City looking to rise to the occasion as new ALM season commences

Preparing to commence the 2022-23 A-League Men (ALM) season against the side that vanquished his Melbourne City in last year’s decider, Patrick Kisnorbo says his side is targeting an improvement in “one-off games” heading into a new year.  City will host Western United at AAMI Park to open the new ALM campaign on Friday evening, … More City looking to rise to the occasion as new ALM season commences

How two former tormentors helped Melbourne City land Valon Berisha

Friends with Erling Haaland and a former teammate of Sadio Mane, new Melbourne City arrival Valon Berisha certainly isn’t lacking in high-profile connections. But it’s two former Melbourne Victory legends that City might have to thank for landing him.  First reported by French publication L’Équipe, City on Wednesday afternoon confirmed the arrival of Kosovan international … More How two former tormentors helped Melbourne City land Valon Berisha

On the Lam – Kisnorbo welcoming the versatility and leadership of new City signing

Melbourne City coach Patrick Kisnorbo has welcomed the versatility and leadership qualities that new signing Thomas Lam will bring to his two-time defending A-League Men premiers.  A day before they face Wellington Phoenix in the Australia Cup Round of 16, City announced the signing of 28-time Finland international Lam on Tuesday morning; the former PEC … More On the Lam – Kisnorbo welcoming the versatility and leadership of new City signing

How John Aloisi went from the Optus Sport couch to A-League champion in 10 months

John Aloisi spent three years analysing the world’s best football on Optus Sport. Only 10 months after departing, he has led Western United to their first ever A-League championship. JOEY LYNCH explains how he did it. Full story for Optus Sport: https://sport.optus.com.au/articles/os43764/australian-football-news-john-aloisi-western-united-aleague

Western United’s A-League Men title win shocked everyone except coach John Aloisi and his players

MELBOURNE, Australia — Western United are the champions of the A-League Men for 2021-22 after beating Melbourne City in the Grand Final. How superbly fitting for a season defined by chaos, unpredictability, and best-laid plans being torn asunder. Full story published in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australian-a-league-men/story/4676131/western-uniteds-a-league-men-title-win-shocked-everyone-except-coach-john-aloisi-and-his-players

“It definitely helps” – Aloisi already keen to build on Western championship success

Western United made history on Saturday evening and, if coach John Aloisi has his way, it’s just the beginning. An early own goal from City defender Nuno Reis and a strike on the half an hour mark from Aleksander Prijovic lifted United to a stunning 2-0 upset of Melbourne City on Saturday night at AAMI … More “It definitely helps” – Aloisi already keen to build on Western championship success

The A-Leagues’ latest overseas export is preparing for a golden grand final farewell

Connor Metcalfe will take to the field for Melbourne City to face Western United in the A-League Men grand final on Saturday night in what will be his last appearance for the club. Win or lose, his next game in professional football will be as Australia’s latest overseas export in Germany with the world famous … More The A-Leagues’ latest overseas export is preparing for a golden grand final farewell