Melbourne Victory and their new German import Max Beister are hoping that a change of environment, a fresh challenge and the chance to relaunch a career that has stalled at home will deliver dividends to both the club and the player.
Michael Lynch Melbourne City midfielder Luke Brattan and Melbourne Victory full back Jason Geria are among seven players who have been added to the Socceroos squad which drew with Japan and Saudi Arabia for the upcoming World Cup qualifier with Thailand.
Dominic Bossi Postecoglou named an extended 30-man squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifier but there was no place for Australia's best goal scorer of last season.
Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has been cited for a breach of the FFA's code of conduct for his criticism of referee Shaun Evans during Tuesday's FFA Cup semi-final.
Michael Lynch The joy on Melbourne City officials faces when the final whistle brought to an end a bruising and highly entertaining FFA Cup semi-final triumph over Melbourne Victory was infectious.
Michael Lynch Melbourne City dumped holders Melbourne Victory out of the FFA Cup in a pulstating semi final, winning 2-0 in front of nearly 16,000 fans at AAMI Park to set up a final at the same venue in the last week of November against Sydney FC.
Michael Lynch 'It was just blatant, don't try and cover it up, insulting people's intelligence,' says Kevin Muscat of referee's decision.
Larissa Nicholson Fan group North Terrace will stop actively supporting Melbourne Victory, but has not made a clear statement as to what has prompted its latest protest.
Scott Spits This is arguably the highest profile match in the short history of the FFA Cup: Melbourne City v Melbourne Victory at AAMI Park.
Michael Lynch Two schoolboys – one from Melbourne Victory, one from Melbourne City – could play telling roles as their sides vie to face Sydney in the FFA Cup final next month.
A sheep has been injured after it was attacked by two dogs on a property in Gunnedah.
The new $58 million budget for Gunnedah's second rail overpass has many considering its worth.