Ravens’ profligacy as Jets scramble win

Gladesville Ravens 1 Emerging Jets 3 Gladesville Ravens passed up a glorious opportunity to add to their meagre points total in the Football NSW Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 and suffered another home defeat at Christie Park on Sunday morning. A Penny Clarke free-kick had the Jets ahead, but a close-range finish fromContinue reading “Ravens’ profligacy as Jets scramble win”

The hottest ticket in town

Central Coast Mariners 2 Adelaide United 0 There’s something special brewing on the Central Coast this season. It’s not just the dazzling entertainment on the field, this is a movement that has captured the whole region and has made football fans across Australia sit up and take notice of the Mariners as they march intoContinue reading “The hottest ticket in town”

No home comfort at the Ravens’ nest

Gladesville Ravens 0 APIA Leichhardt 3 Gladesville Ravens continued their goal drought in the Football NSW Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 as they were given a stern test by a powerful APIA Leichhardt at Christie Park on Sunday. A strike late in the first half by Giaan Pilgrim was followed by two quick-fireContinue reading “No home comfort at the Ravens’ nest”

Entertaining stalemate

Sydney FC 1 Melbourne City 1 The first leg of the A-League semi-finals gave Sydney FC a chance to farewell Allianz Stadium for the 2022/23 season in style and tee up a second leg with an honest chance of causing the upset against premiers Melbourne City. The visitors took the lead with a searing freeContinue reading “Entertaining stalemate”

Students knock seven shades out of Ravens

Sydney University 7 Gladesville Ravens 0 Week 10 of the Football NSW Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 gave us a fixture between Sydney University and Gladesville Ravens that went completely to form as the home team served up a treat for mothers day in front of a healthy crowd at the impressive SydneyContinue reading “Students knock seven shades out of Ravens”

Ravens run rings around Olympic

Gladesville Ravens 4 Sydney Olympic 2 The Football NSW NPL Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 burst into action at Christie Park on Sunday as Gladesville Ravens found their scoring touch to overcome a valiant Sydney Olympic in an entertaining contest. A first appearance of the season for Monique Lekkas saw her open theContinue reading “Ravens run rings around Olympic”

Bang average West West Wanderers schooled by Coveless Sky Blues

Western Sydney Wanderers 1 Sydney FC 2 As Sydney derby games go, this elimination finals game was the biggest ever, and it lived up to its billing with drama and excitement across the 90 minutes at the temporary home of APL Finals football in Western Sydney. Western Sydney Wanderers shaded the first half and wereContinue reading “Bang average West West Wanderers schooled by Coveless Sky Blues”

Women’s football fiction – you’d be mad to write that!

Thanks, first of all, for clicking on whatever link brought you here. The quest for the perfect book marketing strategy goes on, and now that I’m five books in to a so-far prolific writing career, I am almost convinced that attracting people to read your literary genius is virtually impossible. Of the five Unashamed FootballContinue reading “Women’s football fiction – you’d be mad to write that!”

El Arctico hell for plucky Ravens

Spirit FC 2 Gladesville Ravens 1 Derby day in the Football NSW Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 gave Gladesville Ravens the chance to shine against their closest rivals Spirit FC at the Christie Park San Siro in the north western suburbs of Sydney on Sunday. A tense first half saw both teams hitContinue reading “El Arctico hell for plucky Ravens”

Sydney FC. Premiers and Champions.

Western United 0 Sydney FC 4 There’s nothing like that winning feeling, the culmination of a whole season of dedication, and Sydney FC have double the reason to celebrate this time after a thumping grand final win at Commbank Stadium secured the A-League women double on Sunday. Goals to Madison Haley, Nat Tobin and aContinue reading “Sydney FC. Premiers and Champions.”