Marty Gleason Roar Pro

Marty Gleason

Roar Pro
https://martygleason.wordpress.com/

  • 27,941 Article Reads
  • 37 Articles Written
  • 186 Comments Written

About

Footy: The Doggies won the 2016 Premiership!! Soccer: From Ronaldo to Henry to Ronaldinho to Messi and seemingly back to another Ronaldo. Full circle!

Member Since:
 
April 2015
Based In:
 
Melbourne, VIC
Favourite Sports:
AFL, Football,

Latest Articles

Showing articles 1 - 6 of 37
The tragic figure of Jobe Watson

The tragic figure of Jobe Watson

13 Sep 2017

As nonsensical and downright aggressive and intolerant as all footy discussion has become these days, how can anyone watch Jobe Watson walk off the field in tears against Sydney and not feel overwhelming sadness?

Memories from the legendary career of Nick Riewoldt

Memories from the legendary career of Nick Riewoldt

2 Aug 2017

Nick Riewoldt is retiring, but he may well have wanted to play on and couldn’t. It happens here and there in footy, where the brain is stronger than the late-30s body, but was that the case with Riewoldt?

The Hawthorn dictatorship and a tradition of doing it hard since 2017

The Hawthorn dictatorship and a tradition of doing it hard since 2017

23 Jul 2017

Dictators and their supporters are humourless. Subduing a population and keeping the boot on the throat is no laughing matter.

Comparing dynasties: Who were the greatest irritants?

Comparing dynasties: Who were the greatest irritants?

24 May 2017

Paul Roos at the Sydney Swans famously had a ‘no dickheads’ policy during his halcyon years of 2005-06. Roos meditated, maintained his pristine brown hair over eight years of coaching, and was once seen to be whistling right before a quarter-time address with the Swans five goals down. They won.

Despite half a billion pounds, Manchester remains the same

Despite half a billion pounds, Manchester remains the same

26 Apr 2017

This is a teachable moment. It can educate us about life, about ploughing full-speed down incorrect avenues, about being organic versus the inability to buy the intangible.

The art of the rushed behind

The art of the rushed behind

5 Apr 2017

The rushed behind. Footy’s get out of jail ticket. Or not. What was Callum Mills to do, facing away from goal and Liam Picken maybe there, maybe not?