Tuesday 15 March 2016

All posts by Roy Hay

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Harry Armstrong and his Cup

Harry Armstrong and his Cup (This article appeared in Goal Weekly, Friday 23 March 2012, p. 19 and is reproduced here with the permission of the editor Costa Koutropoulos, who played in the Armstrong Cup for Caulfield City. click and …

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Necevski saves and prepares to counter-attack

Heart squander two goal lead but still should make the finals

Melbourne Heart 2 Sydney FC 2 Roy Hay (Click and double click on photos below to enlarge them) In a classic game of two halves, Melbourne Heart scored two cracking


Victory get biggest win over Phoenix but it comes too late

Melbourne Victory 3 Wellington Phoenix 0 Roy Hay Melbourne Victory produced the kind of performance the fans had been waiting for all year with a three-nil demolition of Wellington Phoenix,

Germano eyes a chance

Heart pegged back by Ifill rocket

Melbourne Heart 1 Wellington Phoenix 1 Roy Hay (Double click on photos below to enlarge them.) In the match which could decide its finals ambitions, Melbourne Heart took on Wellington Phoenix

North celebrate Cup win

North Geelong demolish Corio to win CoGG Cup

North Geelong win City of Greater Geelong Cup in a landslide Roy Hay (Note: click and double click on photographs below to enlarge them). North Geelong demolished Corio by eight goals

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Victory season washed away by Jets

Melbourne Victory 1 Newcastle Jets 3 Roy Hay On a night of pouring rain in Melbourne, Victory’s season was washed away by Newcastle Jets by three goals to one at

Australian line-up in 1972 lr

From Emus to Socceroos: How the national team got its name

From Emus to Socceroos: The real origins of national team’s name at last Roy Hay and David Hearder (This story first appeared in Goal Weekly, 24 February 2012, pp. 1–3,

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Socceroos sweep Saudis on wet night at AAMI

Australia 4 Saudi Arabia 2 Roy Hay Australia overcame a spirited Saudi Arabia by four goals to two in the final game of the first qualifying group for the 2014

Marrone takes on defence

Heart down league leaders on a hot night at AAMI

Melbourne Heart 1 Central Coast Mariners 0 Roy Hay Melbourne Heart knocked off the bottom team, Gold Coast United, by a single goal last week and on Sunday night they

Zadworny on break

North win final preview. Rangers and Bell Park for third place

North squeak through in final rehearsal Roy Hay North Geelong scored in the last minute to beat Corio by three goals to two in a very entertaining rehearsal for next

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