Brimmer blast puts Victory on cusp of ALM grand final

 A bolt from the (navy) blue from Jake Brimmer has handed Melbourne Victory the ascendency in their semifinal tie with Western United, as Tony Popovic’s side ran out 1-0 winners in the tie’s first leg at AAMI Park on Tuesday evening.  In the right place at the time to meet Jamie Young’s attempt to punch … Continue reading Brimmer blast puts Victory on cusp of ALM grand final

Talay targeting goalscorer, normality, in 2022-23

After two years, Wellington Phoenix’s life out of a suitcase is finally, mercifully, coming to an end. But coach Ufuk Talay already has one eye on what lies ahead for his side in 2022-23.  Phoenix’s 2021-22 season was ended by rivals Western United on Friday evening; Aleksander Prijovic’s 10th-minute strike enough to see his side … Continue reading Talay targeting goalscorer, normality, in 2022-23

Young Hearts: Jamie Young lifts Western United to elimination final win

It couldn’t have been by any other scoreline, could it? Western United booked their place in a two-legged semifinal with Melbourne Victory on Saturday evening after downing Wellington Phoenix 1-0 at AAMI Park on Saturday evening.  It was the eighth time this season that John Aloisi’s side had won by the slimmest of margins. In … Continue reading Young Hearts: Jamie Young lifts Western United to elimination final win

After VAR review, Victory beats Wellington 3-1

Melbourne Victory’s slim hopes of a fourth A-League Men’s premiership remain alive and their club-record undefeated is up to 14 after they recorded a 3-1 win over Wellington Phoenix on Friday evening.  Goals to Nicholas D’Agostino, Jake Brimmer, and Marco Rojas proved enough for coach Tony Popovic’s side to temporarily move into second place on … Continue reading After VAR review, Victory beats Wellington 3-1

Football Australia reaffirms diversity pledge amid federal election furore

As transgender women's participation in sport continues to be an unexpected focus of Australia's federal election, Football Australia has underlined its commitment to creating an environment in which "people of all experiences and identities" can participate and feel welcomed. Full story published in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australia-aus/story/4652580/football-australia-reaffirms-diversity-pledge-amid-federal-election-furore

Dwight Yorke hopes A-League All-Stars coach role will open door to management opportunities

Newly christened A-League All-Stars coach Dwight Yorke will commence his preparations for a one-off fixture against Barcelona at Manchester United's training ground, with hopes that the role will open the door to full-time opportunities in management. Full story for ESPN: https://www.espn.com/soccer/australian-a-league-men/story/4651994/dwight-yorke-hopes-a-league-all-stars-coach-role-will-open-door-to-management-opportunities