Recent MoTD Posts
- Ethnic ties have held football back in Australia
- AFL Grand Final Preview 2014 – Hawthorn v Sydney Swans
- The NRL is terrible
- Dancing pixels and shattered dreams
- The Pointlessness of the Commonwealth Games.
- Should Brian Lake be in jail?
- Go away, Gary Ablett!
- Why Garry Lyon is centimetre perfect
- World Cup 2014 – The Mike or The Don Analysis
- How Australia can win the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Author Archives: MikeOrTheDon
A few years ago at work I was asked to show around a new employee, a young Englishman named Michael. We got to talking and it emerged that Michael was a recent arrival in Australia, and was here to play … Continue reading
Every Grand Final Preview essentially is trying to crack the question: who will win the big game? This simple yet somewhat challenging question can baffle even the most expert minds. And at the end of reading these previews you can … Continue reading
That a Melburnian doesn’t like the NRL is not overly surprising. After all, I grew up being force-fed a steady diet of AFL, and being told that Rugby League is a rubbish sport. To be honest, I still believe Rugby League is … Continue reading
Last night a glittering second half hat-trick from Alexis Sanchez saw Arsenal prevail over Hull 3-1, and left me buoyant. The world’s colours shone brighter, food tasted better, and I had a spring in my step. Encouraged by their solid display, … Continue reading
The coccyx, pinky toes, ear muscles, the appendix, wisdom teeth and the Commonwealth Games. What do all these things have in common?
In my opinion, Brian Lake should have been dragged in front of a Magistrate, not the Match Review Panel. The Hawthorn defender is currently serving a 4 week suspension for choking North Melbourne’s Drew Petrie. Choking. That means he consciously … Continue reading
Two days ago we saw one of the most incredible games in World Cup history, with Germany annihilating Brazil 7-1 in the Semi Final. The game and its implications will reverberate for years to come. People will remember where they were … Continue reading
Being a sports commentator is a hallowed and sacred position in the Australian sporting landscape. We have our preferred commentators, we have those we can’t stand, and we have commentary that becomes synonymous with moments in time. Jesaulenko, you beauty. … Continue reading
Friday it kicks off – the big dance, the big show, the main event. THE WORLD CUP! Every 4 years we set our body clocks to nocturnal and enjoy the extravaganza that is football! Now at this time you can … Continue reading