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Knights with too little, too late

The Oakleigh Cannons have ended a two match losing streak after defeating the Melbourne Knights 2-1 at Knights Stadium on Sunday evening, thanks to two first half goals to Dane Milovanovic and Frank Lagana. The Knights fielded a depleted first eleven missing key players Mathieu Welmant and Jean-Charles Dubios, and …

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Knights slump to South in twenty minute burst

The Melbourne Knights continued their John Cain Memorial Park hoodoo on Sunday afternoon going down to cross town rivals South Melbourne 3-1 after taking the lead 25 minutes into the second half. A healthy crowd of just over 1300 saw the two teams kick the game off tentatively with neither …

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Knights demolish uninspired Bentleigh

An emphatic four goal demolition of the Bentleigh Greens has seen the Melbourne Knights rocket into the top five of the Alanic Victorian Premier league. The home side produced by far their best performance of the season, dominating from the first whistle to last and perhaps unlucky not to have …

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Knights put to the sword

VTC have shocked Melbourne Knights in a dramatic 3-2 victory in the round five opener at Knights Stadium on Wednesday night. In what was a dramatic match the Melbourne Knights fought back from being 2-nil down only to drop the points as Luke O’Dea headed the winning goal in the …

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Knights unfortunate against Springvale

Springvale managed to hold onto a 1-1 draw during wet and windy conditions against the Melbourne Knights at White Eagles Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Springvale remain without a win after five matches in their return season to the Victorian Premier League, while Melbourne Knights remain two points outside the top five. …

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Knights record first win of season 2011

It was a memorable evening at Somers Street on Friday the 4th of March. The Round 3 Alanic Victorian Premier League match marked the first time Friday night football had returned to Knights Stadium since the 2001-02 season of the National Soccer League. One player accustomed to playing at home …

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Underdogs relish cup decision

Minnows will be plotting a famous giant-killing run … powerhouses will be looking over their shoulder. That’s the beauty of cup football. Football Federation Victoria announced last week that it will reintroduce its FA Cup-style knockout competition for all affiliated clubs next month. The competition began way back in 1909 …

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Promoted Women’s team kick off pre-season

The newly promoted Melbourne Knights Women’s team have started preparations for their 2011 season with regular training sessions at Knights Stadium. Along with the senior and U21 teams, the women are sharing the upgraded facilities at Knights on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Club officials were notified of the promotion late …

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Knights start season on a loss

The Melbourne Knights began their Alanic Victorian Premier League campaign last night with a disappointing loss at home to Dandenong Thunder. A solitary goal from Chris Taylor in the 74th minute gave the Thunder the advantage needed in cold, windswept conditions in front of just over 1200 spectators. The Round …

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Soccer’s glittering new era can still learn from the past

If Football Federation Australia’s chief executive Ben Buckley heard mention of the South Melbourne Football club he may, given his AFL background, have thought of the team that relocated to Sydney nearly 30 years ago to become the Swans. At least he might have before Monday night, when he attended …

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