Matt Somerford Roar Rookie

Matt Somerford

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About

Back in Perth after 12 years in the UK covering everything from the Ashes to the Premier League and Olympics. It's good to see the sun again.

Member Since:
 
March 2017
Based In:
 
Perth
Favourite Sports:
AFL, Cricket, Football,

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Simpson deserves respect as goodwill dries up

Simpson deserves respect as goodwill dries up

26 Jul 2017

If Adam Simpson has learned anything in the past couple of days it is that perception means a lot in football.

Is the Eagles’ fortress being demolished before schedule?

Is the Eagles' fortress being demolished before schedule?

11 Jul 2017

At the start of the season, comedian Mick Molloy suggested – with the sort of irreverence that has earned his acclaim – that West Coast coach Adam Simpson was among the most likely coaches to be sacked this season.

Fyfe deserves sympathy amid modern-day contract drama

Fyfe deserves sympathy amid modern-day contract drama

2 May 2017

When the forensics are conducted on Nat Fyfe’s career – and hopefully that’s a long distance from now – it will be this season that arguably uncovers the closest truth to life as a modern-day footballer.

Youth conundrum could define Simpson’s quest for Eagles flag

Youth conundrum could define Simpson's quest for Eagles flag

28 Apr 2017

Kurt Mutimer is set to become the 11th player to be handed their AFL debut by Adam Simpson since he took over as West Coast coach four seasons ago.

Have Hawthorn booby-trapped their own regeneration?

Have Hawthorn booby-trapped their own regeneration?

21 Apr 2017

In a city where conversation is regularly framed by the sporting landscape, Melbourne’s famed changeable weather is arguably a gift of Mother Nature’s sense of humour.

Have West Coast got too much of a good thing with Sam Mitchell?

Have West Coast got too much of a good thing with Sam Mitchell?

9 Apr 2017

When Sam Mitchell’s blockbuster trade to West Coast was announced in the pre-season, the narrative wrote itself.