By Bonita Mersiades

Portraits in Football

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Portraits in Football is a selection of photographs that tell Australia's football history in original black and white photographs that returned to Australia in 2021.

Once part of the old Fairfax Media Photo Archive, the collection of 19,250 original football photos have been in the USA for the past nine years after Fairfax Media sold them. They return to Australia thanks to some benefactors wishing to help preserve football history for Australia in time for the Centenary of the Socceroos in 2022.

Portraits in Football contains 162 photographs, a small selection of the overall collection, with a history of the provenance of each photo.


More Information

  • Format: Softcover
  • Published: January 2022
  • ISBN:  978-1-925914-27-6
  • Weight: 1kg
  • Size:  A4 landscape
  • Pages: 176 with 162 photographs
  • Imprint: Fair Play Publishing

About the Author

Bonita Mersiades is one of the first people in the world to speak out about the environment and culture within which world football and FIFA operated in the context of the 2018/2022 World Cup bidding contest. Bonita is known as a 'FIFA whistleblower', and advocated globally for independent governance reform of world football administration long before the famous 2015 FIFA arrests in Zurich.

She is the founder and publisher of Fair Play Publishing, the Football Writers' Festival and the Manly Writers' Festival.

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Regular price $39.95
Regular price $55.00 Sale price $39.95