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Tony Tannous

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About

Tony Tannous, "The Round Ball Analyst", is a Sydney-based freelance football writer of all things technical and tactical, and has been covering Australian and international football for over 20 years. Tony is a pioneer of football analysis downunder, having started Australia's first football blog, "The Round Ball Analyst", in 2006, and has been an integral part of The Roar since 2009.

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Wanderers will become top dogs, but mischief makers must pull their heads in

Wanderers will become top dogs, but mischief makers must pull their heads in

8 hours ago

Much of what went on in the terraces at Etihad Stadium was about flexing some muscle to send a message about who is the biggest club in the land. Those Wanderers fans who took it too far have since received an unequivocal message to pull their heads in.

Melbourne City’s Wanderland sojourn a genuine title test

Melbourne City’s Wanderland sojourn a genuine title test

28 Jan 2016

To say it’s one of the most anticipated games of the season would be underselling tomorrow night’s clash at Wanderland between the top two, the Western Sydney Wanderers and Melbourne City.

Wanderers’ links to a bookmaker is a public relations red card

Wanderers' links to a bookmaker is a public relations red card

14 Jan 2016

When the Western Sydney Wanderers arrived on the A-League scene it promised to represent the region’s best values of hard work and honesty, rather than encourage one of the biggest problems in the region, gambling.

Football’s winners, losers and lessons learned of 2015

Football's winners, losers and lessons learned of 2015

31 Dec 2015

It’s been a crazy old year for the round ball game in Australia. From the highs of the Asian Cup and the win by the Socceroos on home soil in January to the fan walk-outs and boycotts of the A-League earlier this month, drama hasn’t been too far from the surface.

The Spaniards have added an air of calm at Wanderland

The Spaniards have added an air of calm at Wanderland

17 Dec 2015

The one thing that’s struck me watching the Western Sydney Wanderers this season is just how calm and composed everyone is, and much of the credit for that appears to lie with the three-pronged Spanish anchor on the field and their little compatriot sitting next to Tony Popovic on the bench.

Football fans and Melbourne Victory leading the way

Football fans and Melbourne Victory leading the way

3 Dec 2015

Right now, if you were looking for leadership and where the power lies in the round ball game in Australia, you’d be hard pressed to go past the Melbourne Victory and Australia’s football fans.

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