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An interview with Tessa Nicol

Once again we have reached that time of the year when I do my annual Northern League pre-season interview. Last year my subject was Western Springs coach Neil Emblen, so according to my strict rotation policy this year we turn our attention back to the high flying New Zealand women’s […]

Eric Steele

I always know that when Danny Robinson is keeping goal in a game I’m covering, when I’m standing at his end I can expect a friendly greeting as he jogs to his goal. And I always want to stand at the end at which he is keeping. Why? Because if […]

Goalkeepers are for wimps

Three Kings United 1, Claudelands Rovers 3 Keith Hay Park, Auckland, April 19 2015 Witnessing a Hamilton football club win an important football game. These are occasions that don’t come around too often. When they do, it’s important that we poor, beleaguered, Waikato natives behave with appropriate decorum. This is […]

Keeping it real

[This piece was originally published over at Roma Journal, a fan site that will be picking up all my AS Roma related material from now on] [WARNING: This post may contain traces of reasoned argument free from idealism or dogma. If you believe Zdeněk Zeman to be a horseman of […]