10 Matildas bolters who could rocket into the mix for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup this season

Every part of this A-League Women season will be viewed through the prism of the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. JOEY LYNCH runs the rule over the players who could rocket into Tony Gustavsson’s Matildas plans with a big domestic campaign. Full story published in Optus Sport: https://sport.optus.com.au/articles/os36046/10-matildas-bolters-world-cup-gustavsson-aleague-women

Dockerty Cup Grand Final Preview: Hume City FC vs Avondale FC

After a year like no other (or at least a year like none other than maybe 2020), the 2021 Victorian men’s football season will reach its conclusion on Sunday afternoon: Hume City taking on Avondale FC at CB Smith Reserve for the right to call themselves champions in the Dockerty Cup’s 113th year. Full story … Continue reading Dockerty Cup Grand Final Preview: Hume City FC vs Avondale FC

A-League Women Season Preview 2021-22: New signings, key players, ones to watch

236 days after Kyra Cooney-Cross stunned Sydney FC with a last gasp olimpico to secure Melbourne Victory the 2021-22 W-League crown, Australia's premier women's football competition returns on Friday night with a historic first: expansion side Wellington Phoenix playing the first competitive fixture of their existence against Western Sydney Wanderers in Wollongong. Full story published … Continue reading A-League Women Season Preview 2021-22: New signings, key players, ones to watch

Something navy, this way comes — Victory hint at revival under Popovic

Unfortunately for A-League Men (ALM) fans that have been revelling in their two years of misery, the signs, it appears, are there that normal service may soon be resuming at Melbourne Victory.  In defeating Brisbane Roar 3-0, Melbourne’s original ALM side secured wins from their first two regular seasons games for the first time since … Continue reading Something navy, this way comes — Victory hint at revival under Popovic

Tony Gustavsson says ‘short term fixes versus a long-term solution’ lens needed after Matildas loss

The Matildas may have fallen short in their “dress rehearsal” for the 2023 Women’s World Cup Final, but their coach insists that these are the moments the side will have to have if it is to mount a challenge for football’s biggest prize. Full story for Optus Sport: https://sport.optus.com.au/articles/os35715/matildas-australia-usa-international-friendly-gustavsson-analysis

Anonymity no problem for Miranda as he settles into life at Victory

With the world’s longest offseason in men’s football finally giving way to competitive football, Melbourne Victory defender Roderick Miranda is confident that his side can build upon the defensive solidity his side demonstrated against Western United in the months ahead.  It almost certainly wasn’t in the job description he agreed to when he joined back … Continue reading Anonymity no problem for Miranda as he settles into life at Victory