Unashamed Football Novels

  • Glorious, glorious entertainment

    March 31, 2023 by

    Sydney FC 4 Perth Glory 2 – A League Women A key fixture in a busy end-of-season schedule brought a fired-up Perth Glory to Kogarah in search of a result to catapult them into top-four contention. In their way were Sydney FC, hoping to build on the weekend’s big result and take themselves to the… Read more

  • Nobody said it was easy…

    March 27, 2023 by

    Gladesville Ravens 0 Manly United 5 … no one ever said it would be so hard. Gladesville Ravens’ Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 team found out exactly what they’re up against this season, going down to a second successive home defeat by five goals and starting the season at the wrong end of… Read more

  • Sydney FC let Adelaide off lightly

    March 26, 2023 by

    A second half display to rival any other performance this season saw Sydney FC women take apart their visitors Adelaide United at a surprisingly rainy Kogarah Oval on Saturday afternoon. The United team stood and watched Rachel Lowe roll in the opening goal in an even first half, and close-range finishes from Nat Tobin and… Read more

  • No mercy from Socceroos in Sydney

    March 25, 2023 by

    A low-key Friday night friendly match at Commbank Stadium against fellow World Cup participants Ecuador turned up a positive performance from Australia’s national team as they showed a clinical edge to win 3-1. This was not an emotional welcome home to rival that of Argentina the day before, nothing like it in fact, Sydney’s football… Read more

  • Sydney FC no show in derby calamity

    March 19, 2023 by

    A non-performance of alarming ineptitude from Sydney FC at their new Allianz Stadium home told us everything we need to know about the disintegration of Steve Corica’s tenure. Vast open gaps in midfield, defenders outpaced and an attack that never looked like scoring despite numerous clear chances, underlined the state of our once-proud club. The… Read more

  • Institute given scare by plucky Ravens

    March 13, 2023 by

    Gladesville Ravens Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 began life in the top flight with a visit from the mighty Football NSW Institute at Christie Park. A rasping effort from Mikaela Gavranic got us underway, and further goals from Milla Singleton and Hope Cleur had Institute three goals up, but a spirited fightback from… Read more

  • Sky Blue nadir in woeful display

    March 13, 2023 by

    What was meant to be a day of celebration, Sydney FC Women’s members’ day, went from self-congratulation and back-slapping to the most alarming non-performance from a team still stacked with stars. Wellington Phoenix showed determination and a work ethic that was far superior to their illustrious opponents, and Sydney FC got what they deserved for… Read more

  • Bruising Western win for Sydney FC

    March 8, 2023 by

    The reigning A-League Women premiers gave a terrific account of themselves in an emotional return to Kogarah and gave their chances of retaining the crown a massive boost in this six-pointer against leaders Western United. A second-half double from Rachel Lowe and a thumping finish from Princess Ibini were reward for their patience, but the… Read more

  • Sydney FC toy with Victory

    March 7, 2023 by

    There was something in the air on Saturday at Allianz Stadium. Only those in the Cove will be able to tell you what it was, but it coincided with a thorough dicking of Melbourne Victory in the Big Blue. Somehow there was only one goal, but plenty to shout about, as the once-proud Melbourne team… Read more

  • Ravens click in final pre-season run out

    March 6, 2023 by

    Gladesville Ravens 4 Sydney Olympic 0 Gladesville Ravens Girls Youth League Division One Under 16s flexed their muscles ahead of the 2023 season opener with a comprehensive victory over Sydney Olympic at a blazing Christie Park, bringing an end to a tough pre-season. A double from striker Maya Jones, with defender Abby Duggan scoring, and… Read more

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