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by johnydep
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Australian National Football Teams - Socceroos, Olyroos, Matildas etc
Topic: Matildas win on last kick of the game against Norway
Replies: 2
Views: 2073

Matildas win on last kick of the game against Norway

Go Matildas!! Sam Kerr and the Matildas have kept up their record streaks in Australia's last- gasp 4-3 defeat of Norway at the Algarve Cup. Video - https://www.facebook.com/matildas/videos/1775087069180782/ Australia were victorious for the eighth time in a row, while Kerr netted for a record seven...
by johnydep
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Womens Football
Topic: program aims to boost number of female coaches
Replies: 11
Views: 1740

program aims to boost number of female coaches

SA soccer program aims to boost number of female coaches A program is trying to attract more women into coaching to match the strong recent growth in women's sport. Football Federation SA (FFSA) has just held its first female-only Asian Football Confederation C-licence coaching course. "There's a l...
by johnydep
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: UEFA to consider header ban for juniors...
Replies: 4
Views: 1105

Re: UEFA to consider header ban for juniors...

If anything it would have been worse in the "old days" with waterlogged leather footballs. Teach them properly how to head the ball and really, there should be very few problems... Probably correct. But also remember that it was much harder for young legs to get the ball up high enough for a header...
by johnydep
Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Womens Football
Topic: United Clubs Program
Replies: 0
Views: 720

United Clubs Program

Well done to all involved.
https://www.facebook.com/adelaideunited/videos/10160329237890019/ wrote:As part of Play Football Round last week and the United Clubs Program, Westfield W-League players Emma Checker, Jenna McCormick, Katie Naughton and Danielle Colaprico all visited Cumberland United Women's Football Club to meet with juniors!
by johnydep
Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Women's Rugby League World Cup:
Replies: 0
Views: 830

Women's Rugby League World Cup:

Well done ladies. Exciting times ahead for the sports world. Women's Rugby League World Cup: Australian Jillaroos hold off gallant New Zealand Ferns to win final Women's final: Australia 23 New Zealand 16 You could fairly expect that after winning the World Cup, Australia's coach would be nothing bu...
by johnydep
Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:00 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Australia defeats England in the Rugby League World Cup
Replies: 4
Views: 1400

Australia defeats England in the Rugby League World Cup

Beat them at their own game 8)
Australia defeats England in the Rugby League World Cup final in Brisbane

Australia has defeated England 6-0 in the Rugby League World Cup final.

www.news.com.au
by johnydep
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Australian National Football Teams - Socceroos, Olyroos, Matildas etc
Topic: Matildas v China: international football friendly – live
Replies: 5
Views: 2656

Matildas v China: international football friendly – live

https://www.theguardian.com/football/li ... endly-live
Well, it’s been another uneventful 24 hours in Australian football, so thank goodness the Matildas are here to liven up what has otherwise been a pretty dull day.
by johnydep
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Australian National Football Teams - Socceroos, Olyroos, Matildas etc
Topic: Honduras v. Australia
Replies: 110
Views: 16102

Re: Honduras v. Australia

Four in a row!! Fantastic effort by all involved 8) https://indaily.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/20171115001324012855-original-850x455.jpg Australia's triumph in their World Cup qualifying play-off with Honduras gives two Socceroos generations the chance to come together at the showpiece event....
by johnydep
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Australian National Football Teams - Socceroos, Olyroos, Matildas etc
Topic: Cahill proves he's one of our greatest
Replies: 44
Views: 7831

Cahill proves he's one of our greatest

Saviour Cahill proves he's one of our greatest Ange Postecoglou hailed Tim Cahill as one of Australia's greatest athletes after the ageless superstar headed the Socceroos a step closer to a fourth consecutive World Cup. https://indaily.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/20171010001319896520-original...
by johnydep
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Australian National Football Teams - Socceroos, Olyroos, Matildas etc
Topic: Socceroos’ problems run deeper than formation
Replies: 2
Views: 1916

Socceroos’ problems run deeper than formation

Maybe time to accept that a coach like Guss only comes around once in life time. Ahead of Australia's knife-edge World Cup qualifier against Syria tomorrow, InDaily columnist Paul Marcuccitti argues the national team's struggles are much deeper than the coach, and much of the media, would have us be...
by johnydep
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: Australian National Football Teams - Socceroos, Olyroos, Matildas etc
Topic: World Cup nightmare has come true
Replies: 34
Views: 11063

World Cup nightmare has come true

Long road to Russia as Socceroos fall at finals hurdle The Socceroos' World Cup nightmare has come true after Saudi Arabia's 1-0 win over Japan denied them direct qualification and forced them down the arduous intercontinental play-off route. https://indaily.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/201709...
by johnydep
Wed Aug 30, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Australian National Football Teams - Socceroos, Olyroos, Matildas etc
Topic: Potholes in the Socceroos' road to World Cup
Replies: 3
Views: 1940

Potholes in the Socceroos' road to World Cup

Interesting read, definitely something in it. Potholes in the Socceroos' road to World Cup MANTON ST TALES Have Socceroos fans - and the team itself - forgotten how to relish the journey as well as the destination? The road to Russia should have been more enjoyable. It offered the Socceroos new and ...
by johnydep
Wed May 17, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: How parents put children off their game
Replies: 7
Views: 2859

How parents put children off their game

Parents should ‘read’ young athletes’ body language before offering advice, says Flinders sports education researcher Dr Sam Elliott. Parents should observe their children’s body language and other non-verbal cues before trying to engage in discussion about their athletic performances, says Dr Elli...
by johnydep
Tue May 16, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Goalkeeper Using Ball As Weapon?
Replies: 5
Views: 2043

Re: Goalkeeper Using Ball As Weapon?

Goalkeeper with ball in hands inside the box, kicks it out, ball strikes opposition player outside of the box. Referee call violent conduct, red cards the keeper, and awards a penalty. On the card writes "using ball as weapon". Thoughts? The way you wrote it sounds like he was hard done by! But the...
by johnydep
Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Isn't JSL designed to develop player's for JPL?
Replies: 6
Views: 2310

Re: Isn't JSL designed to develop player's for JPL?

Seeing the JSL competition the past few years and the quality of the player's in these leagues, do many club's promote from their JSL teams to their JPL? In my experience I've seen a few player's each season go from JSL to JPL. Ask the club for their development guidelines / procedure. When I was i...
by johnydep
Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Get rid of JSL
Replies: 44
Views: 9365

Re: Get rid of JSL

The JSL structure has failed. Remove the JSL and create one junior league. It creates too many problems: - uneven competitions i.e. huge score lines and winning margins - premier league clubs demanding their teams are in JPL to align with their seniors without merit e.g. Campbelltown - parents and ...
by johnydep
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Shoot Goal >>>>
Topic: Senior Men’s Football Manager Resigns
Replies: 20
Views: 8480

Re: Senior Men’s Football Manager Resigns

Bomber wrote:I can hear JD updating his resume now. Ooops, sorry, forgot he needs to be offered the job via formal invitation.
Probably worth the FFSA calling him, because JD will do it for FREE !!
by johnydep
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Community Sports Hub
Replies: 5
Views: 2250

Community Sports Hub

Maybe a bit of controversy over this one. Which club and sport? Looks like Hockey is a growing sport in SA. Reckon they'd share with a soccer/football club? Like BOSA does on Churchill Rd. http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo283/johnydep_2008/Park%2017%20proposal_zpsyvwxansv.jpg Tuthangga (Park 17)...
by johnydep
Wed Aug 31, 2016 3:59 pm
Forum: Shoot Goal >>>>
Topic: Very Interesting Today On The Radio
Replies: 209
Views: 69539

Re: Very Interesting Today On The Radio

a grand for an Under 8's. I don't know who's more stupid, the club for trying to justify that or the parent for paying it. It does seem to be confusing to a lot of people. Simple break down - 1) Find more than one option - federation, amateur, school, different sport, etc 2) Get the price and ask w...
by johnydep
Sat Aug 13, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Congratulations Fiji. Great Britain 7-43 Fiji
Replies: 1
Views: 1200

Congratulations Fiji. Great Britain 7-43 Fiji

8) First ever medal and a Gold, won convincingly - Great Britain 7-43 Fiji Fiji thrash Great Britain to win Olympic men’s rugby sevens gold https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/aug/11/great-britain-fiji-rugby-sevens-rio-2016-olympics https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/27382626df0c1884025e32d3f8dfc4bbc...
by johnydep
Mon Aug 08, 2016 1:44 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: U12 match abandoned
Replies: 22
Views: 8481

Re: U12 match abandoned

Jonny Liḍon wrote:Clear communication from FFSA and Alex :lol:

Is that supposed to be just there for comedic value?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTMs606C8-A
by johnydep
Mon Aug 08, 2016 9:24 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: U12 match abandoned
Replies: 22
Views: 8481

Re: U12 match abandoned

Dear All, In recent weeks Football Federation SA (FFSA) has received an increase in reports regarding the conduct of players, officials and spectators on match day and via social media. I would like to take this opportunity to remind all Clubs, Players, Officials and Spectators of the FFA Codes of ...
by johnydep
Thu Jul 21, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Rosewater Football Club dumped, skipper banned for 20 years
Replies: 3
Views: 1319

Rosewater Football Club dumped, skipper banned for 20 years

Interesting interview - https://soundcloud.com/891-abc-adelaide/roslyn-coles-rosewater-junior-football-club Rosewater Football Club dumped from SAAFL due to player violence, skipper banned for 20 years AN amateur footballer who attacked an umpire has received a record 20-year ban — on the same day t...
by johnydep
Tue May 17, 2016 9:01 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Loyalty not dead, but increasingly a myth
Replies: 1
Views: 833

Loyalty not dead, but increasingly a myth

True for many sports. For Parramatta Eels fans, the 1980s are still referred to as ‘the golden era’. This golden era was the most successful time in the club’s long and proud history. It was a time where Parramatta truly were a powerhouse and, after winning four premierships in that decade Parramatt...
by johnydep
Fri May 13, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Shoot Goal >>>>
Topic: What happened to Greek background Soccer Carnivals?
Replies: 82
Views: 20744

Re: What happened to Greek background Soccer Carnivals?

Shoot goal Reality is there are plenty like me who do not attend much NPL these days compared to the old days including the new generation . FFSA and clubs should start thinking what are they really offering spectators or supporters or followers of clubs not what "we" should offer them. If the " pr...
by johnydep
Wed May 11, 2016 12:08 pm
Forum: Shoot Goal >>>>
Topic: What happened to Greek background Soccer Carnivals?
Replies: 82
Views: 20744

Re: What happened to Greek background Soccer Carnivals?

Shoot goal I remember playing in a few in the 1980's held at Salisbury Florina Ground. And others held at Park B27 and Regency Park when with the Adelaide Raiders SC now Comets . Now with more clubs in the NPL including Comets why doesn't the Community get together and continue these Carnivals say ...