Good morning folks. I know Victory fans aren't in the best mood today but here's a bit of a treat
to cheer you up this morning. From 11am Victoryblog contributor Zee Ko will be live blogging the
National Youth League game between Melbourne Victory and Perth Glory. Its been a tough season for
The latest episode of Victorycast, victoryblog.net's Melbourne Victory podcast is now available!
This week I'm joined by Youth Team Manager Anthony Grima who gives us some great insight into the
workings of a National Youth League team as well as what we can expect of Victory's Youth ahead of
the new season.
Two-time Hyundai A-League Champion Sydney FC have unveiled its 2011/12 adidas home and away kits.
The Sky Blues become the second A-League team to sign a sponsorship deal with adidas along with the
Melbourne Victory. According to the club's website all three Sydney FC teams – Hyundai A-League,
Westfield W-League and the National Youth League [.
The Melbourne Victory and Queensland Roar youth teams met this afternoon in Green Gully Reserve for
the opening match of the A-League National Youth League. It was the visitors who went home with the
points, with Queensland's Joshua McVey and Mitch Nichols giving the Roar a 2-0 win. Melbourne's
performance was promising but frustrating.
It was reaffirmed that Canberra's possible inclusion in the Hyundai A-League was
postponed for the forseeable future. The idea of a separate, stand-alone Canberra team in the
National Youth League was canvassed, but economic factors were identified as a major impediment at
"Whether he plays in the first team or not he'll get regular football in the National Youth
League, which is a very good competition. He's a 20-year-old guy who wants to play, so the offer
from the Roar was an attractive one for him. "Costa was a foundation member of the club and has won
a lot of fans in New Zealand.
Hello once again. Its a big game against Sydney tonight and I'll be bringing you all the action via
the Live Blog. If you followed along for the National Youth League coverage last week you know what
to expect. Join me from 7:30pm for all the build up before the live text commentary gets underway
The Indonesian FA are looking to open the nation's very own football academy next July in Lido,
approximately 70 kilometres south of Jakarta.
I was talking with Marvin, head coach of SSI (the outfit which runs the Arsenal Soccer School) and
he said plans allow for a 10 hectare site located in the foothills of West Java and linked to the