A-League All Stars Game

The A-League All Star Game was an annual soccer match contested by the A-League All Stars team against an invitee club. The All Stars team was made up of selected A-League players. The game is played during the footballing off-season, the first of which was held on 20 July 2013. The All Star Game has not been held since 2014.

A-League All Stars Game
RegionAustralia (AFC)
Number of teams2
Television broadcastersSeven Network


On 13 November 2012, it was confirmed that Manchester United would come to Australia and play an all-star team consisting of A-League players.[1] The inaugural A-League All Stars Game took place on 20 July 2013, against Manchester United. The A-League team was picked by an online vote by fans and by the appointed manager. On 20 December 2013, it was confirmed that Juventus would compete against the all-star team for the 2014 game, again hosted in Sydney.[2] There has been no All Stars match since. [3]


20 July 2013 2013 A-League All Stars   1–5   Manchester United Sydney
19:30 AEST Berisha   51' Report Lingard   10'54'
Welbeck   33'70'
Van Persie   86'
Stadium: ANZ Stadium
Attendance: 83,127
Referee: Masaaki Toma (Japan)
10 August 2014 2014 A-League All Stars   2–3   Juventus Sydney
19:30 AEST Carrusca   9'
Jurić   76'
Report Llorente   58'
Pogba   87'
Pepe   90+3'
Stadium: ANZ Stadium
Attendance: 55,364
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)

Both matches were televised in Australia by Seven Network.


  1. ^ "Stage set for Manchester United to play A-League all-stars". The Australian. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Italian giants Juventus coming to Sydney". Football Federation Australia. Archived from the original on 21 December 2013. Retrieved 20 December 2013.
  3. ^ Dominic Bossi (24 April 2015). "English Premier League giants Chelsea to play friendly game against Sydney FC in June". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 22 May 2015.

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