The Crowd Roar Guru

The Crowd

Roar Guru
http://www.theroar.com.au

  • 5,696,148 Article Reads
  • 3649 Articles Written
  • 0 Comments Written

About

Member Since:
January 2007

Latest Articles

Showing articles 1 - 6 of 3649 | More Articles >
Hey Paul Gallen, footballers are not boxers

Hey Paul Gallen, footballers are not boxers

4 days ago

Rex Mossop coined many memorable Mossopisms. One of his best has been neglected, when it should have been in common currency this year. “A punch never hurt anyone,” said the late, great Rex, defending footbrawls when they broke out. Or as fellow great, the late Frank Hyde would say: “a bout of fisticuffs” or “giving […]

Inequality or mediocrity: Football’s dilemma

Inequality or mediocrity: Football's dilemma

5 days ago

Is a football league measured by the quality of the those at the top or by those at the bottom? This is a key question for the future of Australian football. Should the potential super clubs of the A-League be restrained by the capacity – or lack thereof – of its weakest links? It seems […]

Forget Cheika and a Wallaby resurgence, Australian rugby is in a mess

Forget Cheika and a Wallaby resurgence, Australian rugby is in a mess

24 Oct 2014

Australia has just finished the Rugby Championship series, finishing third out of four nations. The Wallabies are now off to Europe for another five Tests against the best of the Northern Hemisphere. “A fish stinks from the top,” said Alan Jones, former successful Wallaby coach of the state of Australian rugby before the Wallabies’ departure. […]

2014 international rugby league overview

2014 international rugby league overview

23 Oct 2014

The Four Nations kicks off this Saturday, October 25th at Suncorp Stadium Brisbane, and will be contested between Australia, England, New Zealand and Samoa. The fourth tournament of its kind will be held in Australia and New Zealand, concluding with the final on November 15th at Westpac Stadium, Wellington. The Four Nations is a testament […]

The land of the happy talkers

16 Oct 2014

Operation Happy-Talk seemed to come to a dead stop during this period. The eggballers continued to hold Zone Red, but they could not break out without being spotted. And we did not try to break in for the good reason that every happy talker held one of our own people hostage. Bosnich, Zelic, Okon … […]

Less is more when it comes to expanding the A-League

Less is more when it comes to expanding the A-League

14 Oct 2014

If football is to expand beyond the current 10, maybe 12 A-League clubs, the current revenue and expenditure model has to be revisited. The easiest way to achieve this is to have a two-tier salary cap. Currently the cap is around $2.5 million per year for each team, not including all the add-ons like marquees […]

More Articles >