Eli Babalj scored on his Adelaide United debut as the Reds overcame semi-pro side Darwin Olympic 6-1 at Larrakia Park to launch their FFA Cup defence.
FFA Cup holders Adelaide United are determined not to fall victim to a giant-killing act when they launch the defence of their trophy in Darwin on Wednesday.
New signing Eli Babalj is ready to shoulder the responsibility for making Adelaide a more clinical side in 2015-16.
Two-cap Socceroo Eli Babalj is back for a third stint in the A-League, having signed a loan deal with Adelaide United.
Josep Gombau has resigned as Adelaide United coach and will move to the USA.
Adelaide United have allowed Awer Mabil to move to Danish side FC Midtjylland, with the Reds saying they are happy the winger has secured a dream move to Europe.
Teenage attacking midfielder George Mells has returned to Australia to sign a one-year deal with Adelaide United.
Iacopo La Rocca believes his move to Adelaide United will bring back his enjoyment of playing, after a tough time at Western Sydney Wanderers.
Adelaide United have signed former Western Sydney Wanderers defender Iacopo La Rocca on a two-year deal.
Nigel Boogaard believes the new coaching team in charge of Newcastle Jets will give him a chance of winning things after his move from Adelaide United.