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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History suggests Socceroos fans set for nervy night

History suggests Socceroos fans set for nervy night

5 days ago

In the drawn-out procedure that has been Australia’s World Cup qualification campaign, there is some satisfaction to be gained from the fact that it will end, for better or worse, in the one place that the relatively young football nation has grown accustomed.

Cahill’s belief in Postecoglou the cornerstone of Socceroo hopes

Cahill's belief in Postecoglou the cornerstone of Socceroo hopes

11 Oct 2017

As the dust settled on Tim Cahill’s latest green-and-gold rescue act somewhere, beneath the stands of ANZ Stadium on Tuesday night, it is hard not to believe that the veteran striker and coach Ange Postecoglou would have shared a knowing look.

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.