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Paul Nicholls

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About

Sydney based writer with a particular interest in the history and culture of sport. Likes Sydney FC in the A-League and Cronulla Sharks in the NRL. Follow me on Twitter @70s_mo

Member Since:
 
April 2014
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Sydney
Favourite Sports:
Cricket, Football, League, Rugby,

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How the World Cup VAR eclipsed the A-League VAR

How the World Cup VAR eclipsed the A-League VAR

3 Aug 2018

Waking up at 4am to see the blood moon brought back memories of the World Cup.

Dick Smith, un-Australian-ness and the Great Italian flag cover-up

Dick Smith, un-Australian-ness and the Great Italian flag cover-up

28 Jul 2018

Dick Smith Electronics was a revelation when it first opened around 50 years ago. It was the era where anything electrical or technological was like a drug to the new consumer class of techno-nerds.

Russian around: Sydney’s World Cup apathy and a stream to make you scream

Russian around: Sydney's World Cup apathy and a stream to make you scream

18 Jun 2018

At last the World Cup has started and as I got off the bus in Sydney on Friday morning I was expecting the city to be abuzz with football fever.

Russian around: Why the World Cup isn’t to be missed

Russian around: Why the World Cup isn't to be missed

14 Jun 2018

I can’t believe it’s been 44 years since I started watching World cups. In 1974 we watched on a black on white TV that had one button, a knob to change channels and a little dial for the volume. How technology has changed.

Match report: England 2, Nigeria 1

Match report: England 2, Nigeria 1

3 Jun 2018

England have won their friendly match against Nigeria at Wembley Stadium by 2 goals to 1.

England vs Nigeria: Pre-World Cup Friendly live scores, blog

England vs Nigeria: Pre-World Cup Friendly live scores, blog

3 Jun 2018

Preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Origin go into overdrive when FIFA 13th ranked England take on the 47th ranked Nigeria at Wembley Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 2:15am (AEST).