2023/24 A-League season in full flow

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Sam Hayes
Who will come out on top in 2023/24 A-League?

The 2024/24 A-League is in its infancy but there is plenty of excitement growing around the campaign ahead

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  • All 12 sides in the men’s A-League are vying for 2023/24 glory.
  • Defending champions Central Coast Mariners have endured a tough start.
  • Big names such as Melbourne City and Sydney FC are still finding their feet this season.
  • Wellington Phoenix currently the team to catch at the top of the league.

With both the men’s and women’s Socceroos team starting to find their feet on a global level, the domestic A-League is establishing a stronger reputation than ever before. 
Plenty of international betting sites are taking note of the latest happenings in the A-League and it promises to be an epic season ahead. 

A-League football has become big business in Australia and there have been plenty of punters and Aussie bookmakers, jumping on board the ever-evolving bandwagon. 
With more investment than ever and big-name players now choosing to head to Australia to ply their trade, in a very competitive division. 
The early part of the 2023/24 season has been fascinating, with plenty of shock results along the way and it should be a real battle for supremacy this season. 
Big names faltering 

Over the past few seasons, the A-League has been all about Melbourne City, with the blues blazing a trail at the top of the regular season table. 
Despite losing in the Grand Final to both Western United and Central Coast Mariners in the past two years, there is no doubting that Melbourne City are the team to beat in the A—League currently. 
However, the start of the 2023/24 campaign has been a slow one for Melbourne City and they have work to do if they are to close the deficit to the sides above them. 
In addition, Sydney FC are also suffering a similar plight this term – with a real sense of the changing of the guard coming in the A-League.  
Defending champions with work to do 

Central Coast Mariners timed their run to perfection last season, coming good in the final against Melbourne City, a result that caused a stir with many betting apps.  
However, being the defending champions of any competition always puts a target of such on the back of teams and so far this term, Central Coast Mariners have struggled in defence of their title. 
There is of course plenty of football to be played this season and it should be a fascinating campaign for Central Coast, as they endeavour to defend their crown. 
Plenty of teams in the mix 

With some of the big names not hitting their straps as yet, there is a feeling that some sides on the periphery could end up forcing their way into A-League contention. 
Kiwi side Wellington Phoenix have been playing some lovely football this season and sit top of the A-League table as a result, whilst the performances of Melbourne Victory are catching the eye with Aussie bookmakers
The likes of Western Sydney Wanderers, Macarthur FC and Brisbane Roar are all firmly in contention too, lining up a potentially fascinating battle for the A-League title this term. 

Soccer’s presence in Australia continues to develop and grow and the domestic A-League competition is going from strength to strength. 

With more fans than ever in attendance and growing audience figures too, the 2023/24 A-League season promises to be an important one for the future of the competition.