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'Well played old friend': Full time called on 'colossus' Les Murray - SBS

Commentators, politicians and punters alike have expressed their sadness over the loss of veteran football broadcaster Les Murray. Updated Updated 31 July 2017. By Georgina Cooke. Share. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter. In one of his final columns ...and more »

Les Murray was the impeccably dressed migrant who taught Australia to love football - ABC Online

He cast a giant shadow, yet in stature he wasn't all that much taller than me. How else can you describe an individual that arrived on our shores in a refugee boat and forever changed this country for the better? Hungary's Laszlo Urge became Australia ...and more »

Les Murray's death deprives football in Australia of its most passionate and inspiring voice - The Conversation AU

The death of broadcaster Les Murray at the untimely age of 71 deprives Australia – not just football in this country – of one its greatest supporters. As the game nurtured him, so he helped football transform itself from a predominantly migrant ...and more »

Les Murray, the voice of football in Australia, dies aged 71 - ABC Online

Australian football icon and SBS commentator Les Murray has died aged 71. Les Murray (1945-2017). Born in small village on outskirts of Budapest, immigrated to Australia in 1957 as refugee; Began work as a journalist in 1971, moving to SBS in 1980 ...and more »

Some of the best of Les Murray - SBS - The World Game

Les Murray has been Australia's foremost football pundit, the face of SBS football coverage for countless years. He poured his years of experience into his blogs that were a regular feature of the site and here we have picked out some of the more ...and more »

Calls for state funeral for SBS football legend Les Murray - SBS - The World Game

There are calls for a state funeral for football broadcasting legend Les Murray, who has died aged 71 after a long illness. Updated Updated 1 August 2017. By Omar Dabbagh. Share. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter. Known as 'Mr Football', Murray has ...and more »

From 2014: Thank you for the game - SBS - The World Game

From 2014: As the announcement of his semi-retirement from SBS settles in, Les Murray reflects on his 30-plus years with the network, and thanks football, the world game, for all it has given to him. Updated Updated 31 July 2017. By Les Murray. Share.and more »

Les Murray: The fans' favourite who made Australia fall in love with football - ABC Online

"You join us at a poignant moment in Australia's footballing history." "Where, after a 32-year wait, Australia will walk on the pitch behind me, face the sun and engage in a game of football that will captivate all in our country like few have done ...and more »

Les Murray, Australian football broadcasting legend and SBS presenter, dies aged 71 - dailytelegraph.com.au

THE broadcaster most synonymous with Australian football, Les Murray, has died at the age of 71 after a long illness. Known universally as “Mr Football”, Murray spent decades championing the sport in tandem with his close friend Johnny Warren — from ...and more »

Tributes for football broadcasting great Les Murray who has died at the age of 71 - dailytelegraph.com.au

WITH the news that Les Murray has died at the age of 71, tributes from the football and wider sporting community are pouring in. Murray, known universally as Mr Football, died on Monday morning after a long illness. The SBS broadcaster was, along with ...and more »