Thursday 14 December 2017

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Vietnam heroes celebrate their 50th anniversary

On 14 November 2017 the members of the Australian football team that went to Saigon and won our first international trophy celebrated the 50th anniversary of their victory over lunch at the Sydney Cricket Ground at the invitation of the …

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50th Anniversary of victory in Vietnam

50th Anniversary of the victory in Vietnam By Roy Hay In 1967 at the height of the Vietnam War, the Australian government, led by Harold Holt, agreed it would be

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Puskas statue unveiled in Melbourne

Puskas statue unveiled in Melbourne Roy Hay [caption id="attachment_2722" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="The unveiling party at the Puskas statue"][/caption] A statue of Hungarian and world football’s all time great players, coaches

Albert 'Pompey' Austin. One of the few photographs of the man. Photograph: J. Harvey. La Trobe Picture Collection, State Library of Victoria.

Albert ‘Pompey’ Austin, 1846?–1889: A Man between Two Worlds

Albert ‘Pompey’ Austin, 1846?–1889: A Man between Two Worlds Roy Hay In 2017, as we struggle as a society to find ways of understanding and accepting people who do not

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Football and War: Australia and Vietnam 1967–1972

Football and War: Australia and Vietnam 1967–1972, A Missing Part of the National Narrative Roy Hay Much has been written about sport in Australia. Much more has been written about

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Football’s First Free Kick: Demography and the Media—How and Why Australia Got a Game of its Own

Football on Corio Oval in 1913, the Geelong Football Club's home ground from 1878 until the Second World War. Source: John Reid, Geelong: A Photographic Album of Historic

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Soccer in New South Wales 1880–1980

Phil Mosely Soccer in New South Wales, 1880–1980 has just been published by Sports and Editorial Services Australia and Vulgar Press, Bannockburn and Carlton, Victoria. It is available

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Looking for the ideal Christmas present?

Looking for the ideal Christmas present? If you have any interest in the World Game in Australia then Roy Hay & Bill Murray, A History of Football

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Heart overcome by workmanlike Adelaide

Melbourne Heart 0 Adelaide United 2 Roy Hay After an exciting start in which the home team could have scored several goals, Melbourne Heart eventually succumbed to a workmanlike Adelaide

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Miller Legacy confirmed

Annie Wakeford (extreme left) and Norma May Mawson (second left) welcome the Victorian Minister for Housing, Wendy Lovell (cemtre) to the new Miller

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