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John Davidson

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Freelance Australian journalist who is based in the UK and has written for Inside Sport, League Express, Rugby League World, FourFourTwo Australia, Thin White Line, Rugby News, Green & Gold Army, Australian Football Weekly, Cornerman, Time Out, and other publications. Tweets at @johnnyddavidson and creates video content at

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Who’ll save the Newcastle Jets?

Who’ll save the Newcastle Jets?

13 hours ago

A record defeat, player unrest, assistants sacked and a club in crisis. How can the Newcastle Jets be turned around? The same time as the Hunter hosted its biggest ever game of football – the Socceroos’ historic 2-0 Asian Cup semi-final win over the UAE – the crap is hitting the fan at the Jets. […]

Asian Cup 2015: Australia’s assault rolls on

Asian Cup 2015: Australia's assault rolls on

2 days ago

Australia is through to the Asian Cup final against South Korea after an inspired 2-0 victory over the United Arab Emirates in Newcastle. The Socceroos scored two goals in the first period, the strikes from Trent Sainsbury and Jason Davidson, to control the game after just 14 minutes. The UAE was rattled and continued to […]

Korea cruise into Asian Cup final

3 days ago

The Socceroos’ conquerers South Korea are through to the Asian Cup decider after breezing past Iraq 2-0. The Koreans will face Australia or the UAE after being far too strong and classy for the Iraqis in Sydney. A goal in each half was enough to see out the Arab nation, who appeared to have little […]

Cahill genius saves Socceroos again

Cahill genius saves Socceroos again

23 Jan 2015

A freakish bicycle kick effort and a textbook header from talisman Tim Cahill saved the Socceroos’ blushes in Brisbane and sent them into the Asian Cup semi-finals. Cahill, Australia’s highest-ever goal-scorer, added another peach to this collection with a breath-taking strike just after half-time against China. With the scores locked at 0-0, Cahill jumped up […]

What’s fact and what’s fiction? Newcastle Jets in crisis

What's fact and what's fiction? Newcastle Jets in crisis

22 Jan 2015

The mess that is the Newcastle Jets isn’t going away. Hot on the heels of the resignation of CEO Robbie Middleby and chairman Ray Baartz, is the re-involvement of owner Nathan Tinkler. Apparently, according to his media soundbites, Tinkler wants to steady the ship and get the Jets back on track. But if you believe […]

2015 Asian Cup: Checking out the Chinese

2015 Asian Cup: Checking out the Chinese

22 Jan 2015

“I just watched China, we’ll win easily.” That was the verdict of an unnamed Australian player who has had a stint in the Chinese Super League, after watching China scrap to beat North Korea. The Socceroos take on China on Thursday in Brisbane for the Asian Cup quarter finals, after failing to secure a point […]

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