City tackling the COVID unknown ahead of Wanderers’ visit

Melbourne City coach Patrick Kisnorbo says he is taking it day by day in his efforts to ease his COVID hit side back into the swing of A-League Men (ALM) action against Western Sydney Wanderers on Sunday evening. After being forced to postpone an FFA Cup and ALM fixture across the Christmas period due to … Continue reading City tackling the COVID unknown ahead of Wanderers’ visit

Popovic’s plan for Melbourne Victory, Rudan’s rebuild at Western United, Robinson’s Wanderers funk

What's the plan for Popa at Victory? How important is having one at all? What's gone wrong with Western Sydney's? Why does Milos Ninkovic always look like he has one? Did the European Super League even try to have one? If you want to find out, plan on reading the ESPN Australia and New Zealand Football Wrap. … Continue reading Popovic’s plan for Melbourne Victory, Rudan’s rebuild at Western United, Robinson’s Wanderers funk

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

Western United ready to “suffer” for a win against Western Sydney Wanderers

Set to be without Tomislav Uskok and Víctor Sánchez through suspension, Western United coach Mark Rudan is preparing for a stern test when his side hosts the "deepest squad in the league" in Western Sydney Wanderers on Sunday afternoon. The Western gaffer, though, is confident his club has what it takes to "suffer" if needed … Continue reading Western United ready to “suffer” for a win against Western Sydney Wanderers