2014 FFA Cup: Central Coast Mariners first to reach Semifinals after thrashing Palm Beach Sharks (video)
Central Coast’s Matt Sim made history, scoring the fastest hat trick and becoming the first player to score four goals in the FFA Cup’s short history despite only coming on in the 72nd minute.
The inaugural Australian version had its first ever quarter finalists decided, with no upsets to be found with A-League teams dominating proceedings throughout the round of 16.
As Round 1 draws to a close, the draw for the Second Round also took place last Friday.
2014 FFA Cup First Round: First giant falls in Week 3 of Australia’s inaugural cup competition (video)
Australia’s Cup competition saw a top division side eliminated by a lower league side for the first time, alongside a demolition and the first appearance of Melbourne City since rebranding from Melbourne Heart as a Manchester City affiliate, as the First Round continued throughout Australia on Tuesday.
The second week of competition saw the A-League sides join the competition as the Newcastle Jets took on Perth Glory and Adelaide United hosted Wellington Phoenix, the lone non-Australian team in the competition.