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Hi, my names Michael Turner. I am 15, living in Sydney and loving the Australian sporting culture. I'm here to bring you all the latest on the Australian Football scene, and Football Manager.

New Zealand 2010 World Cup Preview

New Zealand’s journey takes a similar turn of events to Australia’s four years ago. Despite no South American opposition, and agonizing penalty shootout, the...

Australia 2010 World Cup Preview

The Australian group is definitely not an easy group. Upon first look, many people instantly jumped to the conclusion that Australia had been placed...

Australia and New Zealand at the 2010 World Cup

As we all know, the first World Cup on African soil to take place in South Africa next year. This big milestone is shared...

Football Manager – Patches

Football Manager 2010 has been out for almost a month now, and once again, SI's forum switchboard has been filled up with complaints about...

World’s Most Polite (Brazilian) Footballer

36 year old Alexandre da Silva Mariano, a.k.a. Amaral, is not one player that you would expect to be the (unofficially) most polite footballer....

Melbourne Lose More Pride than Points against Central Coast

In this week's Match of the round, we travel to Etihad Stadium, where Melbourne lost both a match, and their epic pride, going down...

MOTW: Gold Coast Fall in Week of Controversy

In the (self-dubbed) newbie derby, Gold Coast have been defeated by a rampant North Queensland Fury side. Robbie Fowler lead the team from start...

A-League Review: Perth Glory wins in Goal Fest

A large number of good results this round, including an interesting match in Brisbane, with two disappointing defensive errors gifting a win to a deserving Perth Glory. Central Coast won the first ever Battle of the Coasts, in magnificent fashion. Sydney FC won by a narrow margin, but that seems to be a trend for the Sky Blues. Melbourne defeated Adelaide away, but still look disappointing, and will probably not defend their title this season. Despite their valiant efforts, North Queensland were unable to lift themselves off the bottom of the table.

A-League Preview: Can Brisbane Roar mount a serious championship challenge?

Adelaide United vs Melbourne Victory Hindmarsh Stadium What will be a very tough encounter, on the basis of revenge. Adelaide losing in the finals of...

A-League Roundup: Sydney FC can’t capitalise on Gold Coast draw

Adelaide United 1-0 Central Coast Mariners Hindmarsh Stadium, 10,262 Adelaide finally won a match, their first since round 1, and in great style in front...

Australian A-League Weekly Roundup – Round 6 Predictions

Round 5 Review Melbourne Victory vs Newcastle Jets 1-1 Etihad Stadium 15,168 Despite being able to sustain a high crowd, Melbourne weren’t able to replicate that luck...

Confessions of a Football Fanatic

Walking into my room on a chilly Sunday morning, I sighed heavily, yet I was happy. I had correctly tipped Burnley to beat United....

Football Manager 2010 Features

There is a group out there. They are, well lets say, ‘lacking match practice’ in the art of actually playing sport, and well, ‘wonderkids’,...

Round 4 Australian A-League Roundup

Round 4 of the Hyundai A-League wrapped up yesterday, with the round producing some mixed and surprising results. Adelaide United vs North Queensland...

AFC Champions League 09/10 Quarterfinal Preview

On the other side of the world to the eupohoria filled European Champions League, there is another ‘Champions League’. The AFC Champions League. For...