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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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Having left a powerhouse, Amini targets first team football

Having left a powerhouse, Amini targets first team football

2 days ago

Mustafa Amini receives possesson from the left wing at Randers Stadion, taking the ball into the penalty box while simultaneously evading a sliding challenge from an opposing defender.

FFA must transfer European interest to the A-League

FFA must transfer European interest to the A-League

5 days ago

More than 400,000 football fans have attended seven matches across five cities during the post- and pre-season in Australia. While the numbers were impressive, there are still question marks about what the whole charade will achieve for football in this country.

Halloran ditches city lights to rekindle passion in the country

Halloran ditches city lights to rekindle passion in the country

21 Jul 2015

The life of a professional footballer is supposed to be all roses. Paid for kicking a ball around a field, often quite handsomely, travelling to all corners of the globe and, if you’re lucky, pulling the adoration of thousands of fans.

United forced to splurge due to Ferguson’s misdirected vision

United forced to splurge due to Ferguson's misdirected vision

17 Jul 2015

As Robin van Persie broke Aston Villa’s offside trap, all the time his eyes fixed upon Wayne Rooney’s delicate long ball from beyond the halfway line, there was a sense of anticipation around Old Trafford.

Brisbane Roar’s on-field regeneration could already be doomed

Brisbane Roar's on-field regeneration could already be doomed

3 Jul 2015

Unpaid player wages, snubbing competitive football matches, an uncertain financial future and corporate sponsors fleeing. No, Gold Coast United have not returned to the A-League, welcome to the current daily existence of the Brisbane Roar.

Matildas give FFA yet another edge over competitors

Matildas give FFA yet another edge over competitors

29 Jun 2015

A late scrappy goal may have ended the Matildas’ World Cup dreams in the early hours of Sunday morning, yet their memorable campaign has given women’s football its biggest push yet in the rush for column inches and relevancy in Australia.

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