'You're too good to not be playing overseas.' That's the message to Singapore international Safuwan Baharudin from his former Melbourne City captain Patrick Kisnorbo, the ex-Leicester City and Leeds United defender.
Safuwan spent three months with the A-League side earlier this year, playing six competitive games as part of a loan deal from LionsXII. He scored two goals and helped the sister club of English giants, Manchester City, secure a play-off spot.
Apart from Safuwan's debut against Melbourne...
Manchester City have added an additional friendly against sister club Melbourne City to the programme for their preseason tour of Australia.
City have announced they will play the A-League side as part of their preparations for the 2015-16 Premier League season at Gold Coast's CBus Super Stadium on July 18.
City are holding an 11-day training camp in the region -- and will also face Adelaide United behind closed doors on July 15 -- before playing International Champions Cup matches against Real...
Melbourne City FC have released former Chelsea star Damien Duff, the A-League club have announced
Duff, 36, was a key figure in guiding Manchester City's sister club into fifth place on the A-League ladder, scoring one goal and registering five assists in 15 appearances.
Injuries to his calf and ankle in February ended his season early however, and it always seemed likely that City would not extend his one-year deal.
In March, the Republic of Ireland international told Irish media outlet RTE: "The...
MELBOURNE, Australia -- The Melbourne Victory advanced to their first A-League grand final in five years with a 3-0 win over crosstown rival Melbourne City on Friday.
Besart Berisha and Kosta Barbarouses put the Victory into a comfortable lead within 30 minutes.
Archie Thompson added the third Victory goal with three minutes remaining in front of 50,871 spectators.
The Victory, who finished in first place during the regular season, will play the winner of Saturday's other...