Something navy, this way comes — Victory hint at revival under Popovic

Unfortunately for A-League Men (ALM) fans that have been revelling in their two years of misery, the signs, it appears, are there that normal service may soon be resuming at Melbourne Victory.  In defeating Brisbane Roar 3-0, Melbourne’s original ALM side secured wins from their first two regular seasons games for the first time since … Continue reading Something navy, this way comes — Victory hint at revival under Popovic

Anonymity no problem for Miranda as he settles into life at Victory

With the world’s longest offseason in men’s football finally giving way to competitive football, Melbourne Victory defender Roderick Miranda is confident that his side can build upon the defensive solidity his side demonstrated against Western United in the months ahead.  It almost certainly wasn’t in the job description he agreed to when he joined back … Continue reading Anonymity no problem for Miranda as he settles into life at Victory

Nigro embracing opportunities to play with Victory set to rotate squad for FFA Cup

Melbourne Victory defender Stefan Nigro isn’t quite sure what to expect from Perth Glory in their FFA Cup meeting on Wednesday evening, but he’s nonetheless embracing an opportunity to state his case for more minutes in a competitive hitout.  Victory’s Tony Popovic-era got off to a winning start on Saturday evening; downing Western United 1-0 … Continue reading Nigro embracing opportunities to play with Victory set to rotate squad for FFA Cup

Culture Kings: How Popovic and Aloisi are looking to mould their team’s ethos

Building a winning football team, especially a sustainable one, is not something that happens overnight. On and off the field, both tangible and intangible factors must be brought together in harmony to put a club in a position to succeed and, while many hands are involved, the principal figure in this construction is the coach.  … Continue reading Culture Kings: How Popovic and Aloisi are looking to mould their team’s ethos

Aloisi turns to the grapevine to prepare for Popa’s mystery Victory

Tony Popovic's Melbourne Victory may represent a bit of an enigma heading into the 2021-22 A-League Men season, but Western United coach John Aloisi doesn't believe he's going to be caught off guard when the two sides meet on Saturday evening. Due to the chaos surrounding Australia’s internal borders, meaning the club’s FFA Cup Round … Continue reading Aloisi turns to the grapevine to prepare for Popa’s mystery Victory

A-League Men Season Preview 2021-22: New signings, key players, ones to watch

The football world's longest offseason is finally at an end and, with a new name in tow, the A-League Men competition is back, kicking off on Friday as defending champions Melbourne City take on Brisbane Roar. Full story, published alongside Ante Jukic, in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australian-a-league-men/story/4521891/a-league-men-season-preview-2021-22-new-signingskey-playersones-to-watch

Victory to add Joe Palatsides as Head of Academy

November 10 Update: Melbourne Victory has confirmed the appointment of Joe Palatsides as Head of Academy: https://twitter.com/gomvfc/status/1458210686627057665?s=20 Original Story Published on November 9: Melbourne Victory’s rebuild has added another key piece, with youth guru Joe Palatsides set to be unveiled as the fallen A-League Men giant’s new Head of Academy.  At a press conference on … Continue reading Victory to add Joe Palatsides as Head of Academy