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Melbourne Victory destroy Adelaide United in superb Grand Final

Published as Five goal Archie destroys United, Geelong Advertiser Monday 19 February 2007, p. 36 The second A-League Grand final will be known as the Archie Thompson show after the Melbourne Victory striker completed an incredible five goal performance to …

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Crushing Victory

Geelong Advertiser Monday 19 February 2007, p. 37 ‘IT was an historic occasion which will never be repeated in a Grand Final,’ the Victory’s coach Ernie Merrick said last

Victory faces its final hurdle

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 17 February 2007, p. 58. Having wrapped up the home and away league title and reached the grand final, Melbourne Victory has just one hurdle to

V-League deferred

Geelong Advertiser, Friday 16 February 2007, p. 48. Geelong will have more time to prepare an attempt to join the Football Federation Victoria’s proposed new V-League. Yesterday the FFV

Has Scotland got lessons for England once again?

Geelong Advertiser, Wednesday 14 February 2007, p. 49. So here we go again. Steve McLaren, the manager of the English national team is pilloried for a narrow loss to

Last gasp winner for Melbourne Victory over Adelaide United

Geelong Adelaide, Monday 5 February 2005, p. 00. Melbourne Victory overcame Adelaide United by two-goals to one in a thrilling major semi-final of the A-League at Telstra Dome in

Showdown at the Docklands

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 3 February 2007, p. 92. Melbourne gets its first taste of A-League football finals at Telstra Dome when Melbourne Victory takes on Adelaide United in the

Finishing on top a poisoned chalice

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 27 January 2007, p. 91. Melbourne Victory won the home and away series, or the Minor Premiership, of the A-League by the length of a street

Vidosic smash and grab robs Victory

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 13 January 2007, p. 86. A last minute goal by Dario Vidosic for Queensland Roar denied Melbourne Victory a point in the penultimate round of the

The football year: From World Cup to Community Shield

Published as 'High achievers: Geelong's star performers in the world game', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 1 January 2007, p. 37. This was an extraordinary year for the world game of

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