Jack George
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Jack George is a young freelance journalist, focusing on the tactical, technical and statistical aspects of football. He takes in-depth looks at players, teams, personalities and news, and is an avid watcher of all Australian footballing leagues.

ANALYSIS | Jacob Farrell’s successful first campaign at the Mariners

Jacob Farrell has been one of the many success stories of the season from the Central Coast Mariners, with the left-back stylishly adapting to his first season of A-League Men’s football.  Farrell came into fruition for the Mariners during his…

Tactical analysis: Why Melbourne Victory could go far in finals

After picking up the wooden spoon for the first time in their history, Melbourne Victory looked towards A-League Men custodian Tony Popovic to take their side back to the usual successes.  Popovic has previously been long time manager of originally…

“I was tearing up a little bit” – The trials and tribulations of the inaugural ALW season of the Wellington Phoenix

The 2021/22 A-League Women’s season was a milestone for the competition, with a name rebranding present and a new team entering the fray. Wellington Phoenix has had a men’s team since 2007, and prior to this campaign, finally added a…

322 Days: Wellington Phoenix Homecoming 2.0

Almost two years ago, it was announced that a hub would be formed within Sydney to complete the 2019/20 A-League Men season, following the postponement of the competition due to the outbreak of COVID-19.   The next season, again due…

A-Leagues set to silence social media abuse with GoBubble Community

A-Leagues and Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) have announced a partnership with GoBubble Community to hide hateful comments on social media channels in what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind partnership around the world.  The A-Leagues social media channels are set…

Sydney FC vs Melbourne City ALW Semi-Final 1 Key Takeaways:

Sydney FC has beaten Melbourne City in stunning style to confirm their spot in the grand final, in a match that featured extra time, six goals and two red cards. It was the home side who made the stronger start…

Key Takeaways: Western Sydney Wanderers vs Melbourne City

Melbourne City have gone top of the A-League Men table with a dominant 3-0 victory over Western Sydney Wanderers. The game made a relatively timid start with the Wanderers maintaing majority of the ball, albiet in their defensive half, with…

What is expected goals (xG)?

Expected goals (xG) is a topic that has caused heavy debate amongst Australian football fans in recent weeks, as it has become an increasing part of Paramount Plus’ A-Leagues coverage. Fans have had mixed opinions on the use of it…

Key Takeaways: Perth Glory vs Western Sydney Wanderers

Perth Glory has secured a crucial win for their finals hopes, trumping Western Sydney Wanderers by a solitary goal. It was a quiet start to the match with just three shots after 25 minutes, as both sides looked to feel…

Key Takeaways: Central Coast Mariners vs Melbourne City

Melbourne City has bounced back from a four-game winless run, defeating in-form Central Coast Mariners by three goals to one. City made a strong start to the match, capitalising on the movement of their two advanced central midfielders against the…