The Away Game: The Secret Lives of Australia's Soccer Superstars


Kewell, Viduka, Bosnich, Schwarzer, Aloisi, Grella, Bresciano, Johnston. . . For nigh on 30 years, players in our academies and leagues were routinely plundered by massive, cashed-up overseas clubs that offered fame, glory, worldclass competition and astronomical pay packets. Until 2005, when Frank Lowy and John O'Neill staged an extraordinary rejuvenation of the local competition and our Socceroos went on to qualify for the 2006 World Cup, what our best players left behind was a sport wracked by internal power struggles and locked in a perpetual battle to attract fans, sponsorships and television coverage. Matthew Hall has been travelling and reporting on the 'world game' for over 10 years, meeting everyone read more

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ISBN:

9781740663458

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

304

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Sport , Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 May 2006

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Matthew Hall