By Philip Micallef

Quote, Unquote - My Top 100 Football Stories

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Quote, Unquote is a trip down memory lane.

Journalist Philip Micallef has written on football (soccer) in Australia for more than 30 years. Now retired, this is a personally curated anthology of his top 100 football stories ranging from the Socceroos, the global game, the A-League, the big-name interviews, the ‘Socceroos Greats’, obituaries and the administration.

It is a potted and subjective history of the game - by no means complete - as seen by someone who in many ways was an ultimate 'insider' as a journalist, but who never lost touch with his love of the game as a fan.

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  • Format: Paperback, e-Book
  • Published: February 2022
  • ISBN: 978-1-925914-36-8, 978-1-925914-37-5 (ePub)
  • Weight: 0.4kg
  • Size: 234mmx156mm
  • Pages: 198 + 8 pages of colour images
  • Imprint: Fair Play Publishing

About the Author

Philip Micallef is a retired sports journalist who has worked full time for Fairfax (Illawarra Mercury) and News Ltd (Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph). He also was a long-time contributor to SBS (The World Game). 

He has covered many important football events such as the World Cup, the European Championships, the Copa America, the UEFA and AFC Champions League tournaments plus dozens of Socceroos, the National League, and the A-League matches.

He also has interviewed enough top footballers to be able to compile a strong ‘World XI’. He is the author of 'The World Cup Story, An Australian View' (1994), as well as 'Quote, Unquote' (2022). 

Philip, who was born in Malta, migrated to Australia in 1981 and lives in Sydney.

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