This time, goalkeeper hopes for a quiet afternoon against Melbourne Victory
Round 23 last season, Melbourne Victory versus the Newcastle Jets at AAMI Park, the day Birighitti picked the ball out of his net so often he was lucky not to suffer back strain.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Victory start five-match home stretch
It's home sweet home for Melbourne Victory this month as they play five straight at their AAMI Park base.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Roar, Victory wins make it cosy at top
Brisbane Roar and Melbourne Victory both scored comfortable away wins to create a four-way logjam at the top of W-League ladder.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
De Marigny to be Victory assistant
Melbourne Victory is on Monday set to confirm that experienced former NSL player and A-League assisant coach Jean Paul De Marigny will be Kevin Muscat's assistant.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Melbourne Victory in control but no killer blow
Toe-to-toe: Victory's Kosta Barbarouses tries to keep away the Mariners' Marco Flores on Friday night.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Victory v Mariners in the clash of the fresh coaches: Kevin Muscat, Phil Moss
Chance to shine: Victory's Jason Geria, celebrating against Adelaide United, will play at right-back against the Mariners.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Tiago Calvano banned for eight matches for ref grab
Lengthy ban: Tiago Calvano of Sydney FC has been banned for a eight matches after touching the referee in the round five match against the Victory.
Melbourne Victory's eyes on Asian glory
Not content with competing for the A-League title, Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has set his sights on Asian glory.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Smiles on the Melbourne bench and relief on the field as the Victory's rearguard effort with 10 men produces one of the biggest results of the season! Lustica takes a long shot from a central position but again Coe is equal to it and dives to his left to parry it away.
Mariners, Victory, Sydney record wins
PERTH Glory lost Scott Jamieson and William Gallas to injury, and eventually coughed up a lead to lose to Central Coast 2-1 in one of three A-League matches on Saturday.
Ten-man Melbourne Victory beat Adelaide
Melbourne Victory have scored an emotional 3-0 win over their arch rivals Adelaide United despite being a man down in the second half in Saturday night's A-League clash at Etihad Stadium.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Muscat cool on Osiek as assistant
Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has confirmed he is looking for a senior assistant coach to strengthen his management team - but looked non-plussed when he was asked whether sacked Socceroo chief Holger Osieck might be a candidate.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Sydney FC defender awaits his fate
Sydney FC defender Tiago Calvano broke down in tears on Wednesday night before receiving a stay of execution for making contact with A-League referee Peter Green.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
A-League coaches go from musical chairs to the sack race, who's next?
John Aloisi has shot to the top of the bookies' board as favourite to win the sack race.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Sydney set for life without Tiago Calvano
Sydney FC are planning for life without defender Tiago Calvano who faces an A-League disciplinary panel hearing on Wednesday for making contact with a referee.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Western Sydney Wanderers down Melbourne Victory
Another game, another opponent but the same result for Western Sydney Wanderers as they defeated Melbourne Victory 1-0 at a venue fast becoming the first true fortress of the A-League.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
It's a new Ange, says Milligan
The style is similar, but it's a substantially new Ange Postecoglou, according to the Socceroo who knows him best.
Live: Wanderers v Melbourne Victory
His first shot at goal is a shocker but he did well to make space for himself. Brendan Santalab has big shoes to fill tonight - taking the place of gun forward Tomi Juric, who is injured.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Live A-League: Melbourne Heart v Sydney FC
Mifsud tried to turn on the ball but had a heavy first touch...he urged Kalmar to collect the loose ball but Sydney's defence swept through to clear to the crowd's dismay.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Wanderers striker Juric out for a month
Unbeaten Western Sydney Wanderers have lost in-form striker Tomi Juric for up to a month, but coach Tony Popovic is confident he has the depth to replace him for Saturday's A-League clash with Melbourne Victory.