Sheilas, Wogs and Poofters

Sheilas, Wogs and Poofters

Johnny Warren

a desirable account of an excellent carrying existence and an insider's examine the byzantine international of football politics. the fundamental Australian tale of the area online game - Bob Carr

Johnny Warren obtained an MBE (1973), ASM (2000) Centenary Medal (2001), OAM (2003) and the FIFA Order of benefit (2004)

Johnny Warren is a credits to Australia and the sport that he loves. His is a smart tale which I heartily suggest to all activities lovers - Martin Tyler

From a nine-year-old who used to be first and foremost rejected by means of his neighborhood under-12's staff simply because he was once "too small and had to cross domestic and devour extra porridge" to top the Socceroos from 1964 to 1974 via 3 international Cup campaigns as captain and vice-captain, Johnny Warren witnessed each level of Australia's football trip for over fifty years.

From the times you have been referred to as a "sheila", "wog" or "poofter" for those who performed football to this present day while gamers similar to Harry Kewell are celebrated as our brightest carrying stars and prized through out of the country golf equipment; from the curse put on the Socceroos in 1969 via an African witch surgeon via to greater than thirty agonising years of attempting to qualify for soccer's Holy Grail, the realm Cup, Johnny Warren printed the highs and lows of Australian soccer's previous and current, and the way its destiny luck might be completed.

Including all of the motion from the 2002 global Cup - the Cup that stuck the hearts and imaginations of Australians all over. In February 2003, then-NSW most desirable Bob Carr organize a $1.5 million football education academy named the "Johnny Warren football Academy" to enhance gamers and elevate Australia's possibilities of securing the 2014 global Cup.

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