Thursday 29 June 2017

All posts in Football 2011

Leijer Smith

Victory overrun Phoenix

Melbourne Victory 3 Wellington Phoenix 1 Roy Hay Melbourne Victory finally got the result its coach and players had been seeking in front of  14.023 fans at AAMI Park on Sunday evening winning by three goals to one. The margin …

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The World Game in the USA

The World Game in the USA Roy Hay (This article appeared as 'Shootin' it Stateside,' in Goal Weekly, ( December 2011, p.19). Bruce Arena, David Beckham’s coach at Los Angeles Galaxy,

Micky P slider

Micky Petersen, midfield master

Micky Petersen Roy Hay Micky Petersen was one of the best all-round talents in Australian football. He was top class Socceroo midfielder, club champion at South Melbourne, coach of the

Beckham and Kewell

Coming to terms with celebrity

Coming to terms with celebrity Roy Hay This article appeared in Goal Weekly, 9 December 2011, p. 2, and the Geelong Advertiser, 10 December 2011, p. 42 as 'Striking Difference.' [caption

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Victory and Adelaide draw

Melbourne Victory 1 Adelaide United 1 Roy Hay Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United played out a one-all draw at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night and though there was some fairly

Galaxy line-up

Galaxy win on penalties

Melbourne Victory 2 Los Angeles Galaxy 2 (Galaxy 4-3 on penalties) Roy Hay Friendly tour matches, even with a sponsor’s trophy, are always more about entertaining occasional fans than satisfying

Book covers for article

Back among the books in 2011

Back among the books in 2011 Roy Hay (This appeared in the Geelong Advertiser, on 5 December 2011, p. 20 as 'Book it now, Winnie. Diversions, plagiarism and whodunnits'). It is

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The Smith report and the future of football

The Smith report and the future of football Roy Hay (A shorter version of this article appeared in the Geelong Advertiser, 2 December 2011, p. 34, under the title 'Kicking

John Gardiner coaching Geelong

John Gardiner: A teacher on and off the field

John Gardiner: A teacher on and off the field. Roy Hay (This article appeared in my Blast from the Past column in Goal Weekly, 25 November 2011, p. 19.) John Gardiner

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Perth fight back stuns Victory

Melbourne Victory 2 Perth Glory 2 Roy Hay Melbourne Victory got the advantage of some curious refereeing decisions but gave away a two goal lead and a one man advantage

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