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Harry

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Some good signings for Victory, a nice change to get ahead of the season started we have often left our run late the last few years. The most surprising one is Spiranovic, where has he been the last couple of years?
Yeah Viktree mean business. Ikonomidis, Spiranovic, Davidson, Brillante, and Geria are some good signings.

Also City sign Leckie and will have a pretty decent attack along with JMac and Nabbout.

Melbourne derby should be interesting next season.
 

AngryAnt

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Nov 25, 2004
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Yeah Viktree mean business. Ikonomidis, Spiranovic, Davidson, Brillante, and Geria are some good signings.

Also City sign Leckie and will have a pretty decent attack along with JMac and Nabbout.

Melbourne derby should be interesting next season.


yeah, attack vs defence... Popovic always big on tight defence which is probably what Victory need right now.

I see the greatest ever A-League striker Besart Berisha has been released from Western, maybe an option as a super sub for Victory.
 

Ian4

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Some good signings for Victory, a nice change to get ahead of the season started we have often left our run late the last few years. The most surprising one is Spiranovic, where has he been the last couple of years?

It's strange to see us sign so many players so early. Very un-Victory like. You can tell straight away we are gonna be competitive from R1 next season. We have the nucleus there. We just need to bring in the right visa players. We are rumoured to be bringing in a Croatian keeper. We also need a striker, CAM and CB.
 

AngryAnt

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yep, I've started watching Celtic games as he's got Ange-ball in full effect now. Tough game for Europa league qualification this week, but they've got a 2 goal advantage heading in to that. Thumped St Mirren 6:0 last weekend. Like most Ange teams defense is not a priority, so they'll ship goals against better teams, but hopefully score more. That's the Ange way.

Then the true test this weekend, away game against the 'Gers at Ibrox led by Stevie G. Rangers haven't had the best start, but all the tips where they'd romp the league this year given Celtic's problems.
 

Ian4

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Ange has started well but qualifying for the Europa League will be massive. Big week coming up for Ange.

On another note, I’ve bought some more Victory shares. I now own 800. They are still on sale.
 
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Ian4

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first 6 rounds of the new season released today. the season has been delayed by 3 weeks in the hope we can start with crowds.


there are a few interesting things to take from this.
- back to 7:45pm kickoffs on friday and saturday nights (7pm was very unpopular).
- 2 simultaneous games at 7:45 Saturday night. many of them seem to involve Melbourne and Sydney teams. I am tipping the game involving the Melbourne team will be on FTA in Melbourne and the game involving the Sydney team will be on FTA in Sydney.
- Victory playing 5 of our first 6 in Melbourne. Fingers crossed borders will be open for Adelaide away on December 11.
- Western United playing 7 of their 13 home games at Lakeside Stadium this season (South Melbourne's Home Ground).

edit: this is also an intereting read. nice bit of innovation from ch 10

 
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