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Why is Keisuke Honda at Botafogo?
12:01 Friday 7th February 2020

A few competitions develop reputations as retirement leagues by signing famous stars playing out the string. The Campeonato Brasileiro doesn't deserve the tag. Yes, Selecao legends Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Rivaldo all returned to Samba Nation…

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Does Europe beckon next for Ange Postecoglou?
12:01 Sunday 22nd December 2019

If fans were asked to reel off Australia's most notable exports of the beautiful game, it would prove a straightforward task. The likes of Harry Kewell, Tim Cahill and Mark Viduka have lit up the Premier League over the years and entertained…

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2019-20 A-League Preview
08:00 Thursday 10th October 2019

It's a new dawn in Australian Football. The Football Federation Australia (FFA) relinquished control of the A-League to its member clubs for the 2019/20 campaign, the division's 15th, finally bringing it in line…

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The Australia-shaped problem with the Asian Champions League
09:00 Monday 8th April 2019

 The Asian Champions League is the defining prize in the largest continent’s football continuum. Eight groups divide into East and West Asia to help with scheduling. Various leagues are allocated spaces based on their comparative…

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Return of the Player-Manager: Keisuke Honda
18:00 Monday 20th August 2018

Australia's A-League is rapidly becoming an exciting place to be, with several key arrivals. This season is certainly not going under the radar anymore. Honda takes his place amongst the side and undoubtedly will become a star player for…

IRAIW Interview with Samantha Johnson
17:00 Monday 16th July 2018

Samantha Johnson is an American soccer player with newly founded NWSL club, the Utah Royals. After loan spells in Australia with Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory, the California-born defender is stateside again, acquired by the fledgling club…

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Anyone for a Kiwi Lionel Messi?
17:30 Tuesday 27th June 2017

Over the Confederations Cup coverage, especially in the games involving New Zealand, you may have heard the moniker “Kiwi Lionel Messi”. But who is this New Zealander likened to one of the world's best players? Born, Marco Rodrigo Rojas, the…

Five A-League Superstars that could make it in Europe
14:00 Monday 27th February 2017

The Hyundai A-League is truly coming on as an Asian football competition: entertaining game, decent investment and most importantly – the production of some real football talent. Here's some of the division's finest which if given the chance…

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Sydney FC going for an unbeaten league season
10:30 Friday 10th February 2017

Down under, in the A-League there's one team completely dominating the division. Their successes have seen them go unbeaten in the league campaign, with just eight games to play. Sydney will now be looking to go the whole season without suffering…

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Macro Rojas rejoins Melbourne Victory  
07:42 Thursday 25th August 2016

Arguably the A-League's powerhouse, Melbourne Victory, have again announced a huge coup in the transfer market.  Former Johnny Warren medallist and Golden Boot winner, Marco Rojas, has re-joined the side after a short stint in Germany. Named…

Match Report: Melbourne Heart 0 - 0 Melbourne Victory
23:38 Sunday 5th February 2012

After much hype, the Melbourne derby failed to live up to expectations when the match ended in a nil-all draw between Melbourne Heart and Melbourne Victory at a sold-out AAMI Park. However unlike the previous 0-0 draw at Etihad Stadium earlier…

Melbourne Derby Preview
00:16 Thursday 22nd December 2011

Come Friday night, you will find only two types of people in the city of Melbourne; those in red, and those in blue. In one of the most eagerly anticipated matches of the season, Melbourne Heart hosts their biggest rivals, Melbourne Victory,…

The A-League Must Grow Up
16:17 Wednesday 7th December 2011

Last night Melbourne Victory were defeated on penalties by David Beckham's LA Galaxy after meandering through a 2-2 draw at the Etihad Stadium.Being a Melbournian I chose not to go to the game. $50 or thereabouts for a ticket was too much for…

Melbourne Victory 2 - 2 Brisbane Roar (By a Melbourne Victory fan)
18:00 Tuesday 8th November 2011

In what was quite possibly the match of the season, Melbourne Victory hosted the current champions, Brisbane Roar at Etihad Stadium last Saturday. The game ended in a 2-2 all draw, but for Victory fans it felt like a win.Brisbane went into…

Madaschi to strengthen Heart's defense
04:16 Monday 7th November 2011

Melbourne Heart's newest signing, Adrian Madaschi, says he “grabbed” at the chance to join the club, and is now focused on doing whatever it takes to help Heart perform at their best.After training with Melbourne Victory since early September,…