Lucas Gillard Roar Rookie

Lucas Gillard

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About

Stats hungry sports nerd who supports Carlton, the Socceroos, the Carolina Panthers and cold-hard-facts. Follow me on Twitter @ljgillard

Member Since:
 
April 2018
Based In:
 
Melbourne
Favourite Sports:
AFL, Football,

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Trent Sainsbury: Our key, hook and bolt for Russia 2018

Trent Sainsbury: Our key, hook and bolt for Russia 2018

4 days ago

In Italy, deep lying playmakers are called they are called the regista (director). In Brazil – where playmakers are more likely in the forward third – they are the meia-armador. In Australia, we call this player Trent Sainsbury.

Unlocking the doors of footballing parlance

Unlocking the doors of footballing parlance

5 days ago

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup all but upon us, let’s indulge in some footballing idioms.

Does the A-League hold back our national team?

Does the A-League hold back our national team?

16 May 2018

A popular US brokerage firm in 1970s and 80s popularised the tagline “when EF Hutton talks, people listen.”

Can Arnold’s Sydney FC model work for the Socceroos?

Can Arnold's Sydney FC model work for the Socceroos?

8 May 2018

Many articles have been written and many teeth have been gnashed over the appointment of Graham Arnold as full-time Socceroos coach at the completion of the World Cup.

We need to talk about Mile

We need to talk about Mile

27 Apr 2018

Mile Jedinak has been a gargantuan presence in the centre of midfield for the Socceroos since he became a regular in 2011.

How Juventus Champions League tactics can inspire the Socceroos

How Juventus Champions League tactics can inspire the Socceroos

19 Apr 2018

Amazing thoughts enter the mind in World Cup years. Otherwise sensible people turn into parrots peddling unreasonable and unjustified levels of hope and optimism. And I am no exception.