Paul Nicholls Roar Guru

Paul Nicholls

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About

Sydney based writer with a particular interest in the history and culture of sport. Likes Sydney FC in the A-League and Cronulla Sharks in the NRL. Follow me on Twitter @70s_mo

Member Since:
 
April 2014
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Sydney
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The very first Test match revisited; Australia vs England ‘live’ blog, day 1, March 15, 1877

The very first Test match revisited; Australia vs England 'live' blog, day 1, March 15, 1877

19 hours ago

Welcome to Roar’s first ghost blog.

The Ramble: Moscow mayhem, a masterchef’s madness and the derby doesn’t disappoint

The Ramble: Moscow mayhem, a masterchef’s madness and the derby doesn’t disappoint

24 Oct 2017

Another week in football zips by and it marked the midway point in the European Champions League group stages.

The Ramble: Newcastle could be the fairy tale the A-League desperately needs

The Ramble: Newcastle could be the fairy tale the A-League desperately needs

17 Oct 2017

The highlight of the opening fortnight of the A-League has been the turnout of the fans of the Newcastle Jets.

The Ramble: What is the Golden Age of football in Australia?

The Ramble: What is the Golden Age of football in Australia?

4 Oct 2017

The 13th season of the A-League is part of the 137th year of organised football in this country.

The ramble: Boxing, and why hasn’t the A-League started yet?

The ramble: Boxing, and why hasn’t the A-League started yet?

26 Sep 2017

One of the joys of walking around central Sydney at the moment are the posters displaying artworks from the 2017 Archibald Prize. Near Martin Place a poster shows a slender young woman with tattoos on her arm. I recognised the face but couldn’t quite place the name.

The Ramble: We’ve come a long way since Bend it Like Beckham

The Ramble: We've come a long way since Bend it Like Beckham

19 Sep 2017

I didn’t think I would ever say this, but Penrith was the centre of my footballing universe this week.