Melbourne City throw down ALM gauntlet with 4-0 thrashing of Sydney FC

Melbourne City has ratcheted up the pressure on Western United in the race for the Premiers’ Plate, heaped pressure on Sydney FC and sounded another ominous tone for the rest of the A-League Men after downing the Sky Blues 4-0 on Wednesday evening.  Placed in the ascendency by a Jordy Bos thunderbolt in the 26th … Continue reading Melbourne City throw down ALM gauntlet with 4-0 thrashing of Sydney FC

Popovic and Aloisi join calls for ALM to observe international breaks

Socceroos legends and A-League Men coaches Tony Popovic and John Aloisi have joined the growing chorus calling for the competition to observe international breaks. The Socceroos will play Japan and Saudi Arabia in must-win World Cup Qualifiers in the current international window; facing the Samurai Blue in Sydney on Thursday evening before jetting off the … Continue reading Popovic and Aloisi join calls for ALM to observe international breaks

Western United and Melbourne City prepare for colossal derby clash

Both Western United and Melbourne City are expecting reinforcements for their top-of-the-table, immovable object meets an irresistible force battle on Saturday, but still might be missing two of their biggest weapons.  Though his chances of playing in the subsequent fixture against Sydney FC are good, United coach John Aloisi confirmed on Friday that Italian star … Continue reading Western United and Melbourne City prepare for colossal derby clash

The hard-won lessons that revitalised Emma Checker and Melbourne City

As her side prepares to face Sydney FC with a spot in the A-League Women grand final on the line, Melbourne City captain and fringe Matilda Emma Checker believes her side’s successful campaign was forged in the disappointment of the season prior. Hit hardest by the changing dynamics of women’s football that saw an exodus … Continue reading The hard-won lessons that revitalised Emma Checker and Melbourne City

City look to deny the odds against Sydney FC

After a season that surpassed most external expectations, Melbourne City and their coach Rado Vidošić believe they have the quality to continue the surprises and upset Sydney FC in their A-League Women’s semi-final.  Belying assumptions that the 2021-22 ALW season was a two-horse race between Sydney and Melbourne Victory, City stormed past the latter and … Continue reading City look to deny the odds against Sydney FC