Impact of the AFL fixture
Now that the 2012 AFL home and away season has finished, it’s worth checking whether the uneven draw (fixture) has impacted on where teams have finished on the ladder. For non-AFL followers, the competition is made up of 18 teams with each team playing 22 games during the season. Each team plays 12 teams once and 5 teams twice. In essence, the AFL has stated that they endeavour to create an...
Potential ladder movement from Gold Coast axe
So, if the head of the A-League, Lyall Gorman, reports back to Ben Buckley at FFA that there are serious concerns that Gold Coast will not be able to compete in final four games with integrity, it is possible that Gold Coast’s results for the season will be expunged. If so, this is what the new ladder would look like today: Such a change would leave Perth clinging to a top 4 ladder...