Victory looking to keep the positive vibes rolling against Glory

Such is the mind of a competitive athlete and coach, two losses on the trot can sometimes make it feel like the walls are closing in. So it’s no wonder that Melbourne Victory is feeling like a weight has been lifted following their first win of the A-League Women (ALW) season. After entering the season … More Victory looking to keep the positive vibes rolling against Glory

Hopkins urges Victory ALW side to seize their opportunities ahead of Wanderer visit

Melbourne Victory A-League Women (ALW) coach Jeff Hopkins is backing his youngsters to step up and fill the void left by the departure of Lynn Williams and his Matildas’ cohort for the club’s suddenly crucial fixture against Western Sydney Wanderers on Sunday afternoon. Two losses on the bounce – the first a 5-1 humiliation at … More Hopkins urges Victory ALW side to seize their opportunities ahead of Wanderer visit

Hopkins backing Victory women to bounce back from Derby drubbing

As they prepare to welcome Brisbane Roar to AAMI Park on Sunday, Melbourne Victory A-League Women (ALW) coach Jeff Hopkins is hopeful that his side has identified and rectified the defensive issues that led to a heavy defeat in last week’s Melbourne Derby.  Having struggled to truly fire in any of their games thus far … More Hopkins backing Victory women to bounce back from Derby drubbing

Victory’s Hopkins embracing selection headaches ahead of Boxing Day derby with City

Melbourne Victory A-League Women coach Jeff Hopkins knows he’s going to disappoint a few of his players at the selection table for Boxing Day’s Melbourne Derby, but he’s keen to at least make his squad’s Christmas a good one.  Undefeated and sitting second on the ALW table after their opening three games, Victory is experiencing … More Victory’s Hopkins embracing selection headaches ahead of Boxing Day derby with City

New arrivals boost Melbourne Victory on and off the field

Melbourne Victory A-League Women coach Jeff Hopkins says the arrival of new signings Lynn Williams and Alex Chidiac has provided his side with an important pick-me-up after the loss of captain Kayla Morrison to a ruptured ACL. After unveiling American international Williams ahead of their 5-1 thrashing of Adelaide United in round one of the … More New arrivals boost Melbourne Victory on and off the field

In-form Victory hungry to secure unlikely Premiership

Melbourne Victory’s Jeff Hopkins and Amy Jackson will seek to add another proud chapter in their already packed W-League careers against Sydney FC this evening; attempting to secure both more silverware and one of the more unlikely transitions up the table in competition history.  Triumph over the Harboursiders tonight would secure Victory its second Premiership … More In-form Victory hungry to secure unlikely Premiership

Melbourne Victory’s A-League decline has been both gradual and sudden

What’s gone wrong — and right — at Melbourne Victory? Are Central Coast Mariners wizards? Just how close is the A-League in 2020-21? Is having more of the ball better or worse? The ESPN Australia and New Zealand Football Wrap is back to answer all your questions about the round ball game Down Under. Full … More Melbourne Victory’s A-League decline has been both gradual and sudden

Melbourne Victory ready to crash W-League title party

Full story first published in SBS’ The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/melbourne-victory-ready-to-crash-w-league-title-party With the W-League season rapidly winding down, Melbourne Victory boss Jeff Hopkins believes his side have what it takes to take it to title-favourites Sydney FC and the Brisbane Roar. Victory all but secured their place in finals football for a third straight season on … More Melbourne Victory ready to crash W-League title party