‘I was always the nine-year-old when I spoke to him. Even as an adult I had to take his criticism and not talk back. Why couldn’t he just say I did a good job? Because that was his way of making sure I fulfilled my dreams.’ This is Ange Postecoglou’s stirring tribute to his late father Jim.
‘We are exposed and it’s an uncomfortable feeling.’ Ange Postecoglou’s review of the Socceroos’ 2018 World Cup campaign – and the uncertain road ahead – is a must-read for every Australian sporting fan.
Every Socceroos camp I told the same story. When looking for a theme for our match day talk, I fell back on the same foundation. I would tell the story of a Socceroo. A player, who when faced with a choice in our sport’s rich landscape, decided he was not going to take the …