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

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April 2014
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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.

The Ramble: Frustrated Aussies, classy Germans and Brisbane imports

The Ramble: Frustrated Aussies, classy Germans and Brisbane imports

13 Sep 2017

Thank goodness for the IQ. As expected, I missed the start of the Australia versus Thailand game but was able to catch it on delay. I had to avoid spoilers so unfortunately missed The Roar’s always enjoyable blog.

The Ramble: Blacktown, D-day and why Australia must stick to a back three

The Ramble: Blacktown, D-day and why Australia must stick to a back three

5 Sep 2017

For the first time since Kevin Keegan drew 17,000 fans to the Gabbie Stadium some 30 odd years ago, football folk in Blacktown have a reason to be excited.

The Ramble: The Mooy boy and shirtless Russians

The Ramble: The Mooy boy and shirtless Russians

29 Aug 2017

I thought I’d have a crack at a regular column. The football world moves like an express train so every now and then it’s worth getting off at a station and taking a moment to reflect.

The murky origins of Australia’s football codes

The murky origins of Australia’s football codes

10 Aug 2017

I’m heading south on a date with sports history.

How the FFA Cup can solve the A-League’s mid-season malaise

How the FFA Cup can solve the A-League's mid-season malaise

24 Feb 2017

All entertainment hits a dull patch – it’s not even confined to the world of sports: books, movies and TV shows always have a quiet part. Heck, even Married at First Sight has a dull bit (admittedly it begins about two minutes into the first episode.)