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Knights take three points in bizarre contest

The Victorian Premier League Round 15 encounter between the Melbourne Knights and Hume City had it all. Two penalties and three red cards went against Hume City while the valuable 3 points were taken by the Knights. Two expertly taken penalties by the diminutive Kevin Townson were enough to cancel …

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Knights go from A-League to B-Grade

THE Youtube clip is only a few years old but already looks like a relic from a hard-to-remember past. The tone is optimistic, the future seemingly bright as Les Murray introduces the news story about the Melbourne Knights’ partnership with Melbourne United – a candidate for the brave new A-League …

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Tight game sees Knights earn three points

A Danny Tiatto inspired Melbourne Knights have come out on top in the Sunshine derby against a spirited George Cross side which never really got going. The Knights once again conceded early and cheaply, but the side’s endeavour and will to win was enough to see the side through and …

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Knights sink to rock bottom

Heidelberg United have came out on top in the relegation battle against the Melbourne Knights at the Olympic Village, finally lifting themselves off the bottom of the ladder following a hard fought 3-1 victory. The match was a tighter contest than the score would suggest, as it proved to be …

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Hard fought point for Knights against Dandenong

A piece of Jean Dubois brilliance has earnt the Melbourne Knights a draw against a resilient Dandenong Thunder lineup. The Knights, as with most games – controlled the tempo of the encounter with their well oiled passing game. It was the inclusion of that man Dubois into the first eleven …

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Melbourne Knights reunite for legends match

WITH overseas clubs circling, it did not take long for the Melbourne Knights teams of the title-winning 1994-95 and 1995-96 National Soccer League seasons to break up. But for a few brief hours during the club’s reunion weekend, the Knights were able to re-assemble the majority of both squads. It …

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Dobson returns Gully to winning ways

The return of former Knights coach Ian Dobson to the helm of Green Gully has spelt disaster for the enterprising Melbourne Knights who have now lost their last three games on the trot. Ivan Duzel was presented with a big selection headache early in the week when given the news …

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Massive Knights weekend ahead

All the plans have been put into place as the Melbourne Knights hope to relive some of the glory and passion of winning the National Soccer League this weekend. Many would agree that it is the pinnacle achievement of a diaspora community which although small, always had an unrivalled passion …

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Champions come home

At the conclusion of the 1994/95 season, Melbourne Knights met Adelaide City for the third time in a Grand Final, but this time in Adelaide at Hindmarsh Stadium. The Knights were dominant, winning 2-0 with goals from captain Andrew Marth and striker Joe Spiteri. A long-awaited breakthrough was made; the …

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Knights luckless in cruel defeat

Many believe that fortune favours the brave and the bold. The Melbourne Knights of 2010 under coach Ivan Duzel are both brave and bold in their style of play and committment. Duzel would probably disagree that fortune has favoured his side thus far in the Victorian Premier League. A ten …

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