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Knights look to bumper derby

By Michael Lynch, The Age Tuesday, 20 February 2001 Melbourne Knights are hoping that mounting interest in their clash with top-of-the-table South Melbourne on Friday night will swell the Somers Street crowd to near record levels. The Knights, despite their defeat by Wollongong last Saturday night, remain sixth in the …

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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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