Both teams came in to the 31st Melbourne Derby at different ends of the form spectrum with City flying and Victory spluttering and cough in 8th position on the table and needing a real booster to their season. Victory started the brighter of the two sides and should have been 1-0 in the open couple … Continue reading Victory’s Christmas Cracker – Miracle on Swan St!
Marco Kurz has finally won a game at AAMI Park and Melbourne Victory have finally won their second game of the season! Broxham gets an early touch in Game 300 for Victory Both Perth and Melbourne came in to tonight's clash in poor form and looking to change their fortunes and get their respective 2019/20 … Continue reading The Kurz is Lifted!
On a cold, wet night at AAMI Park, Melbourne City tonight celebrated their 10 year anniversary of being mediocre, I mean, since their induction into the competition against a Central Coast side who were on a high from knocking off Perth last week.
Well, it's that time of the week when A-League football rolls around after we've discussed and dissected the previous weeks football and look ahead to more fun, more controversy and most likely another yellow card for Matt Simon. Melbourne city vs Central Coast Mariners - Friday night Melbourne City are coming off the short week, … Continue reading The Offside Trap – Round 5
Round 4 concluded with the Central Coast Mariners travelling across the country to take on Perth Glory on a sunny Sunday afternoon. De Silva breathes a sigh of relief after making amends for his earlier poor effort in front of goal. The Mariners started strong with Milan Duric deciding to launch a third rocket in … Continue reading De Silva lining for the Mariners
Well the second round of the A-League is done and dusted and it delivered cracking goals, red cards, lost kits, childish humour and some really, really entertaining football! Brisbane Roar v Melbourne victory - Friday night Round 3 gets underway with Brisbane Roar hosting Melbourne Victory for the Jean Carlos Solórzano Trophy on Friday night. … Continue reading The Offside Trap – Round 3
As Elton John once said, Saturday nights alright for fighting and the F3 Derby is known for a little bit of niggle but a whole lot of passion. Tonight was the 48th encounter between these two rivals and it didn't disappoint! Central Coast got off to a flyer! Once again, there touch was a touch … Continue reading Mariners Can’t Finish and Pay the Penalty
The A-League is back! I would say with a bang but it was more of a snap, crackle and pop. There were goals, VAR decisions, yellow and red cards and last minute equalisers! Let's have a look at what is on the menu for Round 2!
The final match of the opening A-League round took place at HBF Park with Robbie Fowler's new look Brisbane Roar side, with 8 players making their A-League debut for the boys in orange, take on last year's Premier's Perth Glory. Perth started the better of the two sides with a few good forays forward but … Continue reading Roy Oh Roy, Roar Pinch a Point
You can read many previews on the first round of the new A-League season from various new sources but they will all cover the same ground, who's playing who, who's new, who's gone etc but for a look at the lighter side of the A-League, look no further than The Offside Trap.