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DAVID Villa was starting to recapture his best form at Melbourne City, what a shame he’s going back to New York, Herald Sun’s David Davutovic writes.

THE stamina reserves of Hampton Court and Sweet Idea have been debated all week but were summarily dismissed by trainer Gai Waterhouse on Friday.

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Media Releases

Melbourne Cricket Club mourns passing of Clive Fairbairn OAM

MCC Life member, Clive Fairbairn OAM
May 12, 2010

The Melbourne Cricket Club is deeply saddened by the passing today of Life member and revered Victorian cricket figure Clive Fairbairn OAM, aged 90.

Let there be light: 25 years of MCG night sport

The famous MCG light towers
Feb 17, 2010

Australia’s iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has notched up another milestone, with today marking 25 years since the first sporting event was played under the MCG’s famous light towers.

MCC and MCG Trust delivers better deal for football

Sep 03, 2009

Victorian football clubs and fans are the big winners in a breakthrough that will deliver bigger returns to clubs for AFL games played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the Premier, John Brumby, said today.

Amended attendance figure: Australia v Japan at MCG

Jun 30, 2009

The Melbourne Cricket Club advises that the official attendance figure for the 2010 FIFA World Cup Asian Group Qualifier between Australia and Japan on June 17 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground has been amended.

Explanation of power outage - Collingwood v Port Adelaide

May 31, 2009

The Melbourne Cricket Ground lost power during this afternoon’s AFL match between Collingwood and Port Adelaide. The electricity feed from CitiPower was lost at 4.53pm and restored within a few minutes.