Saturday 12 March 2016

All posts tagged FFA

Lou Kastner

Jim Fraser, keeper and coach

Jim Fraser, keeper and coach Roy Hay (This story appeared as a Blast from the Past column in Goal Weekly on 2 March 2012, p. 19. Click on the photographs below to enlarge them. The headline picture is of Jim …

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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,

Buckley et al

Time for FFA to hold its nerve

Time for FFA to keep its nerve Roy Hay (This aritcle appeared on the SBS website, The World Game on 22 February 2012 and in Goal Weekly on 24 February

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Victory knock off league leaders for first win under Magilton

Melbourne Victory 2 Central Coast Mariners 1 Roy Hay Melbourne Victory recorded its first win under Jim Magilton as coach, knocking off league leader Central Coast Mariners by two goals

Eli Babalj

Glory too good for Heart in Bolton’s 453rd game

Melbourne Heart 1 Perth Glory 2 Roy Hay Perth Glory was good value for its two-one away win over Melbourne Heart at AAMI Park on Sunday afternoon. Kristian Sarkies started for


Victory and Adelaide share the points

Melbourne Victory 1 Adelaide United 1 Roy Hay Melbourne Vicotry and Adelaide United renewed their long running rivalry for the Muscat-Kosmina Cup in addition to the A-League points. [caption id="attachment_1622" align="aligncenter"

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Heartbreak for Hearts as Sydney draw

Melbourne Heart 1 Sydney FC 1 Roy Hay It was heartbreak of the Heart at AAMI Park on Saturday night when the home team thought they had the match won

Mike de Bruyckere coaching

Sjel (Mike) de Bruyckere (1928-2011

Sjel (Mike) de Bruyckere. After a stellar career as player and coach at senior level de Bruyckere continued his involvement with the game, coaching children.Photo: Les


Socceroos turn out for Werribee

Socceroos turn out for Werribee (Published on the Goal Weekly website, 19 August 2011. Roy Hay Last week I wrote about bending the rules in sport in general terms, but

Round 1 - Victorian Champions League - Central City FC v Southern Blue Tongues

FFA’s new structure: window dressing or worse

Kids at play. Photo: Sydney Low / <> FFA’s new structure: window dressing or worse By Roy Hay Football Federation

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