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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 »

Beloved Australian broadcaster Les Murray dies at 71 - International Business Times AU

Les Murray, renowned sports journalist, soccer broadcaster and analyst, has died at the age of 71. Murray was the host of the popular "The World Game" on SBS television before retiring from broadcasting in July, 2014. Murray, nicknamed Mr. Football ...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 »

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 »

Child refugee Les Muray opened Australian eyes to world game - The Australian

Gyula. That was his name. There were times when Australia's “Mr Football” Les Murray would reflect on 35 rich and fulfilling years building and broadcasting his treasured “world game” in his beloved adopted country and that name would shoot into his ...and more »

Beloved Football Commentator And Personality Les Murray Dead At 71 - Huffington Post Australia

Les Murray, the revered commentator and broadcaster who to many people was the voice and face of Australian soccer, has died aged 71, after battling illness. Murray was the host of SBS's The World Game program for many years before retiring in 2014 ...and more »

Beloved Football Commentator Les Murray To Be Given NSW State Funeral - Huffington Post Australia

Les Murray, the revered football commentator and broadcaster who died aged 71 on Monday after a long period of battling illness, will be given a NSW state funeral for his "tireless and passionate advocacy" of the sport and his efforts with Australia's ...and more »

Les Murray: A trusted mate and a tireless fighter for football - The Sydney Morning Herald

I'm writing this on my mobile in hospital with a close friend and colleague having passed this morning, tears flowing off and on. So please understand that my words can in no way pay adequate tribute to Les Murray, a man who changed Australia through ...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: 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 »