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Monday 26 May 2014

NPLV results 26 May 2014


  • Bentleigh Greens SC 1 Heidelberg United SC 3(HT: 1-1) 
  • Pascoe Vale SC 2 Oakleigh Cannons FC 0(HT: 1-0)
  • Dandenong Thunder SC 3 (J. Nakic 2, D. King 1) Ballarat Red Devils SC 1 (D. O'Donnell 1)(HT: 0-0)
  • Hume City FC 0 Green Gully SC 3 (M. Sanders 1, J. Hayne 1)(HT: 0-0)
  • Melbourne Knights FC 3 (A. Colosimo 2, D. Visevic 1) Port Melbourne Sharks SC 1(HT: 0-1)
  • Northcote City FC 3 (J. Kalifatidis 1, A. Chiappetta 1, T. Rixon 1) Goulburn Valley Suns FC 0(HT: 2-0)
  • Werribee City FC 0 South Melbourne FC 1 (M. Lujic 1)(HT: 0-1) 


  • Sunshine George Cross SC 1 (M. Sadik 1) Box Hill United SC 0(HT: 0-0)
  • Avondale Heights SC 2 (J. Principato 1, Z. Pajic 1) Dandenong City SC 1 (A. Jerez 1)(HT: 2-0)
  • Whittlesea Ranges FC 0 North Geelong Warriors FC 4 (R. Luka 3, M. Paleka 1)(HT: 0-2)
  • FC Bendigo 1 (G. Slefendorfas 1) Springvale White Eagles FC 4 (A. Fesseha 3, H. Millar 1)(HT: 1-1) 
  • Moreland Zebras FC 0 Richmond SC Seniors  1(HT: 0-1)
  • St Albans Saints SC 4 (B. Devlin 2, J. Julardzija 1) Brunswick City SC 0(HT: 3-0) 


                                                    P       W       L       D       F       A       GD      PTS    

1   South Melbourne FC               10      10      0       0       23      7       16      30     
2   Oakleigh Cannons FC              10      6       1       3       23      8       15      21     
3   Heidelberg United SC              10      7       3       0       27      14      13      21     
4   Dandenong Thunder SC           10      5       3       2       13      17      -4      17     
5   Bentleigh Greens SC                 9       4       3       2       16      14      2       14     
6   Northcote City FC                   10      4       5       1       18      17      1       13     
7   Hume City FC                         10      4       5       1       12      13      -1      13     
8   Werribee City FC                    10      4       5       1       14      18      -4      13     
9   Port Melbourne Sharks SC      10      3       4       3       17      19      -2      12     
10  Green Gully SC                       10      4       6       0       19      25      -6      12     
11  Ballarat Red Devils SC             9       3       5       1       15      22      -7      10     
12  Melbourne Knights FC            10      3       7       0       11      15      -4      9      
13  Pascoe Vale SC                      10      2       5       3       10      15      -5      9      
14  Goulburn Valley Suns FC        10      1       8       1       13      27      -14     4      


                                                     P       W       L       D       F       A       GD      PTS    

1   Avondale Heights SC                 9       8       1       0       24      9       15      24     
2   Sunshine George Cross SC        9       6       2       1       18      13      5       19      
3   St Albans Saints SC                   9       7       2       0       22      11      11      18     
4   Box Hill United SC                    9       5       2       2       19      9       10      17     
5   FC Bulleen Lions                        8       4       1       3       21      11      10      15     
6   Kingston City FC                        8       4       3       1       18      15      3       13     
7   Richmond SC Seniors                 9       4       4       1       16      22      -6      13     
8   North Geelong Warriors FC        9       4       5       0       16      14      2       12     
9   Springvale White Eagles FC        9       4       5       0       21      24      -3      12     
10  Dandenong City SC                   9       3       5       1       17      21      -4      10     
11  Moreland Zebras FC                 9       2       6       1       15      17      -2      7      
12  Whittlesea Ranges FC                9       2       6       1       12      21      -9      7      
13  FC Bendigo                               9       2       6       1       15      24      -9      7      
14  Brunswick City SC                     9       1       8       0       8       31      -23     3    

Thursday 8 May 2014

A Bibliography of Australian Football

Roy Hay has generously given us his permission to publish the bibliography from his and Bill Murray's A history of football in Australia: A game of two halves published by Hardie Grant, 2014. ISBN: 9781742707648  
Feel free to let us know if any important works are missing.

Adair, Daryl & Wray Vamplew, Sport in Australian History, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1997.
Alagich, Colin, 100 Years of the World Game in Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Lion Soccer Club, Adelaide, 2007.
Alagich, Richard, Soccer: Winning through Technique and Tactics, McGraw-Hill, Sydney, 1995.
Behrendt, Sarah, History of the Socceroos, Penguin Australia, Camberwell, Victoria, 2011.
Blainey, Geoff, A Game of our Own: The Origins of Australian Football, Information Australia, Melbourne, 1990, new edition, Black, Melbourne, 2003.
Booth, Douglas & Colin Tatz, One-Eyed: A View of Australian Sport, Allen and Unwin, St Leonards, NSW, 2000.
Cashman, Richard, Paradise of Sport: The Rise of Organised Sport in Australia, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1995.
Cockerill, Mike, Soccer’s Long Road to the Top, Lothian, Port Melbourne, 1998.
Cordner, John, The World of Football: A history of Football’s Various Codes from their Origins to Today, Self-published, Killara, NSW, 2002
Crowe, Rory, 100 Years of Queensland Soccer, Queensland Soccer Federation, Sportslead, Brisbane, 1984.
Desira, Peter with Richard Curmi, Green Gully Soccer Club: 50 Years, SESA, Teesdale, 2006.
Dettre, Andrew, Silver Jubilee of St. George-Budapest 1957-1982, The Club, Sydney 1982.
Economou, Nick, That other game: association football, politics and society, Sir Robert Menzies Centre, University of London, London, 1996.
Ray Erskine, A History of Ipswich Soccer, Coalstars Soccer Club, Ipswich, April 1980. Copy in John Oxley Library, Brisbane.
Fairs, Sid, ed., Corrimal Rangers: Soccer Centenary 1891–1991, The Club, Wollongong, 1991.
Fink, Jesse, 15 Days in June: How Australia became a Football Nation, Hardie Grant, Melbourne, 2007.
Foster, Craig, Fozz on Football, Hardie Grant, Melbourne, 2011.
Georgakis, Steve, Sport and the Australian Greek, Standard Publishing, Rozelle, NSW, 2000.
Georgakis, Steve, The Greek-Australian Sport Hall of Fame, Halkeas Press, Sydney, 2000.
Goldblatt, David, The Ball Is Round: A Global History of Football, Penguin, London, 2007.
Gough, Tom, Introduction to Australian Soccer, New Horizon, Bognor Regis, 1983.
Grant, Sidney James, The History of Coalfields Soccer, The Author, Sydney, 1978.
Grant, Sidney James, Jack Pollard's Soccer Records, Jack Pollard, Sydney, n.d. [1974].
Green, Geoffrey, The History of the Football Association, 1863-1953, Naldrett Press, London, n.d. [1953].
Greenwood, Barrie, Soccer: West Australia 1960 to 2000, Perth Advertising Services, Perth, 2000.
Hall, Matthew, The Away Game, Harper Sports, Sydney, 2000.
Hall, Matthew, The Away Game: the Secret Lives of Australia's Soccer Superstars, Hardie Grant, Melbourne, 2006.
Harlow, Denis, History of Soccer in South Australia, 1902–2002, South Australian Soccer Federation, Adelaide, 2003.
Harlow, Denis, Cumberland United Soccer and Social Club: 50 Years 1943–1993, Cumberland United, Adelaide, 1993.
Harper, Andy, The Socceroos: Voodoo to Destiny, Limelight, Sydney, 2006.
Fisher, Rosalind & Peter Morrison, Hakoah Club Sydney 1938-1994, Hakoah Club, Bondi Junction, Sydney, 1994.
Hay, Roy & Bill Murray, A History of Football in Australia: A Game of Two Halves, Hardie Grant, Melbourne, 2014.
Hay, Roy & Ian Syson, The Story of Football in Victoria, Football Federation Victoria, Melbourne, 2009.
Hay, Roy, Geelong Advertiser Cup, 1981-2005: Souvenir Record, Printstar, Geelong, 2005.
Howell, Reet & Maxwell L. Howell, The Genesis of Sport in Queensland : From the Dreamtime to Federation, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, Qld, 1992.
Hudson, Chris, A Century of Soccer, 1898–1998: A Tasmanian History, Peacock Publishers, Hobart, 1998.
Kallinikios, John, Soccer Boom: The Transformation of Victorian Soccer Culture 1945-1963, Walla Walla, Sydney, 2007.
Kreider, Richard, A Soccer Century: A chronicle of Western Australian Soccer from 1896 to 1996, Sports West Media, Perth, WA, 1996.
Kreider, Richard, Paddocks to Pitches: The Definitive History of Western Australian Football, SportWest Media, Perth, 2012.
Lanfranchi, Pierre & Matthew Taylor, Moving with the Ball: The Migration of Professional Footballers, Berg, Oxford, 2001.
Lawrence, Geoffrey & David Rowe (eds), Power play: essays in the sociology of Australian sport, Hale & Iremonger, Sydney, c1986.
Lustica, Bernard, From Hope to Glory: 40 Years of Croatia Deakin Soccer Club, Croatia Deakin, Canberra, 1999.
Martin, Egilberto, Juve! Juve! Elabor Helena Nominees, Brooklyn, Victoria, 1990.
Mason, Nicholas, Football! The Story of All the World’s Football Games, Temple Smith, London, 1974.
Maynard, John, The Aboriginal Soccer Tribe: A History of Aboriginal Involvement with the World Game, Magabala Books, Broome, Western Australia, 2011.
McKay, Jim, No pain, no gain?: Sport and Australian Culture, Prentice Hall, Sydney, 1991.
Micallef, Philip, The World Cup Story: An Australian View, Philip Micallef, Carringbah NSW, 1994.
Mosely, Philip A., Ethnic Involvement in Australian Soccer: A History, 1950–1990, National Sports Research Centre, Australian Sports Commission, Canberra, 1995.
Mosely, Philip A., et al, Sporting Immigrants, Walla Walla, Sydney, 1997.
Murray, Bill, Football. A history of the world game, Scolar Press, Aldershot, 1994.
Murray, Bill, The World’s Game: A history of soccer, University of Illinois Press, Champaign, 1996.
Murray, Bill & Roy Hay, The World Game Downunder, ASSH Studies no. 19, Australian Society for Sports History, Melbourne, 2006.
Murray, Les, World Youth Championship Greats, AGPS, Canberra, 1993.
Murray, Les, By the Balls: Memoir of a Football Tragic, Random House, Sydney, 2006.
Nikolich, Peter, Beograd: White City Woodville 1949-1999, Beograd, Adelaide, 1999.
Nimac, Ivan, et al, More than the Game: 50 Years of Sydney United, Sydney United Football Club, Sydney, 2008.
O’Hara, John, (ed.), Ethnicity and Soccer in Australia, ASSH Studies in Sports History Number 10, Australian Society for Sports History, Campelltown, 1994.
Olivier-Scerri, G E, Encyclopaedia of Australian Soccer 1922-88, Showcase Publications, St Leonards, NSW, 1988.
Pospisil, Marijan, Croatia Sydney S.F.C. 1958-1988, The Club, Sydney, 1988.
Punshon, John, Australia 1922-1998, Soccer: The International Line-ups and Statistics Series, Soccer Books Ltd, Cleethorpes, 1999.
Schwab, Laurie, The Socceroos and their Opponents, Newspress, Melbourne, 1979.
Simmons, Ted, FFA Hall of Fame 2007, FFA, Sydney, 2007.
Smith, Tony, Soccer Lesson: The South Australian State Soccer Team and its Opponents 1923–1977, Peacock Publishers, Adelaide, 2013.
Soccer: Aussie Sports Coaching Program, ACHPER, Parkside, South Australia, c1987.
Solly, Ross, Shoot Out: The Passion and Politics of Soccer’s Fight for Survival in Australia, John Wiley & Sons, Milton, Qld, 2004.
Stell, Marion K, Half the Race: A History of Australian Women in Sport, Collins/Angus & Robertson, North Ryde, NSW, 1991.
Sutalo, Ilija, Croatians in Australia: Pioneers, Settlers and their Descendants, Wakefield Press, Kent Town, South Australia, 2004.
The Hamlyn international book of soccer, contributors Michael Archer [et al.], Hamlyn, London, 1977.
Tkalcevic, Mato, Croats in Australia: An Information and Resource Guide, Victoria College Press, Burwood, Victoria, 1988.
Thompson, Trevor, One Fantastic Goal: A Complete History of Football in Australia, ABC Books, Sydney, 2006.
Unikoski, Rachel, Communal Endeavours: Migrant Organisations in Melbourne, Australian National University Press, Canberra, 1978.
Ward, Tony, Sport in Australian National Identity: Kicking Goals, Routledge, London, 2010.
Warren, Ian, Football Crowds and Cultures: Comparing English and Australian Law Enforcement Trends, ASSH, Melbourne, 2003.
Warren, John, Know the Game: Australian Football, Kingfisher Books, Cheltenham Vic, 1984.
Warren, Johnny & Andre Dettre, Soccer: The Australian Way, Summit, Sydney, 1979.
Warren, Johnny & Andrew Dettre, Soccer in Australia, Hamlyn, Sydney, 1974.
Watson, Elaine, Australian Women’s Soccer: The First Twenty Years, Australian Women’s Soccer Association, Canberra, 1994.
West Woden Juventus SC, West Woden Juventus: 25 years of Soccer, The Club, Manuka, ACT, 1979.
Williams, Jean, A Beautiful Game: International Perspectives on Women's Football, Berg, Oxford, 2007.
Williams, Paul, with Kevin Christopher, The Un-official Beginners Guide to the History of the Australian National Soccer League, Studs Up, Bentleigh, 1999.
Williamson, John, Soccer Anzacs: The Story of Caledonian Soccer Club, John Williamson, Applecross, Western Australia, 1998.
Wilson, Tony, Australia United: Adventures at the 2006 World Cup, Germany, GSPBooks, Melbourne, 2006.

Biographies and Autobiographies
Allen, Peter, Reg Date: The Don Bradman of Football, Allen Media Services, Mosman, NSW, 2011.
Baumgartner, Leo, The Little Professor of Soccer, Marketing Productions, Bondi Junction, 1968.
Briscoe, Gordon, Racial Folly: A Twentieth Century Aboriginal Family, ANU press, Canberra, 2010.
Campbell, Donald, The Campbell Files: Everything You Won’t Find in the Stewart Report, Margaret Bowden, Marion, South Australia, 1995.
Farina, Frank with Bonita Mersiades, My World is Round: A Personal Playing History, Vox Peritus, Milton, Queensland, 1998.
Harper, Andy, Mr and Mrs Soccer, Random House, Sydney, 2004.
Johnston, Craig, Walk Alone, Collins Australia, Sydney, 1989.
Lusetich, Robert, My Beloved Socceroos: The Frank Arok Story, ABC Books, Sydney, 1992.
Mallett, Ashley, John Kosmina, Hutcheson Australia, Melbourne, 1983.
Margo, Jill, Frank Lowy: Pushing the Limits, Harper Collins, Sydney, 2001.
Moriarty, John, Saltwater Fella: An Inspiring True Story of Success against all Odds, Penguin, Melbourne, 2000.
O’Neill, John, It’s Only a Game: A Life in Sport, Random House, Sydney, 2007.
Perkins, Charles, A Bastard Like Me, Ure Smith, Sydney, 1975.
Rasic, Rale with Ray Gatt, The Rale Rasic Story, New Holland, Sydney, 2006.
Read, Peter, Charles Perkins: A Biography, Penguin, Ringwood, Victoria, 1990 and 2001.
Schwarzer, Mark, World Cup Destiny: From Sydney to Stuttgart, ABC Books, Sydney, 2006.
Shorrock, Les, My Charmed Life, privately published, no date.
Slater, Robbie, with Matthew Hall, The Hard Way, Harper Sports, Sydney, 1999.
Wade, Paul with Kyle Patterson, Captain Socceroo: The Paul Wade story, Harper Sports, Sydney, 1995.
Warren, Johnny with Andy Harper & Josh Whittington, Sheilas, Wogs and Poofters: An Incomplete Biography of Johnny Warren and Soccer in Australia, Random House, Sydney, 2002.

Booth, Ross. ‘The A-League: A New League for Australia. From Old Soccer to New Football’, in Peter Burke and June Senyard, eds, Behind the Play: Football in Australia, Melbourne, Maribyrnong Press, 2008, 221–238.
Dabscheck, Braham. ‘Moving Beyond Ethnicity: Soccer’s Evolutionary Progress’, in Bon Stewart, ed., The Games Are Not the Same: The Political Economy of Football in Australia, Melbourne, Melbourne University Press, 2007, 198–235.
Hay, Roy, ‘Soccer and social control in Scotland, 1873-1973,’ in Richard Cashman and Michael McKernan (eds) Sport: Money, Morality and the Media, Kensington, New South Wales University Press, 1981, pp. 223-247.
Hay, Roy, ‘A new look at soccer violence’, in Denis Hemphill, ed., All part of the game: Violence and Australian sport, Sydney, Walla Walla Press, 1998, 41–62.
Hay, Roy, ‘British Football, Wogball or the World Game?  Towards a social history of Victorian Soccer’, in John O’Hara, ed., Ethnicity and Soccer in Australia, ASSH Studies in Sports History Number 10, Australian Society for Sports History, Campelltown, 1994, 44–79.
Hay, Roy, ‘Oral history, migration and soccer in Australia, 1880-2000,’ in A James Hammerton  and Eric Richards , eds, Speaking to Immigrants: Oral Testimony and the History of Australian Migration, Visible Immigrants 6, History Program and Centre for Immigration and Multicultural Studies, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, 2002, 39-61.
Hay, Roy, ‘Croatia: Community, conflict and culture: the role of soccer clubs in migrant identity’, in Michael Cronin and David Mayall, eds, Sporting nationalisms: Identity, ethnicity and assimilation, London, Frank Cass, 1998, 49–66.
Hay, Roy & Marnie Haig-Muir, ‘“Huntin, Shootin and Fishin” and the Rest: Sports in Geelong in the Mid-nineteenth Century and Afterwards’, in Tom Spurling & Geoff Peel, eds, The View from Station Peak: Writings on Geelong: History and Literature, n.p., Geelong, 2007, 85–99.
Hay, Roy, ‘Croatia: Community, conflict and culture: the role of soccer clubs in migrant identity’, in Michael Cronin and David Mayall, eds, Sporting nationalisms: Identity, ethnicity and assimilation, London, Frank Cass, 1998, pp. 49-66.
Hay, Roy, ‘The last night of the Poms: Australia as a post-colonial sporting society,’ in John Bale and Mike Cronin, eds, Sport and post-colonialism, Berg, Oxford, 2003, pp. 15-28.
Hay, Roy, ‘Fan culture in Australian football (soccer): From ethnic to mainstream?’ in Matthew Nicholson, Bob Stewart and Rob Hess, eds, Football Fever: Moving the Goalposts, Maribyrnong Press, Melbourne, 2006, 91–105.
Hay, Roy, ‘Violence by Players’, in Wray Vamplew et al. (eds) Oxford Companion to Australian Sport, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, Second Edition 1994, originally published, 1992, pp. 443-446.
Hay, Roy & Ian Warren, ‘Who supports Melbourne Victory? A preliminary inquiry into crowd make-up and dynamics in the new A-League,’ in Peter Burke and June Senyard, eds, Behind the Play: Football in Australia , Maribyrnong Press, Melbourne, 2008, 239–260.
Hughson, John, ‘The Bad Blue Boys and “the magical recovery” of John Clarke’, in Gary Armstrong and Richard Giulianotti, eds, Entering the Field: Studies in World Football, Oxford, Berg, 1997, pp. 239-259.
Jones, Roy & Philip Moore, ‘He only has eyes for Poms’, in John O’Hara, ed., Ethnicity and Soccer in Australia, ASSH Studies in Sports History, Number 10, Australian Society for Sports History, Campbelltown, NSW, 1994, 16–32.
Miller, Toby, ‘The Unmarking of Soccer: Making a Brand New Subject’, in T. Bennett et al, eds, Celebrating The Nation: A Critical Study of Australia's Bicentenary, Allen & Unwin, St Leonards, 1992.
Moon, Paul & Peter Burns, The Asia-Oceania Soccer Handbook, The Authors, Oamaru, New Zealand, 1985.
Mosely, Philip, ‘Balkan Politics in Australian Soccer’, in John O’Hara, ed., Ethnicity and Soccer in Australia, ASSH Studies in Sports History, Number 10, Australian Society for Sports History, Campbelltown, NSW, 1994, 33–43.
Mosely, Philip, ‘Soccer’, in Philip A. Mosely, Richard Cashman, John O’Hara & Hilary Weatherburn, eds, Sporting Immigrants, Walla Walla Press, Crows Nest, NSW, 1997, 00–00.
Murray, Bill, ‘The workers sports movement in France’, in Arnd Krueger and Jim Riordan, eds, The story of Workers Sport, Human Kinetics, Champaign, 1996, 00–00.
Murray, Bill with Philip Mosely, ‘Soccer, in Wray Vamplew and Brian Stoddart, eds, Sport in Australia. A Social History, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1994, pp. 213–230.
Murray, Bill, ‘Asia and the Pacific’, in Stephen Wagg, ed., Giving the game away. Football, politics and culture in five continents, Leicester University Press, Leicester, 1995, pp. 138-162.
Procter, Nicholas and Lynch, Rob 1995, ‘The uses of soccer by Serbian Australians in the expression of cultural identity’, in Clare Simpson and Bob Gidlow, eds, Proceedings of ANZALS Conference 1995, ANZALS, Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand, 182–188.
Vamplew, Wray, ‘Violence in Australian Soccer: The Ethnic contribution’, in John O’Hara, ed., Ethnicity and Soccer in Australia, ASSH Studies in Sports History, Number 10, Australian Society for Sports History, Campbelltown, NSW, 1994, 1–15.
Vamplew, Wray, ‘Sports crowd disorder: An Australian survey’, in John O’Hara, ed., Crowd violence at Australian sport, ASSH Studies in Sports History, No. 7, Australian Society for Sports History, Campbelltown, 1992, 79–111.
Warren, Ian, ‘Soccer subcultures in Australia’, in Carmel Guerra and Rob White, Ethnic minority youth in Australia: Challenges and myths, National Clearinghouse for Youth Studies, Hobart, 1995, 121-131.
Warren, Ian & Roy Hay, ‘Order and disorder at sporting venues’, Denis Hemphill, ed., All part of the game: Violence and Australian sport, Sydney, Walla Walla Press, 1998, pp. 63-86.
Westerbeek, Hans & Aaron Smith, ‘Australian Amateur Soccer and Ethnicity: Cross-cultural Marketing Challenges’, in Rob Hess, Matthew Nicholson, and Bob Stewart, eds, Football Fever: Crossing Boundaries, Melbourne, Maribyrnong Press, 2005, 73–88.

Adair, Daryl, and Vamplew, Wray, ‘Not So Far From the Madding Crowd: Spectator Violence in Britain and Australia. A Review Article’, Sporting Traditions, 7(1), November 1990, 95–103.
Adair, Daryl, ‘Australian Sport History: From the Founding Years to Today’, Sport in History, 29(3), 2009, 405–436.
Brabazon, Tara, ‘What’s the Story Morning Glory? Perth Glory and the Imagining of Englishness’, Sporting Traditions, May 1998, No. 2, pp. 53–66.
Brawley, Sean, ‘Second rate Java Jaunters: soccer football, the imaginary grandstand, cultural diplomacy and Australia's Asian context’, Sport in Society, 15(4), 2012, 504–528
Carniel, Jennifer, ‘Sheilas, Wogs and Metrosexuals: Masculinity, Ethnicity and Australian Soccer’, Soccer & Society, 10(1), 2009, 73-83
Dabscheck, Braham, ‘Assaults on Soccer’s Compensation System: Europe and Australia Compared’, (Review Article) Sporting Traditions, November 1996, No. 1, pp. 81-107.
Dabscheck, Braham, ‘Australian Soccer’s Freedom of Association Dispute’, Sporting Traditions, November 2000, No. 1, pp. 57-75
Dabscheck, Braham, ‘Early Attempts at Forming Soccer Player Unions in Australia’, Sporting Traditions, May 1994, No. 2, pp. 25-40.
Dabscheck, Braham, ‘Sporting Labour Markets and the Courts’, Sporting Traditions, November 1985, No. 1, pp. 2-24.
Danforth, Loring M, ‘Is the world game an ethnic game or an Aussie game? Narrating the nation in Australian soccer’, American Ethnologist, 28 (2), 2001, pp. 363-87.
Guoth, Nick, ‘A new China: using Sport to Expose a Multi-class Race through the 1923 Chinese Soccer Tour of Australia’, Sport in Society, 15(4), 2012, 462–478.
Hallinan, Christopher J., John E, Hughson & Michael Burke, ‘Supporting the World Game in Australia: A Case Study of Fandom at National and Club Level’, Soccer & Society 8(2–3), April–July 2007, 283–97.
Hallinan, Chris & John Hughson, ‘The beautiful game in Howard’s “Brutopia”: Football, Ethnicity and Citizenship in Australia’, Soccer & Society, 10(1), 2009, 1–8.
Hallinan, Christopher J. & March L. Krotee, ‘Conceptions of Nationalism & Citizenship Among Non-Anglo Celtic Soccer Clubs in an Australian City’, Journal of Sport & Social Issues, 17(2), Aug 1993, 125–133.
Hallinan, Christopher & Tom Heenan, ‘Australia, Asia and the New Football Opportunity’, Soccer and Society, 14(5), 2013, 751–767.
Harrison, Graham, ‘What’s in an Ethnic Name?: Soccer Clubs in Australia’, Canberra Anthropology, 2(2), Oct 1979, 23–35
Hay, Roy, ‘Ethnicity, Structure and Globalisation: An Argument about Association Football in Australia, 1958–2010,’ Sport in Society, 14(6), August 2011, 833–850.
Hay, Roy, ‘A Tale of Two Footballs: The origins of Association Football and Australian Rules Revisited,’ Sport in Society, 13(6), August 2010, 952–969.
Hay, Roy, ‘Another abortive soccer players union’, ASSH Bulletin, 24, June 1996, 11–14.
Hay, Roy, ‘Australian soccer clubs for sale’, Sports Factor, ABC Radio National, with Amanda Smith, Melbourne, 19 May 2000. Transcript available at
Hay, Roy, ‘Black (Yellow or Green) Bastards: Soccer Refereeing in Australia: A much maligned profession’, Sporting Traditions, 15(2), May 1999, 19–36.
Hay, Roy, ‘Croatia: Community, conflict and culture: the role of soccer clubs in migrant identity’, Journal of Immigrants and Minorities, 17(1), March 1998, 49–66.
Hay, Roy, ‘Marmaras’s oyster or Seamonds’ baby?  The formation of the Victorian Soccer Federation, 1956-1964’, Sporting Traditions, 10, No 2, 1994, pp. 3-24.
Hay, Roy, ‘“Our wicked foreign game”: Why has Association Football (soccer) not become the main code of football in Australia?’ Soccer and Society, 7, no. 2–3, April-July 2006, 165–186.
Hay, Roy, ‘Sidelight on bodyline,’ Baggy Green: Journal of Australian Cricket, Volume 4 No 1, 2001, pp. 19-21. Contains material on a soccer match between the English cricket tourists of 1932-33 and Hakoah Melbourne just prior to departure.
Hay, Roy, ‘Soccer in Geelong between the Wars’, Investigator, No. 115, vol 29,  No. 2, June 1994, pp. 47-60 and ‘Soccer in Geelong since the War’, Investigator, No. 116, Vol. 29, No. 3, August 1994, pp. 87-108.
Hay, Roy, ‘Sports Mad Nations: Some research already done,’ Australian Society for Sports History Bulletin, 33, February 2001, pp. 18-24.
Hay, Roy, review of Matthew Hall, The Away Game, Sydney, Harper Sports, 2000; Geelong Advertiser, 7 October 2000, p. 45.
Hay, Roy & Nick Guoth, ‘No single pattern: Australian Migrant Minorities and the Round Ball Code in Victoria,’ Soccer and Society, 10(6), November 2009, 825–844.
Hay, Roy & Heath McDonald, ‘A Victory for the fans? Melbourne’s new football club in historical perspective,’ Soccer and Society, 8(2/3), April/June 2007, 297–314.
Hay, Roy & Tony Joel, ‘Football’s World Cup and its Fans—Reflections on National Styles: A Photo Essay on Germany 2006,’ Soccer and Society, 8(1), January 2007, 1–32.
Hughes, Antony, Review of Rosalind Fisher & Peter Morrison, Hakoah Club Sydney 1938-1994, Hakoah Club, Bondi Junction, Sydney, 1994, Sporting Traditions, 1995, Vol. 11, ( 2), pp. 128-30.
Hughson, John 1999, ‘A tale of two tribes: Expressive fandom in Australian soccer’s A-League’, Culture, Sport and Society, 2, Number 3, Autumn 1999, pp. 10-30.
Hughson, John, ‘Australian soccer: “Ethnic or Aussie” – The search for image’, Current Affairs Bulletin, 10, March 1992, pp. 12-16.
Hughson, John, ‘Football, folk dancing and fascism: diversity and difference in multicultural Australia, Australia and New Zealand Journal of Sociology, 33, 1997, pp. 167-186.
Hughson, John, Soccer Support and Social Identity: Finding the ‘thirdspace’. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 33(4), 1998, 403–409.
Hughson, John, ‘The Boys are Back in Town: Soccer Support and the Social Reproduction of Masculinity’, Journal of Sport & Social Issues, 24(1), 2000, 8–23.
Hughson, John, ‘The Wogs are at it again’: The Media Reportage of Australian Soccer ‘Riots’, Football Studies, 4(1), 2001, 40–55.
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Lock, Daniel, S. Darcy & T. Taylor, ‘Starting with a clean slate: An analysis of member identification with a new sports team’, Sport Management Review, 12(1), 2009, 15–25.
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Mosely, Philip, ‘The Game: Early Soccer Scenery in New South Wales’ Sporting Traditions, May 1992, No. 2, pp. 135-151.
Mosely, Philip, Ethnic Involvement in Australian Soccer: A History 1950-1990, (Book Review) by Lyle Allen, Sporting Traditions, May 1995, No. 2, pp. 145-150.
Murray, Bill, and Hay, Roy, ‘Australia and Olympic soccer’, The Cauldron, a special issue of Yorker, Melbourne Cricket Club Current Awareness Bulletin, 27, Spring 2000, 2–6.
Murray, Bill, in Jason di Rosso’s radio programme on ‘The Beautiful Game’ Radio 4EB Brisbane six part radio series on ‘Messages from the past, Voices to the future’.
Musch, Jochen, (University of Bonn) and Hay, Roy, ‘The relative age effect in soccer: cross-cultural evidence for a systematic discrimination against children born late in the competition year’, Sociology of Sport Journal, 16, 1999, 54–64.
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Newspapers and Magazines
Australian FourFourTwo, 2005–continuing
Goal Weekly, 2005–continuing
King Soccer (South Australia), 1960s.
Soccer Action, 1976–1987.
Soccer Mirror
Soccer News, (Victoria) 1924-
Soccer News, (Victorian Amateur Soccer Football Association), 1948–1972.
Soccer News (Metropolitan Soccer Football Association, New South Wales) 1922–1927.
Soccer News (Australian Soccer Football Association) 1953.
Soccer News (South Australia) 1956–60.
Soccer Star, 1988-1990.
Soccer Week, 1974-1976.
Soccer Weekly News (NSW Soccer FA Ltd) 1947–1950, 1952–1958.
Soccer Weekly, 1962.
Soccer Week, 1975.
Soccer Voice, 1985, 1986.
Inside Soccer, 1999.
Australian Soccer Weekly, 1980, continued as Australian and British Soccer Weekly 1991, and Australian and International Football Weekly 200x-2011 or 2012
Soccer International,
Soccer World, (NSW State Soccer League) 21 August 1931
Soccer World (NSW Federation of Soccer Clubs) 1959
Soccer World, Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 12, 1958)-v. 25, no. 9 (Oct. 1982)
Australian Soccer, 1989-1991
Western Australia Soccer Mail (Western Australia Soccer FA) 1951–1952 and beyond?
World Soccer, 1960–continuing
Sporting Globe, 1922–1972.
Studs Up,
League News, Official Weekly Newsletter of the Amateur Soccer Federation of Victoria, 199??-
Football Annual (‘Sunday Chronicle’) 1948–49 season.
Howe, Andrew, National Soccer League, Official Season Guide 2003–04. Soccer Australia, Homebush, Sydney, 2003.

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Hughson, John E, A feel for the game: An ethnographic study of soccer support and identity, PhD thesis, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 1996.
John Kallinikios, Sporting Realities and Social Meanings: The Transformation and Representation of Soccer in Victoria, 1945-1963, University of Melbourne, PhD thesis, 2004.
Lobley, J Murray, ‘Coal, steel and leather’: The history of soccer in Gippsland, M A thesis, Victoria University of Technology, 2001.
Lock, Daniel, New Team Identification: Sydney FC, A Case Study, Ph.D. thesis, University of Technology, Sydney, 2009.
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Pocklington, Michael, Ethnicity of Football in Australia, Master of Business (Sports Management), Deakin University, 2006.
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Warren, Ian, Cultures of control: Law, Enforcement and public order at sporting events: A comparative approach, MA thesis, University of Melbourne, 1996.

Bubalo, Antony, Football Diplomacy, Lowy Institute, Sydney, November 2005.
Constantine, John, Holmes, Ian, ASF Submission responding to the Stewart Report, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra, 1995.
Coulter, John, Soccer: Senate First Report June 1995, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra, 1995.
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Australian sports directory, Department of Home Affairs, Australian Govt. Pub. Service, Canberra, 1979- From 1979/80 to 1981/82, each issue covers July 1-June 30.
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NSL Task Force. Report of the NSL Task Force into the Structure of a New National Soccer League Competition (Kemeny Report). Sydney: Australian Soccer Association, 2003
Soccer, Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, Senate Environment, Recreation, Communications and the Arts Reference Committee, First Report, Canberra, June 1995; Second Report, November 1995.
Hay, Roy, and Michael Pocklington, with Ian Warren. First Report on a Public Order Strategy for the City of Melbourne, unpublished research report to the City of Melbourne, July 2007.
Smith, Winston, Building Australia’s football community: A Review into the Sustainability of Football, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra, 2011.

Coaching manuals

Alagich, Richard, Soccer: Winning through Technique and Tactics, McGraw- Hill, Sydney, 1995