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Knight cracks ice at last

Peter Desira, Herald Sun Monday, 14 October 2002 Daniel Vasilevski scored his first goal yesterday to finally lift the early-season gloom in Melbourne soccer. And it gave Melbourne Knights their first win of the season. They beat Marconi 1-0 in the wind and rain at Sunshine with Vasilevski heading home …

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Knights talk up recruit

Peter Desira, Herald Sun Thursday, 10 October 2002 The people who introduced scoring sensation Toto Da Costa to Australian soccer claim they have pulled off another coup for Melbourne Knights. The Knights say Gustavo Biscayzacu will be a household name in the NSL if he maintains the scoring record he …

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Goal machine Gustavo a Knight

Wednesday, 9 October 2002 With the playing field in the NSL currently providing interesting and unpredicted results to date, to say the least, the Melbourne Knights wish to up the stakes and give opposition defenders a new identity to toil with in the announcing of a new co-striker for Adrian …

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Knights in Navy

The closest the Melbourne Knights ever want to come to the blues is playing in a derby game against traditional rivals South Melbourne. On Saturday (7 April), the Knights senior squad had a very different close encounter of the Navy kind at Station Pier, Port Melbourne. They were given a …

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Knights can make it

Jackie Epstein, Herald Sun Former Melbourne Knights coach Vlado Vanis said his shock departure on Tuesday night would not damage the club’s finals chances. He believes the Knights have the talent to succeed despite the disruption only six weeks from the finals. “The team is now sixth with a very …

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Marth: My way or highway

New Melbourne Knights’ player coach Andrew Marth says he’ll guide his side to the national league playoffs his way and anybody who disagrees will be shown the exit door. Marth, a former Socceroo, took control of the Knights after coach Vlado Vanis quit yesterday following pressure from fans and factions …

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Vanis backs his Knights to topple Kingz

by Fred Villiers, Sunday Herald Sun Sunday, 25 March 2001 Melbourne Knights coach Vlado Vanis is confident of keeping his team’s unbeaten National Soccer League record against Football Kingz intact when they clash at Knights Stadium today. In the three games against the Kiwis, the Victorians have drawn two and …

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Knights go down in full moon goal fest

Friday 9 March 2001 As the full moon slowly rose over Knights Stadium on a humid Friday evening in Melbourne Western Suburbs, one thing was certain – Strange things were going to happen tonight. And happen they did. Despite having more shots on goal, the Melbourne Knights retreated to their …

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Knights look to bumper derby

By Michael Lynch, The Age Tuesday, 20 February 2001 Melbourne Knights are hoping that mounting interest in their clash with top-of-the-table South Melbourne on Friday night will swell the Somers Street crowd to near record levels. The Knights, despite their defeat by Wollongong last Saturday night, remain sixth in the …

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