Almanac Soccer: War and Peace (and A-League)

As we turn our attention to that other six months of the year, Dennis Gedling previews the forthcoming A-League season with an extensive list of reasons to watch each of the ten teams.

‘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 Ideas Edition

Hamish Neal having a minor groundhog day moment as Round 15 of the A-League starts down south and rises like a Phoenix at the end

A-League 1000: The Thursday Edition

Hamish Neal gets an early start to the A-League weekend along with United and City. Is Jonathan Aspropotamitis the best name in the competition?

A-League 1,000: The Star Wars VII Edition

Hamish Neal previews Round 4 of the A-League. Now we know what a tifo is, will any go missing this weekend too?

Save Wellington Phoenix

The FFA’s statement about Wellington Phoenix took Yoshi by surprise. He wants answers.

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Round 24 of the A-League

Good week for: Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United. Not a good week for: Perth Glory and the Newcastle Jets; “All that was needed was a half time display by Hind Helicopters and a tank drive-by…”

A-League 1,000 – The Shuffle Edition

With the ICC World Cup continuing the AFL’s pre-season challenge getting underway and round 19 of the A-League promising some ripping match-ups, not for the first time this year, too much sport this weekend- to borrow from Roy & H.G – may be barely enough. Hamish Neal previews this weekend’s A-League action in which champion striker Archie Thompson clocks up his 200th appearance for Melbourne Victory.

Fearless (Sort Of) Visits the 2015 Asian Cup in Australia (And Assesses the Damage)

After almost becoming the pariah’s of Australian sport on the back of a disastrous 2022 World Cup bid, Fearless believes the FFA pulled the right rein by hosting a successful 2015 Asian Cup tournament.

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Round 18 of the A-League

The Sky Blues of Sydney have really hit their stride in recent weeks under Graham Arnold, so why – after their brilliant come from behind 4-2 smashing of the Central Coast Mariners on the weekend – have they made Dennis Gedling’s bad list this week? Read on to find out why!

A-League Week 18 Preview – The Falling Over Edition

As the race to the title begins to get serious, Hamish Neal takes a look at this weekend’s action in the A-League.

Wednesday’s Soccer and Cricket

An SEN listener poll and talkback segment on The Morning Glory gets Yoshi thinking about the parallels between Australian soccer hopefuls grinding out careers in Europe and Japanese baseballers who chase the dream of playing in the MLB in the states.

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly of the A-League 2014/15 so far

Dennis Gedling runs the rule over the current state of play in the A-League as we approach both the half-way point of the season, and the domestic break for the 2015 Asian Cup. [A power of work here, and well worth the read – Ed]

The Goodfellas Footy Almanac World Game Podcast: December 31st

From Fitzrovia in St Kilda Dr Cruel (Vaughan Menlove) and Stone Cold Steve Baker grab some brekky and look at all of the New Year’s Day action in the A-League and the English Premier League.

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Round 12 of the A-League

Dennis Gedling’s wrap of week 12 in the A-League in which the Mayor marches to keep the Mariners in Gosford, Melbourne City fans have a burr under their saddles over Richie Garcia goal celebrations and speculation of player unrest at the Western Sydney Wanderers refuses to go away.