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Australian football creates online blog frenzy



SINCE the formation of Football Federation Australia back in January 2005, football has undergone massive changes at all levels. This has put football (soccer as it was previously called) on the map with the creation of the A League and the successful world cup campaign for the Socceroos in Germany 2006.

The huge popularity the sport has gained in the last few years can now also be found in the online world. Simply Google the words Blog + Socceroos, A-League or Football and you can find literally hundreds of Australian Blogs and sites on the topic of Football.

Every man and his dog wants to put his views forward on the local game. Hundreds of Blogs and websites come and go almost daily but these Aussie Football Blogs remain active due to the large readership of these blogs.

Another reason for this explosion in Football Blogs is the fact that for many years, football fans (no not soccer anymore) have been starved of proper coverage in the media. Too much attention has been given to the other codes. Fans have taken to the pen and have recorded their thoughts and opinions in blog land.

Below are some of the most popular blogs on Australian Football:

The Football Tragic – http://thefootballtragic.blogspot.com/
Mike’s posts can also be found here at Real Football.

Confessions of an A-League Junkie – http://penaltyspot.blogspot.com/

Australian Football – http://australianfootball.wordpress.com/

Football in the Capital – http://nearpost.blogspot.com/
Football blog from the ACT

Matt’s Football Blog – http://mattwintersfootballblog.blogspot.com/

MVFC Blog – http://www.mvfcblog.com/

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Published on May 12, 2008




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  1. Peng on May 13th, 2008 7:03 PM

    I’m trying to figure out the relevance of Cassano’s picture. Any ideas?

  2. Dean on May 13th, 2008 10:41 PM

    Peng.

    I was trying to cater to the needs of our female readers :o )

  3. Peng on May 14th, 2008 6:57 PM

    I know Cassano is a bit of a nut-job but can you remind me of actually what the context was that he felt the need to take that ‘pose’?

  4. Dean on May 15th, 2008 5:57 PM

    I have NFI. I just saw it on a spanish site in an article about him.

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    Germany is my soul team. I hope in 2012 Germany wins the European soccer championship. It deserves that. We need a victory. I want, at least, to see a good result on the next European soccer championship

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