This week in our City: Formula fever and Cahill’s 25,000 kilometre journey


Another week, another sporting even in the world’s sporting capital as a handful of boys attended the Melbourne Formula 1 Grand Prix and we give you some of the highlights of Tim Cahill’s 26,227 kilometre journey with the Socceroos during busy week in our City.

Get your motors running

Melbourne keeps delivering the goods for sporting events and this week the Australia Formula 1 Grand Prix was in town at Albert Park.

Luke Brattan was pit-side with club partner SAP as he got a first-hand look at the paddock as well as meeting double World Champion and current driver Fernando Alonso before the Spaniard would head behind the driver’s seat for the big race.

It wasn’t only Brattan who saw the chequered flag but Danes Thomas Sorensen and Michael Jakobsen were also there to support compatriot Kevin Magnussen.


Tough day on the track for @kevinmagnussen but still finds time to smile #classact

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Thankyou to @mr_wahab15 From for looking after myself & my guest @melbournecity star Michael Jacobsen in your box .

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Cahill’s 26,000 kilometre journey

From the snow-capped mountains of the Middle East to the familiar surrounds of the Sydney Football Stadium, Tim Cahill’s whirlwind week with the Socceroos has seen him take in the sights from two very different places in the world.

First up it was a trip to Tehran, Iran for Cahill and his side to take on Iraq and the views from their hotel room to their training ground.

It was then a trip back to his home town of Sydney where the Socceroos forward got up close with a new friend at Tooronga Zoo before playing a role in the Socceroos win over UAE.


DAY 2 in IRAN ?? Preparations and training going well ???⚽️??

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My new mate NANGIL ????his name means POWER, massive THANKYOU to @tarongazoo

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Corey Gameiro continued his next phase of recovery as he upped his running load at CFA Melbourne


Getting stronger everyday ????

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And we had birthdays this week with Fernando Brandan, Bruce Kamau and Patrick Kisnorbo! 


It’s a big happy birthday to Bruce Kamau! ??

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It’s a big happy birthday to @brandan_fernando! ?? We’re wishing you a speedy recovery amigo! ???

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It’s a big happy birthday to former City captain and youth coach Patrick Kisnorbo! ??

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