Retrospective: Andrew Barisic

Two years ago I ventured on a three week journey around South East Asia, watching and chatting to a range of Australian footballers and coaches. A number of stories followed from these meetings. Here is a retrospective look at the three days I spent with Andrew Barisic in Malang, Indonesia. Andrew is a well-travelled attacker,…

Retrospective: Robbie Gaspar

Two years ago I ventured on a three week journey around South East Asia, watching and chatting to a range of Australian footballers and coaches. A number of stories followed from these meetings. Here is a retrospective look at the five-days I spent with Robbie Gaspar in Bandung, Indonesia. Robbie is a great man who…

FC St. Pauli – The Coolest Club?

It’s quite a strange thing, my passion for FC St. Pauli – the German football Club from the port city of Hamburg which has spent most of its time of late in Deutschland’s 2. Bundesliga. Truth be told, I can’t pinpoint when it was I started following this unique football institution, whose home is the 29,063-capacity…

Lessons From Lille…

To become the best that you can be, it is imperative that you take the time to learn from, quiz, and gain experience from individuals and organisations that not only possess vast knowledge in your space, but can also demonstrate a track record of innovation and growth. In August 2014, former Socceroos star Mile Sterjovski…