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Janek is a freelance journalist based in Berlin. He previously worked at the Newcastle Herald.

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Member Since:
April 2011
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Newcastle
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Traditional heavyweights and underdogs on display at Euro 2016

Traditional heavyweights and underdogs on display at Euro 2016

5 Jul 2016

And then there were four. The semi-finalists are set in stone and not many would have predicted the entire quartet making it this far.

England find their level, Iceland exceed theirs

England find their level, Iceland exceed theirs

29 Jun 2016

“We are into the next round and nobody will want to play us. I haven’t had anything to do in the whole tournament to be honest. We have been playing very well as a team.”

‘Minnow’ nations have strengthened Euro 2016

'Minnow' nations have strengthened Euro 2016

22 Jun 2016

When UEFA announced it was going to expand the Euro 2016 from 16 teams to 24, there were not too many fans ecstatic about the idea. Money was once again dictating football.

Euro 2016 contenders fail to stamp authority

Euro 2016 contenders fail to stamp authority

15 Jun 2016

Pre-tournament, a select number of nations were lauded as contenders for Euro 2016. France and Germany were atop of the pile, with strangely, though inevitably, England thrown into the mix as an outside chance as well.

Wellington Phoenix face the start of defining era

Wellington Phoenix face the start of defining era

15 Apr 2016

Nine seasons, five finals spots and two wooden spoons – the Wellington Phoenix’s first era in the A-League has been a pass mark. Yet now, leading into a bright new age for the club, it is time for New Zealand’s sole representative in the competition to prove its place.

If FFA finalise sale, Jets can learn how to fly again

If FFA finalise sale, Jets can learn how to fly again

12 Apr 2016

Eight years ago, the Newcastle Jets were celebrating an uncharacteristic Tony Vidmar blunder, which allowed Mark Bridge to slot home the most important goal of his career, in the 2008 A-League grand final.

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