Tag Archives: Australia

Meet The New Guy, Same As The Old Guy

If the Asian Football Confederation, the ASEAN nations, and especially Australia, want to distance themselves from Bin Hammam and a very murky way of doing business then in pushing Worawi Makudi they have clearly – quite clearly – gone for the wrong man.

The Story Behind This Picture: South Africa & A World Cup Bid Flop

The photo being used for this blog’s title picture was taken in South Africa during the 2010 World Cup in a small township outside Johannesburg called Mohklakeng. Football Federation Australia was, at the time, bidding to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup and thought it would create great publicity to deliver 9,000 “lap desks” […]

In The Beginning…

The subsequent published story suggested Farina may one day coach the national team, a theory shot down in the article by the Australian legend Johnny Warren and the-then Australia coach Eddie Thomson. But the story did win an award…