tony popovic

'Totally out of order...' - Popa 'axes players' without telling Kean

'Totally out of order...' - Popa 'axes players' without telling Kean

Tony Popovic has a licence to overhaul Melbourne Victory but interim coach Steve Kean wasn't happy to learn the incoming mentor had started speaking to players. 5 May 2021
'He is the right man' - Popovic appointed Victory coach

'He is the right man' - Popovic appointed Victory coach

Tony Popovic will take the reins as Melbourne Victory coach after signing a three-year deal with the fallen A-League giants. 22 Apr 2021
'It's not a distraction...' - Talay plays down Victory link

'It's not a distraction...' - Talay plays down Victory link

Tony Popovic is Melbourne Victory's No.1 managerial target, but if he turns down the role, Wellington Phoenix coach Ufuk Talay could come into play. 19 Apr 2021
Popa waiting in the wings but Brebner won't quit

Popa waiting in the wings but Brebner won't quit

Melbourne Victory coach Grant Brebner isn't planning on quitting the A-League strugglers but there are suggestions they have already approached Tony Popovic. 25 Mar 2021
'We were making progress...' - Kewell the latest Aussie coach casualty

'We were making progress...' - Kewell the latest Aussie coach casualty

Months after Socceroos legend Harry Kewell was awarded the League Two manager of the week award, he has been sacked by English fourth-tier club Oldham Athletic. 8 Mar 2021
Popovic joins Aussie coaches casualty list

Popovic joins Aussie coaches casualty list

Former Socceroos defender Tony Popovic has become the latest Australian dismissed from a coaching role in Europe, sacked by Greek club Xanthi FC. 23 Feb 2021
Glory star Keogh puts fallout behind him

Glory star Keogh puts fallout behind him

Andy Keogh left Perth Glory in 2019 after falling out with then-coach Tony Popovic but the Irish striker is happy to be back at the A-League club. 19 Jan 2021
'Instrumental' Adelaide A-League star joins Greek club

'Instrumental' Adelaide A-League star joins Greek club

Adelaide United star Paul Izzo has been sold to Tony Popovic's Greek club Xanthi FC for an undisclosed sum. 1 Oct 2020
Socceroo Jurman joins Greek exodus

Socceroo Jurman joins Greek exodus

Fringe Socceroo Matt Jurman is set to join Tony Popovic and a host of Australians at Greek second division club Xanthi FC after he departed Western Sydney. 25 Sep 2020
Wanderers defender leaves for Europe: 'It was an honour'

Wanderers defender leaves for Europe: 'It was an honour'

Western Sydney Wanderers have confirmed that their A-League star and Socceroos defender Matt Jurman has left the club. 25 Sep 2020
Wanderers, Socceroos defender set for Greece move

Wanderers, Socceroos defender set for Greece move

Western Sydney Wanderers A-League defender Matt Jurman is heading to Greece to join up with Tony Popovic at Xanthi FC, according to Greek reports. 24 Sep 2020
City: ‘We’re pleased to have them back’

City: ‘We’re pleased to have them back’

Socceroos midfielder Josh Brillante has left Melbourne City and is expected to link up with Tony Popovic at Greek club Xanthi FC. 23 Sep 2020
Greece poised to become a hotbed for Australian footballers

Greece poised to become a hotbed for Australian footballers

Socceroos striker Apostolos Giannou has moved to Greek top flight club OFI Crete on a two-year deal. 23 Sep 2020
Popovic on Euro move: 'I know what I'm going into'

Popovic on Euro move: 'I know what I'm going into'

Tony Popovic has spoken about his move to Greek second division club Xanthi FC, saying it'll be hard but he understands the challenge ahead. 8 Sep 2020
'Civil war': The legal battle behind Popovic's Aussie-owned European club

'Civil war': The legal battle behind Popovic's Aussie-owned European club

If only getting Aussies into European football was as easy as just buying the clubs. At Xanthi FC, an Aussie quartet not only have an incredible opportunity, but a formidable challenge. 3 Sep 2020
Popovic leaves A-L club Glory for Xanthi

Popovic leaves A-L club Glory for Xanthi

Perth Glory coach Tony Popovic has left the club in order to take over at Greek outfit Xanthi. 2 Sep 2020