Tag Archives: soccer

A bystander in the codewars

The week in review – 16 to 22 January 2015 You know you’re allowed to like more than one sport, right? The latest round of “codewars” was started by an article in Saturday’s Sydney Morning Herald suggesting that Cricket administrators … Continue reading

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You could call it a comeback…

The week in review – January 1 to 8, 2015. It’s time for “some more sport” to return – and much like the revival of this blog, you could say that the sporting events I’ve been interested in this week … Continue reading

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Stars rising from the Ashes

20 December 2013, Cricket, Big Bash League, Melbourne Stars v Melbourne Renegades, 7.45pm, MCG Favourites? Really? Lots of mates of mine got on board as Renegades fans for a number of reasons. They may have lived closer to Etihad, or … Continue reading

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Playing like turkeys, Acting like turkeys

8 December 2013, Soccer, A-League, Melbourne Victory v Newcastle Jets, 5.00pm, AAMI Park 13 December 2013, Soccer, A-League, Melbourne Victory v Perth Glory, 7.30pm, AAMI Park Sunday 8 December was a pretty lazy day for me. A sleep in, followed … Continue reading

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Kicking the ball with your head

29 August 2013, 5 a side Soccer, Landers FC v Skills Deficit, 12.30pm, Flagstaff Gardens The world game in a miniature version I’ve been missing my lunchtime sport since the demise of the Landers mixed netball side. One of the … Continue reading

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Friends with the Reds

24 July 2013, Soccer friendly, Liverpool v Melbourne Victory, 8pm, MCG Unfriendly My experiences of friendly soccer matches so far hasn’t been great. Back in 2001, I’d adopted EPL club Leeds United on the back of the fact their recruiting … Continue reading

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Green and Gold

11 June 2013, Soccer, FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers, Australia v Jordan, 7pm, Etihad Stadium Early starters We arrived for the game at Etihad to be welcomed by large queues. It took us five minutes in a queue before we … Continue reading

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