Friday 10 July 2020

All posts tagged Victoria

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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The real cost of sport

The real cost of sport By Roy Hay (Note: Interim revised version. A conference paper based on this article was given to the conference of the International Society for the

The Box Hill story

The Box Hill story Roy Hay (This article appeared as a Blast from the Past in Goal Weekly, 7 December 2012, p. 19.) Box Hill is one of Victoria’s oldest clubs.

Harry Armstrong and his Cup

Harry Armstrong and his Cup (This article appeared in Goal Weekly, Friday 23 March 2012, p. 19 and is reproduced here with the permission of the editor Costa Koutropoulos,

Socceroos sweep Saudis on wet night at AAMI

Australia 4 Saudi Arabia 2 Roy Hay Australia overcame a spirited Saudi Arabia by four goals to two in the final game of the first qualifying group for the 2014

Time for FFA to hold its nerve

Time for FFA to keep its nerve Roy Hay (This aritcle appeared on the SBS website, The World Game on 22 February 2012 and in Goal Weekly on 24 February

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

Sjel (Mike) de Bruyckere (1928-2011

Sjel (Mike) de Bruyckere. After a stellar career as player and coach at senior level de Bruyckere continued his involvement with the game, coaching children.Photo: Les

Life kicks on in rural Victoria

Geelong Advertiser, Monday,12 March 2007, p. 15 In the last few years parts of rural Victoria have had to cope with drought, bush fires and floods, sometimes in quick

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