The case for Sheilas, Wogs and Poofters by Johnny Warren
McGowan, Lee (2014) The case for Sheilas, Wogs and Poofters by Johnny Warren. The Conversation, March(21).
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The late Johnny Warren – also known as Captain Socceroo – was a legend of Australian football. He is fondly remembered as a player, coach, administrator, writer and broadcaster, and the award for the best player in the A-League is named the Johnny Warren Medal.
And yet his 2002 biography Sheilas, Wogs and Poofters, an Incomplete Biography of Johnny Warren and Soccer in Australia, which he co-wrote with Andy Harper and Josh Whittington, seems eternally destined to raise eyebrows...
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Published Source:||The Conversation|
|Keywords:||Football Fiction, Football Writing, Football History, Soccer Writing, Johnny Warren|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400) > Creative Writing (incl. Playwriting) (190402)
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > Creative Writing & Literary Studies
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 The Conversation Media Group|
|Deposited On:||31 Aug 2014 23:52|
|Last Modified:||07 Jan 2015 04:50|
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