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John Duerden

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A-League fans need to learn to cop criticism

A-League fans need to learn to cop criticism

9 Dec 2016

Wally Mason’s editorial in The Australian, about how diving damages football’s chances of becoming huge in Australia, has many fans shouting for a yellow or red card to be brandished in the face of the paper’s sports editor.

Codewars? A little perspective is all it takes to get along

Codewars? A little perspective is all it takes to get along

1 Dec 2016

Australia’s code wars took a turn for the worse this week with the furore over a ‘joke’ coined by a comedian with a penchant for Aussie rules.

On-field worries continue for Aussies in Thailand

On-field worries continue for Aussies in Thailand

18 Nov 2016

Australian fans behaved themselves in Bangkok on Tuesday – in the Rajamangala Stadium at least.

China could be the next big thing for world rugby

China could be the next big thing for world rugby

4 Nov 2016

Aussie Rules Football has long eyed the Chinese market as one of opportunity as has American football, but the oval game that could take root in the Middle Kingdom is rugby.

Tim Cahill can make a difference

Tim Cahill can make a difference

8 Oct 2016

On a hot sweaty night in Abu Dhabi last month, Australia were looking good against United Arab Emirates. A well-organised team was composed and confident, yet just couldn’t get the goal that make the difference.

Put Wayne Rooney at the top of the A-League marquee wishlist

Put Wayne Rooney at the top of the A-League marquee wishlist

25 Aug 2016

Earlier this week Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson told British newspaper Daily Mirror that Wayne Rooney would be a fine addition to Major League Soccer.