SCORELESS DRAW GETS SYDNEY FC AUSSIE SEMI

Sydney FC has booked themselves a semi final on home turf at Aussie Stadium after fighting out a scoreless draw in their round robin Hyundai A-League Pre-Season Cup match against Queensland Roar at Barlow Park in Cairns.

Sydney FC has booked themselves a semi final on home turf at Aussie Stadium after fighting out a scoreless draw in their round robin Hyundai A-League Pre-Season Cup match against Queensland Roar at Barlow Park in Cairns.

The draw earned Sydney FC a point to leave them alone on top of Group B with seven points from three round robin matches, one point ahead of the Central Coast Mariners.

The result also keeps alive Sydney FC-s unbeaten streak that now stands at a lofty 18 games.

In a match that flowed from end to end both teams had chances to snatch victory but were unable to get through some valiant defense.

Importantly Sydney FC suffered no serious injuries in the clash and will now turn their attention to their semi final at Aussie Stadium on Sunday August 14 against an opponent to be determined.

Kick off will be at 5:00pm with gates opening at 3:30pm

All tickets are general admission - Adults $15, Concession (Pensioner, full time student) $10, Children (3-16years) $5.

Tickets will be available through www.ticketek.com.au ,Ph: 132 849, at all Ticketek agencies, or at the gate.

To avoid any delays on match day Sydney FC strongly recommends you pre-purchase your ticket.

Sydney FC 0 drew with Queensland Roar 0 Barlow Park, Cairns Saturday August 6, 2005

Sydney FC

1. Clint Bolton (gk) 2. Iain Fyfe 3. Alvin Ceccoli 7. Robbie Middleby 10. Steve Corica (c) 11. Sasho Petrovski 12. David Carney 14. Andrew Packer 15. Terry McFlynn 17. Jacob Timpano 19. Dwight Yorke

Substitutes: 6. Ufuk Talay, 13. Alejandro Salazar, 20. Justin Pasfield, 21 Joe Schirripa

Yellow cards: 11. Sasho Petrovski, 15. Terry McFlynn

Queensland Roar

2. Karl Dodd 3. Remo Buess 4. Chad Gibson 8. Massimo Murdocca 11. Jonathon Richter 14. Ben Griffin 16. Hyuk-Su Seo 17. Reece Tollenaere 19. Alex Brosque 20. Scott Higgins (gk) 21. Spase Dilevski

Substitutes: 1. Tom Willis, 10. Royce Brownlie, 13. Tyler Simpson, 22. Dario Vidosic