The World (Game) According to Les Murray

The World (Game) According to Les Murray

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Les Murray is Australia's most respected expert on Football. In The World (Game) According to Les Murray he draws upon his many years of watching, critiquing and reporting on football around the world and shares his greatest moments. An entertaining writer, his books are widely read and enjoyed. This is Les Murray's first book in many years and will delight readers with its insights and thoughtful exploration of the World of Football. From the history of the game to the greatest players of all time to World Cup moments, important games and the spread of the world game around the world -this book will resonate with Soccer fans young and old!
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Product details

  • Hardback | 264 pages
  • 198 x 232 x 24mm | 870g
  • South Yarra, Australia
  • English
  • Colour photography throughout
  • 1742708935
  • 9781742708935
  • 454,881

About Les Murray

Les Murray has lived and breathed football for more than three decades. Always at the heart of every football moment he has been witness to most of the greatest events in football history. His passion for soccer, in which he had been interested from an early age, was sparked after watching a replay of the 1960 European Cup Final. He began work as a journalist in 1971 and moved to Network Ten as a commentator in 1977, and SBS in 1980 where he soon turned to covering association football and rose to Sports Director. He has been the host for SBS coverage of association football including World Cups since 1986, as well as Australia's World Cup Qualifiers, most memorably in 1997, 2001 and 2005. SBS sports programs hosted by him have included On the Ball (1984-2000), Toyota World Sports (c. 1990 - 2006) and The World Game (2001-present). Murray was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to association football in 2006. In 2006, Murray stepped down from his position as SBS's Sports Director, while his on-air role remained the same. He is a member of the FIFA Ethics Committee. In August 2011, Murray won the inaugural 'Blogger of the Year' award.
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