Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch, The Age's expert on soccer, has had extensive experience of high level journalism in the UK and Australia. Michael has covered the Socceroos through Asia, Europe and South America in their past three World Cup campaigns. He has also reported on Grands Prix and top class motor sport from Asia and Europe. He has won several national media awards for both sports and industry journalism.

Tim Cahill of City.

City look potent as Fornaroli, Cahill combine

Melbourne City boss John van 't Schip was wearing a satisfied smile as he came to face the media after his side's demolition of a lacklustre Western Sydney Wanderers on Wednesday night, as well he might.

Melbourne City's Tim Cahill celebrates his goal against Western Sydney at AAMI Park.

Van 't Schip thrilled with Cahill, Fornaroli combination

Melbourne City coach John van 't Schip declared himself delighted with his team's 4-1 win over the Western Sydney Wanderers, fired by the first-half contribution of star signing Tim Cahill, who linked well with Uruguayan hitman Bruno Fornaroli.