Michael Lynch

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.

Soccer

Victory kicking off with new look

Lawrence Thomas.

Michael Lynch Lawrence Thomas will start between the posts for Victory in the season opener against Heart.

Soccer

Attacking Heart draws first blood

Melbourne Heart's David Williams scores a goal.

Michael Lynch Melbourne Heart makes dream start to A-League season, defeating Melbourne Victory 2-1.

For Victory, bizarre goal yields win

Melbourne Victory's Marco Rojas is congratulated by team-mates after scoring a goal against Adelaide United.

Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory fans leave happy after their team scores its first win of season.

Victory, with a little bit of luck

Archie Thompson of the Victory celebrates

Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory is one game away from the grand final with victory over Perth.

Soccer

Ferreira and Dilevski among four cut loose by Victory

Diogo Ferreira

Michael Lynch Marco Rojas was the man Ange Postecoglou didn't want to lose, but he flew the Melbourne Victory coop on Thursday when the Kiwi international, who won the Warren Medal as the A-League's player of the...

Postecoglou ditches four

Michael Lynch Victory boss rebuilds his squad for a tilt at the 2013-14 championship.

Soccer

Victory takes shape

Melbourne Victory fine-tune their skills before the start of the season.

Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory stages the final dress rehearsal before the A-League season kicks off when it entertains Perth Glory in a behind-closed-doors clash at AAMI Park today.

Victory go down to Perth in friendly

Adrian Leijer lined up at the heart of defence.

Michael Lynch Melbourne Victory brings its pre-season campaign against A-League sides to a mixed conclusion, losing 2-1 at home to Perth Glory in a friendly behind closed doors at AAMI Park.