This sporting life: What do Joe Gorman and David Hill reveal about Australia

Press/Media: Expert Comment


This article is a review of Joe Gorman's The Death and Life of Australian Soccer and David Hill's The Fair and the Foul: Inside our Sporting Nation. The review contends that Gorman has written a valuable history of Australian soccer, situating it within the rise and retreat of multiculturalism, while Hill has produced another in the long-run of works on Australia's most cherished sports myths.

Period22 Sept 2017

Media contributions


Media contributions


  • sport mythology
  • soccer
  • multiculturalism