Round 7 thoughts and predictions from Sal

Can’t decide who to pick in the footy this weekend? Sal’s thoughts and predictions for Round 7 might help.

Almanac Soccer: Trials and tribulations – a reflection on Darije Kalezi?’s time at the Phoenix

@hamishneal   “Speculated Wellington Phoenix coach Darije Kalezi? has managed four teams in four years in three countries (England, Holland and Saudi Arabia” I noted back in May. “It doesn’t exactly scream stability”   And henceforth the Swiss-born coach won’t end the season in charge of the Kiwi-based A-League franchise. As March started with the club [Read more]

Almanac Soccer – A-League 1,000: The Ernie Edition

A big weekend for the A-League as both Victorian teams head to ANZ Stadium. Let the Tifos commence!

‘What becomes of the broken hearted?’ The missing four from the A-League finals

Hamish Neal analyses the seasons of Sydney FC, Newcastle Jets, Wellington Phoenix & Central Coast Mariners, the four teams to miss the A-League finals.

A-League 1,000: The Dekkers Edition

Hamish Neal is back with his preview of week 8 of the A-League season, featuring the time honoured Smeltz Derby.

Crio’s Q? Game Abandoned

The remarkable conclusion to yesterday’s Brisbane Roar vs Wellington Phoenix game in the A-League has sent Crio down memory lane for some of the most bizarre conclusions to sporting contests you’ve seen or been involved in – nature enforced, or otherwise.

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Round 19 of the A-League

Denis Gedling didn’t have to look far for examples of all three in Round 19.