Same Crap, Different Bucket
An Englishman's adventure in the land that Chocolate Digestives forgot.

Archive for August 2010

Full Mental Jacket (A-League Round 2 Review)

August 18, 2010

In a week when the FFA has announced a new Socceroos coach (Holger Osieck – no, me neither) and national hero Mark Schwarzer edged closer to becoming Arsenal’s latest butter-gloved goalkeeper, the talk in Australian football circles has been dominated by one subject: the overcoat of extrovert North Queensland Fury coach, Franz Straka.  His striped beige […]


August 12, 2010

Season six of the A-League kicked off last weekend with a slew of hard-fought draws and a Central Coast Mariners win that had the party-pooping qualities of a drambuie-soaked children’s entertainer crafting obscene shapes out of balloons. Their 1-0 win at new club Melbourne Heart on Thursday night was deserved though, and came almost a […]

HAL 2010 (“What are you watching, Dave?)

August 5, 2010

The vuvuzelas have barely droned their last parp and the bruises on Andres Iniesta’s shins are still pansy purple, yet here we are on the verge of another football season. Football widows rejoice – it’s back already.  However, fans of Hyundai A-League clubs have had a longer wait than most to see their clubs in […]