FFA – Doubles down on Voodoo Economics
“The definition of insanity is doing the same bloody thing over and over, fully expectant that shit will change”. Yes, I realise this isn’t Einstein’s quote verbatim, but it’s the …
What does the FFA election mean for the future of football?
It’s no secret that, right now, football in Australia is facing several challenges. With FIFA having to intervene (more than once) in its state of affairs and how the sport …
A-League or one of the B-Leagues?
Australia’s showing at the recent World Cup in Russia was, in a word, disappointing. Sure, the Socceroos can claim that they were unlucky to walk away with a loss against …
Civilisation beaten in a brawl between left and right as ANU Centre for Western Civilisation dumped
With friends like the former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who needs enemies? The proposed Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation at the Australian National University (ANU) died in the trench warfare …
All of Greece is AEK now
As a lifelong supporter of AEK Athens, this last weekend was without a doubt the most amazing of my life. Champions of Greece in football on Saturday, then Champions of …
The wait is over; It’s all yellow and black again
It has most definitely been a long trek to the summit for AEK Athens. Twenty four years in fact. Twenty four years since their last first division championship, during which …
Is Australian football having a Greek Renaissance?
During the 1980’s 12 Greek- Australians wore the Socceroos jersey. Names such as Theo Selemidis, Peter Katholos, Peter Raskopoulos, Jim Patikas, Chris Kalantzis and Charlie Yankos amassed a total of …
Towards the end of his life, the great scholar of what is referred to as the Greek Enlightenment, Adamantios Korais, wrote: “The increase and spread of education in the French …
Melbourne Hellenic Cricket Club historic win
Melbourne Hellenic Cricket Club made history on Sunday 11 March with their first XI easily winning the 2017-2018 South East Cricket Association (SECA) Quiney Shield Grand Final with a convincing …
The AEK – Olympiakos match was quite something. Too bad I missed it
Or rather, how I decided the game was over at 2-0 and went to the movies.