Oh no, not again.

A-League Women’s Grand Final day. A day of celebration; we’d made it right to the end of the journey, and we’d already wrapped up the Premiership. What could go wrong? In a repeat of the semi-final against a stubborn Melbourne City, Sydney FC found themselves two goals behind with a mountain to climb. They ralliedContinue reading “Oh no, not again.”

Unexpected cruise reignites finals push

Kogarah Oval on Saturday night was a joyous place to be for the home crowd, for those who had made the effort to follow their beloved Sky Blues and salute Anthony Caceres’ 100th game for the club. Sitting in sixth place, having played way more games than those around them, Sydney FC have not exactlyContinue reading “Unexpected cruise reignites finals push”

Jump up in the Cove!

For those of you not fortunate to be at Kogarah Oval on Friday night for the A-League womens’ semi final, Sydney FC vs Melbourne City, sit back, grab a coffee and have a read. Scroll through the photos. Soak in the atmosphere. For the rest of us, we had 72 minutes of on-field struggle followedContinue reading “Jump up in the Cove!”

Goals, pies and noise : the Amini recipe

When the opportunity arises to follow your team in a continental tournament, you jump at it, right? Tonight the obstacles were there to keep all but the most foolhardy away, another prolonged deluge during the day and promise of more to come, warnings to stay off the roads, a late pitch inspection and all trainsContinue reading “Goals, pies and noise : the Amini recipe”

Football, you cruel bastard

Sydney derby day. With grassroots football still called off due to the recent heavy rain, a free afternoon presented itself to take in the full Sydney FC away derby matchday experience. In the end, a day full of fun, laughter, excitement and anticipation ended up being spoiled by the football and Sydney was painted inContinue reading “Football, you cruel bastard”

Wellingong home and away

Who would have thought that singing Boney M, Bonny Tyler and Spandau Ballet classics with a bunch of likeminded individuals would keep us occupied on a sunny Saturday afternoon in Leichhardt. But here we are, after a fabulous day out at Sydney FC’s home away from home in the leafy Inner West of our greatContinue reading “Wellingong home and away”

Another Nada for Jada in controversial climax

If Sydney FC thought they were going to take out this Premiership in a canter, they were given a rude shock in Newcastle; the Jets went so very close to ending the winning streak thanks to an injury time goal that was chalked off. The home team can count themselves very unlucky not to haveContinue reading “Another Nada for Jada in controversial climax”

Blue skies at Leichhardt

Sydney FC turned certain defeat into a majestic win on Sunday afternoon in what was the coming of age of Anthony Caceres in a Sky Blue shirt. We’ve long known that we have a serious talent in the number 17, but today we saw leadership and poise, so much so that it was like havingContinue reading “Blue skies at Leichhardt”

Almost the perfect away day

If you’ve never done Melbourne Victory away, you’re missing out. The sense of parochial pride as you represent your club, your city and your state as your team goes into battle on foreign soil is the most sought after feeling of any football fan, and a big blue in Melbourne delivers in spades. I wasContinue reading “Almost the perfect away day”