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Sunday April 2, 2017 by Media Release - Football
With many pre-game suggesting a Melbourne cakewalk, Wellington have recorded a stunning 3-0 win at AAMI Park on Sunday night to give Des Buckingham and Chris Greenacre back-to-back wins over Kevin Muscat’s Victory.
On a night where much of the build up was focused on Besart Berisha’s quest to become the first player to strike 100 A-League goals, it was the Wellington Phoenix frontline that proved much the sharper.
The Kosovan International was well-marshalled by returning captain Andrew Durante and the quietly spoken Marco Rossi, but it was in the front third that Wellington really did their talking. Read more
Friday March 3, 2017 by Media Release - Football
Sydney FC are within touching distance of the A-League Premiers Plate after a 1-0 win over Melbourne Victory took them eleven points clear at the top of the ladder.
The Sky Blues could wrap up the title as early as next weekend which would make them the fastest winners of the Plate in A-League history.
Graham Arnold’s men produced a host of chances against second placed Melbourne Victory and took a deserved lead five minutes after half time as Bobô rounded off a clinical counter-attack. Read more
Thursday January 26, 2017 by Media Release - Football
Sydney FC came from behind to deservedly move an incredible 11 points clear at the top of the A-League and stretch their unbeaten run to an immense 17 games since the start of the season.
Filip Holosko’s first half header cancelled out James Troisi’s opener for second placed Melbourne before Bernie Ibini scored a stunning second half winner.
Hosts Melbourne were reduced to ten men after James Donachie was sent off following a reckless challenge on Alex Brosque, as the striker looked to increase the Sky Blues lead. Read more
Wednesday February 17, 2016 by Media Release - Football
Football Federation Australia (FFA) has today fined Melbourne Victory $50,000 and imposed a suspended three (3) competition point deduction after finding the club guilty of bringing the game into disrepute.
The finding relates to the misconduct of some Melbourne Victory supporters before, during and after last weekend’s Melbourne Derby at AAMI Park.
FFA has handed down the sanction after Melbourne Victory supporters were found to have taken part in a series of incidents, including the ignition of flares outside and inside AAMI Park, an alleged assault on TV news personnel outside the stadium, throwing missiles at a Melbourne City player and a Victoria Police officer, and altercations with police after the match. Read more
Monday June 29, 2015 by Media Release - Football
The A-League 2015/16 Season kicks off in October with three blockbuster rounds featuring a Sydney Derby, Melbourne Derby and an Adelaide United v Melbourne Victory blockbuster at Adelaide Oval to give fans a turbo charged start to Season 11 of Australia’s premier domestic football competition.
The season will burst into action on Thursday 8 October as the Western Sydney Wanderers host Brisbane Roar, kick-starting a season that will run uninterrupted through to the A-League 2016 Grand Final, which will played on Sunday 1 May 2016.
Round one will feature the traditional interstate Adelaide United v Melbourne Victory clash at Adelaide Oval on Friday 9 October. Read more
Tuesday May 26, 2015 by Media Release - Football
Melbourne Victory Football Club would like to thank John Aloisi for his contribution to the club following his appointment as head coach at Brisbane Roar.
Aloisi, who joined Melbourne Victory as development coach of the club’s youth program in February, was unveiled as Brisbane’s new head coach on Tuesday night.
“We were well aware of John’s desire to coach again at A-League level when he joined Melbourne Victory and he leaves with our full support,” Melbourne Victory CEO Ian Robson said. Read more
Friday March 20, 2015 by Media Release - Football
Ernie Merrick will be coaching his 200th A League game when the Wellington Phoenix take on the Brisbane Roar at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday which is quite an achievement for someone who had no ambitions to be a coach.
Asked to look back over a career that includes 151 games with Melbourne Victory and 49 with the Phoenix, Merrick sits back in his chair and smiles.
“It is quite amazing when I didn’t think I would be a coach in the first place,” he says. Read more
Saturday March 7, 2015 by Media Release - Football
Irish international striker Andy Keogh has scored his 10th A-League goal of the season to help Perth Glory FC secure a 1-1 draw against title favourites, Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park on Saturday night.
Tensions ran high throughout the night, as Keogh opened the scoring just before the stroke of half time, coinciding with a night of milestones for several Glory players.
Goalkeeper Danny Vukovic played his 100th match in purple and equalled the A-League record for most appearances. Read more
Friday January 2, 2015 by Media Release - Football
Perth Glory FC has extended its lead at the top of the A-League by a solid seven points, after a sublime performance, defeating rivals Melbourne Victory 2-1 at Simonds Stadium in Geelong.
Two quick goals in less than 20 minutes, the first a clinical finish from Andy Keogh in the 9’ and then an elegant goal by Chris Harold in the 16’, set Glory in a commanding position for the rest of the game.
The match was billed as a high octane thriller and it delivered that and more. Read more
Sunday April 27, 2014 by Media Release - Football
A-League Premiers Brisbane Roar secured their third home Grand Final in four seasons, courtesy of thrilling 1-0 win over Melbourne Victory at Suncorp Stadium tonight.
The Roar will now host Western Sydney Wanderers in the competition decider at Suncorp Stadium at 4pm next Sunday, May 4.
Striker Besart Berisha broke the deadlock just before the 60th minute to edge the home side ahead. Read more