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Janek Speight

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About

Janek is a former Newcastle Herald journalist who has moved to Berlin to work abroad as a freelance writer.

Follow him on Twitter - @JanekSpeight - or contact him at janek.speight@gmail.com

Fußball über alles

Member Since:
April 2011
Based In:
Newcastle
Favourite Sports:
Cricket, Football, League,

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Ikonomidis’ Euro adventure starting to kick off

Ikonomidis' Euro adventure starting to kick off

2 days ago

As Mile Jedinak slotted his free kick past Ron-Robert Ziegler to take Australia 2-1 up against Germany last week, he wheeled away towards the Socceroos bench in celebration. There waiting for him was Chris Ikonomidis, rushing off his feet to congratulate his new skipper.

Five things we learnt from the Socceroos’ draw with Germany

Five things we learnt from the Socceroos' draw with Germany

5 days ago

As the Asian Champions met the World Champions on Wednesday night in Kaiserslautern, few could have predicted the dominance the Socceroos would impress on the match.

Roar fury shows FFA need to look at abandoned match policy

Roar fury shows FFA need to look at abandoned match policy

23 Mar 2015

For the first time in A-League history a little known rule was forced to emerge on the weekend, in order to determine the result of Wellington Phoenix’s visit to Brisbane Roar.

FFA in drivers seat as football bidding war heats up

FFA in drivers seat as football bidding war heats up

20 Mar 2015

If this week’s media reports are to be believed, free-to-air A-League rights are up for grabs, which could spark a fierce bidding war for Australia’s fastest growing sport.

Would Aussies resent it if Wellington Phoenix won the A-League?

Would Aussies resent it if Wellington Phoenix won the A-League?

16 Mar 2015

On Sunday, Wellington Phoenix jumped to first place in the A-League with a 2-1 victory over Perth Glory. It has been an astonishing rise for a club that was on its knees in 2011 when former owner Terry Serepisos declared bankruptcy.

Socceroos take back seat as Olyroos chase Olympic glory

Socceroos take back seat as Olyroos chase Olympic glory

13 Mar 2015

While Ange Postecoglou’s Socceroos are testing themselves against Germany and Macedonia in two weeks’ time, an arguably more important tournament will be taking place on the other side of the world.

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