A write off
Shane Warne, Charlie Sheen, Matthew Newton, Steven Bradbury, David Hasselhoff, Meat Loaf, Lindsay Lohan, Andrew O’Keefe, Sara-Marie, the yellow Wiggle, the Chilean Miners, Bouncer from Neighbours, the Southern Star Observation wheel, that homeless busker who bangs plastic buckets, and everyone’s favourite football pundit, Mark Bosnich. Big names who’ve all been written off at...
The noisy neighbour
Whichever way you look at it, there’s been a lot of hot air radiating from Bundoora this week. And we’re not talking about this dubiously named hair stylist. First off, an SBS Exclusive! screamed at us in bold type that Morwell Heart CEO, Scott Munn, “scoffed at jibes” from Geoff Lord that the club should pack up their quaint family photos, mismatched cutlery and John...
Passion Pop football
It doesn’t take much to confuse The Ancelottery. The carbon tax, the number of interchanges in AFL and Mehmet Durakovic’s insistence on banishing Jean Carlos Solarzano to the naughty step have all had us palm-smacking our forehead at an irrepressible rate at some point in time. Sunday afternoon however, brought about a new level of bewilderment. In fact, our confusion grew to an almost...
What was it Einstein said about insanity?
Sepp Blatter has had some bad ideas in his time. Take his idea to stamp out racism by simply “shaking hands.” Or his idea for a photo-opp standing next to a black man in the subsequent fall-out from given racism debacle. Or what about his idea to advise homosexuals to “refrain from any sexual activities” when in Qatar? Up until recently, The Ancelottery thought Blatter’s...
Another week of drama
After referee Jared Gillett blew the final whistle at a surprisingly full Ausgrid Stadium, bringing to a close another game which Melbourne Victory didn’t win, you could have been forgiven for thinking that Archie Thomspon was upset. Annoyed even. “I don’t think we turned up,” Thomspon griped. “We showed no intensity and when you’re defending 90% of the game,...