Hamish Neal previews Round 9 of the A-League in a tough week for the round ball code
Will Tassie have an A-League team? Tony Samboras assesses the situation.
Hamish Neal with his Round 8 A-League preview. A massive week coming up for the Melbourne Sheep Cow Whale Ships, 3 games in 7 days…
If you are interested in soccer you might want to give “U.K Football” a try as the matches are played at a much faster pace, in stadiums with world-class stars says John Hawthorne.
A not quite full round of A-League games awaits after the earthquake in New Zealand but plenty of the round ball on the menu this weekend according to Hamish Neal
Dennis Gedling has kept the chain of support going in the FFA Cup. When his team is knocked out he follows that victor, until it is knocked out, and so on. It’s made for a terrific series. Here’s the Canberra Olympic semi-final story. [Interesting to see where DG goes from here! – JTH]
Hamish Neal previews round 6 of the Hyundai A-League.
With the A-League heading into Round 5, Hamish Neal ponders the impact of injuries across the league
So, Yoshi (not our Yoshi) has finally and predictably picked a team. What impact will that have on Round 4 of the A-League? Ok, none, but can Hamish Neal finally get a bet right?
Plenty of teams still looking for their first win of the season while Sydney’s aiming to put another four on the board. And Timmy Cahill, well, he’s just doing whatever he pleases as Hamish Neal previews Round 3 of the A-League
Historian and sports-lover Roy Hay responds to John Harms’s piece on the A League and meaning with a thoughtful survey of the place of the world game and the A League in Australia.
The A-League clubs generate heartfelt support from loyal supporters. But, given the growth agenda of Australian soccer, will the broader community find the A-League meaningful enough to get involved? John Harms considers the state of play.
Joeya ventures back into A-League territory to watch the Melbourne Derby; a journey to see how soccer has progressed.
Dennis Gedling takes us to the quarter finals of the FFA Cup as both teams play for an unlikely semi final spot
The second round of the A-League features another big derby while a Grand Final rematch adds interest in Adelaide.
Tonight in Melbourne Australia plays Japan in a FIFA World Cup qualifier. It’s timely to re-live where the journey can go – this from the 2014 World Cup: “Tony Wilson has written a magnificent account of the Socceroos’ heroics versus the Netherlands.”
All welcome at the launch of Roy Hay’s A-League book Games Goals Glory at the MCC Library 1pm, Oct 13. RSVP is essential to gain entry. Roy Hay, John Didulica (PFA) and David Davutovic (Herald Sun) in conversation.
Hamish Neal is back for Round 1 of the A-League season 2016/17
Part two of Tom Riordan’s 2016/17 A-League season preview.
Hamish Neal previews the 2016/17 A-League competition, assigning each team a song to fit their narrative for the season. Did your club get Springsteen, Bowie or Crowded House? Read on to find out.