Title-winning W-League outfit forge path for Victory to follow

Full story first published for SBS’ The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/title-winning-w-league-outfit-forge-path-for-victory-to-follow Capping off their third successive finals appearance with an elusive W-League championship, Melbourne Victory’s past five years represent a remarkable journey – one that should inspire those inside their own building. The contrast, quite literally, couldn’t be greater. As Victory’s A-League side, bottom of the … More Title-winning W-League outfit forge path for Victory to follow

De Vanna’s experience makes Victory favourites for W-League GF, says Matildas legend Garriock

Matildas’ legend Heather Garriock sees mindset as key heading into this weekend’s W-League Grand Final, but believes fellow Matildas’ icon Lisa De Vanna looms as a potential difference-maker for Melbourne Victory. Full story published for SBS’ The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/de-vanna-s-experience-makes-victory-favourites-for-w-league-gf-says-matildas-legend-garriock

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

Chidiac not taking W-League conditions for granted after European dreams paused

Full story first published on SBS’ The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/chidiac-not-taking-w-league-conditions-for-granted-after-european-dreams-paused Back in the W-League after two-and-a-half years in Spain, Melbourne City midfielder Alex Chidiac is “definitely” hoping to return to Europe at some point, but has developed a newfound appreciation for the conditions of the Australian top-flight during her time abroad. Bursting onto the W-League … More Chidiac not taking W-League conditions for granted after European dreams paused