Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory

4th in Australian A-League Men

The tale of Fornaroli and Suárez: Two kids from Salto, Uruguay The tale of Fornaroli and Suárez: Two kids from Salto, Uruguay

As a 12-year-old, Bruno Fornaroli met Luis Suárez on a bus on its way to Montevideo. Who knew the soccer paths that lay ahead for both players.

Australia call up red-hot veteran Fornaroli for Asian Cup Australia call up red-hot veteran Fornaroli for Asian Cup

Melbourne Victory's veteran striker Bruno Fornaroli has been selected in Australia's Asian Cup squad after a stunning start in the A-League.

Has Victory, A-League recovered a year on from the infamous Christmas Derby? Has Victory, A-League recovered a year on from the infamous Christmas Derby?

Last year, the Christmas Derby gave A-League fans a reason to stay away. This season, the task of bringing them back continues.

Socceroos Depth Chart: Ranking every position, player-by-player Socceroos Depth Chart: Ranking every position, player-by-player

With Australia's first competitive matches since the 2022 World Cup next week, Joey Lynch runs the rule over the next potential Socceroos squad.

Fornaroli hits four in Victory's thrilling win over the Jets Fornaroli hits four in Victory's thrilling win over the Jets

Bruno Fornaroli has netted four first half goals to help Melbourne Victory claim a thrilling 5-3 win over the Newcastle Jets at AAMI Park.

Victory's new 'Zizou' shines in A-League opener Victory's new 'Zizou' shines in A-League opener

It's a tough act to follow if you're French with a bit of flair and you go by the name of Zinedine, but Victory new boy Zinedine Machach looks like he will make a good fist of it.

Noah Botic one among many young strikers in A-League Men Noah Botic one among many young strikers in A-League Men

Just when you feared for the development of young strikers in Australian football, we see a crop of rising stars headlined by Noah Botic.

A-League kit rankings: The best and worst jerseys for 2023-24 A-League kit rankings: The best and worst jerseys for 2023-24

The 2023-24 A-League season brings a new host of kits from all 14 clubs. Which tops the style chart, and which has the worst fashion faux pas?

A-League Men 2023-24 season preview: Key players, questions A-League Men 2023-24 season preview: Key players, questions

Key players? Breakout star potential? Worst-case scenarios? ESPN's Joey Lynch runs the rule over all 12 teams ahead of the 2023-24 A-League Men season.

Victory admits financial concerns amid Christmas Derby fallout, 777 Partners arrival Victory admits financial concerns amid Christmas Derby fallout, 777 Partners arrival

Melbourne Victory managing director Caroline Carnegie has told ESPN that the club is "not where we want it to be" financially, but insists the A-League giants are on the path to recovery.

Why this season could be Melbourne Victory's most significant Why this season could be Melbourne Victory's most significant

Only one thing matters at Melbourne Victory and that is winning. It's in the name and, as John Didulica tells ESPN, it is the only way the A-League club can win back fans.

Adelaide United's stadium bans Victory fans Adelaide United's stadium bans Victory fans

Adelaide's Coopers Stadium, fearing fan violence, is banning Melbourne Victory fans from A-League Men's matches against Adelaide United.

Marquees and must-haves: Players who should be on the A-Leagues' radar this offseason Marquees and must-haves: Players who should be on the A-Leagues' radar this offseason

As the A-League enters the offseason, fans and clubs alike are looking to the transfer market for hope. Joey Lynch takes a look at which local and international stars could make the move Down Under.

Victory chairman Di Pietro steps down after 13 years Victory chairman Di Pietro steps down after 13 years

Long-serving Melbourne Victory chairman Anthony Di Pietro has stepped down, saying he's confident the club is strong enough to move forward without him.

Jordan Bos transfer evidence of Australia's improving talent pathways Jordan Bos transfer evidence of Australia's improving talent pathways

Australian football's great future challenge will not be producing quality youth, but providing the opportunities they need to succeed.

110 days later: Melbourne derby's bizarre mid-match restart 3 months after violent pitch invasion 110 days later: Melbourne derby's bizarre mid-match restart 3 months after violent pitch invasion

Three months after the Melbourne derby was abandoned on one of Australian football's darkest days, the game's conclusion was one of its most absurd.

Sydney FC chief stakes claim over Victory as A-League's top brand Sydney FC chief stakes claim over Victory as A-League's top brand

Sydney FC chief executive Adam Santo fired a barb at Melbourne Victory by claiming his club remains the A-League's biggest brand.

Luis Nani, Charlie Austin, Mathew Leckie all victims of the A-Leagues All Access Curse Luis Nani, Charlie Austin, Mathew Leckie all victims of the A-Leagues All Access Curse

The A-Leagues All Access documentary series has mostly been a success, although bad luck does seem to strike anyone that the show focuses on.

Bruno Fornaroli and Melbourne City: one of A-League's great sliding doors moments Bruno Fornaroli and Melbourne City: one of A-League's great sliding doors moments

Now a Victory player, the saga leading to Bruno Fornaroli's City exit played a role in the club's rise from hapless underachievers into leviathans.

A-League transfer grades: Which ALM teams improved their chances to reach the Grand Final A-League transfer grades: Which ALM teams improved their chances to reach the Grand Final

The A-League Men's transfer window ended this week. Which squads made the most of it in their push for silverware as the season continues on?

Football Australia begins process of creating second-tier league Football Australia begins process of creating second-tier league

Football Australia has formally begun the process of creating a second-tier men's competition with a potential start date in March 2024.

A-Leagues not prepared for scale of fan hostility - Danny Townsend A-Leagues not prepared for scale of fan hostility - Danny Townsend

The APL was not prepared for the scale of hostility towards the decision to sell Grand Final hosting rights to NSW, Danny Townsend has told ESPN.

Melbourne Victory shareholders ready for key vote on A-Leagues club's future Melbourne Victory shareholders ready for key vote on A-Leagues club's future

Victory shareholders will vote on Tuesday on a resolution that would pave the way for investment firm 777 Partners to own up to 70% of the club.

Melbourne Victory's loss to Sydney FC the latest setback in a season wrapped in turmoil Melbourne Victory's loss to Sydney FC the latest setback in a season wrapped in turmoil

Thursday's Big Blue match was the first time Victory had a relatively normal crowd in a month, but it couldn't salvage a win over Sydney.

Melbourne Victory won't acknowledge active supporter groups Melbourne Victory won't acknowledge active supporter groups

Melbourne Victory officials acknowledge they don't possess the power to disband supporter groups that violently invaded the Melbourne Derby.

A-League Men Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Wellington Pho.. 18 +11 36
2 Central Coast .. 18 +11 31
3 Macarthur FC 18 +2 28
4 Melbourne Vict.. 17 +10 28
5 Sydney FC 17 +3 26
6 Western Sydney.. 17 +6 25
7 Melbourne City.. 17 -2 22
8 Brisbane Roar 18 -10 21
9 Adelaide Unite.. 17 -2 19
10 Perth Glory 17 -3 19
11 Newcastle Jets 18 -8 18
12 Western United 16 -18 11
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
10 Bruno Fornarol.. 13 11 1
8 Zinédine Macha.. 5 17 3
19 Daniel Arzani 2 17 4

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
19 Daniel Arzani 4 17 2
8 Zinédine Macha.. 3 17 5
17 Nishan Velupil.. 3 16 2