Sunday 13 March 2016

All posts in Football 2011

Buckley et al

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 administrative leadership of major sporting bodies comes in for a great …

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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

Flares at football

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

1969 Socceroos

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,

Celtic 1908 with trophies lr

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

End of 1909 Cup Final replay lr

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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