To My Mum and For the Love of Footy

As of sometime in the middle of April, this blog has it’s birthday. It’s now come and gone, we’ve got a fancy new logo (thanks Jack) and got to put out plenty of blogs about the Matildas the week of and surrounding our anniversary. Now that the dust is settling, with the Asian Cup over,…

Sleepy Footy Observations: Asian Cup Edition The Final

Japan v Australia. Heading into the match I was hopeful. Partly because I was eyeing off a new phone background of the Matildas holding up that pretty Asian Cup, partly because a final always brings an element of hope. We had played average yes, but making it to the final of a competition with eight…

Sleepy Footy Observations: Asian Cup Edition Semi Final

Let’s talk about last night. I don’t want to, if you watched the game you probably don’t too, but it’s important to acknowledge and consider the good, the bad and the ugly. If there is one thing last night was, it was ugly. Uglier than having a pimple in the middle of you face on…

Sleepy Footy Observations: Asian Cup Edition Round 3

Heading into this game I knew this was going to be tough. What last group game isn’t? Add on the stakes of a World Cup place and an Asian Cup semi final for both sides, there was no chance this game would be emotionless. That’s why I prepared myself. Preparation is key, not just for…

Sleepy Footy Observations: Asian Cup Edition Round 2

  Morning alarms are a brutal things, especially when they ring right before 3am for the second time in a week. A result of these early morning wake up calls left me in a state of knowing had we failed to score this morning, like Sunday’s game against Korea, I would wind up crying, blaming…

Sleepy Footy Observations: Asian Cup Edition Round 1

The day we’ve all been waiting for, it’s here, I’ve finally graduated my degree. Wait a minute. That’s not until the end of the year. The other thing we’ve been waiting for is the first match day for the Matildas mission to conquer Asia, in the Women’s Asian Cup 2018. Conquering Asia is no mere…

Molly’s Pro Tips For Sleepy Footy Watching

  Living in Australia guarantees a few things. They include at least one gnarly sunburn a year for those of us sporting fair skin, foreigners convinced we use the terms “shrimp on the barbie” and having to wake up at all hours of the night to watch any football tournament, no matter where in the…