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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
Based In:
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Gallop faces a tenure-defining six months as FFA chief executive

Gallop faces a tenure-defining six months as FFA chief executive

4 days ago

Season 10 of the A-League was supposed to be a lot smoother. On the back of Asian Cup success, record-breaking membership numbers and one of the most competitive campaigns to date David Gallop would have been looking forward to toasting a job well done.

Arnold vs Muscat a worthy A-League grand final sideshow

Arnold vs Muscat a worthy A-League grand final sideshow

16 May 2015

It is the ultimate showdown, the Big Blue that everyone was hoping for. From the FFA, both sets of supporters, the neutrals and probably many media pundits, Sunday’s A-League grand final is the perfect ending to Season 10 of Australia’s premier football competition.

Forget the pitch, forget the AFL, this A-League final has a fine home

Forget the pitch, forget the AFL, this A-League final has a fine home

12 May 2015

Five days out from an A-League grand final and football chief executives are labelling rival codes a “disgrace”. Only 30,000 fans are allowed to attend the match and the FFA are fielding complaints of ineptness. Does not sound like ideal preparation does it?

A-League finals: Adelaide travel to Sky Blues

A-League finals: Adelaide travel to Sky Blues

8 May 2015

On Saturday night the A-League will be treated to a match fit for a grand final. Yet instead we shall see two of Australia’s brightest sides battle it out for the right to contest a championship.

A-League finals: Which City will turn up for Victory?

A-League finals: Which City will turn up for Victory?

7 May 2015

Eight conceded, three scored and two points from a possible twelve. Such a record does not appear worthy of a club that has made the semi-finals of the A-League in 2015.

The battle for the Toon has just begun

The battle for the Toon has just begun

20 Apr 2015

As Harry Kane broke away and slotted home his 30th goal of the season it was as if a fire alarm had sounded. St James’ Park emptied faster than pre-game pints at The Strawberry.

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