The 2008–09 season
is Sydney FC
's fourth season of football
, and will compete in the A-League 2008-09
Sydney commenced pre-season training on 28 April 2008, and have been actively promoting the club to the Sydney community in the lead up to the season.
A number of friendly matches against NSW Premier League
opposition are expected to be arranged in May and June.
Sydney played their first pre-season match against NSW Premier League side Blacktown City Demons
at Gabbie Stadium
which ended in a 0–0 draw. The match was significant in which Michael Enfield
played his first game in almost a season, and fellow American Matt Taylor
played his first trial game for the club.Sydney lost their 2nd trial match against Sutherland a week later losing 2–1 on artificial turf. Jacob Timpano
scored Sydney's goal late in the 1st half. It was his first goal for the club after almost a year and a half on the sidelines through injury. Sydney's 3rd and final Pre-season friendly ended up a 2–0 win over Manly United
, with Newly-signed 17yr old Chris Payne
scoring the double for the Sky Blues against his former club. It is their last Pre-season friendly before starting in the annual pre-season cup which starts later this month.
A-League Pre-Season Challenge Cup
Sydney have been drawn into Group B for the A-League Preseason Challenge Cup along with , and .
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