Book Launch: Roy Hay’s Games Goals Glory (Oct 13)

Hardie Grant and the MCC Library cordially invite you to the book launch of


Games Goals Glory:

The A-League’s Teams, Players, Coaches and Greatest Moments

by Roy Hay


Please join Roy Hay,

 John Didulica (PFA) &

David Davutovic (Herald Sun)

in conversation.



Thursday October 13


Melbourne Cricket Club Library

Melbourne Cricket Ground


John Didulica, Chief Executive of the Professional Footballers Association and former head of football at Melbourne City, David Davutovic, football correspondent for the Herald-Sun and Roy Hay will discuss and launch three books by Roy Hay at the MCC Library on Thursday 13 October at 1 pm. Games Goals Glory: The A-League’s Teams, Players, Coaches and Greatest Moments, published by Hardie Grant, with a stellar cast of contributors including Socceroos’ coach Ange Postecoglou, Simon Hill, Andy Harper, Michael Cockerill, Melanie McLaughlin, Joe Gorman, Richard Kreider, Bill Murray and Andrew Howe. Packed with illustrations, it is the essential companion to the new A-League season and the ideal present for fans of the game and anyone who wants to know what the competition is all about.


Roy Hay’s Football and War: Australia and Vietnam 1967–1972: A Missing Part of the National Narrative, SESA, 2016, tells the story of the Australian team sent to Saigon in the middle of the war to take part in and win the National Day tournament, the first international trophy for football won by this country. Finally, the paperback edition of Roy Hay & Bill Murray’s A History of Football in Australia: A Game of Two Halves, published by Hardie Grant is now available. The hardback edition of 2014 sold out.


Copies of all three books are available at the launch


Enter at MCC Members’ Entrance left side of Gate 2

Take Lift No 5, 6 or 7 to Level 3

RSVP: by 5:00pm Wednesday October 12 to the MCC Library

Email: [email protected]              Phone: (03) 9657 8876

About John Harms

JTH is a writer, publisher, speaker, historian. He is publisher and contributing editor of The Footy Almanac and He has written columns and features for numerous publications. His books include Confessions of a Thirteenth Man, Memoirs of a Mug Punter, Loose Men Everywhere, Play On, The Pearl: Steve Renouf's Story and Life As I Know It (with Michelle Payne). He appears (appeared?) on ABCTV's Offsiders. He can be contacted [email protected] He is married to The Handicapper and has three school-age kids - Theo, Anna, Evie. He might not be the worst putter in the world but he's in the worst four. His ambition was to lunch for Australia but it clashed with his other ambition - to shoot his age.

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