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”

Gladesville Ravens 2 SD Raiders 2

The final game of a busy pre-season saw last season’s powerhouse SD Raiders visit Christie Park to take on Gladesville Ravens in a precursor to the 2022 Girls Youth League Under 15 Division 2. With competition getting underway next weekend, this was a chance for the home team to gauge their progress up against theContinue reading “Gladesville Ravens 2 SD Raiders 2”

South Coast Flame 1 Gladesville Ravens 1

Gladesville Ravens’ Under 15s pre-season campaign continued with a trip to Port Kembla, the impressive Ian McLennan Park the venue for a match up with fellow Youth League Division 2 outfit South Coast Flame. Two goals in quick succession lit up the second half and both sides went close to snatching a victory in theContinue reading “South Coast Flame 1 Gladesville Ravens 1”

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”

Inter Lions 0 Gladesville Ravens 6

A second pre-season game for the Ravens GYL2 Under 15s, a second game played in hot conditions, this was a trip to local rivals Inter Lions over the river in Concord. A first half where both teams worked each other out and yielded a two goal lead for the visitors pathed the way for aContinue reading “Inter Lions 0 Gladesville Ravens 6”

Steamy Socceroos win in tropical Melbourne

This wonderful footballing week was wrapped up on Thursday night with a crucial World Cup qualifier at AAMI Park. Extreme conditions continued that had kept the locals inside in aircon and we were treated to a hot and steamy evening with lightning, fireworks, smoke, and some lovely football from the Green and Gold. World CupContinue reading “Steamy Socceroos win in tropical Melbourne”

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”

Elephant in the room.

A truly bizarre evening at Jubilee Oval as Sydney’s women passed a huge test against form team Melbourne City, while the men surrendered meekly despite having all the ball. On a day when made-up Covid rules gave a new angle to an inventive Active support, with the Wiggles taking out Triple J’s Hottest 100, SydneyContinue reading “Elephant in the room.”