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Midfield battle key to derby

Midfield battle key to derby

Melbourne Victory will be aware of the threat of Alessandro Diamanti when they take on Western United for the first time in the A-League. 1 Nov 2019
Victory not focused on Berisha in AL derby

Victory not focused on Berisha in AL derby

Melbourne Victory coach Marco Kurz says his team aren't focused on former teammate Besart Berisha ahead of their A-League clash with Western United. 1 Nov 2019
Berisha: This is why I came back to Australia...

Berisha: This is why I came back to Australia...

With a smile on his face beaming from ear to ear three games into his new gig with Western United, veteran striker Besart Berisha feels invigorated and set to do more damage to opposing defences. 1 Nov 2019
The new derby: All you need to know about round four

The new derby: All you need to know about round four

A look at the action in round four of the A-League season. 31 Oct 2019
Berisha eyes emotional reunion

Berisha eyes emotional reunion

Melbourne Victory legend Besart Berisha is expecting an emotional reunion when he faces his old A-League club in new colours for the first time this week. 28 Oct 2019
Newcomers eye derby recovery

Newcomers eye derby recovery

Fresh off suffering their first A-League defeat in their inaugural derby, it's out of the frying pan and into the fire for Western United, who will back up their loss to Melbourne City with their first game against Melbourne Victory. 28 Oct 2019
'We showed the character to win...'

'We showed the character to win...'

A 10-man Melbourne City have pinched a dramatic late victory over new rivals Western United, with Jamie Maclaren's brace lifting them to second in the A-League. 27 Oct 2019
Late City smash-and-grab steals first derby win over Western United

Late City smash-and-grab steals first derby win over Western United

It wasn’t as comprehensive as it may have appeared it was going to be, but Melbourne City has staged a smash-and-grab, 10-man win over Western United to go second on the A-League table and remain the only unbeaten side in Victoria. 27 Oct 2019
United wary of 'wounded' City

United wary of 'wounded' City

Western United will enter their first A-League derby wary of a Melbourne City side stinging from mid-week FFA Cup humiliation. 26 Oct 2019
Rudan backs United's veterans

Rudan backs United's veterans

Western United are one of the oldest teams in the A-League but coach Mark Rudan is confident his side can keep up their intensity throughout the season. 25 Oct 2019
Kone: I was expecting the A-League to be worse

Kone: I was expecting the A-League to be worse

Many questions awaited Mark Rudan and his Western United squad ahead of their first season in the A-League but, after two rounds, things appear to be going pretty well. 20 Oct 2019
Scott McDonald warns he and Western are 'surprise packages'

Scott McDonald warns he and Western are 'surprise packages'

Part of a Western United outfit undefeated in their first two games, Scott McDonald is keen to see the A-League’s newest side press on to bigger and better things in the weeks and months ahead. 19 Oct 2019
Draw disappointment, but Western United continue to show promise

Draw disappointment, but Western United continue to show promise

Greeted by pyrotechnics, a rather unique collection of mascots and Pet Shop Boys' 1993 hit ‘Go West’, the 14th side in A-League history took to the field at Kardinia Park for the first time in its history, producing a performance that was as illustrative as it was entertaining. 19 Oct 2019
Glory brace for siege mentality on the Western front...

Glory brace for siege mentality on the Western front...

Perth Glory coach Tony Popovic is bracing for Western United's siege mentality when the A-League's newest club hosts their first game. 16 Oct 2019
Berisha revelling in A-League reboot

Berisha revelling in A-League reboot

Besart Berisha has declared himself the "happiest man in the world" after netting his 117th A-League goal which proved to be a historic first for Western United. 15 Oct 2019
Western off mark amid A-League acrimony

Western off mark amid A-League acrimony

Mark Rudan and Andrew Durante both copped it from the Wellington boo-boys but left New Zealand with a win for new club Western United. 14 Oct 2019