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.
Michael Lynch Goal in each half enough to give Adelaide its first away win in almost four months.
Michael Lynch For the first time all season, Melbourne Heart coach John Aloisi walked away from a training session on Sunday at the club's Latrobe University base almost content with the number of players he has...
Michael Lynch Star three-year-old enters elite company by defeating a field of proven older horses.
Michael Lynch Mark Kavanagh's star three-year-old Super Cool ($5) put himself into elite company with a scintillating victory under Michael Rodd in the $1 million Australian Cup, seeing off another top-line...
Michael Lynch Current form will, more than ever, be a major determinant of how a team fares this finals campaign.
Michael Lynch Sacking the coach is a tradition in world soccer, and A-League club owners don't want to let the side down.
Michael Lynch Unless Melbourne Victory can produce a Black Caviar-like finish, the A-League grand final will probably be played in Sydney.
Michael Lynch Unless Melbourne Victory can produce a Black Caviar-like finish, the A-League grand final will probably be played at Sydney's Allianz Stadium, with Central Coast Mariners or Western Sydney Wanderers...
Michael Lynch Michael Lynch analyses and predict the results for all five A-League matches this weekend.
Michael Lynch Melbourne Heart's Matt Thompson has seen it all in eight years of A-League soccer.
Michael Lynch Daniel McBreen has struck the hottest form streak of his life.
Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory brings to an end in scintillating style its run of three successive losses.
Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory's hard core fans gave the club the silent treatment for the first half of Melbourne's 5-0 win over the Newcastle Jets on Sunday.
Michael Lynch ANYONE expecting a new ball game with the advent of the V8 Supercars Car of the Future era might have to wait a little longer.
Michael Lynch, Adelaide All involved in the sport are tipping that the new set-up will bring a shake-up.
Michael Lynch LIKE a good bottle of red, Archie Thompson appears to be getting better with age.
Michael Lynch Less than three months ago Shane Van Gisbergen walked away from V8 Supercars declaring that he was disillusioned and burnt out, that he needed time away to think about the world outside the narrow...
Michael Lynch The Cheltenham Festival in England is jump racing's holy grail, the one meeting anywhere in the world where any cross-country rider worth his salt will do almost anything to get a ride.
Michael Lynch FORMER world motorcycle champion Casey Stoner never expected his first V8 Supercars race to be easy or uneventful - and he was right.
Michael Lynch Generally the junior and second-tier drivers get little media coverage or television interest.