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All posts tagged 2007

International poaching of players

Edited version published as ‘Poaching when the boot’s on the other foot’, Geelong Advertiser, Friday 6 April 2007, p. 31. The news that the Croatian national football team has been trying to persuade Geelong’s Matthew Spiranovic to play for the …

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Victory stripped of talent

Edited version published as 'Reds snare Sarkies', Geelong Advertiser, Monday 2 April 2007, p. 27. Melbourne Victory is being stripped of more of its championship winning talent with the

We must not overlook the small, skilful players

Geelong Advertiser, Tuesday 13 March 2007, p. 41 Is it about time we started examining the processes by which we select and develop our young sports people? One concerned

The future of Australian football

Australian and British Soccer Weekly, Tuesday  27 February 2007, p. 4 Also published as 'There's room for all the football codes' in, Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 24 February 2007, p.

Victory fans win off the field as well

Published as 'Easy Melbourne Victory in the battle of the signs' in, Geelong Advertiser Tuesday 20 February 2007, p. 38 The Melbourne Victory team won the Grand Final of

Melbourne Victory destroy Adelaide United in superb Grand Final

Published as Five goal Archie destroys United, Geelong Advertiser Monday 19 February 2007, p. 36 The second A-League Grand final will be known as the Archie Thompson show after

Crushing Victory

Geelong Advertiser Monday 19 February 2007, p. 37 ‘IT was an historic occasion which will never be repeated in a Grand Final,’ the Victory’s coach Ernie Merrick said last

Victory faces its final hurdle

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 17 February 2007, p. 58. Having wrapped up the home and away league title and reached the grand final, Melbourne Victory has just one hurdle to

Has Scotland got lessons for England once again?

Geelong Advertiser, Wednesday 14 February 2007, p. 49. So here we go again. Steve McLaren, the manager of the English national team is pilloried for a narrow loss to

Showdown at the Docklands

Geelong Advertiser, Saturday 3 February 2007, p. 92. Melbourne gets its first taste of A-League football finals at Telstra Dome when Melbourne Victory takes on Adelaide United in the

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