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You are viewing Posts Tagged ‘Melbourne City’

Why the race to the 2018/19 A-League finals will be your best bet

glorycelebrateAs we start to close in on the A-League finals series, here are four teams who could take out the championship trophy.

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Simply put, the Glory are in the box seat for the 2018/19 A-League crown.

Perth have lost just one game all season, with their only defeat coming at the hands of Sydney in their final game before Christmas, meaning they’ve been undefeated so far through 2019.

The Glory have scored the most goals (45) and have conceded the least (20), which shows just how dominant they can be at both ends of …

Sydney On Course For Back-To-Back A-League Crowns

football-3471402_640Sydney FC appear to be on course to win their second A-League crown on the bounce, boasting a comfortable lead at the top of the table heading into the closing stages of the season. The club dominated the division in the 2016/17 season, losing just one of their 27 matches. Graham Arnold’s men used their home-field advantage to great effect to ease past Perth Glory in the semi-finals.

However, they were forced to battle back from behind in the Grand Final against the Melbourne Victory. Besart Berisha put the Victory ahead, only for …

Cahill proves there’s life in the old dog

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When Tim Cahill made his long-awaited return to Australia, many felt the Socceroos legend had come home a year or two too late to really have an impact. Halfway …

Frank Lampard could be set for A-League move

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Frank Lampard has been linked with a move to the A-League where he could be set to join Melbourne City, the club owned by City Football Group.

Lampard has previously played for Manchester City and more recently New York City, two clubs who share the same owners at Melbourne City so a transfer to the Australian side would not be a difficult transition to make.

At the age of 38, Lampard has yet to commit on his future, however, the former England international is unlikely to be able to sign for a major club …

Djite powers Reds to third Grand Final

Adelaide United have progressed into the A-League Grand Final after they defeated Melbourne City 4-1 on Friday night at Coopers Stadium.

Bruce Djite scored a double for the hosts — including a stunner for the opener — while Dylan …

Fornaroli brace sees City triumph over Glory

Melbourne City have progressed to the A-League semi-finals with a 2-0 victory over Perth Glory on Sunday afternoon at AAMI Park.

Bruno Fornaroli scored the two goals for City, both of which are contenders for goal of the season, …

Reds down City, claim top spot

Adelaide United have defeated Melbourne City 2-0 tonight at AAMI Park, with Isaias and Bruce Djite scoring to keep the Reds’ Premier’s Plate hopes alive.

The equation for both teams was simple – a win would give them a …

Perth hold on to defeat plucky City

Perth Glory have withstood a late Melbourne City comeback, downing the title-contenders 3-2 in front of 14,504 fans at nib Stadium – the highest attendance for a Glory home game in over three years.

Andy Keogh, Gyorgy Sandor and …

Fornaroli continues to establish himself as A-League’s best

Melbourne City climbed to the top of the A-League ladder following a 3-0 victory over Wellington Phoenix last night, but even with the likes of the Western Sydney Wanderers and Brisbane Roar looking to reclaim first place, City …

Fornaroli drives City into first

Melbourne City have claimed top spot on the ladder after they defeated Wellington Phoenix 3-0 in an Easter Monday clash at AAMI Park.

The home side’s first goal came from Harry Novillo in the 43rd minute, while Bruno Fornaroli …