Four years on, Maclaren feeling “more valued” heading into Socceroos’ World Cup tilt

As he seeks to put the final flourishes on his case for Qatar, Melbourne City striker Jamie Maclaren says that he feels like a more “more valued” of the Socceroos squad coming to the end of the 2022 World Cup cycle.  What a difference four years can make. Despite a strong run of form at … Continue reading Four years on, Maclaren feeling “more valued” heading into Socceroos’ World Cup tilt

“We’ve copped it from the boss” – Victory looking to bring the aggression to Melbourne Derby

After ‘copping it’ from coach Tony Popovic following their defeat to Western Sydney Wanderers, Nick D’Agostino and Melbourne Victory will look to bring a heightened level of aggression into the season’s first Melbourne Derby this weekend.  Despite riding a wave of momentum after a round one win over bitter foes Sydney FC and being lifted … Continue reading “We’ve copped it from the boss” – Victory looking to bring the aggression to Melbourne Derby

How Garcia helped A-League top scorer D’Agostino start to fulfil his potential

Full story published in SBS' The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/how-garcia-helped-a-league-top-scorer-d-agostino-start-to-fulfil-his-potential Nick D'Agostino has gone from being criticised for his professionalism by Tony Popovic at Perth Glory to being the equal top goal scorer of the league, and current Perth coach Richard Garcia believes it's down to a change in his mentality. A former member of the … Continue reading How Garcia helped A-League top scorer D’Agostino start to fulfil his potential