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Sydney FC can try to become the A-Leagues Invincibles but Melbourne City are set on lifting the FFA Cup trophy, says midfielder Neil Kilkenny. Mens Adidas Shoes Nmd .Sky Blues coach Graham Arnold last week challenged his side to finish their domestic league campaign unbeaten.Kilkenny, who came through Arsenals academy while Thierry Henry was leading the Gunners to their famous undefeated 2003-04 English Premier League season, was unfazed by the rhetoric.Two days before hosting Sydney in Wednesday nights FFA Cup final at AAMI Park, the 30-year-old said the clubs desire for a first piece of silverware could not be stronger.You have to respect them. Theyre a decent team, we know that, Kilkenny said.Fair play if they want to do that, thats obviously their aim.Everyones got aims - our aim is to win on Wednesday night.Kilkenny is no stranger to big games, having played in the the 2011 Asian Cup final with the Socceroos and play-off finals in England, along with Leeds Uniteds famous third-round 2010 FA Cup defeat of fierce rivals Manchester United.Now he has the chance to do it on one of the biggest stages in Australian domestic football with a franchise hungry to succeed.Its a club going places. The City group have put a lot of money into the club and its a fantastic facility we have here, Kilkenny said.They want success as much as us ... thats what they drum into you when you sign.When you play for big teams you have to bring success, so its very important to win on Wednesday night.Kilkenny will play despite picking up his fifth A-League yellow card in Sundays confidence-boosting 2-1 win over Wellington.Despite the tight turnaround, coach John van t Schip has ensured hell have virtually a full complement of players to choose from after leaving Tim Cahill, Bruce Kamau and Nicolas Colazo on the bench for a large chunk of the Phoenix match.Colazo finally returned to the pitch in a 15-minute cameo seven weeks after having surgery on a burst ear drum sustained during the first clash with the Phoenix in round one.The former Boca Juniors winger wasnt sure if he was ready for 90 minutes but wanted to play some part on Wednesday.It was important for me to take confidence that I can stay on the pitch again, Colazo said.I feel alright, thanks to the support of my partner, the coach, my family and the doctor. Adidas Nmd Sale . After a lengthy wait, persistent rain finally forced the postponement of the Nationals game against the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. The teams, and a few thousand fans, waited nearly four hours from the 7:05 scheduled start time before an announcement was made shortly before 11 p. Adidas Womens Nmd r1 Shoes . A big centre with all the tools to be an elite player, Johansen paced the Blue Jackets with a standout game Saturday night. He had a goal and two assists for a career-high three points as Columbus beat the New York Islanders 5-2 to snap a five-game losing streak. . Nigeria beat surprise package Ethiopia 2-0 in the second leg of their playoff for a comfortable 4-1 aggregate victory. Victor Moses converted a 20th-minute penalty after an Ethiopian handball, and Victor Obinna made certain of Nigerias place in Brazil with his powerful free kick in the 82nd at UJ Esuene Stadium. RIO DE JANEIRO -- Joao Havelange, the Brazilian who ran FIFA for two decades, is being treated for pneumonia in a Rio de Janeiro hospital.The Samaritano Hospital said the 100-year-old Havelange is in a stable condition. It did not elaborate.Havelange presided over FIFA from 1974 until 1998, and was credited by many for expanding footbaall into a truly global game. Buy Adidas Nmd. e was also a longtime member of the International Olympic Committee until resigning in December 2011 amid allegations he took kickbacks from a FIFA marketing partner. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '