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'The most hated man in football': Why Muscat holds the secret to the A-League's success

'The most hated man in football': Why Muscat holds the secret to the A-League's success

Kevin Muscat's impact at Melbourne Victory stands alone as the single greatest influence on an A-League club. 20 May 2019
50 Big Blues: The Best & Worst of Australia's Marquee Fixture

50 Big Blues: The Best & Worst of Australia's Marquee Fixture

Blood, sweat, tears and Aussie football through the ages. Recap all the heroes, villains, thrills and spills throughout the years in the most famous fixture on the A-League calendar. (Warning: Some images may be distressing) 14 May 2019
Sydney vs Victory Player Ratings

Sydney vs Victory Player Ratings

See how the Big Blue contestants fared in Sydney FC's 6-1 demolition of Melbourne Victory: a result for the A-League ages. 12 May 2019
Freak goals, freaky injuries and freakshow fans: A-League Pic Special

Freak goals, freaky injuries and freakshow fans: A-League Pic Special

Only three rounds to go already? Clearly an action-packed Round 24 was making up for lost time... 8 Apr 2019
FFA: 'Last night was unacceptable'

FFA: 'Last night was unacceptable'

FFA has called the Sydney Cricket Ground's playing surface for last night's Big Blue "unacceptable" and claimed that unless changes are made, the league will seek alternate grounds. 7 Apr 2019
Muscat: 'This is why everybody treats A-League with contempt'

Muscat: 'This is why everybody treats A-League with contempt'

Kevin Muscat came out swinging at the state of the Sydney Cricket Ground pitch, citing the A-League's willingness to play on it as a reason the wider public doesn't respect football. 7 Apr 2019
'Players will no longer play': Ex Socceroos, Victory, PFA slam SCG pitch

'Players will no longer play': Ex Socceroos, Victory, PFA slam SCG pitch

Professional Footballer's Australia and multiple ex-Socceroos have criticised the decision to hold last night's Big Blue at the Sydney Cricket Ground. 7 Apr 2019
The 6 Best and Worst of the Big Blue

The 6 Best and Worst of the Big Blue

It wasn't sterling Big Blue material, but there was certainly enough in there to add a couple of short segments to the highlight reel. 6 Apr 2019
Barbarouses: 'We've got a mountain to climb in the league and the ACL'

Barbarouses: 'We've got a mountain to climb in the league and the ACL'

Kosta Barbarouses has no doubt as to the challenges Melbourne Victory face if they're going to not only defend their A-League title, but avoid embarrassment in the Asian Champions League. 6 Apr 2019
Big Blue tough? 'Pfft, try raising triplets' says Broxham

Big Blue tough? 'Pfft, try raising triplets' says Broxham

Leigh Broxham has opened up on his hectic life outside of football and the stresses of raising three of a kind. 6 Apr 2019
Ninkovic: 'We need to move on'

Ninkovic: 'We need to move on'

Sydney FC playmaker Milos Ninkovic says they have easily moved on from their Big Blue defeat on the weekend after feeling they were hard-done-by. 29 Jan 2019
Troisi: I channelled Thierry Henry

Troisi: I channelled Thierry Henry

James Troisi says his goal celebration in the Big Blue win last night was inspired by French great Thierry Henry. 27 Jan 2019
Wilkinson: We didn't deserve to lose

Wilkinson: We didn't deserve to lose

Sydney FC defender Alex Wilkinson believes their 2-1 defeat to Melbourne Victory was unjust last night. 27 Jan 2019
Big Blue Player Ratings

Big Blue Player Ratings

Now the Socceroos are out of the Asian Cup, this becomes the biggest show in Oz football. Melbourne Victory nicked it 2-1 over a spirited but short-fused Sydney FC side. Find out how your team rated: 26 Jan 2019
Toivonen: 'My warm-up freekicks are terrible, in match they're amazing'

Toivonen: 'My warm-up freekicks are terrible, in match they're amazing'

What happens behind the scenes, stays behind the scenes for Melbourne Victory's roaring big Swede. 26 Jan 2019
Jubilee Big Blue player ratings

Jubilee Big Blue player ratings

Melbourne Victory win bragging rights over Sydney FC in the Big Blue with a 2-1 win in Kogarah. 25 Nov 2018
Honda: This one's for the fans!

Honda: This one's for the fans!

Japanese superstar Keisuke Honda dedicated the Big Blue win "to our supporters" as Melbourne Victory inflicted Sydney FC's first loss of the season. 25 Nov 2018
Sold out Jubilee proves south is Sky Blue - Barlow

Sold out Jubilee proves south is Sky Blue - Barlow

Sydney FC has used Sunday’s sell out game against reigning champions Melbourne Victory to ram home the Sky Blue’s popularity in the city’s south. 24 Nov 2018
'Hurt' Sydney have a score to settle

'Hurt' Sydney have a score to settle

Sydney FC coach Steve Corica admits his side were "hurt" by Melbourne Victory nabbing the Grand Final spot – and then the Championship – at their expense last season. 23 Nov 2018
Keisuke took my number, but bought me dinner!

Keisuke took my number, but bought me dinner!

Melbourne Victory defender Nick Ansell has a soft spot for the No.4 jersey, but is content with No.22 after Keisuke Honda treated him to dinner for taking his old shirt number. 23 Nov 2018
Pic Special: Victory set for Big Blue

Pic Special: Victory set for Big Blue

Kevin Muscat has put his squad through its places before this weekend's Big Blue in Sydney on Sunday. Pics by Getty Images. 22 Nov 2018