Australian footballer Andy Brennan says he has come out publicly as gay as it is "what is going to make me most comfortable".
Newcastle Jets announced they had withdrawn their contract offer for striker Roy O'Donovan.
Newcastle Jets rounded off their A-League campaign with a win over Sydney FC, while Ola Toivonen was on target for Melbourne Victory.
Brisbane Roar suffered their heaviest A-League defeat at the hands of Newcastle Jets, while Central Coast Mariners got a rare win.
Tony Popovic said Perth Glory's A-League triumph was "well deserved" but now wants to break his Grand Final duck.
A 1-0 win over Newcastle Jets helped Perth Glory open up an unassailable lead over Sydney FC and become A-League premiers.
Sydney FC moved four points ahead of Melbourne Victory in second place thanks to a stoppage-time winner from Milos Ninkovic.
David Williams hit a hat-trick to help Wellington Phoenix to victory over Newcastle Jets, while Perth Glory lost to Melbourne Victory.
Central Coast Mariners claimed just their second win of the season as Melbourne Victory also triumphed, Kosta Barbarouses scoring twice.
Dimitri Petratos scored a spectacular goal as Newcastle Jets beat Melbourne Victory to close the gap to the A-League's top six.