Tuesday 15 March 2016

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Punching above its weight: No wonder we have trouble with Uruguay

Ray Baartz heads goalwards against Uruguay in Sydney in 1974. Source: Sid Grant, Jack Pollard’s Soccer Records. Punching above its weight: No wonder we have trouble with Uruguay (Originally published in Goal Weekly, 1 August 2011, p. 9.) Roy Hay Last week …

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Celtic win close match with Victory

Skippers in opposition. Victory's Adrian Leijer closes down Georgios Samaras of Celtic. Melbourne Victory 0 Celtic 1 Roy Hay Melbourne Victory lost by a single goal to Celtic on Wednesday night

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Celtic expect tough match

Georgios Samaras, Neil Lennon, Mehmet Durakovic and Grant Brebner face the media. Celtic expects tough match Roy Hay Celtic expects its toughest match of its three-game Australian tour when it takes

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Celtic’s Australian connections

Tommy Burns of Celtic shields the ball against Red Star Belgrade during the World of Soccer tournament at Olympic Park, Melbourne. The referee is Jack Taylor, who officiated

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Good governors of the game or dictators?

Ben Buckley, John Brumby, Lucas Neil and James Merlino at the launch of another big game in Melbourne.

Good governors of the game or dictators? By Roy Hay The

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A turn up for the books

A win for 'the worst team in Britain'. Jim Cassels, the birder of Arran and a good friend sent me this piece of news which I have been sending

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A new look at soccer violence

A new look at soccer violence Roy Hay Deakin University Originally published as: Roy Hay, ‘A new look at soccer violence’, in Denis Hemphill, All part of the game: Violence and Australian

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Surfcoast stuns Corio in local derby

Ben le Cornu (left) of Surfcoast tries to wrong foot Liam Nelson of Corio, watched by Steve Luczo (5). Surf Coast stuns Corio in local derby By Roy Hay In a


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

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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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