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Are The Best Payers Replacing the Best Players?

Which countries have the biggest sporting influence on Australia? This is a very hard question to answer, at the turn of the last century the influence came very much from the United Kingdom. Despite denial from many, some sporting historians

Olympic Games Hosting To Be Limited To A Few Cities

Bidding for the world’s major sporting events is an expensive business, as Australia found out in its failed attempt to host the FIFA World Cup. It appears that the Governing bodies are aware that many Governments in tough economic times

Universal Acceptance is Hard to Gain

Depending on whom you were supporting in the Wallabies quarter final against Scotland the comments of Fox Sports Greg Clark may have amused or annoyed. On several occasions he referred to players representing Scotland as “Kilted Kiwis” or “Jock Boks.”

Bet on Branko

Bet on Branko

One eagle-eyed football fan was stunned walking down the street in the United Kingdom to see in a shop window six Branko Jelic’s looking back at him. That is striker Branko Jelic of Perth Glory fame, although he was wearing

No Last Hurrah

Perth Glory fans who attended their last game of the season, a 4-0 loss to Newcastle Jets at Energy Australia are likely to have witnessed Robbie Fowler’s last competitive game of football. Sources in the United Kingdom have said that