Watching mayhem is brilliant fun. Long live mayhem.
Be it biased or neutral, never-before has such regular entertainment been offered by the A League. Only coaches’ stress levels are suffering. But they know the deal.
Nights like Saturday, with Adelaide withstanding a withering Wanderers comeback, and Western United’s miracle at Marvel, are becoming the norm. The most creative, those with the least amount of fear, are prevailing.
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There is an absolute intent to be positive and pragmatism is a rare fallback option.
And one rule is helping it all.
The five-sub rule.
On the whole, IFAB (International Football Association Board) is out of form. The rules committee of football has allowed hundreds of changes, some of which have…