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Keisuke Honda's Melbourne Victory debut may not be risked against APIA Leichhardt

Kevin Muscat has been impressed with Keisuke Honda since arriving at Melbourne Victory.
Kevin Muscat isn't taking anything for granted ahead of Melbourne Victory's FFA Cup clash with APIA Leichhardt.
Kevin Muscat hopes everyone can get over the Usain Bolt hype as he gets ready for his trial for the Central Coast Mariners.
Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat admits he had to be honest when signing Keisuke Honda and feels he can help the club to realise their ambitions.

Keisuke Honda appears unlikely to be risked in Melbourne Victory's FFA Cup clash on Tuesday night with coach Kevin Muscat set to take a cautious approach with the Japanese superstar.

Honda was unveiled as the club's marquee signing last week and has begun training with his new teammates but Muscat is wary of blooding him too soon given the A-League season is still two months away.

Muscat didn't rule out a cameo appearance from the 32-year-old against NSW NPL outfit APIA Leichhardt but did say none...

Usain Bolt 'determined to prove everybody wrong' - Mariners assistant Nick Montgomery

Kevin Muscat hopes everyone can get over the Usain Bolt hype as he gets ready for his trial for the Central Coast Mariners.
Usain Bolt has touched down in Sydney ahead of his trial with the Central Coast Mariners.
Australia's Graham Arnold joked about capping Usain Bolt for the national side but believes he will be taken seriously at the Central Coast Mariners.

Nick Montgomery has seen plenty of examples over the years: The guys who are told they'll never make it as a professional, only to defy the odds and make the coach who wrote them off look foolish.

The former Central Coast Mariners skipper reckons Usain Bolt might well prove to be the next one.

Bolt starts his "indefinite training period" with the A-League club on Tuesday -- coincidentally, his 32nd birthday.

It'll start brightly, with a huge media contingent expected at the Central Coast Stadium...

Ajax's Siem de Jong in talks with Sydney FC over marquee loan deal

Kevin Muscat hopes everyone can get over the Usain Bolt hype as he gets ready for his trial for the Central Coast Mariners.
Usain Bolt has touched down in Sydney ahead of his trial with the Central Coast Mariners.
The FFA Chairman Steven Lowy confirms he intends to vacate his position once elections begin for the position.

Former Ajax captain and Netherlands national team attacking midfielder Siem de Jong is on Sydney FC's radar as a potential marquee player.

Reports from overseas have linked the 29-year-old midfielder to the Sky Blues, who last week signed former English Premier League striker Adam le Fondre.

The Sky Blues still have two import spots available, one of them a marquee place, after adding le Fondre and Dutch defender Jop van der Linden to a roster which already includes Serbian international playmaker...