Brattan hasn't played a lot of football in the past 12 months - his move to the UK saw him training a lot with the Manchester City under 23 squad and with several lower division teams but not making any first team appearances.
Michael Lynch Melbourne City coach says star Tim Cahill is expected to be back in action for the joint league leaders when they travel to take on Brisbane Roar next Friday night.
Dominic Bossi When Kerem Bulut returned to Western Sydney, it wasn't just the risk of falling back into a troubled life that awaited, but the support from Sonny Bill Williams for the young striker to fulfil his potential.
James Buckley Professor Phil Scraton fought for 27 years to get justice for the Hillsborough victims.
Michael Lynch These are challenging times for Kevin Muscat, Melbourne Victory, their board and their army of fans.
Michael Cockerill Are Melbourne City fast becoming public enemy no.1? Could be. Such is the price of success, the world over. Now just one game away from their maiden trophy, Melbourne City's determination to dominate Australian football is certainly gathering steam. Maybe jealousy too.
Dominic Bossi The chance of Sydney FC owning their own boutique stadium has been dashed after the club agreed to a new 10-year stadium rental deal.
James Hall Canberra's Young Matildas are in a mad rush to complete all their school work before they depart for the Under-19 Asian Football Confederation qualifiers.
Michael Lynch Melbourne City face their third high-profile game in seven days when they host champions Adelaide United on Friday night and flying winger Bruce Kamau could be one of several fresh faces in the line-up.
Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory and their new German import Max Beister are hoping that a change of environment, a fresh challenge and the chance to relaunch a career that has stalled at home will deliver dividends to both the club and the player.