Ney Fabiano

Perth Glory stun Melbourne in A-League

Justin Chadwick Perth Glory striker Eugene Dadi has scored twice to help his A-League side stun Melbourne Victory 3-2 at a scorching Members Equity Stadium.

Depth a weapon for Victory: Merrick

Sam Lienert Melbourne Victory coach Ernie Merrick expects the club's depth and injury-free status to be a telling weapon as tiring teams approach the A-League finals.

Victory faces test of squad depth

Sam Lienert Melbourne Victory coach Ernie Merrick says depth will be crucial as his side faces two of the most important matches of their A-League season four days apart.

Kosi cops another Victory whack

Jim Morton It was a painful case of deja vu for John Kosmina as Sydney FC's season hit a new low in another dramatic A-League round.

Kosi still upbeat as losing streak grows

Sam Lienert Sydney FC coach John Kosmina is maintaining a positive front as his side's mounting losses put the club's finals chances and his job under serious threat.

Thompson shoots three in Jets' victory

Liam Fitzgibbon Newcastle's defender-turned-attacker Matt Thompson scored a hat trick as the last-placed Jets stunned Melbourne 4-2 to keep their A-League finals hopes alive.

Thompson stars in Jets win over Victory

Liam Fitzgibbon Newcastle's defender-turned-attacker Matt Thompson scored a hat trick as the last-placed Jets stunned Melbourne 4-2 to keep their A-League finals hopes alive.

Dadi pushes Glory past Victory

Justin Chadwick First-half goals from Eugene Dadi and a 24-yard thunderbolt from Adriano Pellegrino pushed Perth Glory to an upset 3-1 A-League triumph over Melbourne Victory.

Victory out to destroy Glory with speed

Sam Lienert Melbourne Victory coach Ernie Merrick believes his side's pace could be the killer weapon in their A-League match against Perth Glory on Saturday night.

Phoenix upset Victory 2-1

A Shane Smeltz screamer lifted Wellington to a 2-1 upset of table-topping Melbourne Victory and injected further life into the Phoenix's A-League campaign.

Victory extend break at the top

Sam Lienert Melbourne Victory coach Ernie Merrick has praised his side's mental toughness in to establish a gap on top of the A-League ladder.

Victory ready to load attacking guns

Melbourne Victory's Grant Brebner is set to play in his side's top of the table A-League clash with Central Coast on Friday night despite a stomach virus.

Victory set to unleash attacking quartet

Roger Vaughan Having regained top spot in the A-League, Melbourne Victory are set to unleash their full scoring firepower after the week's break.

Roar bracing for the worst

Jim Morton Stung by Archie Thompson and an embarrassing home record, the Qld Roar are braced for more pain on Monday with key midfielder Danny Tiatto's season on the line.

Victory heaps 1-0 home-town pain on Roar

Jim Morton Melbourne striker Archie Thompson produced a match-winning header in his A-League return from suspension to compound the Queensland Roar's home-ground woes.

Roar tempers flare before Victory clash

Jim Morton And Sam Lienert Tempers boiled over as Queensland Roar prepared to end their home-ground frustrations against joint A-League leaders Melbourne Victory on Saturday night.

Moore hard work for Victory's Thompson

Sam Lienert Melbourne Victory striker Archie Thompson admits he faces a tough comeback when he combats veteran Queensland Roar defender Craig Moore at Suncorp Stadium.

Victory welcomes 'precious' strikers

Sam Lienert Melbourne Victory coach Ernie Merrick says returning strikers Archie Thompson and Ney Fabiano are "precious commodities".

A-League players 'must stamp out diving'

Sam Lienert Melbourne Victory captain Kevin Muscat has called on A-League players to band together to stamp out diving, rather than relying on officials to do it.

Hard work building up Adelaide: Merrick

Melbourne Victory coach Ernie Merrick believes Adelaide United's punishing schedule may actually be helping rather than hindering the A-League leaders.