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Veteran soccer broadcaster Les Murray dead at 71 - The Sydney Morning Herald

Tributes are pouring in for the man who became the face of broadcasting soccer in Australia. Play Video. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE. 0:00. Playback Rate. 1x. Chapters. Chapters. Descriptions. descriptions off ...and more »

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

Broadcaster Les Murray, who has passed away aged 71, was the archetypal team member. AAP/Penny Bradfield. Les Murray's death deprives football in Australia of its most passionate and inspiring voice. July 31, 2017 2.13am EDT. Roy Hay. Author. Roy Hay ...and more »

Veteran broadcaster Les Murray dies - InDaily

Les Murray, Australian soccer's great advocate and broadcasting voice of a generation, died on Monday aged 71 after a long battle with illness. Ben McKay. Monday July 31, 2017 Veteran Australian football broadcaster Les Murray has died aged 71. Photo ...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 »

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 »

The hidden beauty to the beautiful game - FourFourTwo Australia

For Les Murray, there was much more to football than 22 players running about a pitch. It was gateway to diversity, to inclusiveness, to acceptance. It was a gateway to a better Australia. His passion for the sport was of course unmatched, and his ...and more »

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

"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 before." Remember when Murray claimed Neill led a Socceroos mutiny ...and more »

Les Murray, SBS football commentator, dies aged 71 - The Guardian

Regarded by many as the voice of Australian football, Murray had been battling a long-term illness, according to his long-term employer SBS. He had retired from his role on the The World Game in July 2014, having played a major role in the game's ...and more »

Les Murray: Migrant, icon, idol ... larger than life, without the ego - The Sydney Morning Herald

The hardest approach I've had to make in my career so far was the one to my idol. On a quiet afternoon, sitting at the front of the cafe at SBS' studios in Artarmon, was Les Murray. He was dressed impeccably in a pinstripe suit, like a chief executive ...and more »

How Les Murray and football changed Australia - FourFourTwo Australia

Les Murray, the face of Australian football for over three decades passed away today at the age of 71 but his legacy and passion for the game will live on. Murray's passing has shocked many as it was only in April that he launched the Australasian ...and more »