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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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Juniors train at Knights Stadium

Last week, the Melbourne Knights Juniors kicked off pre-season training at Knights Stadium in Sunshine. Thanks to the joint efforts of the senior and junior committees in bringing the second and third pitch up to standard, the club now has access to three quality training and playing surfaces. Returning Knights …

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Melbourne Knights to play friendly against Hangzhou Greentown FC

The Melbourne Knights will next week compete in a practice match against Chinese football club, Hangzhou Greentown FC at Knights Stadium on Tuesday 15th of February, kicking off at 7.30pm. FC Bulleen, Oakleigh Cannons, Dandenong Thunder, Heidelberg United and Melbourne Knights will all have the opportunity to experience international football …

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Favourite son Martin John is back

A FAMILIAR face will stand between the posts for the Melbourne Knights in the Victorian Premier League this season. A blast from the past to a time when the Knights were in the old National Soccer League has seen enigmatic shot-stopper Martin John find his way back to Somers Street …

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Knights reclaim Friendship Cup

Despite the rain and state-wide flooding, a crowd of over 800 people, many from across the border, braved the weather to see the Melbourne Knights take on interstate visitors and sister club, Sydney United in the highly anticipated annual Friendship Cup at Knights Stadium on Saturday. The Knights were aiming …

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Knights win second match in Tasmania comfortably

Melbourne Knights scored a comfortable 7-0 win over a combined Glenorchy Knights and NTC squad at KGV Park on Sunday afternoon. It was 3-0 at the interval. The Melbourne outfit then put on some substitutes and three of them scored in the second half to run out comfortable winners. On …

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Melbourne downs stubborn Glenorchy

Glenorchy Knights were flattered somewhat by this 2-1 score-line at KGV Park on Saturday evening, although no one can doubt their courage and commitment. They were denied possession for long periods, and they had few chances. But, they were resolute in defence and did try to attack. Melbourne Knights lacked …

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