Tribal Football - Football News, Soccer News, Transfers & Rumours Latest Articles for Melbourne Victory http://www.tribalfootball.com/clubs/melbourne-victory Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:02:59 +1000 http://www.tribalfootball.com/images/tribal-logo-rss.png Tribal Football http://www.tribalfootball.com <![CDATA[Video Assistant Referee: How technology could decide the 2018 World Cup]]> <p>The World Cup is almost upon us, yet the landscape of modern football has never looked more different. The next two World Cup finals will take us into uncharted territory, in both participation numbers and officiating. </p><p>The officiating in question is the Video Assistant Referee system (VAR) at the World Cup finals in Russia this year, after much debate and deliberation. The much maligned and controversial system has been trialled around the world and seen at major tournaments such as the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup and the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.</p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/video-assistant-referee-how-technology-could-decide-the-2018-world-cup-4233593?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/video-assistant-referee-how-technology-could-decide-the-2018-world-cup-4233593?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/video-assistant-referee-how-technology-could-decide-the-2018-world-cup-4233593?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory Wed, 06 Jun 2018 22:49:18 +1000 Chris Sermeno <![CDATA[The Arnie Effect: How the Socceroos have already been influenced by their new manager]]> <p>COMMENT: Just a little over a month ago Australian football supporters were desperately clamouring for the announcement of a new Socceroos head coach, hoping for some sort of relief after the stresses of Australia's marathon qualification campaign and Ange Postecoglou's subsequent resignation. Fast forward to today and we've seen not just one Socceroos coaching announcements, but two.<br></p><p>It's a case of what's old is new again, as Graham Arnold was confirmed as the man who will lead the Socceroos following the conclusion of the upcoming World Cup in Russia. He will continue to coach his hugely successful Sydney FC side until the end of the current A-League campaign, after which he will take over from Bert Van Marwijk and assume control of the top job in Australian football for a second time in his career.</p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/the-arnie-effect-how-the-socceroos-have-already-been-influenced-by-their-new-manager-4224417?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/the-arnie-effect-how-the-socceroos-have-already-been-influenced-by-their-new-manager-4224417?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/the-arnie-effect-how-the-socceroos-have-already-been-influenced-by-their-new-manager-4224417?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory Tue, 20 Mar 2018 23:49:00 +1100 Brodie Cowburn <![CDATA[‚ÄčAustralia appoint Graham Arnold as post-World Cup manager]]> <p>Graham Arnold will become manager of the Australian national team after the 2018 World Cup in Russia.<br></p><p>This will mark the Sydney FC manager's second spell in charge of the Socceroos after he held the role for a year after Guus Hiddink stepped down after the 2006 World Cup in Germany. </p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/australia-appoint-graham-arnold-as-post-world-cup-manager-4222901?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/australia-appoint-graham-arnold-as-post-world-cup-manager-4222901?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/australia-appoint-graham-arnold-as-post-world-cup-manager-4222901?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory Thu, 08 Mar 2018 22:40:58 +1100 Eshlin Vedan <![CDATA[EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Melb Victory star Archie Thompson talks Neymar's 5-a-side tournament]]> <p>The 2018 'Neymar Jr's Five' tournament is a unique competition offering footballers all across Australia, and the world, a chance at one of the most lucrative prizes in sport today. Players across the globe will battle it out for a chance to meet Paris Saint-Germain and Brazilian superstar Neymar Jr. in his own home town.<br></p><p>Former Melbourne Victory Striker and Socceroo Archie Thompson is the ambassador for the event, and says that the opportunity to meet the Brazilian superstar is too good to turn down.</p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/exclusive-ex-melb-victory-star-archie-thompson-talks-neymar-s-5-a-side-tournament-4219642?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/exclusive-ex-melb-victory-star-archie-thompson-talks-neymar-s-5-a-side-tournament-4219642?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/exclusive-ex-melb-victory-star-archie-thompson-talks-neymar-s-5-a-side-tournament-4219642?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:44:57 +1100 Brodie Cowburn <![CDATA[EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Socceroos striker Thompson says Van Marwijk appointment will 'reinvigorate the squad']]> <p>With the impact of new Socceroos manager Bert Van Marwijk's appointment still yet to be seen, former international striker Archie Thompson has weighed in on the potential positives of the selection.<br></p><p>Thompson told Tribal Football that the appointment may keep players on their toes, and prevent them from getting complacent.</p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/exclusive-ex-socceroo-striker-thompson-says-van-marwijk-appointment-will-reinvigorate-the-squad-4219641?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/exclusive-ex-socceroo-striker-thompson-says-van-marwijk-appointment-will-reinvigorate-the-squad-4219641?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/exclusive-ex-socceroo-striker-thompson-says-van-marwijk-appointment-will-reinvigorate-the-squad-4219641?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:57:54 +1100 Brodie Cowburn <![CDATA[A-LEAGUE PRESS REWIND - ROUND 17: Vidosic cracker for City; Glory struggling defence; Adelaide embarrassed;]]> <p>The Good</p><p>Wellington Phoenix are in the middle of a mid-season resurgence. They have earned seven points in their last three matches, and are undefeated in three games. Phoenix have managed to reduce the gap to sixth place on the table to five points.</p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/a-league-press-rewind-round-17-vidosic-cracker-for-city-glory-struggling-defence-adelaide-embarrassed-4217178?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/a-league-press-rewind-round-17-vidosic-cracker-for-city-glory-struggling-defence-adelaide-embarrassed-4217178?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/a-league-press-rewind-round-17-vidosic-cracker-for-city-glory-struggling-defence-adelaide-embarrassed-4217178?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory Thu, 25 Jan 2018 11:34:51 +1100 <![CDATA[A-LEAGUE PRESS REWIND - ROUND 16: Another Jets star man injured; Melb Victory fans losing patience with Muscat; Adelaide show fight;]]> <p>Just in case you missed it, here is everything of importance from the A-League Round 16 in Tribalfootball's Press Rewind. <br></p><p><br></p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/a-league-press-rewind-round-16-another-jets-star-man-injured-melb-victory-fans-losing-patience-with-muscat-adelaide-show-fight-4216104?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/a-league-press-rewind-round-16-another-jets-star-man-injured-melb-victory-fans-losing-patience-with-muscat-adelaide-show-fight-4216104?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/a-league-press-rewind-round-16-another-jets-star-man-injured-melb-victory-fans-losing-patience-with-muscat-adelaide-show-fight-4216104?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:32:35 +1100 <![CDATA[TRIBAL TALKING POINTS - A-League Round 12: Melbourne derby heats up; Newcastle host WSW; One or the other in Adelaide;]]> <p>Ernie and Newcastle trying to stay near the top<br></p><p>As we head into the turn of the Christmas and New Year festivities, the Newcastle Jets will be aiming to finish the year on a high by keeping pace with league leaders Sydney FC.<br> Despite the injury turmoil at the Jets, particularly the long-term injuries to their star players, the Jets haven't had any issues in readjusting and continuing their exciting brand of football.</p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/tribal-talking-points-a-league-round-12-melbourne-derby-heats-up-newcastle-host-wsw-one-or-the-other-in-adelaide-4212812?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/tribal-talking-points-a-league-round-12-melbourne-derby-heats-up-newcastle-host-wsw-one-or-the-other-in-adelaide-4212812?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/tribal-talking-points-a-league-round-12-melbourne-derby-heats-up-newcastle-host-wsw-one-or-the-other-in-adelaide-4212812?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory Fri, 22 Dec 2017 11:02:26 +1100 <![CDATA[A-LEAGUE PRESS REWIND - ROUND 11: Failing VAR dominates discussion; Melb City injury crisis; Sydney star Mierzejewski's cracker;]]> <p>Just in case you missed it, here is everything of importance from the A-League Round 11 in Tribalfootball's Press Rewind.</p><p><br></p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/a-league-press-rewind-round-11-failing-var-dominates-discussion-melb-city-injury-crisis-sydney-star-mierzejewski-s-cracker-4212499?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/a-league-press-rewind-round-11-failing-var-dominates-discussion-melb-city-injury-crisis-sydney-star-mierzejewski-s-cracker-4212499?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/a-league-press-rewind-round-11-failing-var-dominates-discussion-melb-city-injury-crisis-sydney-star-mierzejewski-s-cracker-4212499?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory Wed, 20 Dec 2017 11:49:53 +1100 <![CDATA[TRIBAL TALKING POINTS - A-League Round 11: Melb City face tough task; Jets fine without Donovan; Victory push for top-six;]]> <p>Despite the controversy, innuendo and distractions off the field, their actually is a competition taking place at the moment, if you hadn't noticed. The A-League may be facing it's toughest period since it's inception, but that hasn't stopped clubs from focusing on what is directly ahead of them. As the season roars towards the midway point, teams have familiarised themselves with each other and hopefully, for the viewers sake, the trepidation that is usually accompanied with the unknown will be thrown out the window and free-flowing, attacking football with rein free.</p><p>Here is everything you need to know for Round 11 of the A-League is here in Tribal Football's Talking Points:</p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/tribal-talking-points-a-league-round-11-melb-city-face-tough-task-jets-fine-without-donovan-victory-push-for-top-six-4211802?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/tribal-talking-points-a-league-round-11-melb-city-face-tough-task-jets-fine-without-donovan-victory-push-for-top-six-4211802?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/tribal-talking-points-a-league-round-11-melb-city-face-tough-task-jets-fine-without-donovan-victory-push-for-top-six-4211802?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BMelbourne%2BVictory Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:00:11 +1100