|Issue No 23||23 July 1999|
Phill's Sports Unlimited
CAPTAIN: JOHN HOWARD - A gifted power walker,with a grin on his face,that could scare the meanest opposition.John was a gifted player however many of the games John played in were prone to stoppage the ball having on numerous occassions being lost in his eye brows.
PETER REITH - Peter in his past foot balling years has been known to dazzle the spectators,not with his on ball skills,but the sun reflecting off his bald head.Peter was a great team man,and in one game suggested the opposing team should all be sacked for taking a drinks break.
PETER COSTELLO - Peter was the funny man in his local tiddly winks team.His humour was legendery in tidly winks circles,Peter's only problem was he couldn't count.
TONY ABBOTT - Tony was a boxer in past years,and it has been suggested by some of the other players,Tony took one to many punches to the head.Tony says he would love to play,but not with any team members who are unemployed.Tony says,"The unemployed have no time for football they should be out looking for work".
WILSON TUCKEY - Known to his friends as Iron Bar, Iron is a well known street fighter,with most of his fights in the Carnarvon Hotel in Western Australia. His favourite piece sporting equipment was said to have been a short but handy length of power cable.
ALEXANDER DOWNER - Alex is a player that likes to get real close to his fellow team mates,was tipped to be the leading dancer in the Adelaide Ballet Company.
Other players will be reviewed in next weeks edition of SPORTS UNLIMITED.
Interview: An Economic Wet
Dr Christopher Sheil on economic rationalism and the 1997-98 water failures in Adelaide and Sydney.
Unions: The Stench from the South
In 1997 the entire Adelaide metropolitan area was drenched in foul, sulphorous, sewerage odours, emanating from the Bolivar waste water treatment plant.
Environment: Trading into Trouble
Seattle, USA, is shaping up as demonstrator mecca in the lead up to World Trade Organisation talks.
History: Eveliegh Rail Reunion
Former workers and their families from the historic Eveleigh Railway Workshops in inner-Sydney are holding a picnic reunion and folk music festival on the site on Sunday, August 29.
International: Bosses Use Armed Gangs to Break Russian Picket
On 9 July 1999, eighty masked, uniformed gunmen accompanied by the local prosecutor and other officials tried to storm the Vyborg Pulp and Paper Mill, under occupation by workers for the past eighteen months.
Satire: New Refugee Crisis: Journalists Flee Peace Zone
The camps are once again full in the Albanian border town of Gruntiez.
Review: 10 Reasonably Interesting Moments in Film
Cultural theorist Snag Cleaver flies off the handle again..
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