Tuesday 26 May 2020

All posts tagged History of football

Vale Norm Hobson

Norman Hobson, 1935–5 December 2014 Roy Hay Norm Hobson was one of Australia’s best goalkeepers in the 1950s and 1960s. He arrived from England where he had played with Leeds United in 1955 and joined Moreland, quickly becoming the first […]

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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

Castlemaine Goldfields Football Club is 40 years old

Castlemaine Goldfields Football Club is 40 years old Roy Hay Castlemaine Goldfields Football Club celebrated its fortieth birthday with a full house of past and present players and supporters at

New City go down like old Heart

Melbourne City 1 Sydney FC 3 Roy Hay The new Melbourne City was a bit like the old Melbourne Heart as it went down to Sydney FC at

Homage to di Stefano

Homage to di Stefano Roy Hay The death of Alfredo di Stefano at the age of 88 has robbed us of one of the greatest players the world of football

Bibliography to accompany A History of Football in Australia

A bibliography of Australian football The following list of books, articles, chapters, reports and other material relating to football in Australia was compiled by Roy Hay, Bill Murray,

Harry Kewell: Star Quality

Harry Kewell: Star quality Roy Hay Harry Kewell is bringing down the curtain on a stellar career at the end of the current A-League season. It is a pity that

Australian sport’s Mandela moment?

Australian sport’s Mandela moment?[1] Roy Hay Nelson Mandela, the recently deceased former president of the Republic of South Africa, was always conscious of the power of sport to symbolise,

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

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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