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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
Based In:
Newcastle
Favourite Sports:
Cricket, Football, League,

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Govern the A-League salary cap, or just scrap it altogether

Govern the A-League salary cap, or just scrap it altogether

2 days ago

Perth Glory will officially be disqualified from the A-League finals after accepting FFA’s punishment for breaching the competition’s salary cap. Yet this should not be the end of it. FFA need to address how they govern the cap or else there is little point having it in place.

Perth’s off-field woes may cruel on-field Glory

Perth's off-field woes may cruel on-field Glory

3 Apr 2015

A fairytale season from Perth Glory could descend into ignominy and disgrace if Football Federation Australia’s allegations that they have “significantly” breached the salary cap this season are confirmed.

Ikonomidis’ Euro adventure starting to kick off

Ikonomidis' Euro adventure starting to kick off

30 Mar 2015

As Mile Jedinak slotted his free kick past Ron-Robert Ziegler to take Australia 2-1 up against Germany last week, he wheeled away towards the Socceroos bench in celebration. There waiting for him was Chris Ikonomidis, rushing off his feet to congratulate his new skipper.

Five things we learnt from the Socceroos’ draw with Germany

Five things we learnt from the Socceroos' draw with Germany

27 Mar 2015

As the Asian Champions met the World Champions on Wednesday night in Kaiserslautern, few could have predicted the dominance the Socceroos would impress on the match.

Roar fury shows FFA need to look at abandoned match policy

Roar fury shows FFA need to look at abandoned match policy

23 Mar 2015

For the first time in A-League history a little known rule was forced to emerge on the weekend, in order to determine the result of Wellington Phoenix’s visit to Brisbane Roar.

FFA in drivers seat as football bidding war heats up

FFA in drivers seat as football bidding war heats up

20 Mar 2015

If this week’s media reports are to be believed, free-to-air A-League rights are up for grabs, which could spark a fierce bidding war for Australia’s fastest growing sport.

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