The mainstream media’s treatment of football has consistently been a problem amongst supporters. It always seems like the media is out there looking for, and sometimes creating, negative stories. This serves to bring down the game, as it is a competitor to the AFL and NRL. People are probably sick of the whole Ljubo Milicevic [...]
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Obviously there was more to winning the 2022 World Cup bid than the bid video, but Australia surely didn’t leave a good final impression with their presentation and were rightly criticised for it. Here are some of my suggestions on how Australia could improve the final presentation. 1. More Australianisms Okay, so they got the [...]
It has been reported that Guus Hiddink has picked Ersan Gülüm for Turkey in the friendly against the Netherlands, locking him out of a potential Socceroos berth. Inevitably this will bring out outrage fans about how he is betraying the country of his birth and there will be comparisons with him and Josip Šimunić. However, [...]
Holger Osieck was selected as the head coach of the Socceroos with little fanfare. This is a look at the background of the man that has chosen to lead the team to the 2014 World Cup. One of the greatest trump cards about the Holger Osieck selection was his role in developing players. He was [...]
First I’ll state that there should be no monocultural clubs allowed in the A-League. In the professional era of Australian football, having a supporter base limited to a particular minority group is not really acceptable for its growth. However, that doesn’t mean that no previous ethnic clubs shouldn’t be allowed in the A-League. Some will [...]