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by Nova
Fri May 10, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Champions League 2018/19
Replies: 207
Views: 14808

Re: Champions League 2018/19

YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D Congrats on a great performance, especially with Firmino and Salah missing. If Messi doesn't really perform I think Barca are way past their best, but Liverpool were comfortably the better side over the two legs. Hoping for an EPL final. Well,...
by Nova
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: The "OTR" Bend
Replies: 19
Views: 3462

Re: The "OTR" Bend

Bomber wrote:F1 standard/potential you think?
Once it's all landscaped, probably right up there with the best!
by Nova
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: The "OTR" Bend
Replies: 19
Views: 3462

Re: The "OTR" Bend

Words can't explain just how good and how large it is!
Worth the drive just to have a look!
by Nova
Mon Aug 28, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: World Football
Topic: Arsenal 2018/2019
Replies: 1244
Views: 173798

Re: Arsenal 2017/2018

Nice One Cyril wrote:The only thing that softens the blow of Spurs giving up an injury time equaliser, is the sight of Arsene's pansies turning in a truly pathetic performance at Anfield.
No, it was just a dominant performance by the home team :wink:
by Nova
Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: How good is golf
Replies: 7
Views: 2302

Re: How good is golf

Bomber wrote:
Kim Gyu Ri wrote:Hard to get into any sport where players have a cry if spectators make a sound.
All they want is to "get in the hole". Sometimes I know how they feel....
Yanks!!! Does my head in!!
by Nova
Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: How good is golf
Replies: 7
Views: 2302

Re: How good is golf

Rookie wrote:https://www.maxim.com/sports/lpga-golfe ... ode-2017-8

it is magnificent :wink:
Agree :D
by Nova
Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: How good is golf
Replies: 7
Views: 2302

How good is golf

How good is it?
by Nova
Wed May 17, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: How parents put children off their game
Replies: 7
Views: 2992

Re: How parents put children off their game

I ask my son the same question after every game or training! "Did you have fun?" That's all that matters! I don't pay FFSA fees just for him to have fun. BUT it is the most important reason to play the game. If he's not having "fun", he wont develop Best leaving coaching to the coaches, if they're ...
by Nova
Wed May 17, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: How parents put children off their game
Replies: 7
Views: 2992

Re: How parents put children off their game

I ask my son the same question after every game or training!

"Did you have fun?"

That's all that matters!
by Nova
Tue May 16, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Goalkeeper Using Ball As Weapon?
Replies: 5
Views: 2118

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 Nova
Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:08 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Campbelltown no trials
Replies: 26
Views: 8253

Re: Campbelltown no trials

So magic football - what are they going to do with there under 14s and 15s list - bottom and second to bottom - you have NFI Just watch the 14s and 15s avoid relegation. The FFSA makes love to Campbelltown regularly and will ensure relegation doesn't happen, by "restructuring" the 15s and 16s for n...
by Nova
Fri Sep 16, 2016 12:09 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Factors to consider when selecting a club for your child
Replies: 18
Views: 4185

Re: Factors to consider when selecting a club for your child

How about these factors Where do your kids friends play? - Take them there and they will probably "enjoy their football", not "your football" Take them to your local club (it's probably where all their friends are) :wink: and it's closer If that "local" club wants to build a new club room and or run...
by Nova
Wed Sep 14, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: 2017 Trials - Junior Playing Fees
Replies: 61
Views: 19556

Re: 2017 Trials - Junior Playing Fees

Clubs in SA are like coffee shops plenty of them around using the same brand and charging the same price . But the truth is not manny make a good cup of coffee . Most clubs don't understand value for money .. In my opinion 95% of SA clubs should charge a couple of hundred bucks at the most for your...
by Nova
Fri Sep 02, 2016 7:15 am
Forum: Shoot Goal >>>>
Topic: Very Interesting Today On The Radio
Replies: 209
Views: 71491

Re: Very Interesting Today On The Radio

Juventino wrote:
johndedes wrote:Shoot goal

So if I was little Johnny today I would have to ask my parents to pay $1,000 plus per year???
My dad would say no way .
I would not have been a star soccer player .
Anybody want to take this one... :lol:
I lol'd
by Nova
Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:26 pm
Forum: Shoot Goal >>>>
Topic: Very Interesting Today On The Radio
Replies: 209
Views: 71491

Re: Very Interesting Today On The Radio

Just for the record, those fees include 2 full strips, jacket, bag and ball, etc,!
All coaches are licenced and paid and overseen by a tech director!
by Nova
Thu Apr 21, 2016 9:35 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Cup round.....
Replies: 70
Views: 16573

Re: Cup round.....

All valid points matty, but on the flip side regarding the AC player getting 5 minutes in that game. I know a player from my club in his junior years that always got minimal time compared to other players, was kinda soft and not as strong as his team mates, ended up playing some first team games at ...
by Nova
Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:22 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Cup round.....
Replies: 70
Views: 16573

Re: Cup round.....

Football in general would be much stronger if it wasn't divided down the middle with the two associations. But unfortunately that's the landscape of football in this state. Same at the senior level, I really don't see how it would make any difference at all. I have a son who plays for a Federation ...
by Nova
Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:37 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Junior trials discussion -
Replies: 57
Views: 10842

Re: Junior trials discussion -

Just a question to parents re trials: What are your thoughts if your son/daughter was selected in a selection process that didn't distinguished a JPL team from a JSL team prior to making deposits? - Until the season started...?? It depends on who the coach is. If they are two competent coaches it d...
by Nova
Thu Sep 17, 2015 7:35 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Junior trials discussion -
Replies: 57
Views: 10842

Re: Junior trials discussion -

Its not just football, I've spent the last couple of months trying to get my 8 year old daughter into a netball club, its just as crazy. What happened to our day when if a coach wanted a certain player they went and got them, hey we need a full back for what ever reason, then go and get one, but I ...
by Nova
Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: 2016 JPL Division 1
Replies: 104
Views: 24756

Re: 2016 JPL Division 1

magnet wrote:
Mrs Red wrote:A little birdie has informed me that it was announced last night at the FFSA AGM that there will be NO changes to the junior structures for 2016.

Can anyone confirm this???
Probably been put into the FFSA too hard basket
Big basket :wink:
by Nova
Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:07 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: What's a GOOD junior coach worth?
Replies: 56
Views: 14120

Re: What's a GOOD junior coach worth?

Ibelieve wrote:Junior cricket $50+/yr reg
Junior Football $800+/yr reg
Big difference
So your argument is based on the cost of junior fees and not ability??
by Nova
Wed Jul 01, 2015 7:53 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: What's a GOOD junior coach worth?
Replies: 56
Views: 14120

Re: What's a GOOD junior coach worth?

If you start paying junior coaches 5 - 10 K as it's suggested, the coach will be judged on performance! Performance = Results Results = win at all costs Win at all costs = better players get more game time Better players getting more game time = average players develop less ETC Coach for the love o...
by Nova
Wed Jul 01, 2015 7:23 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: What's a GOOD junior coach worth?
Replies: 56
Views: 14120

Re: What's a GOOD junior coach worth?

If you start paying junior coaches 5 - 10 K as it's suggested, the coach will be judged on performance! Performance = Results Results = win at all costs Win at all costs = better players get more game time Better players getting more game time = average players develop less ETC Coach for the love of...
by Nova
Sat Jun 13, 2015 7:32 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: FFSA take aim at EDJSA
Replies: 55
Views: 9914

Re: FFSA take aim at EDJSA

Sven wrote:
BeNatural wrote:
Black Hawk wrote:Still should have taken up the offer and played

Don't like it when old stubborn blokes get in the way of kids playing

+1
+2
+3
by Nova
Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:18 am
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Delusional Parent Disorder
Replies: 14
Views: 4566

Re: Delusional Parent Disorder

Wow
by Nova
Mon Mar 17, 2014 12:43 pm
Forum: Amateur League
Topic: coach
Replies: 6
Views: 1635

Re: coach

dwolf wrote:Possibly the worst advert for a coach ever.
:lol:
by Nova
Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:25 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: Man U cup results ?
Replies: 24
Views: 5902

Re: Man U cup results ?

well done to CCSC , and overall a great effort from all teams , only thing im disappointed about , why no trophy or medal , for the winning team , surely the FFSA could have done one as this team will be the SA squad that goes to Sydney and represents the state . and it gives those players somethin...
by Nova
Fri Aug 23, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: New Junior Structure 2014
Replies: 575
Views: 128105

Re: New Junior Structure 2014

Kids should not play for points if we are really serious about developing! These debates about structures, A's & B's and club hopping really astound me :roll: agreed about the points, but what it does do is let kids play at their appropriate level. a kid may have decided to start playing football a...
by Nova
Fri Aug 23, 2013 2:16 pm
Forum: Junior Football
Topic: New Junior Structure 2014
Replies: 575
Views: 128105

Re: New Junior Structure 2014

Kids should not play for points if we are really serious about developing!
These debates about structures, A's & B's and club hopping really astound me :roll: