Soccer: Roar coach signs with Victory

Ange Postecoglou. Photo / Getty Images
Ange Postecoglou. Photo / Getty Images

Just four days after leading Brisbane Roar to back-to-back A-League championships, Ange Postecoglou has been confirmed as Melbourne Victory's new coach.

Postecoglou, 46, joined the Victory on a three-year deal on Thursday after rewriting the A-League record books at the Roar.

The former Socceroo and South Melbourne playing great has won four national titles as a coach - two in the old National Soccer League with South and two with the Roar.

As well as two A-League grand final wins, Postecoglou guided the Roar to a record 36-match unbeaten streak over an 18-month period.

It is an all-time Australian top-flight football code streak, breaking NSW rugby league side Eastern Suburbs' record set 74 years ago.

Postecoglou will be the Victory's fourth coach in 13 months after Ernie Merrick, Mehmet Durakovic and Jim Magilton were all either sacked or released.

- AAP

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