How two former tormentors helped Melbourne City land Valon Berisha

Friends with Erling Haaland and a former teammate of Sadio Mane, new Melbourne City arrival Valon Berisha certainly isn’t lacking in high-profile connections. But it’s two former Melbourne Victory legends that City might have to thank for landing him.  First reported by French publication L'Équipe, City on Wednesday afternoon confirmed the arrival of Kosovan international … Continue reading How two former tormentors helped Melbourne City land Valon Berisha

A-League Grand Final between Melbourne City and Western United all about respect

And so, the 2021-22 A-League Men season is down to two. Just two belligerents left standing, with a collision at AAMI Park on Saturday night now put in place to determine which will stand alone. Full story published in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australian-a-league-men/story/4672964/a-league-grand-final-between-melbourne-city-and-western-united-all-about-respect

Brimmer blast puts Victory on cusp of ALM grand final

 A bolt from the (navy) blue from Jake Brimmer has handed Melbourne Victory the ascendency in their semifinal tie with Western United, as Tony Popovic’s side ran out 1-0 winners in the tie’s first leg at AAMI Park on Tuesday evening.  In the right place at the time to meet Jamie Young’s attempt to punch … Continue reading Brimmer blast puts Victory on cusp of ALM grand final

After VAR review, Victory beats Wellington 3-1

Melbourne Victory’s slim hopes of a fourth A-League Men’s premiership remain alive and their club-record undefeated is up to 14 after they recorded a 3-1 win over Wellington Phoenix on Friday evening.  Goals to Nicholas D’Agostino, Jake Brimmer, and Marco Rojas proved enough for coach Tony Popovic’s side to temporarily move into second place on … Continue reading After VAR review, Victory beats Wellington 3-1

Victory embracing the pressure of ALM premiership race

Looking to ensure the fight for the A-League Men Premiership remains a three-way dance when they travel to face Macarthur on Friday evening, Melbourne Victory coach Tony Popovic says these are the stakes his side “should” be relishing.  Caught up in the log-jam of clubs on the fringes of the top-six at the midway point … Continue reading Victory embracing the pressure of ALM premiership race