City sign Reds Youth Player of the Year

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City sign Reds Youth Player of the Year

Melbourne City FC can announce 19-year-old defender Ruon Tongyik has joined the Club’s Hyundai A-League squad for the 2016/17 season. The centre back joins from Adelaide United where he was named their Youth Player of the Year and has signed on until the conclusion of the 2017/18 season. While a physical defender, Tongyik possesses promising ability on the ball, and is capable playing throughout the defensive line and in a holding midfield position. After arriving in Australia from Sudan in 2003, Tongyik played much of his junior football for Adelaide Olympic before joining Adelaide’s youth system and was a part…

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City Sign French Winger

Melbourne City FC can announce it has signed French winger Harry Novillo on an injury replacement contract for Damien Duff until the end of the Hyundai A-League 2014/15 season. The 23-year-old Frenchman flew into Melbourne on Monday night and joined his new Melbourne City FC teammates in training on Tuesday morning at the City Football Academy, Melbourne. A product of the youth system at French Ligue 1 side Lyon, Novillo is a powerful right-footed winger who can provide versatility in Melbourne City FC’s final third. Novillo can play as either a right or left winger and has earned caps for…

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The City mentality

Melbourne City continued their love affair with dropping crucial points in second halves in Sunday afternoon’s 2-2 draw against fellow strugglers Central Coast Mariners. Liam Miller injury replacement A few weeks ago, City announced the signing of former Brisbane Roar and Perth Glory man Liam Miller on a short-term deal. The Irishman has since been signed on an injury replacement deal until the end of the calendar year, covering for the injured Jonatan Germano who faces an extended break on the sidelines with an hamstring injury. Letting another three points slip The newly assembled nature of the team has been an…

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Second half syndrome for City

The second halves of games have troubled Melbourne City this season, and it was more of the same in their 2-1 loss against Adelaide United. City struggled to stay with United in last week’s Friday night clash, going behind in the second half courtesy of a Marcelo Carrusca penalty. The Kennedy Factor Melbourne City announced the signing of Australian international Josh Kennedy in midweek. However, the Socceroo won’t meet up with his new teammates until some time in January, as he awaits the end of his current contract with J-League side Nagoya Grampus. Kennedy will take up the club’s Australian marquee…

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