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 They're the best organised, best structured and, currently, most successful club in the league, so there's no easy time for a team to travel to Gosford to take on the top-of-the-table Central Coast...
Michael Lynch Jet lag? Fatigue? Don't mention it to the Socceroos playing in the A-League.
Michael Lynch RACING VICTORIA chiefs say trainers who try to cheat integrity investigators will be caught, and that no counter-surveillance measures will prevent it.
Michael Lynch The Socceroos will be working overtime between March and July next year when they play four World Cup qualifiers and four matches in the East Asian Cup finals in South Korea.
Michael Lynch Injured jockey optimistic he might return to race riding in either January or February.
Michael Lynch Socceroos will be working overtime in four crucial months between March and July.
Michael Sharkie and Michael Lynch Trainers warned to expect harsher penalties for race-day treatments from now on.
Michael Lynch Racing cheats will be caught, no matter how hard they try to break the rules.
Michael Lynch Golgol Mehbratu has waited an eternity to score his first A-League goal.
Michael Lynch Once considered a racing backwater, Hong Kong has hit its straps.
Michael Lynch ONLY the top-range apprentices manage to ride out their claim in the city, perhaps one in 10 of their generation.
Michael Lynch Only the top-range apprentices manage to outride their claim in the city, perhaps one in 10 of their generation.
Michael Lynch It's hard not to feel a measure of sympathy for Perth Glory fans and the club's investors.
Michael Lynch, Adelaide ADELAIDE has regained top place on the A-League table and gained revenge for a round-three loss at Etihad Stadium with a 4-2 win over Melbourne Victory, a result that brings the visitor's five-game...
Michael Lynch Melbourne Heart club officials are adamant any perceptions the club is struggling are wide of the mark.
Michael Lynch Victory's Archie Thompson, Adama Traore and Mark Milligan will all miss Friday night's game.
Michael Lynch A look ahead to round 10 of the Hyundai A-League season.
Michael Lynch Marcos Flores averaged a goal every three-and-a-half games in 31 matches at Adelaide United.
Michael Lynch Racing Victoria bosses announce initiatives to boost integrity and policing.
Michael Lynch RVL chairman says jockey within his rights to say nothing during investigation.