Australian game abandoned after fans injure goalkeeper
Leagues: A-League

Australian game abandoned after fans injure goalkeeper

A massive pitch invasion during an Australian A-League match on Saturday forced a halt to the action. Crosstown rivals Melbourne City hosted Melbourne Victory faced off as an already contentious crowd looked on. City was up 1-0 when the game had to be abandoned. Fans from both sides went to AAMI Park with a preplanned […]

Leagues: A-League

/ 50 days ago

Australian game abandoned after fans injure goalkeeper

A massive pitch invasion during an Australian A-League match on Saturday forced a halt to the action. Crosstown rivals Melbourne City hosted Melbourne Victory faced off as an already contentious crowd looked on. City was up 1-0 when the game had to be abandoned. Fans from both sides went to AAMI Park with a preplanned […]

Brisbane Roar

/ 206 days ago

Leeds boss praises energy in win over Brisbane Roar

Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) – Leeds manager Jesse Marsch said he liked the energy of his team as they battled past Brisbane Roar 2-1 Thursday, with Colombia winger Luis Sinisterra making his debut. First-half goals from Daniel James and Joe Gelhardt did the damage, before they lost some momentum in the second stanza and did well […]
ByAFP

Leagues: A-League

/ 209 days ago

Former Man United, Portugal star Nani joins Melbourne Victory

Sydney (AFP) – Former Portugal and Manchester United winger Luis Nani has signed for Australian side Melbourne Victory in one of the A-League's biggest coups in years. The 35-year-old will join on a two-year deal from Italian club Venezia, following stints in the United States, Spain and Turkey since he left United in 2015. "We're […]
ByAFP

Leagues: A-League

/ 253 days ago

Western United upset Melbourne City to win A-League final

Melbourne (AFP) – Western United stunned defending champions Melbourne City 2-0 to win the A-League grand final Saturday and lift the silverware in only their third season as a professional club. The Melbourne-based United only joined the league in the 2019-20 campaign as an expansion club and were in their maiden decider. But rather than […]
ByAFP

Leagues: A-League

/ 254 days ago

Melbourne City aim to emulate Man City with back-to-back titles

Melbourne (AFP) – Reigning champions Melbourne City face cross-town rivals Western United in the A-League grand final on Saturday, with Patrick Kisnorbo's men looking to emulate sister club Manchester City. Formerly Melbourne Heart, the team was taken over by City Football Group — which owns Pep Guardiola's Premier League title-winners — in 2014 and after […]
ByAFP

Dwight Yorke

/ 266 days ago

Former Man Utd star Yorke gets coaching job in Australia

Sydney (AFP) – Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke was appointed head coach of Australian A-League side Macarthur FC on Sunday, on a two-season deal. It is the ex-Trinidad and Tobago international's first senior coaching role. He is no stranger to Australian football, having been Sydney FC's marquee player in the inaugural A-League season of […]
ByAFP

Leagues: A-League

/ 588 days ago

Melbourne City upset Sydney FC to win A-League final

Melbourne (AFP) – A dominant Melbourne City rallied from a goal down to outplay 10-man reigning champions Sydney FC 3-1 and clinch their maiden A-League title Sunday. In front of 15,000 fans at Melbourne's AAMI Park, the most allowed under coronavirus rules, they went to the break 2-1 up after strikes from Nathaniel Atkinson and […]
ByAFP