Mooy the Bhoy!

Mooy the Bhoy!

This will be a controversial opinion… I believe Aaron Mooy is in the top handful of players Australia has ever produced. The Socceroo will continue to impress at Celtic FC. 26 Jul 2022
A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the A-League Rebound

A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the A-League Rebound

The recent signing of former Manchester United forward Nani by Melbourne Victory is a welcome sugar hit for the A-League. And there could be more… 18 Jul 2022
The Aussie Invasion: Scottish Premiership or Bust

The Aussie Invasion: Scottish Premiership or Bust

Robert the Bruce may have turfed the southern invaders out of Scotland at the Battle of Bannockburn, but there is a new breed of invader these days, and they come from much further south… 4 Jul 2022
For Love Nor Money: When Favourite Players Leave

For Love Nor Money: When Favourite Players Leave

Milos Ninkovic and Ollie Bozanic have recently left their traditional A-League clubs, reportedly for derby rivals. How will their old fans cope? 24 Jun 2022
Socceroos: Who’s Going to Qatar?

Socceroos: Who’s Going to Qatar?

Squads have been increased by FIFA, and Arnie has slightly changed his shape and system. What will that mean for the 26 Socceroos who make the final cut for Qatar? 18 Jun 2022
East is East and West is West: Is the Asian Football Confederation too big?

East is East and West is West: Is the Asian Football Confederation too big?

The Socceroos, part of the Asian Football Confederation, found themselves travelling half the circumference of the globe to get to and from some of their FIFA World Cup qualification games. Is the AFC too big? 16 Jun 2022
Arnie’s Triumph: Socceroos make it five in a row

Arnie’s Triumph: Socceroos make it five in a row

Despite all the doubt and death-riding, Graham Arnold is only the second Australian coach to lead the Socceroos to qualify for the World Cup Finals. 15 Jun 2022
Riches versus New Kids: The A-League Grand Final Preview

Riches versus New Kids: The A-League Grand Final Preview

It’s been a crazy, long, disrupted A-League season but it all comes down to one last match. 28 May 2022
A-League All Stars v Barca Was a Cracker

A-League All Stars v Barca Was a Cracker

The A-League All Stars played Euro powerhouse FC Barcelona in Sydney last night. Barca won 3-2 but it was a surprisingly close and entertaining game. 26 May 2022
Socceroos: June Too Soon for the Last Chance Saloon?

Socceroos: June Too Soon for the Last Chance Saloon?

The Socceroos have (hopefully) two matches in the Last Chance Saloon, in June. It’s time for Arnie to throw off the overly cautious approach and try something radical. 11 May 2022
Exclusive: The A-League's Full Monty

Exclusive: The A-League's Full Monty

It has been a long road from his days as a player in the English Premier League to head coach of the A-League's Central Coast Mariners for Nick Montgomery. 6 May 2022
Monty's A-League Mariners Magic

Monty's A-League Mariners Magic

Professional coaching, especially in a salary capped league like the A-League, is all about recruiting the right players and building the right structure and system to best give effect to their abilities. Nick Montgomery has done an outstanding job for the Mariners. 3 May 2022
Ange On the Brink of Celtic Destiny

Ange On the Brink of Celtic Destiny

After beating Rangers again on the weekend, Ange Postecoglou is within touching distance of a first season Scottish treble. If you follow the Gers, look away now... 6 Apr 2022
Can the Socceroos Still Make the World Cup?

Can the Socceroos Still Make the World Cup?

There have been some truly epic triumphs over adversity. Victories claimed against all odds. Most of them may have been fictional, but that’s beside the point. We can still make it to the World Cup in Qatar… 29 Mar 2022
Arnie Has To Go

Arnie Has To Go

After three wins to start the final phase of qualifying, the Arnie train was chugging confidently towards the top of the hill... After last night's debacle, the situation has changed dramatically. 26 Mar 2022
Explain yourself referee Evans for your appalling A-League decisions!

Explain yourself referee Evans for your appalling A-League decisions!

So much will be written about this week's Melbourne City versus Central Coast Mariners A-League game. 24 Feb 2022
Socceroos: The State of Play

Socceroos: The State of Play

So, three Socceroos games left and our destiny is still in our hands. 1 Feb 2022
‘People say he was worried’: A-League legend McKinna on Postecoglou, Rogic and the Aussie-Scot shared ignorance

‘People say he was worried’: A-League legend McKinna on Postecoglou, Rogic and the Aussie-Scot shared ignorance

The author is an Aussie Celt but today he interviews a rabid Arch-Hun, A-League legend Lawrie McKinna, to give alternative insight into the massive Glasgow phenomenon that is Ange Postecoglou – the Athenian Fenian. 10 Dec 2021
Is Arnie picking the best Socceroos team or just his favourites?

Is Arnie picking the best Socceroos team or just his favourites?

I was too numb to post an article straight after the Saudi / China games. 24 Nov 2021
Saudis, not Socceroos, are the new Asian heavyweights

Saudis, not Socceroos, are the new Asian heavyweights

There is a new reality in Asia. 12 Nov 2021
Our best Socceroos XI for Saudi Arabia (and the one Arnie will actually pick)

Our best Socceroos XI for Saudi Arabia (and the one Arnie will actually pick)

Make no mistake… this is a really important game. 4 Nov 2021