The A-League has always been a popularity contest

" The lack of analytical ability of some people is truly astounding." I could say the same thing. I never once stated that I'd done a statistical analysis, or that I was in any way in possession of the specific numbers who voted for each coach. I simply offered the hypothesis that "supporters in Adelaide care more about football than fans in Brisbane" based on the fairly obvious premise that Gombau was voted All Stars coach and Mulvey wasn't.

12 Apr 2014
The A-League has always been a popularity contest

The problem with this theory is that Fuss is one of the most vociferous critics of what he considers to be 'soft journalism'. Yet when journalists like Migliaccio and Monteverde actually get out in the field and ask hard questions on a daily basis, he criticises that too. You can't have it both ways.

12 Apr 2014
The A-League has always been a popularity contest

"I didn’t even vote, that’s how much i care who is the coach for this game." Precisely my point.

12 Apr 2014
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