By Matthew Hall

The Away Game - 20th anniversary edition

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The book that set the benchmark for books on Australian football, Matthew Hall's The Away Game is one of the most popular books of its kind and has even been made into an eponymous documentary. 

First published in 2000, this 20th-anniversary edition contains an updated Introduction from Matthew, an updated Epilogue, as well as a new photographic collection. 

Written with a genuine passion for the game, The Away Game gets beyond the usual stories and takes us to the soul of Australians plying their trade overseas: from the English Premier League to the Bundesliga, and from Serie A to Wollongong.

Matthew Hall travelled around the world for more than a year meeting everyone from players whose names are not known struggling in little-known competitions, through to multimillion-dollar superstars such as Mark Viduka and Harry Kewell. 

More Information

  • This Format: Paperback
  • Published:  October 2020 (First published 2000)
  • ISBN:  978-1-925914-19-1
  • Weight: 0.5kg
  • Size:  216mm x 140mm
  • Pages: 276 (including 8 pages of color pictures)
  • Imprint: Fair Play Publishing

About the Author

Matthew Hall is the author of The Away Game and Robbie Slater: The Hard Way. He produced and wrote the award-winning film adaptation of The Away Game.

 He covered four FIFA World Cups while writing about football for The Guardian, the Observer, the New York Times, the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Sun-Herald, The Australian, the Daily Telegraph, the South China Morning Post, Rolling Stone, When Saturday Comes, FourFourTwo, Inside Sport, Playboy, ESPN, The World Game, and the Saturday Paper, among others.

 He has campaigned against human rights violations in sport and human trafficking through sports.

 Born in Perth, Western Australia, he lives in New York City where he is a teacher and on the coaching staff at Brooklyn City FC. 

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