Wednesday 11 December 2019

All posts in Journalism 2011

Our first summer in Australia

Our first summer in Australia Roy Hay (A shortened version of this article appeared as ‘That’s quite a lot for a Scot to deal with,’ in the Geelong Advertiser, 30 December 2011, p. 31.) I suppose we arrived at the […]

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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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

America, China and Australia

America, China and Australia Roy Hay (This article appeared in the Geelong Advertiser,  28 November 2011, p. 18 as' Red, white and blue in the top End.') A great deal

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