Lucas Rinaldo
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Lucas Rinaldo is based in South Australia, currently working as a Sports Reporter for 7News Adelaide. Lucas covers all sports but is particularly passionate about football and has been covering the world game since 2019.

Ranking every single A-League Grand Final since 2006: Part One

With the A-League Men’s competition set for its seventeenth Grand Final this weekend, Western United will have its chance to finally be the kings of the land while City is looking to become the first ever back-to-back double winners. But…

Key Takeaways: Adelaide United vs Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory showcased itself as a title contender, bouncing back from last week’s disappointing loss to Perth with a confident 2-1 win over Adelaide United in a pulsating encounter at Coopers Stadium. Adelaide dominated possession in the opening stages but…

All Quiet On The Eastern Front: Coopers Stadium Reduces Capacity For 2021/22 As World Cup Preparations Ramp Up

Adelaide United’s fortress will be a little bit quieter for the 2021/22 season, as Coopers Stadium continues to undergo significant redevelopment in time for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The Eastern Stand, which will be receiving a new roof…

“This Is What I Wanted Since I Came To The Club” – Yengi Ready to shine As Number Nine

When Tomi Juric departed Adelaide United in July to sign for Macarthur FC, the general consensus amongst the Australian football community was that Carl Veart would be on the look out for a striker to replace him. And when Al…

2021 FFA Cup Preview: Adelaide Olympic

After 22 years of Adelaide being a one-team town (first with Adelaide City and then with Adelaide United), the city of churches finally has two dance partners ready to duke it out on the national stage. Adelaide Olympic has reached…

Lachlan Brook: The Aussie Bee Who’s Creating A Buzz For Brentford

Former Adelaide United winger Lachlan Brook hasn’t taken the conventional route so far in his football career. Aged just 16, he made his debut for Adelaide United in the Asian Champions League in 2017. However just four A-League Men’s games…

“I’m Doing Everything On The Ground Here” – Arnie Upbeat Despite Staff Test

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold insists spirits remain high in Australia’s ‘home away from home’ in Doha, despite a positive COVID-19 case for assistant Rene Meulensteen ruling him out of the international break. Australia will kick off the next phase of…

Reds set for new blood as additions imminent

After an encouraging campaign last season, Adelaide United currently remain the only A-League club yet to announce any new signings, but reinforcements are finally on their way.  “We’ve agreed with two players, that should be announced next week some time…

Adelaide Braced for Defensive Rebuild as Vice-Captain Jets off

Adelaide United’s defensive exodus appears set to continue, with Kick360 understanding central defender Jordan Elsey set for a move to the Newcastle Jets. Elsey was believed to have been a denied a move overseas at the end of the 2019/20…

The Legacy of Bruce Djite: Where to Next after Club Legend Exits?

After two seasons as Adelaide United’s Director of Football, Bruce Djite has confirmed that he will leave the club at the end of the season to take on a role as CEO for the committee of Adelaide. “Adelaide United always…