“We want a derby not just on the field” – Popovic embracing Christmas Derby sense of occasion

Melbourne Victory coach Tony Popovic hopes that the derby intensity of his side’s meeting with Melbourne City will be felt on and off the field on Saturday evening.  A veteran of numerous Sydney Derbies from his time as Western Sydney Wanderers boss – albeit in losing efforts more than winning ones – Popovic will get … Continue reading “We want a derby not just on the field” – Popovic embracing Christmas Derby sense of occasion

Tony Popovic ready for a first taste of an ‘Original Rivalry’ hostile reception

Getting a rapid education on the importance his new club places on its games with Adelaide United, Melbourne Victory boss Tony Popovic is looking forward to testing his side in front of a hostile Hindmarsh Stadium. Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United – colloquially christened as the A-League Men’s ‘Original Rivalry' – has been the forum … Continue reading Tony Popovic ready for a first taste of an ‘Original Rivalry’ hostile reception