The A-League start date in game is correctly moved to late December however it seem the transfer and registration dates have not been changed to suit this.
As it stands the registration window closes on the 12th October, a full 2 and a half months before the season starts which is obviously an issue for signing new players. Likewise default player contracts are scheduled to end before the season is actually over. The contract end dates were right for the previous season schedule but with the changes the season now runs beyond the old end date for player contracts.
The December start