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Ethnic involvement in Australian soccer a history 1950-1990 by Phillip Moseley

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Published by National Sports Research Centre in [Canberra] .
Written in English


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StatementPhillip Moseley.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15099344M
ISBN 100642225168
OCLC/WorldCa35148041

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