The Socceroos’ quest for footballing parity

Throughout its glorious history, many of the beautiful game’s most revered talents have cemented their sacred status by transcending the limits of domestic football, discovering an altogether more elusive form of heroism on the international stage. Come the day the curtains close on their attempts to make their immortal impact, the names of those who…

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A Tale of One City: Melbourne

This feature is part of A Tale of One City You don’t have to journey very far back to encounter the last thrilling Melbourne derby. Just last week, in fact, as Victory overcame City 3-2 at the Etihad Stadium. The hero was Besart Berisha – once again – as the Albanian striker plundered his sixth goal in…

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The coaching odyssey of Rudi Gutendorf

NOT MANY COACHES IN THE HISTORY OF FOOTBALL CAN PROVIDE FIRST-HAND ACCOUNTS OF GENOCIDE, tell stories of a close connection to a South American president, or put manager of eighteen different national football teams on their CV. One man, however, who can lay bare such remarkable feats, is the incredible Rudi Gutendorf. In a colourful…

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