Kisnorbo: Scotland a “good test” for Hearts-bound Nathaniel Atkinson

Melbourne City A-League Men coach Patrick Kisnorbo believes that Heart of Midlothian and the Scottish Premiership will prove a good test for Nathaniel Atkinson in what is the Olyroo starlet’s first move abroad.  Months on from being named the Joe Marston Medalist as best afield in City’s 2020-21 Grand Final win over Sydney and his … More Kisnorbo: Scotland a “good test” for Hearts-bound Nathaniel Atkinson

“I’m not perfect, never claimed to be…” – Kisnorbo keeping a singular focus ahead of A-League Men season

Melbourne City might have 11 targets painted on their back as the 2021-22 season prepares to commence, but Patrick Kisnorbo and his side don’t care to look back and check. It being the opening week of the A-League Men competition, that inevitably means that the previews are coming thick and fast and, while there is … More “I’m not perfect, never claimed to be…” – Kisnorbo keeping a singular focus ahead of A-League Men season

Graham Arnold wants to put new Olyroo Daniel Arzani back on the world’s map

Graham Arnold has proclaimed he wants to “help resurrect“ Daniel Arzani’s career following the announcement that the dynamic attacker was part of his 18-player squad for the Tokyo Olympics. Following his emergence as the best prospect Australian football had seen in many a year back in 2018, a rotten run with injuries, as well as … More Graham Arnold wants to put new Olyroo Daniel Arzani back on the world’s map

Perth, injuries, Olyroos, and a Joe Marston Medal – City’s Nathaniel Atkinson caps off extraordinary 2020-21

After briefly falling out of love with football, an aborted move interstate and a horror run of injuries, Melbourne City’s Nathaniel Atkinson has capped off a roller coaster 2020-21 season in picture-perfect fashion: as an A-League champion and Joe Marston medalist. Deployed up front for the second week in a row to cover for the … More Perth, injuries, Olyroos, and a Joe Marston Medal – City’s Nathaniel Atkinson caps off extraordinary 2020-21

City’s Nathaniel Atkinson chasing titles and Tasmanian Olympic history

After getting back to his roots, Nathaniel Atkinson not only has a maiden Melbourne City A-League title in his sights but also becoming just the second Tasmanian and first Launcestian to ever represent the Olyroos at an Olympic Games. Back in early April, in the 18th minute of his side’s 3-2 win over Wellington Phoenix, … More City’s Nathaniel Atkinson chasing titles and Tasmanian Olympic history

City down Wanderers 4-1 to throw down an A-League gauntlet

Melbourne City: 4 (Craig Noone ’33 & ’35 – Andrew Nabbout ’52 – Jamie Maclaren ’92)Western Sydney Wanderers: 1 (Bernie Ibini ’21) Central Coast Mariners’ boss Alen Stajcic may have bristled at suggestions that Melbourne City was the A-League’s current benchmark after they downed his side on Monday but, for the neutral observer, City’s follow-up … More City down Wanderers 4-1 to throw down an A-League gauntlet

Melbourne City’s difference makers deliver 2-0 win over Central Coast

Melbourne City: 2 (Jamie Maclaren, ’31 | Nathaniel Atkinson ’56) Central Coast Mariners: 0 Melbourne City has continued their rich run of form – equalling a club record for consecutive wins – by defeating the A-League table-topping Central Coast Mariners 2-0 at AAMI Park. Coming into the contest, the meeting between City and the Mariners … More Melbourne City’s difference makers deliver 2-0 win over Central Coast