United

In: Jake Barker-Daish (Gold Coast United), Daniel Bowles (Gold Coast United), Marcelo Carrusca (San Martín de San Juan – Argentine Primera Division), Jeronimo Neumann (Independiente Rivadavia – Argentine Primera Division), Fabio Ferreira (Dulwich FC – NSW Super League), Teeboy Kamara (Adelaide Youth Team), Evan Kostopoulos (Adelaide Youth Team).

Out: Mark Birighitti (Newcastle Jets), Spase Dilevski (Melbourne Victory), Daniel Mullen (Dalian Aerbin – Chinese Super League), Ricardo Da Silva (released), Evgeniy Levchenko (released), Francisco Usucar (released).

Australian Marquee Player: Dario Vidosic

International Marquee Player: Sergio van Dijk

One to watch: Evan Kostopoulos

 

Brisbane Roar

In: Ben Halloran (Gold Coast United), Do Dong-Hyun (South Korea), Yuji Takahashi (Kyoto Sanga – J-League Division Two), Matt Acton (National Youth League), James Donachie (National Youth League).

Out: Andrew Redmayne (Melbourne Heart), Kofi Danning (Cercle Sportif Vise – Belgian Division Two), Mohamed Adnan (released), Issey Nakajima-Farran (released), Matt Mundy (released).

Australian Marquee Player: N/A

International Marquee Player: Thomas Broich

One to watch: Do Dong-Hyun

 

Central Coast Mariners

In: Zac Anderson (Gold Coast United), Nick Montgomery (Sheffield United – English League One), Mile Sterjovski (Dalian Aerbin – Chinese Super League), Brent Griffiths (Heidelberg United – Victorian Premier League), Anthony Caceres (Central Coast Youth Team), James Oates (Central Coast Youth Team), Mitchell Duke (Central Coast Youth Team).

Out: Sam Gallagher (Melbourne Victory), Alex Wilkinson (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors FC – K-League), John Sutton (loan expired, Heart of Midlothian – Scottish Premier League), Stuart Musialik (released), Brad Porter (retired).

Australian Marquee Player: N/A

International Marquee Player: N/A

One to watch: Nick Montgomery 

 

Melbourne Heart

In: Dylan Macallister (Gold Coast United), Golgol Mebrahtu (Gold Coast United), Andrew Redmayne (Brisbane Roar), Richard Garcia (Hull City – English Championship), Patrick Gerhardt (FK Zeljeznicar – Bosnia and Herzegovina Premier League), Josip Tadic (Lechia Gdansk – Polish Ekstraklasa), Ben Garuccio (AIS), Steven Gray (Oakleigh Cannons FC – Victorian Premier League), David Vrankovic (Sydney Youth Team).

Out: Craig Goodwin (Newcastle Jets), Adrian Zahra (Perth Glory), Curtis Good (Newcastle United), Brendan Hamill (Seongnam Ilhwa – K-League), Eli Babalj (Red Star Belgrade – Serbian SuperLiga), Kamal Ibrahim (released), Maycon (released), Nikola Roganovic (released), Kristian Sarkies (released), Wayne Srhoj (released), Kliment Taseski (released), Alex Terra (released), Rutger Worm (released).

Australian Marquee Player: N/A

International Marquee Player: Fred

One to watch: Richard Garcia

 

Melbourne Victory

In: Spase Dilevski (Adelaide United), Sam Gallagher (Central Coast Mariners), Adam Traore (Gold Coast United), Marcos Flores (Henan Jianye – Chinese Super League), Mark Milligan (JEF United – J-League), Theo Markelis (Vicenza – Italian Serie B), Guilherme Finkler (Criciuma – Brazilian Serie B), Jonathon Bru (Moreirense FC – Portuguese Primeira Liga).

Out: Harry Kewell (released), Ante Covic (released), Carlos Hernandez (released), Grant Brebner (released), Rodrigo Vargas (released), Tom Pondeljak (released), Matthew Kemp (retired).

Australian Marquee Player: Archie Thompson

International Marquee Player: Marcos Flores

One to watch: Marcos Flores

 

Newcastle Jets

In: Josh Mitchell (Perth Glory), Mitch Cooper (Gold Coast United), James Brown (Gold Coast United), Mark Birighitti (Adelaide United), Craig Goodwin (Melbourne Heart), Scott Neville (Perth Glory), Joshua Brillante (Gold Coast), Adam Taggart (Perth Glory), Emile Heskey (Aston Villa – English Premier League), Bernardo Ribeiro (Skënderbeu Korçëm – Albanian Superliga), Dominik Ritter (FC Winterthur – Swiss Challenge League), Mitchell Oxborrow (AIS), Connor Chapman (AIS).

Out: Ali Abbas (Sydney FC), Jeremy Brockie (Wellington Phoenix), Nikolai Topor-Stanley (released), Tarek Elrich (released), Labinot Haliti (released), Kasey Wehrman (released), Byun Sung-Hwan (released), Mario Simic (released), Matthew Nash (released), Chris Payne (released), Francis Jeffers (released).

Australian Marquee Player: N/A

International Marquee Player: Emile Heskey

One to watch: Emile Heskey

 

Perth Glory

In: Chris Harold (Gold Coast United), Scott Jamieson (Sydney FC), Michael Thwaite (Gold Coast United), Nick Ward (Wellington Phoenix), Adrian Zahra (Melbourne Heart), Ryo Nagai (Cerezo Osaka – J-League Division One), Brandon O’Neill (National Youth League), Ndumba Makeche (National Youth League).

Out: Josh Mitchell (Newcastle Jets), Scott Neville (Newcastle Jets), Adam Taggart (Newcastle Jets), Trent McClenahan (Released), Adrezinho (released), Todd Howarth (retired), Chris Coyne (retired), Victor Sikora (retired).

Australian Marquee Player: N/A

International Marquee Player: Shane Smeltz

One to watch: Adrian Zahra

 

Sydney FC

In: Ali Abbas (Newcastle Jets), Fabio Alves Macedo (Melbourne Victory), Trent McClenahan (Perth Glory), Paul Reid (Melbourne Heart), Alessandro Del Piero (Juventus – Italian Serie A), Yairo Yao (Sporting San Miguelito – Panama Liga), Krunoslav Lovrek (Qingdao Jonoon – Chinese Super League), Adam Griffiths (Hangzhou – Chinese Super League), Mitch Mallia (Sydney Youth Team), Blake Powell (National Youth League), Daniel Petkovski (Sydney Youth Team), Hagi Gligor (Sydney Youth Team), Vedran Janjetovic (Sydney Youth Team).

Out: Scott Jamieson (Perth Glory), Nick Carle (loan, Baniyas Sports Club – UAE Pro-League), Karol Kisel (Slavia Prague – Czech Gambrinus Liga), Juho Makela (HJK – Finish Veikkausliga), Mark Bridge (released), Michael Beauchamp (released), Bruno Cazarine (released), Shannon Cole (released), Jamie Coyne (released), Liam Reddy (released).

Australian Marquee Player: Brett Emerton

International Marquee Player: Alessandro Del Piero

One to watch: Alessandro Del Piero

 

Wellington Phoenix

In: Jeremy Brockie (Newcastle Jets), Glen Moss (Gold Coast United), Ricardo Clarke (loan, Sporting San Miguelito – Panama Liga), Stein Huysegems (Belgium), Michael Boxall (Vancouver Whitecaps – American MLS), Benjamin Totori (Koloale FC – Solomon Islands), Louis Fenton (Wellington Youth Team).

Out: Nick Ward (Perth Glory), Daniel (released), Tony Warner (released), Chris Greenacre (retired), Tim Brown (retired).

Marquee Player: N/A

International Marquee Player: N/A

One to watch: Benjamin Totori

 

Western Sydney Wanderers FC

In: Kwabena Appiah-Kubi (Central Coast Mariners), Michael Beauchamp (Sydney FC), Mark Bridge (Sydney FC), Shannon Cole (Sydney FC), Ante Covic (Melbourne Victory), Tarek Elrich (Newcastle Jets), Labinot Haliti (Newcastle Jets), Tahj Minniecon (Gold Coast United), Nikolai Topor-Stanley (Newcastle Jets), Jerrad Tyson (Gold Coast United), Shinji Ono (Shimizu S-Pulse – Japan), Iacopo La Rocca (Grasshopper-Club Zürich – Swiss Challenge League), Youssouf Hersi (Alki Larnaca – Cypriot Division One), Jerome Polenz (Union Berlin – German Bundesliga Two), Aaron Mooy (St Mirron – Scottish Premier League), Reece Caira (Aston Villa reserves – England), Jason Trifiro (South Melbourne – Victorian Premier League),

Out: N/A, new franchise

Marquee Player: N/A

International Marquee Player: Shinji Ono

One to watch: Shinji Ono

Paul Bastin is a third-year Bachelor of Media Studies student at La Trobe University. He is the current deputy sports editor for upstart. You can follow him on Twitter: @paulbastin10

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