A Message to All Swans Supporters Out There: Stay Positive

Daniel Saunders urges fellow Swans to keep the faith in a message filled with strategy, intensity, and unbridled passion.

Round 19 – Essendon v Sydney: No Magic Wand

Joe Moore weaves a tale of footy, friendship and other wizardly things, even though his Swans have a tough night in Melbourne.

Round 16 – Sydney v Geelong: Infrequency

Paul Spinks was on the edge of his seat at home watching his Cats take on the Swans in Sydney. Luckily he had his mate to text and talk through the frustrations of the game – getting it all off his chest to enjoy the win.

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

A-League 2017/18 Round 18 : Berisha the only salve to Victory’s blues as they sadly succumb to the Sky Blues

Jennifer Muirden had a big Australia Day, meeting friends, enjoying beers and taking in ‘The Big Blue’. As is often the case with Jen’s colourful stories, she has penned some song lyrics.

War and Peace (and A-League): Goals! Goals! Goals!

Lots of goals this week as Dennis Gedling reviews the weekend’s A-League round where the top two teams dropped points. DG’s Clown of the Round is revealed as is his Sacred Cow.

Almanac Soccer: 2017 – A Nothing Year in Australian Football

Lack of coverage, crowds and cooperation is keeping soccer in Australia from a bright future writes Dr. Cruel.

War and Peace (and A-League) – Round 16

Dennis Gedling with an overview of Round 16 of the A-League season which introduces us to a new word: thunderbastard. [Definitions please – Ed]

War and Peace (and A-League)-Round 14

Dennis reports on the half way point of the season that sees Sydney FC still clearly the best side in the A-League, though given a bloody nose by the Jets, Victory having their march stalled, and the Glory, well, is just being the Glory.

War and Peace (and A-League) – Round 13

Victory clawed their way to some good form, Sydney FC continue to torch the earth as they march on like a footballing General Sherman and fireworks only over the harbour in Gosford for the New Year’s round of the A-League. Dennis Gedling reports.

War and Peace (and A-League) – Round 12

Dennis Gedling runs his eye over Round 12 in the A League and doesn’t have a lot of good things to say about Western Sydney. Meanwhile SFC march on with Bobo registering an away hat-trick.

War and Peace (and A-League) – Round 10

Dennis Gedling looks at Round 10 of the A-League and finds memorable and forgettable moments with Sydney FC flexing their collective muscle yet again.

War and Peace (and A-League) – Round 9

Dennis Gedling reports on Round 9 of the A-League, where, worryingly, an average of just 7,445 fans attended each of the five games in this round.

War and Peace (and A-League) – Round 8

Dennie Gedling’s comprehensive wrap of Round 8 in the A-League – which was not without its action and controversy.

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.

Almanac Semi-Final Lunch: *Today* Friday (Sep 15) with Ray Card and Moose Henwood

Get ready for the Geelong-Swannies game with a very pleasant Friday arvo of fine food, wine and conversation at the North Fitzroy Arms.

Round 15 – Melbourne v Sydney: The flames from hell, and those Demons!

A road trip, some classical music, Catholic guilt, mutilated cars, dead birds, live music at the RSL, and a Bugg for the confessional box are all part of Jan’s trip from Sydney to the MCG for the footy!

Almanac Soccer – The ABC debacle and a messy aftermath

Tom Riordan addresses the elephant in the room. Was the ABC2 coverage of LIverpool v Sydney really that bad? Yes. A serious bidder for the next A-League TV rights is the laughing stock of the country. Over to you, FFA.

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

Hamish Neal previews the much anticipated A-League Grand Final Between Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory.

Almanac Socccer – A- League 1,000: The Nearly Edition

It’s semi-final week in the A-League. Will we get the blockbuster Grand Final the A-League is hoping for?