Thursday 29 June 2017

All posts tagged FFA

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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 in Australia: A Game of Two Halves, Hardie Grant, Melbourne, 2014 is the …

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Football and its fans: A delicate balance

Football and its fans: A delicate balance Roy Hay Football fandom, like sporting performance in general, involves a delicate balance. When you are coaching youngsters to play the game, you

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Australia and FIFA

Leo Baumgartner (centre) heading. His arrival in Australia in 1958 to play for Prague was the catalyst for the suspension of Australia's membership of FIFA from 1960 to

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Coming full circle: Betting scandals then and now

HayCoverArt1 Coming full circle: Betting scandals then and now Roy Hay Betting scandals and corruption in sport are not new, nor are links between sport and organised crime. The

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The Unknown Australian who played for England

The unknown Australian who played for England Roy Hay (A shorter version was originally published in Australian Soccer Weekly, c. 1 July 1993. The article also draws on a column

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Liverpool game launched

Liverpool game launched Roy Hay Three years in the making the first visit by Liverpool to Australia was launched at a ceremony at the MCG yesterday. As part of its

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Victory at the death against unlucky Glory

Melbourne Victory 2 Perth Glory 1 (after extra time) Roy Hay After being on the back-foot for much of the ninety minutes, Melbourne Victory got a last gasp penalty kick

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Australia stagger to draw with Oman

Australia 2 Oman 2 Roy Hay Australia squeaked out of its home game against Oman with a two-all draw after going behind in the sixth minute and further behind as

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Wanderers close to title after defeating Heart

Melbourne Heart 1 Western Sydney Wanderers 3 Roy Hay Western Sydney Wanderers are within touching distance of the A-League title after a three-one away win over Melbourne Heart at a

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Victory rebounds to crush undermanned Jets

Melbourne Victory 5 Newcastle Jets 0 Roy Hay [caption id="attachment_2120" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Victory fans spell out their views"][/caption] Melbourne Victory bounced back dramatically from last week’s away loss to the

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