Having deferred its decision after Tuesday's hearing, Football Federation Australia's disciplinary and ethics committee has taken a tough stance.
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Midfielder Matthew Ridenton will come back under the A-League tutelage of Ernie Merrick after leaving the Wellington Phoenix for the Newcastle Jets.
Bert van Marwijk has joined the chorus of video assistant referee detractors, lamenting the way it sucks the romance out of football.
Melbourne Victory's Kosta Barbarouses admits the A-League Grand Final would have been played differently had it been rightfully disallowed by VAR.
Victory keeper Lawrence Thomas says he holds no ill feeling towards Roy O'Donovan after the Jets ace kicked him in the head late in the Grand Final.
A "technical failure" with VAR stopped the controversial technology from disallowing the goal that decided Saturday night's A-League Grand Final.
Melbourne Victory were tested but showed the makeup of champions, winning a record fourth A-League title and spoiling Newcastle's fairy-tale ending.
Given the way VAR imposed itself on the A-League season, it was only fitting that it would prove one of the major talking points in the Grand Final.
Melbourne Victory have snuffed out Newcastle's A-League fairytale at the final hurdle, defeating the Jets 1-0 to win a record fourth A-League title.
After eight years of pain and suffering, Newcastle's football community has come alive.
When Newcastle and Melbourne Victory square off Saturday, it'll be the culmination of a run of play that Australia's embattled league badly needed.
Ivan Necevski will sit on the Newcastle bench as back-up after being rushed through as an injury replacement for the A-League Grand Final.
Newcastle Jets coach Ernie Merrick is glad he won't have to front a joint media conference with Kevin Muscat ahead of the A-League Grand Final.
Lawrie McKinna is hopeful the club he once guided to a title can follow Newcastle's blueprint and climb out of the doldrums in the near future.
Saturday's A-League Grand Final between Newcastle Jets and Melbourne Victory is rich in storylines, especially Ernie Merrick vs. Kevin Muscat.
They were arguably the most unfashionable club in Australian sport this time last year. Now, the Newcastle Jets are the flavour of the month.
Glen Moss will keep goal for Newcastle in Saturday's A-League Grand Final after the Jets ruled out first-choice custodian Jack Duncan with injury.
Saturday's Grand Final at Newcastle's McDonald Jones Stadium has sold out five days before the decider after unprecedented demand for tickets.
Having fallen behind in the 14th minute it was left to Jets' midfielder Riley McGree to restore parity after half-time with an incredible strike.
Riley McGree's wonder goal inspired Newcastle into the A-League Grand Final as the Jets defeated Melbourne City 2-1 at McDonald Jones Stadium.
Sydney FC remains the favourite of the four teams left standing in the A-League but, at this stage of the season, that counts for nought.
Sydney FC and the Newcastle Jets have dominated the A-League, but the four teams playing in week one of the finals think they can pull off a shock.
Newcastle Jets coach Ernie Merrick promises his squad will "manage" despite a further injury blow as they head into the A-League finals.
Newcastle have rediscovered their attacking flair for the A-League finals, while consigning Central Coast to the wooden spoon with an 8-2 flogging.
Perth breathed life into their A-League finals hopes with a 2-0 win over a disjointed Newcastle at McDonald Jones Stadium.