MELBOURNE Victory striker Archie Thompson is at the centre of a police probe over an alleged domestic incident involving his wife Emily, the club confirmed this evening.
According to Victory, Thompson and his wife are 'together and working through this matter'.
With Victoria Police now taking charge of the incident, the club said it was 'not in a position to make any further comment at this time'.
"The club takes allegations like this very seriously," Victory managing director Richard Wilson said in a statement.
"We are gathering more information on the matter and will work with all relevant parties to better understand the circumstances.
"We have had conversations with Archie and in-turn, we've moved to ensure support networks and professional assistance is provided for both Archie and Emily."