Alanna Kennedy is focusing on the W-League grand final following the sacking

Matilda Alanna Kennedy has found a welcome distraction from the drama of Alen Stajcic’s sacking in Sydney FC’s W-League campaign.

The defender has spoken about her respect for Stajcic and his influence on her career shortly after his controversial sacking last month.

Since then Kennedy and her Sky Blue teammates have turned their attentions to on-field matters, securing a home grand final with a 2-1 semi-final win over Brisbane last weekend.

Sydney FC are in the W-League grand final after beating Brisbane Roar.
Sydney FC are in the W-League grand final after beating Brisbane Roar.Source: AAP

Stajcic went on a media blitz on Monday as his dispute with FFA rumbles on but Kennedy says the off-field dramas are not disrupting her preparations for Saturday’s grand final against Perth Glory at Jubilee Stadium.