As borders re-open, Jamie Maclaren would “love” a Socceroo return

As Australia opens its borders to the world and the Socceroos prepare to end a 763 absence from home, Melbourne City striker and reigning A-League Men Golden Boot winner Jamie Maclaren says he would “love” to get the chance to represent his nation once again. Following the successful staging of two friendlies between the Matildas … Continue reading As borders re-open, Jamie Maclaren would “love” a Socceroo return

Aggressively rehabbing Nabbout targets early return.

Engaging in what he’s described as the most aggressive rehab protocol in his career, Melbourne City attacker Andrew Nabbout is targeting a return to football for the A-League finals -- if not sooner.  After playing a key role in the club’s barnstorming march to a maiden A-League premiership -- City losing just a single game … Continue reading Aggressively rehabbing Nabbout targets early return.

Nabbout injury mars Melbourne City’s 4-1 win over Adelaide United

Melbourne City’s march to a first A-League Premiership continued with a 4-1 win over Adelaide United on Thursday night, but the result was overshadowed by a potentially serious injury to Socceroos’ attacker Andrew Nabbout.   Playing a cross-field pass in the 25th minute, the 28-year-old immediately fell to the turf and didn’t move as play continued … Continue reading Nabbout injury mars Melbourne City’s 4-1 win over Adelaide United

Captain Fantastic: Rare Jamieson goal highlights regulation City win

Not every triumph across a premiership winning season is going to be a comprehensive thrashing. Across the length and breadth of a campaign - even one as short as the A-League - premierships hopefuls will inevitably be forced to grind down an opposition determined not to become yet another highlight on a trophy winning season. It's … Continue reading Captain Fantastic: Rare Jamieson goal highlights regulation City win

City down Wanderers 4-1 to throw down an A-League gauntlet

Melbourne City: 4 (Craig Noone '33 & '35 - Andrew Nabbout '52 - Jamie Maclaren '92)Western Sydney Wanderers: 1 (Bernie Ibini '21) Central Coast Mariners’ boss Alen Stajcic may have bristled at suggestions that Melbourne City was the A-League’s current benchmark after they downed his side on Monday but, for the neutral observer, City’s follow-up … Continue reading City down Wanderers 4-1 to throw down an A-League gauntlet

“They’re the benchmark. And they should be” – 15-minutes of pain secure City comfortable win over Macarthur

Melbourne City: 3 (Jamie Maclaren - 23’ + 25’, Craig Noone - 35’)Macarthur FC: 0 As Craig Noone cut inside and sent Mark Milligan to the shops with a dummied shot before depositing a curling effort inside the far post to make it 3-0, the message for the rest of the A-League couldn’t have been … Continue reading “They’re the benchmark. And they should be” – 15-minutes of pain secure City comfortable win over Macarthur