Ep. 6 - First Nations People: John Moriarty's quest | The failures of a nation and a game | Giving voice to Aboriginal Australians

Ros Moriarty and Travis Dodd are the special guests on this episode of Football Belongs, as they join John Didulica and David Davutovic to have a powerful conversation about:


  • The outrageous notion of Aussie football superstar John Moriarty being selected to represent his country - before being allowed to vote
  • An unheralded role football and its migrant communities played in embracing the First Nations people
  • The Socceroos’ 1960 tour of South-East Asia - and why it was cancelled
  • Difficulties faced by Indigenous culture and football culture in gaining legitimacy and acceptance in mainstream Australia.


Produced & edited by Lucas Perry, Optus Sport.


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