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citymad last won the day on February 18

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  1. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    hearing griffiths gone
  2. "The Roar have four more pre-season fixtures before starting their season with a FFA Cup round-of-32 clash with A-League champions Sydney FC on August 7 at Leichhardt Oval" So the roar will have at least 5 pre-season games to prepare for the FFA cup and we are having 2. Will we be a bit underdone for the clash against Campbelltown City? They are League leaders in SA NPL.
  3. I think that is a tad harsh. My usually reliable intel has failed me. I will atone with something red hot in the future.
  4. Yes we can get relegated and there is a real concern at the club that we will. Teams who finish from position 7 through 10 in both east and west conference will be relegated to a new third division in 2020. So we have a lot to do to get up the ladder. I mentioned a few weeks ago that the loss of the older boys for whatever reason weakens the seniors significantly and results prove it. Then the next level Of players under them get frustrated and leave due to road blocks lack of scholarship offers etc. maybe some of those plaYears like Portillo and Mawith etc would be in line for scholarships now that city can give out 9 instead of six. I watched the online stream and agree with moops that Metcalfe looks the goods. He should play A League this year. Najjar and najjarine do need to make more of an consistent impression at npl2 level for me to believe that there skills are not just flash in the pan. I heard a rumour from my source that mombearts was at the game also, so maybe the boys were a little nervous.
  5. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    wasn't this o'halloran though but just a right footer instead
  6. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    I could see I use for tioneven. He is a completely different style of striker tom mcclaren so provides different playing style options. J mac can drop in behind as a 10 actually. Makes me think Bart has gone though.
  7. The Manager and Assistant Coaches Thread

    It will be June 21
  8. I would say the loss of 6 19 YO young Socceroo players for the majority of the season. these players were clearly the sides backbone. The current group that is playing haven't transitioned to effective individuals and collective team players.
  9. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    Western Sydney Wanderers are seeking to lure off-contract Melbourne City midfielder Luke Brattan as they gear up for next season’s residency at brand new Bankwest Stadiu But the Wanderers might face competition from Sydney FC should the unsettled Josh Brillante land a deal in the K-League next month, potentially leaving a vacancy for the Sky Blues to fill. The also off-contract Brillante came close to joining Pohang Steelers in March, only for the deal to collapse at the last minute. To further complicate matters Brattan - who was still officially on Manchester City’s books last season whilst on loan at City - is also eyeing a K-League move. The transfer window re-opens in the Korea Republic on 1 July. At 29, it might be Brattan’s last chance to secure another offshore opportunity after his dalliance with Manchester City. The Premier League Champions subsequently loaned the Brisbane Roar product to Bolton back in 2016 and then on to their Melbourne satellite, where he has spent the last three seasons. There is also an offer on the table to re-sign with coach-less Melbourne City, but on terms not viewed as advantageous by the Brattan camp. The Wanderers, meanwhile, see the creative Brattan as the ideal replacement for departed German Alexander Baumjohann as they set about rebuilding after cutting 11 players last month. Brattan made 25 appearances last season under Englishman Warren Joyce - whom he endured an at times testy relationship with - scoring four goals and claiming four assists. Wanderers, whose coach Markus Babbel is due back from a trip to his native Germany at the end of June, are keen to conclude a deal and may not be prepared wait too long for an answer before possibly looking elsewhere. Brattan’s agent Zeljko Susa declined to comment when quizzed over his future, with a Wanderers official following suit when approached by The World Game. - I can only see Brattan going to Korea personally
  10. Ross McCormack

    https://www.goal.com/en-au/news/villa-outcast-mccormack-set-for-stunning-pay-rise/18sjv5sevlg311k6128qdz729w Apparently his wage goes up to 127K per week due to the Villa geting promoted to EPL next season. McCormack scores from outside the box with this one!!
  11. The Manager and Assistant Coaches Thread

    https://dailyfootballshow.com/end-of-muscat-era-harbours-a-new-beginning-in-melbournes-a-league-scene/ This article from lynch paints an optimistic outlook in as much as that all three Melbourne teams are at a beginning of sorts. Lets hope that CFG understand that to fail a third time in their title aspirations, or at least not finish above our Melbourne rivals will be catastrophic for us. I am hopeful that the coach, assistants and new players light up the club, the league and torch Victory and WUFC to begin our age of dominance. A lot to be hopeful for I know, but i am needing some positive vibes around this place.
  12. The Manager and Assistant Coaches Thread

    I think this is good - Could he be the next Olyroos coach maybe? Arnold has publicly stated he cant do both Socceroos and olyroos.
  13. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    Robbie Kruse free agent according to Daily oz football- Could he do a job for us?
  14. Luke Brattan

    He should consider Asia or Middle east for the $$.
  15. National Premier League Victoria

    Youth beaten 2 nil by Werribee today. if they don't start winning soon they will be relegated to the new third tier starting 2020. maybe that is the right level if they cannot win games in the NPL2.