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Mike Tuckerman

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Great finish, now bring on the A-League finals

Great finish, now bring on the A-League finals

4 days ago

Can a stoppage-time winner ever be a bad thing? Surely Sydney FC would have been better off drawing against Perth Glory and travelling to Gosford in the first week of the finals? The Sky Blues churned out a 2-1 win over visitors Perth in a largely forgettable encounter at Allianz Stadium yesterday, with Richard Garcia […]

The A-League has always been a popularity contest

The A-League has always been a popularity contest

11 Apr 2014

Supporters in Adelaide care more about football than fans in Brisbane. What else can we conclude from the fact Josep Gombau was voted coach of the A-League All Stars over Mike Mulvey? It may be a Mickey Mouse fixture to some, but the now-annual A-League All Stars encounter enticed more than 16,000 A-League fans to […]

Right result, but Sydney FC won’t win the A-League

Right result, but Sydney FC won't win the A-League

7 Apr 2014

Could Sydney FC be the worst team in Australian sport to potentially win a championship? The Sky Blues more often than not look hopeless, yet a top-six finals series means they’re in the mix to win the A-League. Make no mistake – Sydney’s 4-1 win over Wellington Phoenix at a soaked Sydney Football Stadium yesterday […]

Organisers have got Asian Cup ticket prices right

Organisers have got Asian Cup ticket prices right

4 Apr 2014

The swathes of empty seats at Australia’s sporting venues tell a story. Discretionary spending is down, so it’s refreshing to see some innovative ticket pricing announced ahead of next year’s Asian Cup. The residents of Brisbane know the pain of cost-of-living increases as well as anyone. For several months, Brisbane Transport – a business unit […]

The A-League needs more attacking football

The A-League needs more attacking football

31 Mar 2014

Australians have a particular aversion to attacking football. How else do we explain the unrelenting deference to the defensive side of the game on show in every facet of the A-League? Besart Berisha’s red card at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night was the product of a long-standing refereeing tradition of protecting goalkeepers at all costs. […]

Why Harry was truly one of our greatest

Why Harry was truly one of our greatest

27 Mar 2014

Harry Kewell played a starring role in the best moment of my life. When he volleyed home that equaliser against Croatia, he fulfilled every childhood wish I’d ever had about the Socceroos. Of all the goals Kewell scored in his long and storied career, his coolly-taken volley in the white-hot atmosphere of the Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadion at […]

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