Ep. 7 - Clash of Cultures: When the VFL All-Stars took on Slavia-Port Melbourne | How Australian Rules has impacted football

Esteemed football historian & author Roy Hay and researcher & blogger Paul Mavroudis join John Didulica and David Davutovic for the latest instalment of Football Belongs. The match in focus is a day in 1964 when the VFL All-Stars took on Slavia-Port Melbourne, in front of tens of thousands of fans at Olympic Park.

Some incredible stories feature in this episode, including:

  • How the game of Australian Rules has continued to impact the game of football in Victoria.
  • A classic yarn about a sequel to the above game, in 1991, where the 'Aussies' took on 'the wogs' - and who came out on top.


Produced & edited by Lucas Perry, Optus Sport.


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