Saturday 25 August 2018

All posts in Football 2006

Croatia at Olympic Park, Melbourne, 1968. Back row, left to right: Frank Burin (Secretary), Horst Rau (Captain), Mirko Kovacek, Billy McArthur, Frank Bot, Hugh Gunn, Mijo Kiss (Coach), Jimmy Mackay, Duncan Mackay, Peter Davies, Zlatko Balic (Reserve Goalkeeper), Ivan Mustapic (Property Steward). Front row: Billy Vojtek, Brian Adlam, Alfred Glaser, Hammy McMeechan, Billy McIntyre.

Celtic and Australia

Roy Hay, ‘Celtic and Australia,’ The Celt, 100, February 2006, pp. 28-31. How do you recognise the contribution of Eugene McBride to the story of Celtic? The man is a marvel and and a model but really one of a …

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Don’t hold your breath waiting for corruption to be tackled

There have been a number of high profile cases or allegations of corruption in sport in recent weeks. Mike Newell, manager of Luton Town football club in England

Melbourne Victory 4 New Zealand Knights 0

A four-nil win for Melbourne Victory over New Zealand Knights marked its return to Olympic Park last night for what may be its last game at the venue. The

Criteria for new V League issued

The Football Federation of Victoria has revealed its plans for the proposed new V-League which is due to replace the existing Premier League in February 2008. Tough new

Victory and Sydney fight to a standstill in front of record crowd

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 9 December 2006, p. 100. Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC fought each other to a standstill in a high quality but goalless draw in Round 16

Stadium push needed

Geelong Advertiser, Friday 7 December 2006, p. 52. For a city with a population catchment of over 200,000 Geelong lacks a compact stadium to house the non-AFL codes of

Geelong faces uphill battle to make V-League

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 2 December 2006, p. 101. The Geelong (soccer) football community learned what the future of the game holds when the Football Federation of Victoria announced the

Victory does it the hard way against Perth

Melbourne Victory left it very late but came up with another victory by a goal to nil over Perth Glory in the A-League match at Telstra Dome last

Last best hope for Geelong soccer

United force needed, Geelong Advertiser, Thursday 23 November 2006, p. 39. Tucked away at the end of the Football Federation of Victoria press release in yesterday’s Geelong Advertiser was

Melbourne Victory down to Newcastle Jets at home

A depleted Melbourne Victory lost its second match of the season by a goal to nil against Newcastle Jets in Round 14 of the A-League at Telstra Dome

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