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Blast from the past

Knights may lose Horvat overseas

By Michael Lynch, The Age Monday, 19 February 2001 The Melbourne Knights’ hopes of making the national league playoffs have been hit by the potential loss of star defender Steve Horvat, former skipper Jason Vukadin and fringe defender Ivan Zelic. And key midfielder Lubo Lapsansky is battling to be fit …

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Members support the Knights

Friday 16 February 2001 A former Melbourne Knights President is spearheading a fund-raising dinner which is expected to raise more than $30,000 in funds for the Melbourne Knights. In a seperate project, a well known Melbourne concert promoter is donating the proceeds of Eurovision star Goran Karan’s Melbourne concert to …

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Soccer joins rush to Colonial

By Peter Desira, Herald Sun Wednesday, 7 February 2001 Colonial Stadium looks set to host its first soccer game: the derby between Melbourne Knights and South Melbourne in three weeks’ time. Knights has been negotiating with Stadium Operations Limited, and club spokesman John Sigur said yesterday the signs were favorable …

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Knights give Da Costa TOTO support

By Bert van Bedaf, ABSW Tuesday, 16 January 2001 Melbourne Knights coach Vlado Vanis signed forward Toto Da Costa at the start of this season after seeing him on video. Vanis continues to be impressed with his visa player, contracted for two seasons. Victorian editor Bert van Bedaf profiles the …

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New leadership team at Knights

Friday, 22 December 2000 Melbourne Knights are pleased to announce Andrew Marth has been appointed Captain, reclaiming his role when he led the club to two National Soccer League championships. Steve Horvat has been appointed joint-vice captain to serve beside existing vice-captain Alex Kiratzoglou. Marth will wear the skipper’s armband …

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Knights return to old stomping ground

Late yesterday afternoon at a special Press Conference attended by a wide cross section of Melbourne’s sporting media, the Melbourne Knights announced that three former sons had re-signed for the Club following the demise of the Carlton Soccer Club. The three former championship players, Andrew Marth, Steve Horvat and Lubo …

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Knights boss feels heat

By Peter Desira (Herald Sun, Monday 13 November 2000) Melbourne Knights coach Vlado Vanis last night admitted he would be the first to feel the pressure after his side’s collapse in yesterday’s derby. Vanis did not attend the aftermatch press conference, but answered a knock on the side’s dressing room …

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South thrash Knights

By Paul Millar (AAP, Sunday 12 November 2000) Melbourne Knights coach Vlado Vanis had a thumping headache after his side was crushed 4-1 by South Melbourne tonight and it’s likely to linger into the week after this performance. The Knights were outclassed, outplayed and out of touch against a South …

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November 2000 Knights Overseas update

Melbourne Knights Overseas Keep watching this space to get the latest news on the trailblazing feats of Melbourne Knights players plying their trade overseas. 20 November 2000 In the FA Carling Premiership, DANNY TIATTO played a full game and picked up a yellow card in the 14th minute, as Manchester …

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