Author Archives: Gregory Calacouris

About Gregory Calacouris

Digital media, social, tech and football nerd. All views expressed here are my own. You can also follow me on Twitter at @gcalacouris if you wish!

The FFA need to show transparency

The football Fan Forum, hosted by Footy Fans Down Under and SBS The World Game, highlighted the feelings of disparity between fans and our governing body. The audience raised the issue that we need to feel as if we ‘own’ … Continue reading

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Does anybody care about the FA Cup?

The FA Cup final will be played this weekend between Stoke City and Manchester City. But does anybody really care?

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A Better Solution than Goal Line Technology

A controversial ‘goal’ comes every now and then to reignite the debate about using goal line technology and Frank Lampard sure has a way of putting himself in the issue. So is it really time we introduce goal line technology?

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Why Real Madrid are 2-0 against Barcelona in the Clásico Quadrilogy

Apart from literally flattening the Copa del Rey Trophy during their celebrations, Real Madrid have been riding psychological victories in 2011’s El Clásico series.

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Red vs Blue: Was that a Penalty?

The Manchester United v Chelsea games seem to have a history of ending with one team apparently lucked out by the referee. But was it the case with Evra’s tackle in Wednesday’s Champions League first leg tie?

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How much is Berbatov worth to Man Utd?

How much is Dimitar Berbatov really worth for Manchester United? A lot more than a simple transfer fee – irrespective of what that value may be.

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The Diagonal Run has a new Contributor!

We are very excited to announce that we have a new contributor to our blog – Christopher Scarcella. Chris is a dedicated Chelsea fan so he is already starting to stir up some rivalry and the Manchester United vs Chelsea … Continue reading

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A-League Grand Final a Football Showpiece

In a period when the A-League has been placed under intense scrutiny you couldn’t have picked a better grand final as a showpiece for the game. The atmosphere was brilliant, the football was dramatic and Brisbane Roar, arguably the deserved … Continue reading

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Everybody loves Barca: Are they really that good?

Everybody loves to talk about Barcelona and their brand of football. I can’t deny the fact that Barcelona really do play wonderful football but the love that many commentators and fans alike seem to have is just a bit too … Continue reading

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Barcelona Pass Arsenal a Ticket Home

Was the scoreline Barcelona 3-1 (4-3 aggregate) Arsenal ever really a surprise in the Round of 16 Champions League second leg?

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