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SDSFA Technical Director Rod Galic’s ‘Coaches Spotlight’ series next features former Australian youth and Socceroo representative, former NSL star and FA Hall of Fame Inductee – the elegant Oscar Crino.

SDSFA Technical Director Rod Galic’s ‘Coaches Spotlight’ series next features former Australian youth and Socceroo representative, former NSL star and FA Hall of Fame Inductee – the elegant Oscar Crino.

Legend has it that a little boy found an old, battered ball at the local park and picked it up all scratched and broken. The boy looked at it, wondered and said " gees you're torn and busted ,you look so sad ,I wonder were you ever happy ? To his surprise the ball...

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He will forever be remembered as the ‘Golden Boot’ recipient in the 1981 World Youth Championships held in Australia. SDSFA Technical Director Rod Galic’s ‘ Coaches Spotlight’ Series next features former Socceroo and NSL player Mark Koussas.

He will forever be remembered as the ‘Golden Boot’ recipient in the 1981 World Youth Championships held in Australia. SDSFA Technical Director Rod Galic’s ‘ Coaches Spotlight’ Series next features former Socceroo and NSL player Mark Koussas.

Tell us a little bit about yourself, background, where you grew up etc? I am of Greek heritage – both parents are from Greece. I have one brother (Alex) who also played for Australia in Futsal. I am married to Faye and have two children, Maree & James. Maree is...

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SDSFA Technical Director Rod Galic’s next instalment of the ‘Coaches Spotlight’ Series features former Young Socceroo Captain, Socceroo and all time Marconi appearance holder ‘Tommy McCulloch’.

SDSFA Technical Director Rod Galic’s next instalment of the ‘Coaches Spotlight’ Series features former Young Socceroo Captain, Socceroo and all time Marconi appearance holder ‘Tommy McCulloch’.

Tell us a little bit about yourself, background, where you grew up etc? I was born in Scotland in 1964 and I came to Australia as a toddler. I come from a football family and my father George was brought to Australia by the Pan Hellenic club (now Sydney Olympic). My...

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SDSFA Technical Director Rod Galic’s ‘Coaches Spotlight’ Series continues with former St George, Sydney Olympic, Sutherland FC 1st Grade coach and current Marconi Head of Football Terry Palapanis.

SDSFA Technical Director Rod Galic’s ‘Coaches Spotlight’ Series continues with former St George, Sydney Olympic, Sutherland FC 1st Grade coach and current Marconi Head of Football Terry Palapanis.

Tell us a little bit about yourself, background, where you grew up etc? I grew up in Kingsford & Eastlakes NSW.  In between, our family moved to Greece in what was meant to be a permanent move. Played Juniors for Kingsford pre U12s then Sydney City Youth...

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