The World Cup Alphabet: H is for…

The incomparable Hagi, host nations and hat tricks. Dennis Gedling takes us through the letter H.

The World Cup Alphabet-G is for…

GOLDEN BOOT…. At times justification for the greatness of a player, sometimes a fluke from a one hit wonder. When you’re top scorer at a World Cup you go down in history regardless. Dennis Gedling continues his World Cup alphabet with the letter G.

The World Cup Alphabet: F is for…

FINALS!!: No game quite stops (and then let’s down) a world audience quite like the World Cup Final. Letter F from Dennis as he continues with his World Cup review.

The World Cup Alphabet: E is for…

Dennis Gedling continues The World Cup Alphabet with the letter E.

The World Cup Alphabet: D is for…

Dennis Gedling continues The World Cup Alphabet with the letter D with some arcane canine connections and a brief history of the Dutch.

The World Cup Alphabet: C is for…

Dennis Gedling continues The World Cup Alphabet with a number of concepts and countries beginning with the letter C. [The goal umpire move is a cracker – Ed]

The World Cup Alphabet: B is for…

B is for Beginnings, Baggio and Brotherly Love. Dennis Gedling counts down to the opening day with his World Cup Alphabet.

The World Cup Alphabet: A is for…. Part 1

With 26 days to go it’s time to learn our ABC’s of the 88 year history of the FIFA World Cup. A few countries to start off with…

Vale Ivan Mauger – New Zealand Sport’s Literal Golden Boy

Dennis Gedling on his father’s hero, speedway rider the late Ivan Mauger.

War and Peace (and A-League)-The Grand….checking VAR….Final

Did Dennis Gedling’s Clown of the Round overshadow Melbourne Victory’s triumph in the A-League season decider?

War and Peace (and A-League) – The Semi Finals

An exemplary round of semi-finals in the A-League: Puskas-bound scorpion-kick goals, villains-turned-heroes and an unexpected Grand Final lineup – Dennis Gedling covers it all here

War and Peace (and A-League) – Elimination Finals

With the season proper done and dusted, Dennis Gedling took on Elimination Finals week – a big one for fans of the Victorian teams

Almanac Soccer – War and Peace (and A-League): Round 27

Dennis Gedling on the A-League where after 27 weeks, from the 10-team league, we now have six finalists.

Almanac Soccer – War and Peace (and A-League): Round 26

Dennis Gelding wraps up the weekend of A-League and previews the upcoming final round of the season.

Almanac Soccer – War and Peace (and A-League): Round 25

Dennis Gedling has plenty to say about this week’s round, as the A-League approaches the business end of the season.

Almanac Soccer – War and Peace (and A-League): Round 24

“Normal service resumes at the top, teams in Sky Blue get back in to form as Victory take one step back in another wide open round of the A-League” reports Dennis Gedling.

Almanac Soccer – War and Peace (and A-League): Rounds 22 and 23 Part III

The “baffling” split rounds are over – and with the A-League reaching the business end, “it’s all happening.” Dennis Gedling says “beware the Victory.”

Almanac Soccer – War and Peace (and A-League): Rounds 22 and 23 Part II

With only two games on this weekend to finish Round 22 it wasn’t exactly blockbuster round but they did have an effect on the bottom of the Top 6 none the less as the round finished under the cloud of the Graham Arnold appointment.

Almanac Soccer – War and Peace (and A-League): Round 22 and 23 Part I

Dennis Gedling tries to create order from A-League scheduling chaos with his latest report. “A cracking set of games over this weekend..”

Almanac Soccer – War and Peace (and A-League): Round 21

Dennis Gedling takes us through the A-League – including the Sydney derby in which a “goal was also down to classy lead up work by fellow Spaniard Raul Llorente who looks like he should be on the front of a Captain Morgan rum bottle rather than in the red and black of Wanderers.”