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Offside (2006)

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For almost ten years Australian football supporters have held a grudge against Iran, who qualified for the World Cup in 1998 at the expense of the Socceroos after mounting a thrilling two goal come back late in the second playoff match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. I was one of those supporters. Even when Australia finally qualified for the World Cup again in 2006, I still shuddered at the bad memories from that awful evening (the first Iranian goal was … (read more)

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