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.”

Sydney stumble into finals

In what was anything but a routine home win, Sydney FC secured fifth spot in the A-League ladder with goals from Adam Le Fondre and Patrick Wood. Confirming their elimination final spot against crosstown rivals Western Sydney Wanderers, they will be without young gun Jaiden Kucharski after he picked up two quickfire yellow cards, andContinue reading “Sydney stumble into finals”

Ravens resistance stuns Spartans

Gladesville Ravens 2 Blacktown Spartans 2 Stubborn defence and a heroic goalkeeping display helped Gladesville Ravens to their first home point of the season at Christie Park in the Football NSW NPL Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 on Sunday. Blacktown led twice through goals from Sienna Gahagan and Allyssa Ng-Saad, but an OlimpicoContinue reading “Ravens resistance stuns Spartans”

Rams leave it late to deny Ravens

Macarthur Rams 1 Gladesville Ravens 1 An outrageous long-range strike from Danielle Cannarella rescued a point for Macarthur Rams in a hard-fought encounter with Gladesville Ravens in the NPL Girls Youth League Under 16 Division 1 clash at Lynwood Park in south-west Sydney on Sunday. The visitors were cruising after Maya Jones had smashed homeContinue reading “Rams leave it late to deny Ravens”