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Austrian midfielder Dobras joins Melbourne Victory

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Melbourne Victory have signed Austrian attacking midfielder Kristijan Dobras on a one-year A-League deal.

The midfielder has made over 130 appearances in the Austrian Football Bundesliga and scored 15 goals in the first and second divisions since 2012 for Rapid Wien, Grodig, Wiener Neustadt, Sturm Graz and most recently Rheindorf Altach.

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Dobras is...

Altach, Austria's Leicester, reaching new heights under Werner Grabherr

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Philipp Netzer captains Altach and is a favourite among the clubs' supporters.

The year of 2016 is drawing to a close, and it will always be remembered for the success of Leicester City in the Premier League. It wasn't only the Foxes who shone though -- underdogs seemed to be having fun all over the world, from IFK Mariehamn in Finland to Plaza Colonia in Uruguay. And now a team from a small Austrian village is mounting a title challenge with 31-year-old marketing manager Werner Grabherr as coach.

SC Rheindorf Altach are top of the Austrian Bundesliga ahead of the mega-rich...


West Ham to face FC Astra in Europa League third qualifying round

West Ham will face FC Astra Giurgiu or Romania in the Europa League third qualifying round after surviving penalties in Malta on Thursday.

The Premier League side played with 10 men for over an hour against Birkirkara after James Tomkins was sent off, and will resume their campaign at home next Thursday.

FC Astra advanced after a goalless draw with Inverness, going through 1-0 on aggregate.

Aberdeen are the only Scottish team remaining and will face Kairat Almaty of Kazakstan in the third...


Europa League draw: Southampton handed Vitesse Arnhem test

Southampton will face Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem in the third qualifying round of the Europa League, while West Ham were handed a potential tie against Scottish Premiership side Inverness Caledonian Thistle should they both progress.

Saints finished seventh in the Premier League last season and so were among the sides for Friday's draw in Nyon, Switzerland.

The fixture will see Southampton manager Ronald Koeman return to the Netherlands, where he previously managed Vitesse before moving to England.