Homage to di Stefano

Alfredo di Stefano, the complete footballer, is dead at 88. Writer and historian Roy Hay celebrates his football life.

Old Woollen Footy Jumpers: How a life might have been warped, but wasn’t

Ross Hay was still in short pants when he arrived from Scotland. Despite living in Geelong, he was given a Pies jumper. In this yarn his father Roy explains why. [You may know Roy: he’s the bloke whose mobile phone went off while being interviewed by Paul Kennedy on national TV – ABC Brekkie – this morning. He’s also author – with Bill Murray – of A History of Football in Australia. Ed]