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Flares light up Knights’ party

Peter Desira, Herald Sun Monday, 1 March 2004 Melbourne Knights turned their farewell to the National League into a cultural celebration of its strong connection to the Croatian community. The Knights drew 0-0 with sister club Sydney United. But the club’s biggest crowd of the season was intent on celebrating …

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Knights keen on visitor

Peter Desira, Herald Sun Thursday, 4 December 2003 Melbourne Knights are hoping for a fairytale ending after an African international turned up on their doorstep. Yidnek Moges arrived in Melbourne last week primarily to meet his in-laws after marrying an Australian, but took advantage of his visit by asking to …

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Club greats line up for night of Knights

Players from five decades of soccer make up the 33 names vying for selection in the Melbourne Knights’ team of the century. While players such as Mark Viduka, Danny Tiatto, Josip Simunic, Steve Horvat and Andrew Marth might be considered certainties for spots, competition for other places will be intense. …

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Club greats line up for night of Knights

Michael Lynch, The Age Thursday, 21 May 2003 Players from five decades of soccer make up the 33 names vying for selection in the Melbourne Knights’ team of the century. While players such as Mark Viduka, Danny Tiatto, Josip Simunic, Steve Horvat and Andrew Marth might be considered certainties for …

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Bazic: South average

Peter Desira, Herald Sun Wednesday, 12 February 2003 South Melbourne is an average team and a mere shadow of its recent great sides, according to newly arrived Melbourne Knights coach Mirko Bazic. Bazic, nursing a flu virus after arriving from Croatia last Thursday, forced himself out of bed to run …

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Knights quick to shine under Bazic

Peter Desira, Herald Sun Monday, 10 February 2003 Melbourne Knights will make a significant change in formation and step up work on their defence under new coach Mirko Bazic. Bazic has come down with a virus after pushing himself to go with the Knights to Newcastle the day after he …

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Melbourne reins in the Stallions

Michael Lynch, The Age Monday, 14 October 2002 The Melbourne Knights left once-mighty Marconi stuck on the bottom of the national soccer league table after a 1-0 win over the Stallions last night. Knights’ wing-back Daniel Vasilevski, outstanding throughout, scored a 79th-minute winner after a goal-mouth scramble following a free-kick. …

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