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David Basheer

Who is Nathan Tinkler?

23 September 2010

Nathan Tinkler is a paradox: a big man with big achievements in a short period of time, but a man who shuns publicity, preferring to act rather than speak.

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Do they see what we see?

3 September 2010

Just how the FFA MRP came to its decision that Patricio Perez and Michael Baird took dives has consumed Australian football this week.

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Football’s true gentleman

6 July 2010

In Cape Town, I heard the news of Allan Crisp’s passing, he was a dedicated football writer, a man of great integrity and humility who radiated warmth and a whimsical personality.

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World Cup lights up

3 July 2010

Yellow and oranje clashed spectacularly as Samba flair collided with total football in a World Cup treat.

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FIFA, it's time to act

29 June 2010

The time has come for the rules concerning video technology, opponents and fans to be respected and common sense to prevail.

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About this blog


David Basheer

World Cups and Champions League football are just par for the course for SBS's No1. commentator, who also hosts The World Game program.
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Meet Our Bloggers

Les Murray

Fondly known as 'Mr Football', Les has been directly involved in all the major events covered by SBS Sport, including five World Cup football tournaments. Follow @lesmurraysbs on Twitter.

Craig Foster

As SBS’s chief football analyst, Craig provides expert opinion and unrivalled insight. He has also represented the Socceroos and played abroad. Follow @Craig_Foster on Twitter.

David Zdrilic

After years playing abroad and a 20-goal career for the Socceroos, David turned his hand to football punditry and is a beach football fanatic. Follow @Zdrila on Twitter.

Scott McIntyre

Scott’s passion and knowledge of Asian football has consolidated his reputation as Australia’s foremost Asian football expert. Follow @mcintinhos on Twitter.

Lucy Zelic

Lucy is a life-long sports buff and former host of the Official A-League Podcast and also commentated games for Canberra United in the W-League. Follow @LucyZelic on Twitter.

Tim Vickery

British-born Tim works as a journalist and has lived in Brazil since 1994 and provides unrivalled knowledge of South American football. Follow @Tim_Vickery on Twitter.

Philip Micallef

Philip Micallef is a football writer with almost 40 years of experience. He has worked for News Limited and now SBS. He is a long-time follower of AC Milan.

Ned Zelic

Considered one of Australia's most gifted players, Ned Zelic represented the Socceroos 34 times over a decorated career that spanned Europe, Asia and the United Kingdom. Follow @NedZelic on Twitter.

Vitor Sobral

Vitor commentates for SBS and works as a presenter for The World Game. His passion for European football resonates through his blogs. Follow @Vitor_TWG on Twitter.

Tony Palumbo

A journalist with decades of experience on TV and radio, Tony is an expert on all things Italian - including football.

Socceroos jersey over the years

Socceroos jersey over the years

FFA unveiled the strip the Socceroos will play in at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, so TWG thinks it's a perfect time to take a look at the history of the green and gold jersey over the years.


Australian FourFourTwo, The World Game Magazine

Australian FourFourTwo, The World Game Magazine

If it’s in The World Game, it’s in FourFourTwo. At newsagents and online.

4WD Australia: 50 Short Getaways (Book)

4WD Australia: 50 Short Getaways (Book)

Take the trip of a lifetime with this handy full colour book of 4WD trail information. Regional journeys highlight the top 50 tracks around Australia!

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