Marquee trio... The arrivals of Shinji Ono, Alessandro Del Piero and Emile Heskey to the A-League has many fans expecting the best is yet to come.
Welcome to The World Game Podcast for season 2012-2013... after a winter in hibernation the team returns for season eight of the A-League.
Vitor Sobral steps into the hosting hot-seat with TWG's Mariana Rudan joining familiar voices, SMH's Sebastian Hassett, and Costas Killias.
:: The team previews all the games in Week 1 of the A-League with some help from a number of guests in New Zealand, Perth and Adelaide.
:: Adelaide United takes on Asia's best in the AFC Champions League so we have all the latest on that.
:: And we catch up with our man in Asia, Baghdad in fact, Scott McIntyre.
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Watford or Crystal Palace can still expect to receive £120 million ($204 million) if they are relegated from the English Premier League after just one year of top-flight football.