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"Unlike any other account of our game, Jason Goldsmith's history of who didn't
play for Australia as opposed to who did - is unique. He ushers us through a labyrinth
of sliding doors into a parallel universe of whys and why nots that leaves us thinking
not just about the shortcomings of the past but how to deal with the challenges of
And fear not - if theories, conspiracies, football politics or sports psychology are not
your cups of tea, Surfing For England - Our Lost Socceroos is, at its heart, a collection
of ripping stories - quintessentially Australian."