Tuesday 15 March 2016

All posts by Roy Hay

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Limits to growth?

Limits to growth (Published in the Geelong Advertiser, 15 June 2011 as ‘Growth scare tactics.’ By Roy Hay Throughout history there have been times when far-seeing people have argued that there are finite limits to the growth of human numbers …

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Socceroos and Serbia in scoreless but exciting draw

Adam Federici watches a Dejan Stankovic Free kick fly past his post. Australia 0 Serbia 0 Roy Hay Australia played Serbia at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night in the second of


Dumbing down Democracy

Lindsay Tanner and the dumbing down of democracy (Published in the Geelong Advertiser on Wednesday 25 May 2011, p. 22 as 'Pollies caught by cycle,' which helps make the

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Manchester Dreaming and other football stories

Manchester dreaming and other football stories (This was published in Goal Weekly on 23 May 2011, before United were beaten by Barcelona in the Champions League final.) By Roy Hay It

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The Alagich family and Australian football

Australia’s 1969 squad before the World Cup qualification matches. Back row, left to right: Les Bordacs, manager, Alan Marnoch, John Watkiss, Stan Ackerley, George Keith, Tom Patrick, official,

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Swings and roundabouts and the Australian dollar

Swings and roundabouts and the Australian dollar (Published in the Geelong Advertiser, 5 May 2011, p. 16.) By Roy Hay If you were one of the lucky ones who chose to

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Firm figures

The item below appeared in the Sunday Age Sport, 1 May 2011, p. 28. [caption id="attachment_1253" align="aligncenter" width="177" caption="Firm figures"][/caption] Caption for photograph Celtic Football Club, 1908, with Charity, Scottish

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Zoran Matic: coach for the ages

Zoran Matic, coach for the ages By Roy Hay Over the years Australian football has been graced by some first class players, coaches and teachers drawn from the countries that

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The number is nine not seven

The number is nine not seven By Roy Hay This year in Scotland the ‘Old Firm’, Celtic and Rangers, will meet seven times in the 2010–11 season. Somewhere along the line

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Victory get first ACL win over Tianjin Teda

Matthew Foschin takes the ball on his chest, surrounded by team-mates and opponents. Melbourne Victory 2 Tianjin Teda 1 By Roy Hay [caption id="attachment_1238" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Victory team before the game

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