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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’ youth talent

DEER Park teenagers, best mates and Melbourne Knights Youth team players Joshua Berrios and Brandon Zezovski are among 50 students experiencing a once-in-lifetime opportunity as members of a talent and education program. Berrios and Zezovski, both 17, were ecstatic to be accepted into the Talented Player Program, which was established …

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Festival brings players and fans together

Last weekend, the entire senior squad of the Melbourne Knights attended the Croatian Cultural Festival hosted by AHD Melbourne. The event, designed to celebrate all things Croatian, was a perfect opportunity for the team to meet the fans and share their expertise with some future stars of soccer. After initial …

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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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2011 No. 1 ticket holder, Danny Tiatto

The Melbourne Knights are pleased to confirm that Danny Tiatto and family will be the Number 1 ticket holders for the 2011 AVPL season. After playing in the Melbourne Knights 1994/1995 and 1995/1996 Championship teams, Danny’s football career skyrocketed, leading to 25 caps for the Socceroos. “The Melbourne Knights, at …

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Knights win Croatian Cup

The 2011 Victorian Croatian Cup was retained by the Melbourne Knights, defeating North Geelong 4-0. Goals from Anthony Colosimo, Jacob Colosimo, Yusuf Yusuf and Daniel Dragicevic sealed the win in the friendly tournament played between Victoria’s big 4 Croatian clubs, the Melbourne Knights, St. Albans Saints, North Geelong Warriors and …

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