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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

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

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FFA Cup hiccups will take time to cure

FFA Cup hiccups will take time to cure

2 days ago

News that Football Federation Australia has moved to ban all clubs from streaming their fixtures in the FFA Cup round of 16 has been met with widespread disdain. Coupled with the governing body’s decision to move some NPL clubs’ home games to alternate venues due to lighting issues, and Twitter, as it is does, has […]

Western Sydney Wanderers vs Guangzhou Evergrande: ACL scores, blog, result

Western Sydney Wanderers vs Guangzhou Evergrande: ACL scores, blog, result

4 days ago

MATCH RESULT: The Western Sydney Wanderers have advanced past last years Asian Champions after losing 2-1 in Chinese giants Guangzhou Evergrande. Western Sydney were under the pump for large parts of the second half, after holding their own in the first period. La Rocca felled Elkeson in the box in the 33rd minute, conceding a […]

FFA has gone too far in its attempt to de-ethnicise football

FFA has gone too far in its attempt to de-ethnicise football

6 days ago

The FFA Cup round of 32 has been an unequivocal success, yet, in a storyline that is all too familiar in Australian football, Football Federation Australia has managed to put a dampener on the celebrations. Revelations have emerged in the past few days that Victorian NPL side Melbourne Knights have filed a complaint against the […]

Wanderers’ embrace of the ACL is a breath of fresh air

Wanderers' embrace of the ACL is a breath of fresh air

22 Aug 2014

“To be honest, playing in Asia, is not all that enjoyable.” Those were the words Kevin Muscat used in 2010 after Melbourne Victory were eliminated from the Asian Champions League group stages following defeat to Beijing Guoan. “People going down left, right and centre, stalling for time… I think it’s evident for people to see. […]

Expanding the A-League: The time is ripe

Expanding the A-League: The time is ripe

18 Aug 2014

With the A-League entering its 10th season, there are three years remaining on the current television deal that Football Federation Australia negotiated in November 2012. With a new deal to be put in place for the beginning of the 2017-18 season, the FFA need to have a look at expansion possibilities to increase their bargaining […]

It’s time for the home of football to finally deliver

It's time for the home of football to finally deliver

15 Aug 2014

Thursday’s announcement that SBS will move their Friday night A-League coverage to their main channel, SBS ONE, has been met with an overwhelming positive reaction. Now, it’s time for football’s “home” to get the rest of their coverage in order. When SBS first declared that Friday night games would be screened on their digital channel, […]

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