Melbourne Victory must overcome FFA to land Postecoglou

Brisbane Roar coach Ange Postecoglou is Melbourne Victory's No1 candidate to succeed Ernie Merrick.

Brisbane Roar coach Ange Postecoglou is Melbourne Victory's No1 candidate to succeed Ernie Merrick.

Merrick was shown the door by Victory's new board on Saturday in a controversial decision from the fallen Australian giants.

Postecoglou has quickly been installed as favourite to fill the void, but Victory management face a battle bringing the title winning coach home.

Football Federation Australia, which this week takes over the running of the cash-strapped Roar, insist Postecoglou will remain their coach into next season.

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