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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.

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Member Since:
April 2011
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A-League: Who’s going to the finals, and who’s missing out

A-League: Who's going to the finals, and who's missing out

3 days ago

With the A-League about two-thirds into its 10th season, the race for the premiership, as well as for a place in the finals, is starting to get interesting.

Marco Bresciano should steer clear of the A-League

Marco Bresciano should steer clear of the A-League

27 Feb 2015

Marco Bresciano, up there with the most technically gifted Australians to pull on a Socceroos jersey, has recently announced his international retirement, less than a month after winning the Asian Cup.

Wanderers kick-start ACL defence as Roar search for their first win

Wanderers kick-start ACL defence as Roar search for their first win

24 Feb 2015

With the Central Coast Mariners crashing out of the 2015 Asian Champions League prematurely last week, just two Australian clubs are left to battle it out for the prestigious trophy.

Taggart’s horror start in London finally turning into goals

Taggart's horror start in London finally turning into goals

20 Feb 2015

Oxford Street is a nightmare when London clocks off work on a weekday afternoon. Yet down a side alley, away from the hustle and bustle, Adam Taggart sits comfortably in the corner of a tiny speakeasy, relaxed and sipping on an espresso after a day at the office.

Simulation has its place, but Ryall needs to be punished for diving

Simulation has its place, but Ryall needs to be punished for diving

16 Feb 2015

Another week, another A-League refereeing blunder. Everyone is aware that the officiating in Australian football is far from ideal, but it’s also nothing new. FFA need to help rectify the dilemma, and hopefully that arrives following the announcement of the National Plan for the Whole of Football.

Clubs need to take more responsibility for repeat player indiscretions

Clubs need to take more responsibility for repeat player indiscretions

13 Feb 2015

As the NRL gears towards the new campaign, off-season talk has partly centred around the possibility of both Danny Wicks and Russell Packer returning to the field following stints in prison.