Popovic looking for the right midfield fit against Brisbane Roar

Melbourne Victory boss Tony Popovic says his side has options to replace the suspended Josh Brillante against Brisbane Roar but that they won’t be able to fully replicate what their captain provides in the midfield.  Capping off a nightmarish 15-minute stretch that had already his side fall into a two-goal deficit against their bitter rivals, … More Popovic looking for the right midfield fit against Brisbane Roar

“It’s a great achievement” – Maclaren prepares to raise the bat after 100 games at City

Melbourne City coach Patrick Kisnorbo has praised the consistency and work ethic of Jamie Maclaren as the striker prepares to celebrate a century of games for the club.  Maclaren will become just the fourth player in City/Melbourne Heart history to reach 100 games in their colours when he runs out against Brisbane Roar on Friday … More “It’s a great achievement” – Maclaren prepares to raise the bat after 100 games at City

John Aloisi and one weird trick to increase the size of your A-League Men roster

After turning to the kids for his side’s midweek FFA Cup clash with Wellington Phoenix, Western United coach John Aloisi believes that, despite his group’s elimination, a number of youngsters showed enough to deepen the talent pool he can call upon at A-League Men level. Having previously eliminated Newcastle Jets from the competition in a … More John Aloisi and one weird trick to increase the size of your A-League Men roster

Roar go down fighting as City escape season opener with the three points

Melbourne City may have entered the 2021-22 A-League Men season as its prohibitive favourites but, as demonstrated by a travel-weary Brisbane Roar in their fighting 2-1 defeat in the season-opener on Friday evening, they’re not going to have it all their own way this season. First-half goals to Curtis Good and Connor Metcalfe proved enough … More Roar go down fighting as City escape season opener with the three points