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Victory dulls roar

Geelong Advertiser, Monday 2 October 2006, p. 31. Top of the table Melbourne Victory recorded its sixth win in a row against second-placed Queensland Roar by four goals to one at Telstra Dome last night in front of 25,921 fans. …

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Melbourne Victory down Central Coast Mariners

Geelong Advertiser, Monday 18 September 2006, p. 36. Melbourne Victory ran out one-nil winner over the Central Coast Mariners in its Round Four match in the A-League at Olympic

Victory knocks off defending champion in front of record crowd

Melbourne Victory knocked off the defending champion, Sydney FC by three-goals to two in an A-League second round match that had everything before a record crowd of 39,730

Adelaide Down

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 26 August 2006, p. 83. Melbourne Victory opened its 2006 A-League season with a two-nil win against last year’s finalist Adelaide United in front of 15781

Victory finals plan

Geelong Advertiser, Thursday 24 August 2006, p. 39. Melbourne Victory launched its second A-League season with a flourish in Melbourne yesterday. As is now often the case, Melbourne Lord

Geelong’s Spiranovic runs hot in Chile

Geelong Advertiser, Monday 14 August 2006, p. 46. Geelong teenager Matthew Spiranovic has anchored the Young Socceroos’ defence in its second draw in succession with world-class opposition in South

World Cup 2006

The football World Cup, which reaches its climax in Germany this weekend, is the greatest multicultural sporting extravaganza of modern times. Its only conceivable rival, the Olympic Games,

Farewell Jimmy Johnstone

Jimmy Johnstone, ‘Jinky’ to everyone, the man voted the greatest Celtic player ever, has died at the age of 62 after a long illness. A supremely talented ball

Greece and Australia have a long football history

When the current European football champion, Greece, comes to play the Socceroos in Melbourne in May in a warm-up game for the World Cup in Germany it will

Melbourne Victory v New Zealand Knights

Melbourne Victory completed its first A-league season with a two-one win against last-place New Zealand Knights at Olympic Park on Saturday night in front of 10,078 dedicated fans.

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