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A fabulous well written story, I enjoyed learning about Topors early years.
300 games is a legendary effort by this awes…(more)
Casual sports fans also had a choice tonight, sit in the sun for hours waiting for the night session, or head to Perth A…(more)
heat is only going to get worse in aus too with climate change perhaps perth should be shuffled back to open the test su…(more)
For everyone going about the weak crowd, its worth noting we are in the middle of one of the worst heat waves in years, …(more)
but the point is it was worth pushing the rate earlier during day than at night either way when its much tougher to bat….(more)
People at the beginning of the innings were calling for us to go for it and put them back in.
Well to be positive , NZ will have to score the highest run chase in test history to win 418 is the best run chase by t…(more)
interesting some people loved the waca and the aussies were on fire there traditionally with bat and ball. Was a big hom…(more)
Some issues going in to MCG . If NZ win the toss there and boult plays it gets quite even for me. Pattinson will be suit…(more)
Its a competitive pitch I agree , its gives a bit to the bowlers . Still two days to go and we may well make it comforta…(more)
I’m from WA but not Perth anymore, as the waca and Subi where awful to watch sport Optus has been excellent here though …(more)
I think hell come good with red ball back at mcg and at scg smith , pink ball going softer and medium pace doesn’t total…(more)
Isn’t good anon , where is the crowd on a saturday in perth , well at least in the evening
I actually love going to the scg its a grand old pavilion set up there in parts. MCG is a bit of a cold stadium (weather…(more)
A l.o.n.g time
TBF, Warne, McGrath and Chapps walked the talk.
With what the CA ceo said the other day sounds like a matter of time, from everything I’ve heard Adelaide is the best st…(more)
I think there is some cause for concern. I was an early embracer but I’m havin some doubts.
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Adelaide will get more people through the door though they are a keener cricketing crowd and I’m from melbourne. W…(more)
But more bowlers means a longer tail which usually means not many runs. The Marn is the only batsmen who has done well h…(more)
Brilliant pitch in Perth, bit in it for fast and slow bowling and lots runs if you’re good enough, much more of these …(more)
So paine and head pathetic with the bat again. Head has no cricket brain for me . Talented but gives it away all the tim…(more)
How much either state govt is willing to pay ca will decide, either way Adelaide oval or Perth stadium would be more pre…(more)
Adelaide alll the way is the only option and even then can’t see it happening but adelaide would be number 1 choice . Th…(more)
not the time to up the run rate at the last hour under lights with pink ball . stupid if that was paines strategy
hmm that formula was found wanting at headingly, oval and has been exposed here to an extent (lucky we batted first and …(more)
No chance for dinner tomorrow now chris, they went slow earlier I think its cost them not attacking earlier as night is …(more)
interesting warner has faced a good but limited bowling attack and been found wanting a bit
Pretty weak attendance for the first D/N Test in a new stadium on a balmy Saturday night. Couldn’t ask for a better nig…(more)
I agree, but….. the pitch is deteriorating, Australia were seemingly trying to up the run rate and, both teams have no…(more)
I don’t think it’s this much harder.
There’s no reverse swing. It’s dry, warm conditions. The ball isn’t hooping arou…(more)
Ricky Ponting needs to calm down…
Well it looks like we will bowl in the heat. as i feared more aggression earlier could have set us up to put them in for…(more)
It’s comical how much harder it is to bat under lights in the final session. I’m far from sold on day night crick…(more)
I think head would have gone better during afternoon session. My worst nigtmare has come to fruition that they would run…(more)
Was even more of a reason to start with an extra bowler /all rounder kept saying they can bat deep and we could get an i…(more)
As I said at the end of day one, I thought NZ bowled too full. Mixing it up better now.
Yep and it’s been over 40 for last 2 days the first two days weren’t on when ppl will be on holidays either, anyway it’s…(more)
another evening skittle session, its definitely harder to bat at night
Sadly they didn’t bump wade and head up for day time batting and there you go head is susceptible at night.
They have a habit of fudging the figures.
Was supposed to be 19k on Thursday when less attended.
20k each day against …(more)
Smith doesn’t seem to be concentrating like he did in the ashes
17k official attendance for Saturday of a day night test. Perth is kidding themselves if they think they can take the Bo…(more)
Ya kiddin me
The danger is losing wickets here though. It reduces the chance of batting through 2 sessions tomorrow, meaning the chan…(more)
How did that fly so high at only 128kph?
Weird one to play at. Good innings.
Spot on Nudge ????
I suppose the ‘obvious’ part is to not run out of time. You’d get 3 “new balls under lights” shots at them, an…(more)
The commentators are full of it. Either they don’t know what they’re talking about (Slater, Healy, Brayshaw) or the…(more)
Its pattinson to come in MCG. The other considerations are believe it or not starc has a poor average at mcg and lyon do…(more)
⚽ FULL-TIME ⚽
Perth Glory 2 – 0 Western Sydney Wanderers
Perth Glory recor…(more)
4 mimutes added time
Perth Glory 2 – 0 Western Sydney Wanderers
90′ WSW win a late corner.
87′ The home side are sitting a little deep. There are always still some nerves at 2-0, but this is Tony Popovic shuttin…(more)
85′ Yeboah shoots high and wide.
Time is very much against the away side now.
Glory 2 – 0 WSW
83′ Bakkus has a brilliant effort at goal from 25-yards which flies just over the top.
Glory 2 – 0 WSW(more)
81′ Alex Grant mops up well at the back for Glory. Concentration needed from the home side now to see this game out. Wan…(more)
80′ This game is the red-and-blacks’ third away trip in succession. Can Markus Babbel use that as an excuse?
78′ It’s looking like back-to-back wins for the first time this season for Perth Glory.
WSW need a goal, and quickly….(more)
77′ Chianese is on for Ikonomidis.
75′ Juande is down receiving treatment.
72′ That might be it for Wanderers as Georgievski runs the ball out of play after a heavy touch. Touch of a Diplodocus i…(more)
70′ Drinks break.
Glory’s free-kick from the left finds its way through to Alex Grant around the centre spot. The defender takes one touch…(more)
GOAL! Glory 2 – 0 WSW (Grant 67′)
And the crowd go crackers!
A strikers finish from the def…(more)
66′ Free-kick, good area for Glory.
66′ Castro is brought down by Schwegler.
65′ Wanderers win themselves a corner…
Once again, the delivery is not good, and the chance is gone.
63′ Fornaroli finds himself with time and space on the edge of the WSW box, but blazes his shot horribly wide.
Attendance tonight: 6177
60′ Yeboah gets in on goal but the flag is up.
Moments earlier, Ikonomidis steered a header just wide of the target.
59′ Poor from Fornaroli who was set free on the left wing but trod on the ball.
58′ Substitutions could play a big part in this match as we tick towards 60 minutes. It is a hot night here at HBF Park….(more)
Tremendous block from Daniel Georgievski to deny James Meredith.
55′ Jake Brimmer comes on for Glory and replaces Neil Kilkenny.
54′ Glory are on the back foot at the moment.
52′ Alex Grant slips in midfield, Muller has run at goal but loses the ball trying a difficult pass to Duke.
49′ Great defensive work from Juande for Glory stops a Wanderers attack.
49′ No chances yet in this second 45. WSW are pressing Glory high up the pitch.
47′ Scrappy start to the half.
Glory 1 – 0 WSW
⚽ Perth Glory KICK-OFF the second-half ⚽
Perth Glory dominate for large spells and have the lead at the break.
Western Sydney Wanderers have found it tough to …(more)
Glory 1 – 0 WSW ⚽
45+2′ Bruce Kamau takes a difficult shot at goal and can’t control the power or direction.
3 mins added time
45′ WSW have been poor from dead ball situations tonight which will frustrate Babbel.
44′ Kilkenny concedes a corner.
A set piece seems to be Wanderers most likely route to goal. Can the away side nick a …(more)
42′ Fornaroli gets a shot at goal after a lovely move by Glory.
40′ Fornaroli wins a throw near the corner flag. Glory pushing for a second goal now.
39′ Kikenny drills the corner at Mrcela who heads the ball way over the bar. A training ground routine for sure.
39′ Corner to Perth.
hey cracka, interested in your statement about the wafl dying with wce coming in, in what way do you mean that, obvious…(more)
mongrel of a thing that black dog, much as top sportspeople are insulated from what we “normal blokes” experience as rea…(more)
How to improve golf as a spectator sport. Fights between caddies and the crowd. A rollerball/golf hybrid. A few more cad…(more)
Is Jair just the latest in a long line of Mariners flop strikers… gone are the days of Adam Kwasnik..
Robertson ending up as an international assistant outside of NZ (or even inside NZ) would be a surprise considering he s…(more)
Ahh the old merger. Why send one team broke when you can send two broke?
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