Lots of news is flying around in the A-League world, so here is a quick wrap and lots of links.
Sydney's move for Carle unlikely
Sydney FC's bid to replace retired Steve Corica with Nicky Carle looks to have failed. The World Game reports that the Sky Blues were very interested in Carle but believe Crystal Palace valuation is to high.
Worm in the Heart
Melbourne Heart have signed Dutch winger Rutger Worm from NEC Nijmegen. Worm will join the likes of Matt Thompson, Clint Bolton, Kristian Sarkies and Jason Hoffman ahead of the club's A League debut season.
Viduka has decided!
Mark Viduka has decided on which Melbourne club to join, the Melbourne Knights. The club today announced that Viduka will be their number one season ticket holder this season. The news does seem to suggest that the V-Bomber has given up on any future playing career.
Interesting news and opinion:
Asians head home for World Cup while Australians look to leave (Goal)
GCU sack Okon (Fox Sports)
Heart sign teen star Ibrahim (TWG)
Culina move still a mystery (Fox Sports)
Roar bring Paartalu back home (Soccernet)
Milligan: Asia is good for me (TWG)
Allsopp: Roo dream no more (442)