Friday 24 November 2017

All posts tagged History of football

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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 Northern on Saturday evening. Club legend Jim Shepherd, who …

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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

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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

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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,

bookends of two careers. Harry Kewell of Victory and Brett Emerton of Sydney FC

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

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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,

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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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Ayr United player and Australian visitor retires

Former Ayr United player and Australian visitor retires Roy Hay Quite a surprise at the amount of media coverage of the retirement of a former Ayr United player given that

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