An A-League full of quality. (I predicted it in an interview years ago!)

The question put to me in an interview back in 2008 while I was playing for Sydney FC was: Would you encourage more players from Britain to bring their boots Down Under?  "Yeah, definitely. Now the league's picked up, it's got a name for … [Read more...]

Nice little gift from the FFA in today’s post.

A lovely gesture from the Football Federation of Australia in recognition of my commitment to the Hyundai A League. Certainly one for the wall. Thanks guys. … [Read more...]

Great to be back coaching with the Newcastle Jets

After an amazing 16 days in Brazil, watching Australia play in their World cup matches, it was finally  time to come back down to earth and to get back to the day job working with the Newcastle Jets. I have been in the professional game of … [Read more...]

They opened up Brazil, like a can of tuna!

Wow 7-1, Yes, thats right 7-1! Last night I set my alarm for 5.45am (Australian time) so that I could be up in time to watch the 1st semi final match. Two of the World's greatest teams: Brazil, the host nation versus Germany. Brazil have … [Read more...]

The perks of being Micky’s plus one!

Mick and I had been dating for a few weeks by time The Feast of Saint Valentines day landed upon us. That is the 'official' term for February 14th, the day of Lurrrrve!. Now, depending on the bloke that you have chosen, this display of romance can … [Read more...]

“Why do our friends always have to leave?”

I had heard the rumours that they were due to leave the football club, but if I had known that they had an unmissable 6 foot for sale sign planted outside of their beachside property, then I would definitely have chosen another route for the kids to … [Read more...]

Blogging from Brazil!

Landed safely in Rio, and couldn't wait to get started! Hotel is perfect, and right on the beach of Copacobana. As the Mrs rightly put it in her blog yesterday, I don't even need to leave the hotel window to spot the G strings on the … [Read more...]

The World Cup 2014, a female’s perspective.

My husband retweeted an article that had been published in an Adelaide newspaper. The headline of this article states: Nine out of ten Croatian men say they would rather watch the World Cup than have sex with their wives This got me … [Read more...]

Last night, Sydney Harbour Bridge became a Newcastle Jet’s fan!

We love our little family outings, and can quite regularly be spotted out and about, gallivanting somewhere around NSW, with little more than a full tank of petrol and a half hashed idea of a plan. More often than not,  the 'wing it' days of … [Read more...]

Unlike Tuesday’s, Friday’s are great!

Today was off to a positive start. Kids made it to school on time, (one step up from yesterday!) They were fed, watered, homework completed, (all be it to a slightly lower standard than I had initially hoped), lunches packed, hair combed..and, all … [Read more...]